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Footnotes: Diversity or Bust; Chicago Bears Tax Bust; An IRS Win | 08.07.14

If the profession will not diversify itself, perhaps this diversity task force will [Journal of Accountancy]

The Fed says one fourth of families are barely scraping by. So we should probably keep lending more dollars to banks at 0% to help them, amiright? [CBS]

Jobless Claims in U.S. Have Dropped About as Much as They Can Fuck this headline [Bloomberg]

Today, in accounting firms you never heard of merging news [Grand Rapids Business Journal]

Bears owe Cook County millions in taxes That's because the Bears suck. GO PACK! [ESPN]

First CVS stops selling cigarettes, now it's thinking there might be something to this inversion thing [WPRI]

Speaking of inversion, why doesn't the IRS just stop it? [Reuters]

Former Real Housewife Dana Wilkey indicted on federal fraud charges Oh snap, another one! [Starcasm]

IRS notches legal win over lost tea party emails The IRS won what might be Round One in a series of contests pitting tea party groups against the agency, with a federal judge rejecting a conservative group’s bid for a court-appointed forensics expert to hunt for ex-official Lois Lerner’s lost emails. Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia said True the Vote’s lawsuit against the IRS failed to show “irreparable harm” in its injunction relief request and that “the public interest weighs strongly against the type of injunctive relief the plaintiff seeks.” [POLITICO]