Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
January 30, 2023

Footnotes: FSA; Fraud; Failure to Pay | 11.01.13

$500 now can be protected from FSA use-it-or-lose-it rule [Don't Mess With Taxes]

The headline is "Royal Bank to Sell off Citizens" but it doesn't mean what you think it means… [Boston.com]

A NY state accountant was sentenced yesterday to 5 to 15 years in prison for stealing $822,000 from trusting clients “There are people dressing up, pretending to be something they’re not,” Assistant District Attorney Bernard Hyman said in Oneida County Court about Thursday’s trick-or-treaters. Then there’s Podosek, “pretending to be something he isn’t.” [Utica Observer-Dispatch]

Also in NY, a forensic accountant was sentenced to restitution and probation for failure to pay income taxes [Newsday]

Young CPA by day, hardcore motocross contestant by night (or weekends, whatever) [KOMO]

You probably missed this ridiculousness on Twitter today but basically Charlie Gasparino dropped a totally false bombshell and then when he got called out on it, responded with childish insults. #sadiftrue [Jim Romenesko]

Late on a Friday appears to be a busy time for 8-Ks [Twitter]

NY bank regulator vows more consultant oversight [Houston Chronicle]

Note to the pro-legalization crowd, watch what you say on Facebook or you might draw the ire of the local police chief [Gawker]

Latest Accounting Jobs--Apply Now:

Have something to add to this story? Give us a shout by email, Twitter, or text/call the tipline at 202-505-8885. As always, all tips are anonymous.

Related articles

#TBT: Retired Accountant Whose Last Name Is Bunny Wins Easter Contest

This gem comes from the Warrington Guardian in England back in April 2014: Bookmakers feared the work of a prankster when the winner of a £124,987 first prize in a nationwide contest culminating ahead of Easter was Mr. Bunny. But the winner of the Easter cash is in fact retired accountant David Bunny who now plans to spend […]

Springing Forward to the End of Busy Season | 03.09.15

In case you haven't noticed, we've been combing Twitter the last few weeks to find the best (or is that the worst?) of busy season problems. From nightmares about spreadsheets to a completely jacked up circadian rhythm, things are getting rough out there. Of course, no more rough than previous busy seasons. In years gone […]