Financial arrangements 費用支出報核說明
3.17 Financial arrangements
Dear Mr. Smith,
I hope that all of the financial details provided in my last letter
were not confusing. Please pay in advance for the roundtrip airfare
and other incidental expenses and retain all of the receipts. We will
pass those receipts on to our accounting section and reimburse you
(by check) prior to your departure of Taiwan. The insurance offered
by CMS does not include luggage insurance. If you deem this expense
necessary, however, we will cover you receipt. Please give me your
passport number and the name, birthday and address of your beneficiary,
so that I can process your insurance policy.
I look forward to seeing you.
3.18 Financial arrangements
Dear Ms. Brown,
Regarding your fax transmission dated September 28, 1992, your colleague
is set to arrive at the C.K.S. Arport, Taoyuan.
According to our government's tax system, a technical service fee
is subject to a 20% tax levy. Your company must prepare an invoice
that includes the amount of money received by ABC Institute (DM$____)
and taxes(DM$___). Our organization will cover the transportation
fee (save your receipt) and counterfoil of your return ticket. Therefore,
you must copy the receipt and the counterfoil for us to pay for the
transportation fee. What is the best method of reimbursing your expenses?
We look forward to hearing from you.
Based on 3.17 and 3.18,
write a letter discussing the financial arrangements for a technical
visit from abroad.
arrangements 費用支出報核說明 involves
correspondence to arrange a technical visit from abroad.
Correspondence that involves the arrangement of a technical visit from abroad commonly
includes the following:
Speaker invitations should include such preliminary information the
participant will play and the topics covered at the event.
"In light of your renowned research and your contributions in the
field of GRIN polymers, we would like to formally invite you to serve
as the Invited Speaker at the upcoming GRIN Materials Symposium."
"We would like to invite you to give a talk at our upcoming silicone
"This is an official invitation to three ABC Corporation specialists,
Mr. Smith, Mr. Jones, and Ms. Lin, to participate in a CGMP seminar
and visit our local bulk pharmaceutical chemical plants."
"Please recommend one scientific expert to serve as a short term consultant
at CMS, whose expertise is highly relevant to the following subjects."
The details of the event
The letter should include specific topics, time of the event, and
perhaps a description of some of the participants who will attend
"We are organizing a seminar on Conductive Plastics for Anti-static/ESD
Applications that will be held at Union Chemical Laboratories/ITRI
on April 16. The ultimate purpose of the seminar will be to provide
a channel of communication between IC assembly houses and IC container
manufacturers. The seminar will also focus on issues related to the
properties and technology of conductive plastic compounds."
"The meeting will be held April 25-26, 1994 at the National Central
Library, Taipei. We hope that you can give two lectures, at 31:20-14:05
and 15:10-15:55(4/25/94), respectively."
"Reception dinners are to be held on the evenings of April 25 and
26, and there will be a short tour of Taipei on April 29.
Compensation for the visit
Financial details regarding compensation should be stated as simply
and directly as possible to avoid confusion:
"Roundtrip airfare ticket (business class) and accomodations will
"Please pay in advance for the roundtrip airfare ticket, and other
incidental expenses and retain the receipts. We will pass reimburse
you (by check) prior to your departure of Taiwan."
Preparations prior to the visit
The speaker should not be given any last minute surprises with respect
to what materials and further information is required.
"Please fax us your curriculum vitae, lecture topics, and half-page
abstracts before January 31, 1994, as well as the complete papers
before March 1, 1994. Please fax and send all your materials to me
on time so that we will have sufficient time for translation and printing.
"I also need your curriculum vitae, including: NAME, DATE OF BIRTH,
PLACE OF BIRTH, NATIONALITY, MARITAL STATUS, ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS,
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS, CURRENT SCIENTIFIC
ACTIVITIES, OTHER SCIENCE-RELATED ACTIVITIES, AND SELECTED PUBLICATIONS."
Additional instruction can be found in the accompanying Power Point presentation.
Further practice can be found in A Correspondence Manual for Chinese Technical Writers by Ted Knoy.