traveling salesperson


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traveling salesperson

n.
A person who travels in a given territory to solicit business orders or sell merchandise.
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The advice I was given when I first came to Turkey struck me as funny because I thought that whenever you saw a crowd it was probably because a traveling salesperson was giving a spiel to sell his products.
It is important to note that the statute specifies that the traveling salesperson designation applies only to those who solicit orders from businesses that use the purchased goods for either resale or in the business.
A traveling salesperson who covers the state of Wyoming each week would be represented identically as his or her next-door neighbor who is housebound, although spatial precision differs considerably between the 2 persons.
Its origins can be traced to the merolico and the traveling salesperson, the street musician and the pesero or metro announcer.
A traveling salesperson, for example, who needs to get to remote locations quickly or to areas not served by commercial airlines should be able to demonstrate the direct relationship the IRS looks for.
For the traveling salesperson or executive, that likely means being out of the loop when it comes to company documents, memos, etc.
For example, a traveling salesperson who wants to make changes to a price list could download the page, key in the new figures, save them and re-publish the page without having to enlist the help of technical support back at the company's offices, as would have been the case in the past, said Rhoten.