Deep Dive: How does Pay-per-use billing work?
Pay-per-use is a billing option for people who prefer to use Expensify every now and then. If you have expenses to manage for more than 6 out of 12 months, the optimal setup is an Annual Subscription.
On Pay-per-use you’ll pay only for your active users each month. That’s $18 per user for companies using the Expensify Card, and companies not using the Expensify Card will pay an additional Unbundling fee of $18 on top of this. If you have a Collect plan, that’s $10 + $10.
An Active User is anyone who creates, modifies, submits, approves, reimburses or exports a report in Expensify, including Copilots and policy automation (such as Scheduled Submit and automated reimbursement). If no one on your Group Policy uses Expensify in a given month, you will not be billed for that month.
We recommend this billing setup only for users who use Expensify for a few months per year.
Why do I have just a few Pay-per-use users on my Expensify bill as well as my subscription?
If you have an Annual Subscription, but you go above your set user count, we will charge you at the Pay-per-use rate for these ad-hoc users.
If you expect to have an increased number of users for more than 3 out of 12 months, the most cost-effective approach is to increase your Annual Subscription size.
Note on Billing Currencies - We also have billing available in GBP, AUD and NZD. You can see the rates from our Pricing page.