Re: [Emerald] Sales Tax Report

Ronnie D. Franklin ( )
Tue, 5 Oct 1999 12:58:20 -0500

No holes to punch and all this works fine...

However, There is no easy way to create a report that provides the
information to file taxes.....

99% of the ISPs should be working on a Cash Account model since they have
no inventory.. thus tax is not due until it is actually collected.. using
the tax_sum.rpt creates a report on what you billed, not what you

I have sent an Email to IEA requesting a report that actually provides the
information that is necessary to file taxes... However I have yet to get an
answer.. I am willing to pay for this report as I am sure there are many
others that would also.....

----- Original Message -----
From: David Routh <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 1999 11:56 AM
Subject: RE: [Emerald] Sales Tax Report

> At 11:35 AM 10/5/1999 -0500, you wrote:
> >The $25 rule is for each month.. no matter how the payment is made,
> >4 months, or yearly.... so if you access charge is less than $25.00 per
> >month on the average then there is no tax.. just change the tax to none
> >admin...
> >
> What we did is create a "dialup single" and a "dialup multi" ... the
> single is a non-taxed item in admin and the multi is taxed... The dialup
> single is used for the bulk of our dialup customers which meet the $25
> exemption.
> We also created a "$25 exemption" service that is actually a -$1.97 (our
> tax rate is .07875). That service is added to any account that has the
> "dialup multi" or other access that is over $25... like ISDN. This way ANY
> account that has the "multi" or "ISDN" SHOULD have the "$25 exemption"...
> makes it a little easier for our people to remember.
> >As for the 20% off the other services.. I don't have anyone that is due
> >the next 15-20 days so I am still scratching my head...
> >
> We basically do a similar thing... We created a "20% Virtual" and "20%
> to handle the few virtual and business sites we house. The discount is
> reflective of the cost of the service... Whatever the cost of the service
> we do the math and deduct the tax charged on 20% of that service...
> ANY Web hosting service SHOULD have the discount...
> Hope that helps (and makes sense)... if someone can poke holes in it let
> know.
> Thanks, David
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