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crowdsource

To generate or acquire something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question by crowdsourcing it online. We crowdsourced our logo—an artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.

crowdsourcing

The act of generating or acquiring something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question through online crowdsourcing. We got our logo via crowdsourcing. An artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.
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All Private Sourcing Events are complimentary for selected buyers and only Global Sources suppliers are eligible to participate.
In an attempt to overcome the perceived obstacle of destination-based sourcing for intrastate sales, Utah (on behalf of Texas) submitted a proposal to the SST Governing Board to amend the SSUTA to give member states the option of sourcing local sales taxes under their own state laws.
The Marine Corps exploration of OMB-style strategic sourcing began in Spring 2004, following attendance by Dave Clifton (director, Marine Corps Business Enterprise Office (HQMC/LR)) at a RAND Corporation briefing on the topic.
Challenges to improvements also include internal resistance to standardizing and centralizing sourcing procedures, poor visibility into spending data, and difficulties in securing sufficient budget and resources to acquire and deploy sourcing automation.
Most companies don't broadcast their experiences with China sourcing, but it is possible to find case studies and talk with other companies that have successfully implemented it.
These are common to both SPOCI and ICI sourcing because they also generally apply to ICI sourcing.
Global Sources said these eight Private Sourcing Events held in March are part of the 50 events that have been scheduled for the first half of 2010, with the aim to help buyers and suppliers conduct trade more efficiently and profitably.
Electronic commerce presents the most profound challenge to traditional international tax concepts in the area of sourcing. Residence, as a criteria of tax jurisdiction, has been relatively simple to determine, especially for countries such as the United States that use straightforward criteria such as place of incorporation or the country under whose laws the entity is established.(15) By contrast, sourcing implicates a more factual concept -- the place where the relevant economic activity occurs.
Proposed regulations section 1.8652(a) provides sourcing rules for losses from affiliate stock sales that generally mirror the gains rules.
(1) See Williamson, Naveed and Nakamoto, "Sourcing Income from Internet Transactions," 34 The Tax Adviser 206 (April 2003).
Enacted as part of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, section 865 of the Code provides a general sourcing rule for sales of personal property.
* The borderless nature of e-commerce presents a substantial challenge to the sourcing rule regime based on physical geographic links to a jurisdiction, so as to fit income into an existing category.
On May 24, 1996, Tax Executives Institute submitted the following comment to the Internal Revenue Service on proposed regulations under section 863(b) of the Internal Revenue Code concerning the sourcing of income from export sales of inventory and natural resources.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute, I am pleased to submit the following comments on the regulations to be issued under section 865(j) of the Internal Revenue Code, relating to the sourcing of losses from the disposition of stock.
Thus, taxpayers and the IRS have been forced to use sourcing rules that apply to analogous types of income to determine the proper treatment of such fees, as exemplified in Field Service Advice (FSA) 200147033.