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Footnotes: No Choice For Rules; More Tax Avoidance; A Sexless Spreadsheet Jockey | 07.17.14

Lawmakers urge SEC chair not to allow choice of accounting rules A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is urging Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White not to allow companies to choose between U.S. and global accounting standards, a move they said could confuse investors and lead to legal challenges. [Reuters]

The internet tax ban could be good for Skype, bad for states [Forbes]

Boeing Procurement Officer Pleads Guilty to Fraud [AP]

Drugmaker in $54.7 billion merger aimed at cutting U.S. taxes [CNN Money]

Dell is the largest company to accept Bitcoin now [LA Times]

Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward [AP]

Pouty Husband Sends Wife Spreadsheet Detailing Sex-Life Dissatisfaction No pivot tables? No wonder your wife didn't want to fuck you. [Deadspin]