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?
Booking an international flex trip.. charge it to the WBS and pay the difference or expense it? Trying to get around the auditors
So DB apparently thinks folks should be taxed for the "privilege" of WFH https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-11-11/you-should-pay-a-tax-for-working-from-home-deutsche-bank-says But I just want to expense my meals during busy season.
We all know about EY’s egregious lunch policy that makes no sense. Wanted to hear about other expense policies at other firms! Anyone really like their expense policy? What would you change?
Which budgeting app is better? How do you handle keeping track of funds if you pay off your own corporate card (we expense and get reimbursed, but pay our own card)?
EY'ers remember to submit your Oct phone expense report today before the new policy goes into effect tomorrow and the cap comes crashing down!
Why is the expense report system so shit? If it takes the average consultant 1 hour/wk, if we're billed at $500/hour (SWAG), expense time costs a firm with 10K consultants ~$250M pa...
PwC's Time and Expense processes and technology (both GFS and Deltek - I've seen both sides) are utter shit. That is all.
If I chose to keep my own phone (not a separate Deloitte phone) does Deloitte reimburse my phone bill?
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.
Does Amex platinum reimburse for CLEAR?
New hire question - if I didn't submit expenses before that expense cut off date is there any bad consequence?
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
found a $200 better hotel deal on SPGs app than through deloitte travel -- any chance there's a way to book through the app and expense it rather than book through deloitte travel?
Deloitte folks - question on the "fitness membership/fee while traveling" expense; I know it isn't deducted from our wellness benefit but are we taxed on this or is it 100% covered?
PWCs new expense system is awful.
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.
Heartwarming diversity on display at the DNC! From Republicans to Democrats, representation from all races - even Northern Marinara Islands got a shout out. Go Joe & Kamala!
How do you all handle stress at work? I’m on a though project and feeling sort of hung out to figure it all myself. My stomach is in knots and I’m waking up in the middle of the night thinking about the case.
Drinking seems to be built into big law atmosphere/ central to networking. Any tips or lessons learned?
Wild that conservatives think they're on the right side of history after supporting officials who let tens of thousands die needlessly and will now try to take away people's healthcare.
“This global pandemic is exactly what our industry needed.” Okay...now repeat this exact phrase to the hundreds already laid off and all the ones to come. 🤯 https://www.campaignlive.com/article/took-global-pandemic-draw-line-sand-adland-sorely-needed/1678340
Are there any married couples working at two different big 4 firms? How did you make sure your finances were compliant with both?
Lady 🐠 - need advice on recruiting. Been networking very heavily with a company over the last few months. Had an face to face interview with hiring manager a week ago...
Teacher Autonomy: Have you ever felt peer pressured by your colleagues to teach lessons a certain way? All year 1 teacher on my team made it seem like there was only her way to teach a topic.
I’m a 2nd year and effectively just ran a deal on my own with the partner. It ran smoothly, I got praise from the partner, and the partner said that they trust me to do most stuff without their sign off (so no need to check with them in future unless I’m really unsure). Generally there is one or two mid levels above me, and I find it way harder to do my job when they are managing me. They like to keep me on the bench, get me to do minor tasks and don’t let me take responsibility and ownership.
I made limited EQ partner in 2019 . This week I was told I’m getting moved to counsel effective Jan 1. My hours were negatively impacted in 2019 by an ill parent (only child) and in 2020 multiple clients said pencils down for half the year (& additional family illness & a death), + kids. I know nothing about the counsel role. What terms/arrangements have people negotiated? I don’t know what negotiation ability I’ll have, but wanted to be better informed.
Potentially have an offer from a local tech startup. I’m 24, currently make ~$95K base and ~$50K, with an additional ~$20K in profit sharing (so total comp around $160-170K). Offer would likely (cont)
Had a final round interview with B4 consulting on Monday and spoke with a partner for 10 min. When is it okay to follow up with them about a final decision? Currently staffed and they wanted me to start in March. So wanted to give my team maximum time to backfill my position.
Sick of paying for cable I don’t really use, minus live sports on the weekends, anyone have good experience with YouTube tv or PlayStation vue ?
Is wanting to receive my year end bonus from Deloitte a valid reason for pushing back start date for another job?
Is there any benefit to having chase sapphire preferred and Amex gold (already have preferred card)? The 4x dining for Amex is appealing, but they both seem like travel/airline cards
What do you do when you are unassigned for a week. I love 45 min away from the office (without traffic)? Can I just work from home?
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