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barter for something

 and barter over something
to trade [something] for something else; to acquire something by exchanging goods or services, not by using money. I want to barter for a large amount of cloth. Will you barter for this month's rent? We will not barter over what you owe us.
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barter something away

to trade something away; to lose something of value in a trade. Don't barter my car away! Don't barter away anything of such high value.
See also: away, barter

barter (something) for (something else)

to trade something for something else. He sought to barter the car for a large computer. She bartered the piano for a settee.
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barter something off

to get rid of something by trading it for something else. See if you can barter that old desk off. She bartered off the used bookshelf.
See also: barter, off

barter with someone

to enter into trading with someone without using money; to bargain with someone. Are you willing to barter with me, or is this strictly a cash transaction?
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Understanding the uses of barter and which clients can benefit from it improves accountants' adviser role.
Clients considering barter should be sure the prospective barter exchange network is a member of IRTA, which sets a high standard of business and ethical conduct for its members and is composed of more than 250 companies.
Source of the myth: Between 1979 and 1983, the IRS put considerable resources into a project to examine the barter business.
To obtain more information about barter, contact the International Reciprocal Trade Association, 175 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 625, Chicago, Illinois 60604; 312461-0236.
1 In a typical barter transaction, a printer uses down time on his presses to do a $3,000 printing job for a member of the network.
BARTER IS MORE than just a fair exchange of goods and services between two businesses.
IT'S BEST TO WORK through a barter exchange network, which acts as a broker for its clients' goods and services.
ALL BARTER INCOME is on the cash basis, and the IRS treats barter transactions as income received for both accrual-basis and cash-basis clients.
SOME OF THE GOALS barter can achieve: marketing advantage, debt collection, cash conservation and lines of credit--particularly when a business needs to borrow money to relocate, expand or launch a marketing program.
She is a member of the federal income taxation committee of the Illinois CPA Society and the barter accounting standards work group of the International Reciprocal Trade Association.
What are the mechanics of barter in today's business world?