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CASH HANDLING POLICY 1. OVERVIEW The establishment of strong internal controls for cash collections is necessary to prevent mishandling of funds and to safeguard against loss. In addition, strong internal controls are also designed to protect employees from inappropriate charges of mishandling funds by defining his/her responsibilities in the cash handling process. Cash handling includes but is not limited to coin, currency, checks, money orders, credit cards, accounts receivable charges, electronic funds transfers, and all cash equivalents (tokens, gift cards, parking tickets and stamps). All [COMPANY NAME] departments and staff handling should be aware that at any time, internal or external auditors may visit cash handling units to perform unannounced cash observations or cash counts. 2. PURPOSE The purpose of this policy is to ensure control and safekeeping of business cash assets and to outline the acceptable use of cash at [COMPANY NAME]. These rules are in place to protect the employee and [COMPANY NAME].