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Leena Mansharamani
Title: Corporate Controller
Company: Deeya Energy
(Corporate Controller at Deeya Energy)
We are a small late stage start up company about 6 months from commercializing our product. We are currently using quickbooks to maintain our books and records. we currently have 1...
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Mulekye Mukoko
Title: President
Company: Uzima Int'l, Inc
(President at Uzima Int'l, Inc)
Please state the advantage of these two type of Business structures: "LLC vs Corporation" In term of retain earnings or profit. Just also curious can a corporation be created...
Anonymous
(Consultant)
If two companies merge, would you put the consolidation costs (approx the same as merger costs) as a separate line item as part of operating income? Maybe: operating income before...
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Frank Armenio
Title: Senior Consultant
Company: Accounting Management Solutions, Inc.
(Senior Consultant at Accounting Management Solutions, Inc.)
There have been recent discussions about the CPA certification and its relevance to the hiring process.  Many of the discussions involved the debate on whether a CMA vs Certified...
Anonymous
(CFO)
We are a mid-market IT services firm looking to establish a subsidiary for offshoring certain components of our business in Argentina. We plan to transfer a few employees down there...
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Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Atlantic Wireless Communications
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
Curious how companies that have multiple locations handle getting the written authorizations required for payroll deductions? We were advised by an Attorney that sending an email to...
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Shahrose Azam
Title: Audit Executive
Company: RSM International
(Audit Executive at RSM International)
Hi Everyone, I am currently working in a Chartered Accountant firm which is a medium sized entity. Not small nor big in structure like PWC, KPMG or EY as a Assistant Manager Consulting...
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John Web
Title: MD
Company: N/A
(MD at N/A)
Hello, Can you please advise all templates needed to run a RE agency? They must produce P&L and Summary Balance Sheet. Thank you.
Anonymous
(Financial Analyst)
Hi all, Kindly assist me on this. My company planned to launch a product on Feb this year. However, due to internal processes problems, The company could not to launch product on time...
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Keith Perry
Title: VP Finance
Company: Rexanto
(VP Finance at Rexanto)
The means for adding staff seem to be evolving pretty quickly. For junior to mid-level staff (say up to 6 yrs exp) I used to use Monster+Craigslist+Peers. More recently I've begun...
Anonymous
(Assistant Controller)
I'm hoping someone can help me with an excel formula issue. I'm trying to create a spreadsheet that can calculate a bonus based on three different tiers. Each tier has two...
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Marty Koenig
Title: CEO and CFO
Company: cxotogo
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(CEO and CFO at cxotogo)
Do I just deposit in a bank account? How does FDIC cover this for the banks? What other considerations are needed. Obviously informing the bank will be necessary. What other questions...
Anonymous
(Consultant)
So two non-for-profits walked into a bar . . . and merged. They would like to show the operating margin before and after the merger on the financials. What do you think? I think for...
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Carter O'Brien
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
Recent reports say one in four employees come to work sick, infecting other workers and spreading illnesses like the flu. Does your company encourage employees to stay home?
Anonymous
(Analyst)
Is anyone aware of an accounting policy statement supporting the treatment of gift card cost,  including the cost of the gift card and the package? Should the cost go...
Anonymous
(Accounting Manager)
Assuming option years excluded when a lease was initially tested for capitalization are subseqeuently exercised (prior to expiration of the minimum term), what commencement date would...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
So the headline reads on the Wall Street Journal (WSJ.com) story. While focusing in on the recent spate of bad weather and the decline of foot traffic for brick and mortar stores, it...
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Patrick Dunne
Title: Corporate Controller
Company: Packaging Dynamics
(Corporate Controller at Packaging Dynamics)
Similar to other companies, we have been getting our share of sales/use tax audits. Upon showing up, the auditors automatically ask for an extension so they can audit another year. I...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBA * Consulting LTD
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(President & CFO at SBA * Consulting LTD)
What wasn't discussed in the lively and active discussion here: http://www.proformative.com/questions/how-i-hire-focus-personality was the signals a Company sends to potential...
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Stephen Dunn
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: SellPoint, Inc.
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(Chief Financial Officer at SellPoint, Inc.)