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Quick question that's in dispute: Are spare parts capitalizable? My position is that unless they meet the definition of "extending the life or capabilities" of an asset (ie capitalizable in the first place), they are a prepaid expense until the time the spare...
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Carrie Roesner
Title: Controller and VP
Company: Centro
(Controller and VP at Centro) We have a policy of attaching receipts to all expense reports but we get the occasional "I lost it, can I use my credit card statement?"  We allow this documentation in certain circumstances.  Very rarely, we get someone that has some client entertaining...
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(none) I have a nagging question about expensing stock options and I'd appreciate your help. I'm reading cash flow entry 'excess tax benefit related to share-based compensation' in companies' SEC filings and I don't understand why in addition to adjusting Additional Paid-in...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) Samuel Dergel has a LinkedIn conversation "CFOs need to be more business leader and less accountant. Looking forward to working with CFOs to help them achieve that in 2017. Thanks to Armanino LLP for the photo." It's tied to the photo in the post. Essentially, it says (if...
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Scott Manson
Title: Consultant
Company: American Fuel Distributors LP
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(Consultant at American Fuel Distributors LP) We are a company of about 100 employees all in one state about 1/2 exempt and 1/2 not  Any recomendations on a good payroll software.
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(unemployed) Hi I am unemployed and a long way from a position that may take a while to get filled. This position requires familiarity with the above circular, from my research, it seems to be a 100 page document. I was wondering if someone had a nuts and bolts of it in white papers,...
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(Accounting Manager) Along with that question, what size is your company? Have you changed HR software as your organization has grown? If so, what benchmark did you use to know the time to change was coming?
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) Finland, which has 40 different benefit programs is now giving free (universal basic income) to a test group of its citizens. If it works everyone will be eligible, regardless of issue. They hope it will help the unemployed get off the roles. What do you think....
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kimberly kelly
Title: Consultant
Company: Metis Partner Solutions LLC
(Consultant at Metis Partner Solutions LLC) One of my clients is having an issue with QuickBooks Inventory.  They are entering inventory purchases via the "write checks" function and entering the appropriate items/quantities/prices on the "items" tab.  The "expense...
Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
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(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe) I’ve been talking a lot about why finance business partners are the new black in Finance lately. Every transformation effort in the finance function is aimed at empowering these guys and gals to do a stellar job and help the frontline add value to the company. However...
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(CFO) It's been a while since I have looked at this topic so I;m checking with this group. In the past it was fairly straightforward to capitalize certain implementation costs associated with buying an enterprise SW license (for an accounting package, for example) and the all of...
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(Comptroller) We're unhappy with our current payroll/HRM system and are looking to make a change. We want a cloud based system and am looking for recommendations from the community. The ability to handle Canadian payroll would be a plus, but not a requirement. Any input would be...
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(Business Consultant) Can you please share your experience with using Avalara for US Sales tax. We are looking at their support plans. They have a basic plan and offer three other levels of service. Do you think the basic plan will be adequate?
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Jeff Nettleton
Title: Technician
Company: Duncan Services
(Technician at Duncan Services) My employer has just signed up to get new phones, and I am being told that I will get one, which I do not want as I already have a phone. I was informed yesterday that I will be paying the monthly fee for the phone. Can I be forced to take a corporate phone, that is...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) As the 1st is just a few days away, if you could affect some outcome that would benefit business in general, or maybe your industry/sector, what would it be? I think the simplification of the tax code and GAAP would go a long way to increasing business and improving the...
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(VP, Finance) Oddly - I can't seem to get a definitive answer from our accountant on this! We issued penny warrants for common stock to an investor in connection with a loan they provided. The investor exercised the warrants at $0.01 per share, while the 409(A) valuation valued the...
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(Director of Finance) This year (2016). our Fiscal Calendar has December 25th as the last day of the year. We are usually on a tight schedule to meet audit and tax deadlines anyway, but with it falling so early this yea, company holidays are making our deadlines even tighter. Because we normally...
Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CEO & COO
Company: Treasury Careers
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(CEO & COO at Treasury Careers) I would love some insights from the community and I invite everyone to join me for a complimentary webinar, Mitigating Payments & Cyber Security Risk Exposures: Your Career Depends on It, that will focus in addressing this very question, You can register at http://bit....
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Caroline Brown
Title: VP, Finance
Company: N/A
(VP, Finance at N/A) We have reached 40 employees and are continuing to grow. We think that the benefits of the health care options do not justify the cost. Has anyone moved from TriNet or another PEO at this stage in a multi-state company and have any advice about what we should consider? My...