Not only that but another shocking revelation is that they use caffeine to help them pull through this tough stretch.
They work 60-hour weeks this time of year, relying on pots of strong coffee and late-night dinners to help them calculate an endless swirl of numbers. Accountants are working feverishly to meet the deadline to file their clients’ tax returns this year even though they have extra time to do so.
Also, this just in – things get stressful because taxes are complicated:
The late nights can get intense, according to Carolyn Dolci, a tax partner in the Hackensack office of EisnerAmper. “It is busier than last year, partly because of the complexity of the tax code,” she said.
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Accountants burning the candles at both ends [Star-Ledger]