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Top 10 Reimbursements facts that will blow your mind.

  1. If college students work while going to college their employers can count up to $5200 of their pay as tuition reimbursement and make that amount tax deductible for the student. Only a few percent of employers utilize this.

  2. Country Time Lemonade has a program in place to help reimburse children that are fined for running lemonade stands.

  3. If you are thrown out of a Las Vegas strip club, you are entitled to be reimbursed your cover charge and the cost of any alcoholic beverage you purchased. (Las Vegas Code of Ordinances sec.6.06B.090(O).)

  4. The Defense Department spent an estimated $100 million for airline tickets that were not used over a six-year period and failed to seek refunds even though the tickets were reimbursable

  5. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin had to fill out a military travel voucher for reimbursement for his mission to the Moon and was reimbursed $33.31.

  6. In 2014, the makers of Red Bull were sued by a man who found their slogan “Red Bull gives you wings” dishonest, as the drink has less caffeine than a regular cup of coffee, meaning it provided less of an energy boost. They had to reimburse American consumers who bought Red Bull from 2002-2014.

  7. An EPA Agent successfully pretended to be working for the CIA for 12 years so he could take days off without limitation, get reimbursed for vacations, and otherwise defraud the EPA.

  8. The norovirus on "Oasis of the Seas" in January 2019 infected 592 (or 7%) of the passengers–one of the worst outbreaks on a cruise ship ever. With hundreds quarantined in their cabins, the cruise ship returned back to Florida early & all passengers were reimbursed for their failed vacation.

  9. If you are unemployed and have a job interview, the UK government will reimburse you for 50% of your travel expenses when getting to the interview.

  10. Most insurance companies will provide discounts or reimbursements for gym memberships to keep you healthy

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Mileage Reimbursement Claimed by the Spouse of Rep Bill Huizenga. (Under investigation for campaign spending).

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Milk must be offered at every meal if a United States school district wishes to get reimbursement from the federal government.

Former Presidents receive retirement benefits including a $191,300/year pension as well as " reimbursements for staff, travel, mail, and office expenses. "

Game shows pay for prize indemnity insurance. If a participant wins a prize the insurance company provides the prize and the show is reimbursed.

Kryptonite has an opt-in offer to reimburse you with up to $5000 if your bike is stolen because their lock was compromised. This covers any Kryptonite lock in 29 countries, but excludes the Manhattan borough of New York City, which only the toughest locks (The "New York Series") cover.

A super secretive organization of just 31 people is responsible for deciding the Medicare reimbursement rates (and as a consequence, what private insurance will pay) for pretty much all health care procedures in America

During the 2016 Dakar (motorsports) Rally, at least two riders stopped to help injured competitors. They were fully reimbursed for their time by officials.

About Nixon's Checkers Speech, in which to dismiss accusations that he was using an illegal fund to reimburse himself for political expenses, he said he would never give away a black and white cocker spaniel named Checkers that he got as a gift.

George Washington refused a salary for commanding the armies of the Revolutionary War, asking only to have his expenses reimbursed. He later presented Congress with an expense account totaling $449,261.51, worth $4.25 million today. He asked for the same deal as President and was refused.

Over 800 families had to be relocated from the Love Canal to other areas. The government reimbursed the homeowners financially for their homes as they would not have been able to sell them.

Your state government keeps track of any "unclaimed property" in your name- this could be tax refunds, reimbursement checks, old savings account money or proceeds from an inheritance. Most states have an online process where you can see if you have any unclaimed property!

ISIS has a paperwork system for submitting reimbursements just like any legitimate business organization

Buzz Aldrin was only reimbursed $33 in addition to his base military pay to go to the moon, and that was for a rental car!

If you have US dollars that are damaged(burnt, waterlogged, etc.) you can send it to the mutilated currency division in the US. If more than 50% of a note is present or you can prove that the missing portions of the money have been destroyed they will reimburse you for the damaged bills.

BMW, as well as other car brands, offer reimbursement to customers who pay to convert their vehicles due to mobility or accessibility issues.

If you own certain makes of 2011-2013 hyundai vehicles, you're entitled to a lump sum or a lifetime reimbursement program because they lied about mpg

Roman Gladiators were actually highly trained professionals who made their living off it, and did not fight to kill. An organizer of a fight must reimburse dead gladiators in the case they die.

The US Dept of Treasury will reimburse you if you send in damaged money dollar for dollar.

In an advertising campaign for Burnout 2, Acclaim offered to reimburse any speeding tickets given out in the UK. The campaign was withdrawn due to backlash from the UK government

A Michigan doctor who gave chemotherapy to patients who didn't need it, gaining $34m in health insurance reimbursement in the process

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing offers the opportunity to redeem mutilated currency and reimburses claimants over $30 million each year.

After the Chernobyl disaster, Cuba housed and offered medical rehabilitation for over 26,000 people (mostly children) affected by the radiation fallout; they never asked for reimbursment.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin had to fill out a military travel voucher for reimbursement for his mission to the Moon. He was reimbursed $33.31.

If a flight is overbooked and you are involuntarily bumped to a later flight, the airline is legally required to reimburse you 200-400% of your ticket price on the spot, depending on the length of delay. The vouchers they offer to volunteers are almost always worth less.

Dave Manning, a movie reviewer who gave suspiciously rave reviews to a number of terrible Columbia Pictures films. After it transpired that Manning was a fictional creation, Columbia's parent company Sony reimbursed $5 to moviegoers who had seen any of the films Manning reviewed.

At the WWI battle of the Marne, soldiers were transported en masse from Paris to the front by a fleet of Parisian taxicabs. The cabbies were allowed to run their meters and the French government reimbursed them.