How does margin interest impact taxes? Can the margin interest expense be used to offset capital gains or dividends? This year was the first time I used margin so curious about the tax impact
I used to have açaí bowls for breakfast while traveling because of per diem. Now that I’m bracing to be WFH for the long run, I want to start making nicer breakfasts to make me happier. Where are the best places to get açaí? Not the powder, the frozen packets
Booking an international flex trip.. charge it to the WBS and pay the difference or expense it? Trying to get around the auditors
Me and my husband have about 70k saved. Our monthly expense is around 2k . No debts. Monthly income is around 13k. Is buying a house worth 1 million too risky ?
No money for award submissions and executive trips to Cannes with expense accounts for expensive restaurants and wine this October, until our furloughed brothers and sisters are brought back. If you hear that this is happening, please post about it with hashtags.￼ Solidarity Now.
Can you choose your what city is your work location at Deloitte?e.g. if you live in New Jersey but work out of New York, can you set the NJ office as your home location for commuting/expense purposes?
I feel like this is a big fat no: I left Deloitte in 2019. In 2019 I traveled to two states for work...is there a way to get Deloitte to reimburse me for the $110 I’m about to pay to TurboTax?
Since I've started buying groceries with my per diem, I've started carrying seasoning with me everywhere I go lol
Do SMs at ACN get an expense account or how does it work for taking clients/teams out for drinks etc? Also is ACN largely back in the office or still hybrid? I’m in NYC for context.
It’s not a secret that in general, Deloitte and PwC have a better tech than EY, but what about KPMG? Are you guys happy with your internal systems such as time and expense, tech tools, etc?
Hey Folks - Any one use their FSA $ towards a dietitian or nutritionist? If so, could you share your experiences? I'm considering Working Against Gravity but I don't think we can use our FSA. It also appears 'nutritionist' is unregulated and a Letter of Medical Necessity (LMN) is needed for the expense of a nutritionist's services.
Do you expense pet sitting fees?
How to take advantage of per diem budget? eg, Amazon gift cards from Cvs, Starbucks gift cards etc. Also is it allowed and these transactions be tracked by the firm?
Starting with Deloitte in August, I’m planning to keep my personal phone, will I get to use a tech allowance? Do I get to use their listing to get a new phone for cheap or would I go to a new provider, start a plan and then just expense my monthly payments (80%)?
Does Amex platinum reimburse for CLEAR?
Anyone ever successfully referred an SO? I am obviously biased, but I am also not going to refer someone that is not qualified. Any suggestions as to how to ensure the referral is taken seriously?
When you’ve been saying for months that the client is playing you and then the client drops a “sorry not sorry" email before Christmas 🤦🏾♂️
Question for all but especially Europe/Germany based fish: Appropriate way to handle the “how much do you want/range” question? Not desperate for the job but do really want it. Concerned with searching during COVID. Only a handful of consulting YOE behind me (but tons of industry exp).
So my interviewer was yawning and kept mentioning the time during my interview. Not feeling good about this.
Anyone have any insight into Greenberg Traurig’s compensation and bonus structure? They seem to be one of the few AmLaw 50 firms with little insight into minimum hour requirements and bonus structure.
Looking for a Gay male doctor in NYC. Want a doctor I can talk to openly about sexual health, especially about colorectal health and reducing risks of disease/cancer in that area.
I have 2.5 YOE as Unix & DevOps Engineer. I am still at C1 grade in TCS with 5 LPA. I am want to negotiate with my manager and HR for a promotion to ITA with 8-9 LPA package upgrade. My TL has suggested my name for next on-site vacancy. I think it is a carrot on stick for me to stay in TCS. I have been a critical resources in almost all the areas of the my jobs profile with a strong client recognization. My manager knows that. Please suggest me what will be best approach to get the promotion.
Anyone ever have an unused ticket that has been paid for by the company? Can you use these for personal travel? First time this has happened, so not sure, but I have a year to use it.
10w 🤰🏻, traveling at the moment and prenatal vitamins are really making me sick. I throw up whenever I take them, but that’s my only source of folic acid. Is it risky to not take them?
Just got back from (safe) traveling - NY to Boston via Amtrak - and have my covid vaccine first dose tomorrow. Is there any risk to taking the vaccine while potentially carrying the virus (no idea of chances but I’m feeling perfectly fine)?
My management brag about how little PTO they take - it makes me not look up to them but rather pity them & think I'm in the wrong firm. No one regrets the days they didn't work on their death bed.
Hi ladies, looking for advice on pivoting my career. Currently primary engineer for a system that supports 25k users across 200+ offices. I'm bored with IT. I'm a Jill of many trades, networking, wireless, voice, etc. I'm currently working on learning various netops tools. I like figuring out how to put pieces together but it's not much of a challenge anymore. I'm working on putting together a 5 year plan to move to 100 percent remote because my husband wants to retire and move. Advice?
The travel gods have smiled upon me: Equipment change from old UA metal in 2-4-2 international biz to real UA Polaris 1-2-1. ORD-FRA
Planning a bridal shower / bachelorette party weekend for my elder sister (she’s 28). She wants to have it in NYC, which is where she and I live. I’m thinking bridal shower at Union Square Cafe or some other fancy restaurant Saturday morning, bachelorette party Saturday night (but no idea where), and then casual goodbye brunch at my parent’s place on Sunday AM. Her friends would fly in Friday or Saturday morning. Have never done this so need all the advice / suggestions! Thank you!
Rolling off and found out it was based on performance. First project. Any success stories?
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