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We work primarily on a commission basis. A 6% cash fee is charged to your account with each purchase and sale you make. There is a one time start-up fee of $400 (half cash-half trade) and a nominal monthly service charge of $40 (half cash-half trade).
There is no length of contract as a Green Apple participant. You can cancel your contract at any time.
There is no list of active Green Apple participants. Green Apple is the most dynamic barter network in the country, and we are constantly signing up new participants. Companies in the network trade within their comfort level, so they may not be open at all times for jobs of any scale. Your broker is the key to finding out what’s available in the network at any time. By letting them know what you’re looking for, they will be able to get you in touch with someone who can do or provide exactly what you need. This helps prevent the headache of you having to call several places to find someone in your area or with the expertise needed for your project. Green Apple clients cover almost evry imaginable industry. For an overview of common categories of goods and services regularly available through Green Apple, see our Goods and Services List.
In most cases, it is not acceptable for a Green Apple participant to ask for cash. Occasionally, businesses may require a small percentage of cash to cover large material costs or custom-made products. All trades with cash components must be approved by a broker prior to starting work or production. Asking for cash without broker approval is grounds for contract termination.
Taxing authorities consider a barter or trade transaction to be a taxable event. Trading offers no tax advantages or disadvantages. It is treated as a cash sale or purchase. Sales tax must be paid in cash. Green Apple reports all trade sales to the IRS on Form 1099B. Bartering is not a way to avoid tax obligations.