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What does David Cole think?

CPA/Generalist...creative, anchored by integrity and honesty. Forensics, Valuations, Tax, Cost, Reporting, Operations, Sales & Marketing   Experience Executive : Haines, Isenbarger & Skiba LLC - [2011-01 to Current] CFO : Next Inc - [2007-03 to 2010-09] Founder : Wellspring ... See full profile

Depends. If it's a dry trust (no assets), then likely that an EIN isn't required. To be safe, dry or not, my advice is to get an EIN for the trust...
I always felt that when the customer sees my salesperson, that it was about selling or buying. I didn't want them wondering if they were there to...
Tough to make a recommendation with so few facts,but here are few general ideas: 1. You did the right thing...don't beat yourself up over that 2....
Wouldn't the IRS disapprove? And if they did, they could attack the treatment by simply disallowing the expenses, or worse by calling them dividends...
Take a look at Form W8 and its instructions. This may be what you're looking for.
Speaking from experience, I'd recommend taking a direct approach with your CEO if you report directly to him/her. If the report isn't direct, then...
of the information because it was a very large amount that continually showed up on our report. The balance never changed. We knew our vendor base...
and we found that there was bad information being reported to D&B that once they followed up with the submitter got removed from our account. It...
it isn't deductible until economic performance occurs, which would negate your point about tax deductibility. I also don't think the conversation is...
If you come down on the side of accruing the expense in X0 for an event that will occur in X1, what do you do when it is decided that no audit will...
Raw materials in my opinion. What is the largest expense that a manufacturing business has? Labor? No way. It's the raw materials. You can make a...
Peter, the label sounds interesting...is that something you placed on your spreadsheet model, or is it a commercial package?
I don't know why not. Just because certain transactions are cast differently doesn't negate the value of the method. As more and more Islamic based...
The CPA credential, or the CMA for that matter, really only indicate a person's desire to evidence their commitment to the profession. They aren't...