charge (something) against (something)

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charge (something) against (something)

To pay for something from a specific account or category of funds. When you're traveling, just charge everything against your company account. A: "Will I get reimbursed if I charge this plane ticket against my personal bank account?" B: "Just charge it against petty cash instead."
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charge something against something

to debit or assign the cost of something against something. Can I charge this item against the entertainment account? Don't even try to charge it against your business expenses.
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References in classic literature ?
I offer no apologies for any departures from the usual style of travel- writing that may be charged against me--for I think I have seen with impartial eyes, and I am sure I have written at least honestly, whether wisely or not.
The Indictment concluded by declaring that, in the event of the offense charged against the prisoner being found proven by the Verdict, he, the said Eustace Macallan, "ought to be punished with the pains of the law, to deter others from committing like crimes in all time coming.
Judge Jacobson said that the landlord has to be in court (not on "call") and ready to go with all of the witnesses and documents at the landlord's finger tips; otherwise, the landlord is not ready to proceed, and the adjournment cannot be charged against the tenant.
Judge Friedman has stated that consent adjournments cannot be charged against the tenant, even if the case is on the calendar for more than 30 days and even if motions have delayed the case for a period of months.
In a summons, SOBI states that this amount should have been charged against the statement of income.
The Company also previously disclosed that the amount to be ultimately charged against earnings would be at least $23.
The Company further estimates that the amount to be charged against earnings will be approximately $30.
While the amount of this liability and the amount ultimately charged against earnings will be determined by the Company's ongoing review of the certain other options and warrants, the charge against earnings will be at least $23.
Earlier today, the company reported that it "is evaluating the establishment of a reserve against its deferred tax assets of up to $710 million, of which up to $340 million would be a non-cash charge to earnings with the remainder charged against additional paid-in capital.
However, since all MJD bank accounts have been frozen by the FTC, all consumer chargebacks have been charged against bank funds, pending a ruling concerning the applicability of the Bank's security interest against such reserves, the sole purpose of which is to provide recovery to consumers as provided for by credit card association rules.
However, it is possible (but not certain) that the use of these services in future periods will offset or reduce operating expenses that otherwise would have been paid for in cash and charged against income during the periods involved.