Footnotes: Liar Liar; Life at the Kool-aid Dispensary; Deloitte Defends Mandatory Retirement | 09.17.14

Sometimes lying is a good thing [Fast Company]

75% of accountants say real-time view of client’s finances would yield better financial advice [St Louis Business Journal]

Kool-aid is a helluva drug [Twitter]

This accountant's guide to surviving a tax investigation is hilarious Or essential, if you're shady: "Don't destroy the evidence – Getting rid of documents may lead HMRC to assume that you've something to hide. If you didn't keep records, be prepared to obtain replacements (such as bank statements) and to work with your adviser to make reasonable estimates and assumptions to fill any gaps." [Telegraph]

Fed Signals No Hurry to Raise Interest Rates [NYT]

Deloitte Defends Partner Retirement Policy A Deloitte official defended the firm’s mandatory retirement requirements for partners in a congressional hearing Wednesday. Testifying before the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Deloitte general counsel William Lloyd discussed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s recent move to penalize the firm for requiring its partners to retire at the age of 62 in accordance with the terms of their partnership agreement. [AT]

The Top 5 Things You Should Never Do At Work [LinkedIn]

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