Positive Only Expense template

Use this template to create a business rule that requires that a specific expense type or all expense types contain positive amounts. Do not implement this business rule if you use a credit card feed or require credits or refunds to be submitted in expense reports.


This has these parameters:

Expense Type
Select the expense type that must be positive.
All Expense Types
Select this option to require that all expense types be positive.


This example shows the possible values for this business rule.

Positive only expense fields

This table shows the values for fields:

Field Value
Name Positive Values Required Policy
Severity Invalid
Notification Interactive
Fire on Itemization Left blank
Fire Scope Every time
Offline and Online Firing Options Fire Offline and Online
Status Active
Fire On
  • Update ER Itemization (Auditor)
  • Update ER Itemization Item (Create and Review)
  • Update ER Line Item (Create)

Positive only expense strings

This table shows the values for strings:

Strings Value
Description Requires positive values for expense and cash advances.
Interactive Message Your entry has been rejected. You must specify only positive expense amounts.
Policy All line items in an expense report must correspond to an actual expense or a cash advance. The amount must be greater than zero.
Report Message Left blank

Positive only expense parameters

This table shows the values for parameters:

Parameter Value
Expense Type Left blank
All Expense Types Selected

Positive only expense applications

This table shows the values for applications:

Name Organization/Group
International Motors Company Organization