1: When B is 100% owned branch office than it obviously become a cost center, correct whether domestic or internationally located? Does Branch office need to follow some rules to qualify as cost center branch office in USA?
2: Does it mean that Parent is not required to flush in any cash for operating expenses in Branch? What is advantage to be Subsidiary over Branch where at end both financial are consolidated? Subsidiary is more challenging than branch for accounting.
3: How about retained earnings and equity portion? Current Net loss adds negative to retained earnings next year correct? What would to recommend for small org branch or Sub.
4: Do you have any links to online material for more info on Branch accounting