"As popularity of gift cards
continue to grow, businesses issuing gift cards
need to be acutely aware of the unclaimed property risk that can result," said Kendall Houghton, partner and co-leader of Alston & Bird's Unclaimed Property practice.
"We hope the increased availability of Google Play Gift Cards
will make it easier for users to enjoy your favourite movies, books, magazines, apps, and games across all your devices.
From where we sit, we're able to view gift card
sales in aggregate, as well as by category.
This article describes FASB's new treatment for gift cards
, as prescribed in the newly released Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No.
As for tips, consumers should consider discounted gift cards
; realize general-purpose gift cards
are costly; scour their drawers for buried gift card
treasure; not pay for shipping; watch out for blurred lines; beware faux gift cards
; understand that mobile is hot, but still not ready for prime time; and purchase gift cards
"Lisa,'' who did not want to be interviewed, wrote that Venetian Moon accepted some Scosso gift cards
out of goodwill, but won't anymore.
For tax purposes, gift card
and gift certificate sales are viewed as advance payments for goods and services.
We noticed the huge growth in gift card
sales for retailers across the country.
Only 15% of the corporates were found to be using Gift Cards
so there is a large opportunity for us to grow our Gift Card
franchise in this market.
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"DDPSEJOH UP POF $BSE)VC DPN a website that tracks card news and helps consumers find less expensive credit cards, consumers purchased almost $28 million in gift cards
over the 2011 holiday season and the site estimated that $41 billion in gift card
balances have gone unredeemed since 2005.