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(Sr. Manager Accounting and Finance) A new employee is on a COBRA health plan that costs her $289/month. She wants to stay on this plan until November because she already hit her deductible. If she joined our plan now, it will cost the company $480/month, and she would have to pay a full deductible again. She...
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(Founder) We're at the end of a grant and have 25k left over. A manager suggested we bill an additional portion of our Comms Manager's salary to the Comms/Marketing expense line, and then issue another invoice for a pre-payment to contractor/deposit into vendor account for about 10k...
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Besides your own personal network, what is the best way to get investors for a startup?
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(Founder) Hi there, Given the FDIC cap of 250k, I believe we should open a second bank account to split our balance. Operating vs Main account, and we can transfer the monthly budget to the operating on the 1st of each month. Sound right? Thank you!
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(Senior Manager) What is the journal entry of an investor who subscribed capital stock? Should this be recognized as part investment even if it's just a subscription?
Bryan Fritz
Title: Taoist Finance Officer
Company: Business Consultant
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(Taoist Finance Officer at Business Consultant) I work for a $1.5 billion real estate management company looking to start an internal audit department. Does anyone know any software that is good at managing this process? Also, does anyone have any valuable resources they could share from their own experience? I have...
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(Treasurer) I am Treasurer of a nonprofit organization in Maryland. We are about to embark on a Capital Campaign and are looking for guidance on accounting best practices for campaign revenue/pledges, expenses and capital improvements. Is there a white paper on the topic or other...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) "In Jacobs v. Commissioner, the owners of the National Hockey League's Bruins argued the team should be able to deduct 100% of the cost of certain meals they provided to players and staff. Under current law, only 50% of the cost of many business meals is tax-deductible...
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Matt Capozzi
Title: Controller
Company: Brogan Landscaping
(Controller at Brogan Landscaping) For the monthly close how would I accurately estimate my earned/unearned revenue adjustment given the following situation: We are currently on a cash basis so our revenue fluctuates dramatically with our cash flow. Ten days into this month and I have 151 jobs with revenue...
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(N/A) Building management forgot to charge us for parking spaces for the past 5 years - they just discovered it, so they started charging us going forward instead of making us payback what they missed. We already have a deferred rent schedule set up for our rent expense, do I...
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(Staff Accountant) Hey folks, I'm a CPA and looking for a CPE provider. There are a dizzying number of CPE providers out there and I was looking at a few and noticed that they all had content from Delta Publishing. So I did a search for Delta Publishing to see if they had their own CPE site...
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Luxman Shankar
Title: Finance Manager
Company: Al Faisaliah Group Holding
(Finance Manager at Al Faisaliah Group Holding) VAT will be implemented in GCC effective 2018. In order to be compliant, we have engaged consultants to help us with the following: 1. Understand VAT implications on our products and services 2. Assign the VAT percentages on our products and services 3. Train employees 4....
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Matt Capozzi
Title: Controller
Company: Brogan Landscaping
(Controller at Brogan Landscaping) We are trying to find a replacement for quick books that will allow us to do true job costing and get daily or weekly job cost reports. Charging equipment on an hourly basis to projects is a must. It should work similar to a payroll module where the entire crew is entered (...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) From the WSJ Finance Chiefs Want You to Use Plastic, Not Paper Companies are giving more of their employees corporate credit cards https://www.wsj.com/articles/finance-chiefs-want-you-to-use-plastic-not-paper-1499679002 Emerson's arguments in favor of Corporate Credit...
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(Executive Director) We are a $2.5 million non-profit organization providing school and support services to students with Learning Differences. We are looking for a CFO--approximately 20 hours per month...we have a full time Business Manager. The CFO would review financial status (QB non...
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Al Gil
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(NA at not applicable) As a new controller for a smallish company, I also wear the HR and payroll hats. The CEO has agreed to outsource our payroll processing and I would love to get this changes over asap (by month end) I have been looking at various companies and not having any real world...
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(Controller) I am working for a commercial landscaping company. We have many contracts and the month to month work taking place varies greatly for each customer. Some of the contracts are pay per service and our revenue entries match up with our cost. The majority of our work is paid in...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) People just don't get it. I received an email on Thursday, 7/6 from a guy named Ryan at Heliumsocial.com. The first four words of the email was a lie: "I tried calling you". I mean really, you didn't think I'd check my voice mails? And if you called and didn't leave a...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) Some of the "Key Changes to the Auditor’s Report The key changes to the auditor’s report under the standard are: —Standardized ordering and inclusion of section headers, with the opinion section appearing first. —Enhanced descriptions of the auditor’s role and...