Footnotes: Guy With IRS Agent Fantasy Returns; Airbnb Now, Tax Later; Dick Speaks | 04.16.14

NY AG subpoenas high-frequency traders: Source [CNBC] JDA's favorite Fedhead says Texas is in need of skilled workers “We are seeing shortages of labor” for jobs in technology, engineering, auditing...
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Let’s Discuss: Vault Accounting 50 (2015)

Yesterday, we touched on the Vault Accounting 50 -- or rather, we praised PwC for coming out on top (mostly because we feel like we've been forced to criticize them a little more than other firms lately)....
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Utah Man Discovers Liberty Tax Not as Effective as Maury Povich in Determining Paternity

Do you remember how Greg went to Liberty Tax to get his taxes done? No? Fine, read this. Surely you remember this at least: You didn't think Greg just put on the outfit for absolutely no reason, did you?...
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Busy Season Zen: Let’s Wrap This With a Little Dance

With Tax Day come and gone, we're wrapping Busy Season Zen for now. Yeah yeah, not all of you are in tax, and those of you that are still have extensions and amended returns and all that... we get it. If...
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McGladrey, Grant Thornton, BDO Will Break into Big 4 By 2019, Says Guy on Twitter

People say a lot of crazy things on Twitter. I know I have. But this guy just said the craziest: MyPOV: @GrantThornton @bdo_usa @McGladrey are on the verge of breaking into the Big4 in 5 years. Definitely...
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Hate Your Job? You Need to Meet Arbejdsglaede

I know what you're thinking. Adrienne, are you still drunk from last night? WTF is "arbejdsglaede" and why should I care?! I am so glad you asked, you jaded little spreadsheet jockey, you. Arbejdsglaede...
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Footnotes: Did You Hear Today is Tax Day? | 04.15.14

(Satire warning): PETA Blames Accounting Industry for Cruel Treatment of Baby Cows “Something needed to be done to unveil the truly horrific practices that go unnoticed to people who are bad with numbers...
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“The New IRS” Lets You Allocate Your Tax Dollars Your Way

This is pretty much BS. "The New IRS" isn't the "New and Improved Internal Revenue Service," it's a gimmicky website that lets you play with your tax dollars until they are allocated just the way you want....
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Going Concern Presents: Accounting Horoscopes — Tax Day Edition

Did anyone catch the blood moon last night? That wasn't a rare astrological event, it was actually representative of this year's filing season for tax accountants all over America. In honor of this most...
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PwC Tops Vault Rankings Once Again For Prestige, Conceit

Vault has been teasing us for weeks with the promise of their annual Accounting 50. It's finally here, and we'll get to that in a minute but before we delve into the full ranking, let's celebrate #1 PwC...
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