Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
February 2, 2023

Mitt Romney Is Pleased with PwC’s Tax Services

In an interview with ABC News yesterday, Willard shared a few new tidbits about his life as a taxpayer: 1) He's not sure if he's ever payed less than a 13.9 effective tax rate 2) he's had the distinct pleasure of being audited by the IRS and 3) the crack squad in PwC's Boston* office is doing a bang-up job making sure he's 100% in compliance:

“From time to time I’ve been audited as it happens, I think, to other citizens as well, and the accounting firm which prepares my taxes has done a very thorough and complete job pay taxes as legally due,” Romney added. “I don’t pay more than are legally due.”
And if somehow PwC* had WMR paying more than his legal obligation we all know that he'd promptly fire them with a smile on his face but perhaps, more importantly, he'd be completely unqualified for the job that he's currently applying for:
“I don't pay more than are legally due and frankly if I had paid more than are legally due I don't think I'd be qualified to become president. I'd think people would want me to follow the law and pay only what the tax code requires,” he added.
Hear that, PwC Mitt Romney team? This whole thing is basically thanks to your blood, sweat and tears. Hopefully nothing got overlooked.
 

*Unfortunately, Mittens doesn't name drop and since only officially know that P. Dubs did his tax return for 2010, we have to assume they've doing him the honor for a while. Of course we'd actually know who has been keeping him in compliance all these years if someone would just release more tax returns, MITT.

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.

Comments are closed.

Related articles

Now That Six Years of His Tax Returns Are Public, Here Are Four Words That Describe Donald Trump the Businessman

From the Los Angeles Times today: During the years in which Trump battled disclosure, much of the information he sought to keep secret about his pre-presidential finances became public anyway, largely from a 2020 New York Times investigation. The picture that emerged showed that for all Trump’s claims to be a great businessman, his core businesses […]

PwC’s 2021 PCAOB Inspection Report Shows Once Again It Is Less Awful at Auditing Than the Other Big 4 Firms

The 2021 PCAOB inspection report season kicked off right before Christmas with the release of a batch of six big ones: PwC, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, BDO USA, and Grant Thornton. It would be tough for PwC to top its 2020 inspection report as it was nearly blemish-free. Of the 52 audits reviewed by inspectors during […]