Footnotes: “She needs to go back to being an accountant in a dress store” | 05.08.13

Jeff Skilling might be out of prison sooner rather than later [AP]

A guy named Dick told Nikki Haley she needs to "go back to being an accountant in a dress store rather than being this fraud of a governor that we have" [TPM]

The "CPA Caucus" is in ur financials, fuxin wif ur reservez [Watchdog.org]

Silvio Berlusconi sentenced to 4 years in prison after tax fraud verdict upheld [AP]

679 people renounced their US citizenship in 1st quarter of year, IRS says [Fox]

Mary Jo White came out swinging in her first testimony before Congress as SEC chair, insisting the agency needs a 26% budget increase. Someone tell her Youporn is free! [Compliance Week]

Analysis: Immigration bill would add millions of US taxpayers A new analysis by the Social Security Administration (SSA) estimates that a bipartisan immigration reform proposal introduced in the Senate would increase the number of workers paying taxes by millions. "We estimate a significant increase in both the population and the number of workers paying taxes in the United States as a result of these changes in legal immigration," SSA Chief Actuary Stephen C. Goss writes to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), one of the “Gang of Eight” who negotiated the proposal, in a letter that refers to the assessment. [The Hill]

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