Technical Accounting

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Cielo I.
(Sr. Accounting Manager at ABX)
As per the company policy assets are depreciated using the straightline method and depreciated in service date. However, in the JDE system we used straightline but have two...
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Neil Brown
(CFO & CIO at KatalystFP)
We have been paying a company to add new custom features to our business process system. Do we have to capitalize it all? Can we expense some of it? Any suggestions would be helpful.
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Anonymous
(Director of Finance)
I'm looking for a written template of a Capitalization/Fixed Asset Policy that anyone would be willing to share. Thanks.
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Anonymous
(Co-CEO)
15 years ago, in the United States, there was a push to simplify the tax code. One option was to charge a flat rate for all incomes and to eliminate all deductions. Another was to...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  I was shocked by the March 13, 2015 IRS release warning individuals to chose their tax professional carefully. The IRS found that some "unscrupulous preparers"...
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Anonymous
(Financial Manager)
We are a church that oversees, as part of its complete ministry, a sending Mission Board. This Mission Board is set up to support missionaries administratively and manage their support...
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John Erickson
(Owner at iStrat Systems, LLC)
Looking for some good examples for acquisitions -- ideally template/worksheets for Internet Subscription/Re-Occurring Revenue Models .... Thanks, John E ...
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Eleanor Sia
(Accounting Manager at Cityloan)
We are doing business in several states. The most recent, Ohio, has a lot of state licensing costs to do business in that state, including legal costs from our lawyers. Can we...
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Patricia Montour
(CPA, CGMA at Private Company)
I have one property out of eleven that painted and stained their building this year. No structural repairs. It is not for sale, but an operating restaurant. Could this be capitalized?
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AN T
(Audit Staff at Public Accounting )
From what I know, and please correct me if I'm wrong, land may be depleted (depreciated) if it loses it's value due to exploration. Can someone guide to some authoritative...
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JD Greenway
(Manager at ABC Management)
Facts: Company A is in three year lease term for an office rental space, starting December 1, 2013, after 1 year Company A decided to move to a big location. Instead of terminating the...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
Hello, I'm currently reviewing our auditors adjusting entries and have a question concerning calculating the loss on sale of disposal. If I buy a truck on Jan 1 2014, and it gets...
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Anonymous
(Contracts Manager)
Can you recommend resources to learn best practices of non-profit accounting as well as handling international currency?
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Anonymous
(Accountant)
Hello. I was wondering what I need to do if I want to legally prepare income taxes in California? I am a CPA so I figure all I need is a PIN #? Do I need to register with FTB or apply...
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Chris Shumate
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
Are you on the board for a nonprofit, or have you been? If so, what KPIs are or were you most interested in knowing? Are there any leading or lagging measures that are most important...
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Bob Marconi
(Partner at Zimmerman, Marconi, Alzate)
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Sara Voight
(Controller at Critical Signal Technologies, Inc)
We have leasing agreements and I just received invoices to cover the personal property taxes that are associated with those agreements. The financier also included sales tax. I think...
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Carrie Hidding
(VP at teamCFO)
A small nonprofit with $2m revenues where I serve on the Board is looking for a donor tracking system that is not too expensive but easy to use and generate reports. Any...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
About a year ago I had an Enterprise client come to me stating that her QuickBooks file ”had to be corrupt.” The information she was pulling up wasn’t correct, in...