Footnotes: Cantor Goes Investment Banker; Lease Accounting is a Ticking Time Bomb; Adding Up the Numbers | 09.02.14

What Can a House Majority Leader Do for a Bank? What exactly is that smarmy fox Eric Cantor up to, anyway? [Bloomberg View]

Top 10 U.S. colleges for an accounting degree This is shilling, obvs [USA Today]

A touching tribute to legend Debra Hopkins, CPA, CIA who tragically died in a car accident yesterday [Illinois CPA Society]

Lease Accounting Changes May Trip Up Bank Loans U.S. and international accounting-rule makers are edging closer to completing a decadelong effort to overhaul lease accounting rules. The rules, which could be issued next year, threaten to bring roughly $2 trillion of off-balance-sheet leases onto corporate books. [CFO Journal]

Michigan governor Rick Snyder is milking this accountant thing for all its worth From his most recent re-election ad: "I'm an accountant — and your governor. I've found I can help more people when the numbers add up." [Lansing State Journal]

Serious Lessons From Comedian Chris Tucker's $14 Million IRS Bill This really doesn't apply to you [Forbes]

U.S companies — much like the PCAOB — feel unwelcome in China [WSJ]

You need this sheep fucking up a drone in your life [The Dish]

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