Multijurisdictional hospitality companies (i.e., those operating in multiple states across the country) are subject to varying requirements as to whether and to what extent employees must be reimbursed for certain out-of-pocket expenses incurred in performing their job duties. The short answer is that the business expenses for which employers must reimburse employees, if any, depend on the jurisdiction in which the employee works.
Many states have no specific requirements regarding expense reimbursements, and require compliance only with federal law. However, as outlined below, several states have more stringent requirements.
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