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Got a bothersome work-related question? Stumped for an answer? In need of insight from someone not so close to the problem? Sometimes we all have questions. The Institute gives members the opportunity to pose their questions on any topic related to the financial operations profession to our panel of financial operations experts. These experts include certified professionals who will review your inquiry and provide a collaborative response from a pro's point of view.

You must be a member of The Institute and have logged in with your username and password to view our archives or to submit your question. Responses to new questions are normally provided within five business days and can be viewed by all active members of The Institute in the archives the following week.

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Nonmembers: Become a member and have exclusive access to this online community of experts, collaborating on your behalf.

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Members: Our global Ask the Experts forum comprise of an all-volunteer team of leaders committed to advancing the financial operations profession through knowledge and discussion. A staff liaison helps to coordinate the activity of our experts, who are responsible for reviewing questions, collaborating on responses and posting their answers on the message board. If you would like to become an Ask The Experts team member, e-mail us at Or, visit our volunteering page for additional volunteer leadership information and opportunities.

NOTE: This forum is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is with the understanding that The Institute and the Ask the Experts Team are not rendering legal, accounting or other professional services. If legal or other expert assistance is required, you should seek the services of a competent attorney, accounting firm or other knowledgeable professional familiar with your company's business affairs..