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Old 02-07-2006, 12:07 AM
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should i offer this as a option?

i have one clients that pays half his annual bill each year in stock certs. i have had him for 1 year now and this time i got $800 in google stock. last year it was xm radio. now my question. should i offer this as a payment option to all present and future clients?
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Old 02-07-2006, 12:29 AM
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not unless you plan on paying your employees in stocks. Its fine for a couple of custs. but not all.
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Old 02-07-2006, 12:38 AM
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not unless you plan on paying your employees in stocks. Its fine for a couple of custs. but not all.
Agreed. Seems like that particular customer of yours has a good head for the stock market, but most don't. It would be too easy to get yourself burned in a situation like that.
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Old 02-07-2006, 07:31 AM
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i have one clients that pays half his annual bill each year in stock certs.
Why not take the money he owes you and have him suggest what stock to buy with it?
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Old 02-07-2006, 08:01 AM
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This guy is paying you with stocks that are at their high or close to it, and it's going to cost you money to sell them. All he's doing is passing the sales fee on to you. Read my signature.
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Old 02-09-2006, 04:17 PM
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Does your insurance company consider barter? how about the gas station? ever tried buying a mower with a peice of paper other than cash or check?

You should spin that guy, IF your incorporated, sell him shares of your company. And then charge him for the work at the same time. Just don't go spending the capital on beer, or hookers. Sooner or later he might want to cash out.
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Old 02-10-2006, 07:14 PM
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Who pays the Capitial gains?

To answer you question--NO most people would not even want to talk about that
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