Going Concern: 10 Years Of Giving You the Moon
July 20, 2009 was the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the Moon. It also happened to be the first day that Going Concern was live on the Internet. So now July 20, 2019 is here, and it’s their 50th and 10th anniversaries, respectively. A big coincidence? Or a cosmic signature that will forever […]
Happy 100th Birthday, Federal Income Tax!
This month marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 16th Amendment or – as some of you consider it – the thing that keeps you in a job. Back in 1913, the personal income tax would get you at 1% on incomes above $3,000 and maxed out at 7% on incomes over $500,000. […]
Oh Great, the FASB Is Going to Spend the Next Twelve Months Celebrating Its Fortieth Anniversary
You know those friends who don't celebrate their birthday, rather they celebrate their birthday week? That's basically what we've got here with the Financial Accounting Foundation's announcement that there will be all kinds of reminders of the FASB's fortieth anniversary: [A] variety of events and activities intended to highlight the important role that the FASB […]
This is a Makeshift Card for Sarbanes-Oxley’s Anniversary That You Should All Sign
As we mentioned, today is the 10th anniversary of Sarbanes-Oxley. Or was it yesterday? I guess it depends on who you ask. Technically, it was enacted on July 29th and President Bush signed it into law on July 30th. Personally, I prefer it to be the 29th because since I've started writing for this here […]