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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In Case You Need It, Here’s the Dancing Accountant Doing Missy Elliott in a Mall

Oh wait, I just realized that headline may be a tad misleading. I mean dancing to Missy Elliott in a mall, get your mind out of the gutter. Previously: This Dancing Accountant Is Both Mega Troll and Great...
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Research Shows Peer Pressure Effective in Convincing People to Pay Their Taxes

Most Americans comply with the tax laws, but every year many of our fellow citizens don't. The result is the “tax gap” -- the amount of revenue that the government loses because people are cheating....
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Accounting News Roundup: PwC, HP Sued for Stealing Trade Secrets; Groundhog Day for Audit Quality; Pot Taxes Pipe Dream | 04.15.14

PwC, And HP, Sued By Mobile Monitor Technologies LLC For Theft of Trade Secrets [Re:The Auditors]A show of hands from auditors who enjoy their mobile monitors! "Mobile Monitor Technologies, LLC (MMT),...
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Footnotes: TurboTax Loves You; Audit Group Requests “Name and Shame”; Rich People Feeling Stunned | 04.14.14

TurboTax Conspiring To Keep You Hooked On TurboTax Tomorrow is the last day you can pay $30 to have a stock image of a guy in a blazer tell you how much money you owe the federal and state governments....
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If You Can’t Get a Job, It’s Probably Because You Suck at Interviews

It's really helpful that we have all these survey results to count on otherwise we'd have no idea what the heck is going on. Here's the scoop from CGMA Mag: Job candidates appear to have brushed up on...
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Texas Woman Angered at Tax Office Grunts Accused of Trying to Burn the Place Down

OK seriously, people, what is in the freaking water? Thank goodness the end is close, poor tax office grunts must be extra terrified this year what with the stabbings and shootings and nonsense. From Click2Houston: A...
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You Can Get Just About Anything Free on Tax Day

Almost there! By now, you and every cheap taxpayer know all about the many freebies out there on Tax Day from fries to tax-free hotel stays. But this has to be the strangest offer yet: MVPee.com. MVPee.com...
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Accounting News Roundup: Gisele Gets Audited; Millionaires on Unemployment; Do an Impression of Your Boss | 04.14.14

Top frivolous reasons for not paying taxes [USAT]Aka: tax deniers expressing their freedom from tyrrany! Nursing home accountant allegedly steals residents' rent money, over $50K [WAFB]Debra Morris Barrios's...
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Footnotes: Herbalife Is Having Another Bad Day; Obamas’ Sterile Tax Return; Rich White Guy News | 04.11.14

Criminal probe launched into Herbalife [FT] IAC Said to Buy More Tinder Shares at $5 Billion Valuation [Bloomberg] The Obamas’ return is “pretty sterile,” said Anthony Nitti, a partner at Withum,...
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