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Is there an audit to see if you actually charge vacation while taking vacation. Couldn't you schedule vacation and just charge G&A? I would never risk it but curious how that works.

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To save vacation hours

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I only worked there for a year and a half and I did it a few times, unintentionally... never heard anything

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Save vacation hit utilization... No thanks

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Depends on the project. Most of the time there's likely not enough oversight, but if someone (HR, manager) were to pull your vacation hours charged and compare them to the days blocked off in ARMS or your team calendar, it would be hard to hide a huge discrepancy. Source: Has happened to someone on our team. We were staffed for over a year, and our PPED became suspicious when they requested for more vacation time off than they should have accrued. Womp womp, lesson of the story is don't get greedy with the vacation hours saved.

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Vacation and G&A both count against utilization at PwC. So there's no incentive there.

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Yes, there is

Grow up OP. That's fraud.

I have booked vacation time and charged the client instead.... as I ended up working. Didn't bother to go back and update the scheduler as that doesn't reduce vacation hours. If they came back saying you were on vacation I would forward them 100+ emails I sent that "vacation" and be like it wasn't vacation!

You get plenty of vacation days in a year, I guess you can charge G&A code for a Friday off if you've worked close to 40 hrs that week so it wouldn't raise red flags but I'd be careful charging G&A code for more then a day of vacation especially if you're on a project and someone notices that you're taking a lot of days off.

P4, it's not that they count against utilization, it's that they don't count towards utilization.

The only incentive to using G&A is keeping your Vacation balance high / at the max. Vacation hours are paid out if you quit or are fired so it's good to keep a decent balance

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