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This article was published on October 23, 2015

Lyft for work? Now you can file expenses in-app

Lyft for work? Now you can file expenses in-app
Lauren Hockenson
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Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. She also has a folder full of dog GIFs and uses them liberally on Twitter at @lhockenson.

If you’ve gotten into the habit of taking a Lyft after getting off of a plane during a business trip, the company has announced a new partnership with Concur that may finally ease the pain of sorting through your receipt history to log expenses.

In a blog post, Lyft says that “business travelers are increasingly relying on Lyft, with 57 percent choosing ridesharing over black cars or taxis.”

Essentially, if your company already uses Concur, then you can link one account to the other — either through Concur’s App Center or Lyft’s ‘Payments’ section. Now, you will have a Concur logo show up next to your payment method to use for business travel.

After the ride occurs, Lyft will automatically send the ride details and receipt to Concur, and users will be able to put in extra trip details or an expense code.

For those who have tried to track down ride-sharing receipts to manually input into their company’s expense workflow, this partnership could save many an extra step and actually entice users to try Lyft when they’re on business. The company, which has recently expanded its partnerships on the driver side, promises more to come:

We’re always talking to travel managers and other industry leaders about how to make Lyft for Work better, and integrating with Concur is just one exciting step of many. Keep looking for continued improvements of Lyft for Work in the coming months.

Lyft x Concur: Expensing Made Easy [Lyft]