OK, I KNOW WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN HERE.  DON'T GO THERE GUYS.  START A NEW
SALARY THREAD IF YOU WANT.  PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS ONE.

Rick Harnish
President
OnlyInternet Broadband & Wireless, Inc.
260-827-2482
Founding Member of WISPA


-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
Behalf Of Lonnie Nunweiler
Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 2:32 AM
To: WISPA General List
Subject: Re: [WISPA] salary

Mac, and Matt.....  This is an easy question to answer.

You stop doing it when it stops being fun and becomes a job.  I built
five 100' towers this Summer.  

Lonnie

On 12/18/06, Mac Dearman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Gino,
>
>
>   That's a question that Larsen and I have been hunting an answer to for a
> couple years. We both said we were going to sit back and collect some of
our
> initial investments back over a year ago. I know Larsen is still hanging
> gear in every town along the 3 States he borders (get 'em son) and also
> created one of the longest "production" wireless backhaul links (60+
miles)
> of anybody anywhere that I am aware of. I too have built 7 new towers in
the
> last few months and built out about a dozen new towns and gone to all
fiber.
>
>
> My point is this - - - it's a vicious circle! When is enough - enough? We
> get a new tower up and swear "this is the last", but from that tower there
> is another community that is yet without internet connectivity and just
one
> more little hop will get them caught! It's a never ending story - - -
looks
> like we need a "wireless anonymous" group to help us break the cycle!!
>
>  If you find the cure - - send Larsen and myself a double dose.
>
>
> Mac
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of Gino A. Villarini
> Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 12:51 PM
> To: 'WISPA General List'
> Subject: RE: [WISPA] salary
>
> The question I always ask myself is when to stop upgrading and expanding..
>
> Gino A. Villarini
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp.
> tel  787.273.4143   fax   787.273.4145
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of George Rogato
> Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 12:08 PM
> To: WISPA General List
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] salary
>
> Ditto, and we make enough profit to roll the profit back into our
> business in network upgrades, etc.
>
> If I stopped my upgrades and just collected money, I could lay someone
> off and make a very handsome roi.
>
> George
>
> John Scrivner wrote:
> > Yes. We earn salary and profits. It is not as much as I would like but
> > our company is profitable and has been for 9 years.
> > Scriv
> >
> >
> > Brian Rohrbacher wrote:
> >
> >> Is this all such a big deal?  You guys actually have profits!?
> >>
> >> Brian
> >>
> >> John Scrivner wrote:
> >>
> >>> I do not think any WISPs here really know the answer to this. What is
> >>> needed is an answer from an accountant. If anyone on here is a CPA
> >>> and can share what the rules are I would be glad to see them. I do
> >>> not believe that simply drawing profits from a S corp WISP as opposed
> >>> to taking a salary is tax evasion. In a S corp you pay taxes for
> >>> profits same as you do for payroll. Where you might have a problem is
> >>> with unemployment insurance, social security, workmans comp, etc.
> >>> Those are based on payroll. Profits are not in the calculation.
> >>> Essentially you are dodging those when you do not take a salary.
> >>> Scriv
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Charles Wu wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> <snip>
> >>>> Zero.  When the CEO is also the primary investor, and the company is
> >>>> an S-corp or LLC, why pay payroll tax, when you can just take a
> >>>> repayment of loan?
> >>>> The salary of the CEO can be meaningless unless also disclosed
> >>>> wether they have an equity position or not, and of what caliber.
> >>>> </snip>
> >>>>
> >>>> B/c when you get audited by the IRS (which for any small business,
> >>>> is just a
> >>>> matter of time), you will FINED for tax evasion...
> >>>>
> >>>> -Charles
> >>>>
> >>>> -------------------------------------------
> >>>> WiNOG Wireless Roadshows
> >>>> Coming to a City Near You
> >>>> http://www.winog.com
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
On
> >>>> Behalf Of Tom DeReggi
> >>>> Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 1:51 AM
> >>>> To: WISPA General List
> >>>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] salary
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Tom DeReggi
> >>>> RapidDSL & Wireless, Inc
> >>>> IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Travis Johnson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>>> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> >>>> Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 8:55 PM
> >>>> Subject: [WISPA] salary
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Just taking a quick survey... answer if you can, but be honest... ;)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> What is the salary of the CEO of your ISP? Even if you can share the
> >>>>> percentage of that salary compared to annual gross revenue...
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Travis
> >>>>> Microserv
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> >>>>
> >>>>
>
> --
> George Rogato
>
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