What are the eight expenditure categories a lobbyist is required to report (with examples)?


1. Gift example:  gift card
2. Meals
3. Entertainmentt    example:  tickets to an Event
4. Lodging example:  hotel
5. Equipment example:  cell phone
6. Advertising example:  newspaper ad
7. Travel example:  gas
8. Postage example:  stamps for mailings

Note: In the 2011 Act, the definition of expenditure was amended to add, “reimbursement or payment of actual and reasonable expenses provided to a public officer for transportation (unless not arranged by the lobbyist), travel, lodging, registration, food, beverages, and other activities related to attending a meeting or conference.”

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