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How do I indicate on the BE-125 what type of services I am selling/purchasing?
How should transactions with international organizations be reported on the BE-125?
When reporting data by country on the BE-125, can regions be used instead?
We provide services to a U.S. affiliate of a foreign company. Is this transaction applicable to the BE-125?
How are free social media, email, and other ad-supported Internet services included in the BEA digital economy estimates?
What is missing from the digital economy estimates?
How does BEA define the digital economy?
How is the digital economy captured in the core statistics currently produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)?
Can the initial digital economy estimates show how much the digital economy contributed to the overall economy as a percent of GDP?
How do the initial digital economy measures compare with industry economic impact reports and BEA satellite accounts?
If I have a transaction with a country in an amount that is less than $500 do I list the country and $0.00 or do not have to list the country at all?
Should the intercompany charges to foreign affiliates for the reimbursement of management time and expense, advertising expense, etc. be considered "sales" for the purpose of the survey?
How should I interpret the terms "sales" and "purchases?" Many organizations and transactions types are really not related to sales or the organization is not involved in sales.
For financial services providers - Are fees and commissions received and paid reported on the survey?
Do I need to report shared services amounts between subsidiaries and parent companies on the BE-120?
Do "health services" include in-patient or out-patient care provided directly to foreign residents?
Do "education services" include tuition charged to foreign exchange students?
Under "rights related to patents, processes, and trade secrets," why is there no category for "rights to reproduce and/or distribute?"
Under which transaction code do I report licenses to use computer software, i.e. end-user licensing agreements on the BE-125?
Should we report any amortization of purchased IP over future periods, or is the purchase reportable all at once in the period of acquisition?