The binder has a plastic sleeve (page protector) labeled with the name of each store that I frequently make purchases. I also have a "miscellaneous" sleeve for odd shops where I find some of my most favorite goodies.
The binder system makes it really easy to grab a receipt for a quick return or exchange. The key is to file the receipts right away when you get home. Make sure they are never left in a bag that can get thrown away. I have a clear pouch in my purse that holds receipts for the week. I clean out the pouch on weekends and file accordingly.
The standard write-off for teacher school supplies is $250, but my accountant says we can add to that total if I have the receipts to back it up! So, this is a perfect system. Also, I get the added
The receipt binder also helps with controlling spending and overall home management. I can look to see where I am spending large portions of the family income...food and school. So, basically all of my money is spent on kids! Go figure.
Have fun with receipt rescue!