• 20 Aug 2023
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Article Summary

Use the Expenses page to see a consolidated view of payments related to the applications used in your organization.

This page can help you:

  • Identify redundant applications
  • Prevent hidden costs and shadow expenditure
  • And more

Click the Assets icon Asset_Icon1 and from the left-pane, select Expenses.


The Expenses page opens displaying the default view. Not all of the fields are displayed by default. Use Edit Columns to add or remove columns. Each user can customize what fields appear in their own, personalized default view. For more information, see Setting Page Columns Displays.

Click the arrow next to any of the fields to see more details about that field.

Adapter Connections

Expenses are added automatically using data from your organization's financial applications. You can also manually add Expenses via a CSV adapter.

The icon in the Adapter Connections column indicates what source Axonius is drawing its data from for any of the displayed expenses. Expense data can also be manually uploaded through the CSV adapter (for more information, see CSV - expenses).

Expense Fields

There are many fields that you can view and query on the Expenses page. This includes the following fields:

  • Application - The specific application the expense applies to.
  • Application Category - The type of application the expense applies to.
  • Amount - The amount of the expense.
  • Description - Expense description.
  • Transaction time - Timestamp marking when the expense's transaction occurred.
  • User Email - Email of the person who reported the expense.

Creating Queries on Expenses

The Query Wizard on the Expense page allows you to create a unique set of queries. You can query fields such as the application, adapter connections, or amount. Refer to Creating Queries with the Query Wizard to learn more about creating queries.

For example, this query enables you to locate expenses for collaboration applications in the past 90 days:


After running the query, the table shows the relevant Expenses, filtered by the criteria you defined in your query.

Adding Custom Data to an Expense

You can add custom fields to one or more Expenses at the same time. You can use this to add additional details like a description or manually add an associated email address.

Select one or more Expenses and from the Actions menu choose Add Custom Fields.

Refer to Working with Custom Data to learn about adding custom fields.

Add Tags to an Expense

Use tags to assign context to your Expenses for granular filters and queries. Apply new or existing tags to the selected Expenses. The list of selected tags is applied to all selected applications.

Refer to Working with Tags to learn about adding tags to Expenses.

View an Expense Profile

You can click on an individual asset in Expenses to see all its relevant data. For more information, see Asset Profile Page.

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