Footnotes: Portland’s Top Accountant Is MIA; Deloitte Feeling Ideal; PCAOB Ready to Name and Shame | 08.13.14

City of Portland's top accountant placed on administrative leave Why? Who knows. [Oregonian]

Sam Antar isn't the only one who likes to mess with IRS scammers [Fox 4 DFW]

Craft beer: Tastes great, fewer taxes Targeted tax breaks are a favorite tool for states looking to capitalize on a growing industry, and states from California to New York are all hoping to get a gulp of the estimated $250 billion economic boon brewers estimate they delivered in 2012. Lawmakers are doling out multimillion-dollar packages to keep and attract breweries. [POLITICO]

It's the little things [Twitter]

Deloitte ranked as second-most ideal employer You'll note people who have never worked there or anywhere for that matter said so: "Deloitte ranks as the second-most-ideal employer among business students in the Asia-Pacific region, just after Google, according to Universum, an "employer branding" specialist." [The Nation]

KPMG "not responsible" for loss of holy books Maybe they gave them away to poor kids? [economia]

Regulator Says Rule to Identify Lead Audit Partners Ready in September Weren't we, like, just talking about this? [WSJ]

Startup CEO Offers 1,284 Slides In The Most Insane PowerPoint Ever The bar has been set [Valleywag]

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