November 29, 2021

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PwC Partner Was Not About to Let Some Petty Glassdoor Reviews Ruin His Thanksgiving

Like Yelp, reviews on Glassdoor can be either highly informative or terribly useless. No matter what is said, it’s usually in the best interest of TPTB to ignore the negative reviews and move on, knowing in their hearts that you can’t please all the people all the time.

Certain People on the PwC San Jose Tax Team Not Happy About This Hoteling Business

For those of you who don't know, hoteling is a fancy word for working like some kind of homeless drifter. In other words, you function unfettered by the pesky material chains of deskhood and experience the freedom of rotating workspace in neat 24 hour increments. And PwC's San Jose office is leading the trend. Here's […]

Man Learns It’s Probably Best to Just Pay Your Taxes and Not Threaten to Kill IRS Agents

While many of us were running off for a 3 day weekend, one Andrew A. Calcione of Rhode Island was found guilty in U.S. District Court of one count each of threatening to assault and murder an IRS revenue agent and threatening to assault and murder the agent’s family. Chief Judge William E. Smith delivered […]

Frustrated EY Employee Vandalizes Office Breakroom in Protest Over March Madness Blocking

We're getting word some people are taking March Madness really, really serious, guys: EY Houston asking us to post our brackets in the breakroom I think you should tell us how you really feel.

Suburban Cleveland Councilman Denies Getting in Brawl With Liberty Tax Sign Spinner

Continuing with today's theme of tax violence, avoidance and straight up creepiness, here's a strange story from (where else) Cleveland: A man paid to dress as the Statue of Liberty and promote a Brook Park tax business says City Councilman Tom Troyer shoved him Monday during a tussle over the business’ street side advertising. The […]

Missouri Man Assaults H&R Block Employee Because Tax Return

Is this turning into the most violent tax season ever or what? First the guy in Detroit shooting people over his lady friend not getting her refund in cash and now this. A Missouri man is facing a third degree assault charge after he allegedly choked the shit out of an H&R Block employee. Guess […]

Angry Guy Who Hates Tax Season Having an Even Worse Tax Season Than You

Ladies and gentlemen, we have an early contender for worst client of the 2014 filing season: A 19-year-old Detroit man has been charged with a slew of felonies stemming from a shooting at a tax business on the city’s east side Friday. Xzavier Tyrone Mazyck was arraigned on 30 counts today in 36th District Court, […]

Innocent Former BDO CEO Has a Bone to Pick With His Old Firm

If you aren't up on the no longer sordid tale of Denis Field, head here first and that'll get ya nice and caught up. Well now that Mr Field's legal troubles are behind him at last, he's going all wolf-like on his former firm. He doesn't want much, maybe just an "I'm sorry" and for […]

Blind Item: Something Might Be Going Down in Grant Thornton’s Marketing Department

We received this snazzy little item in the tip box and while it has not been confirmed, the commentary is so passionate that we can't help but think maybe just maybe this can be trusted. Names have been removed to protect the innocent: [Marketing Lady] says only 4 positions eliminated but does not mention the […]

Guy Wants a Gentle Way to Break Up With the AICPA

I am surprised this wasn't marked "urgent" because it seems this guy just cannot wait: Subject: AICPA Can you tell me how to cancel my membership. I hate that place, and now that I'm leaving big 4 I get to get off their god forsaken spam listings, if only I can figure out how. My […]

Here’s a Bunch of Folks Really Upset at NASBA

Twitter wasn't the only place to air your expletive-filled grievances on Friday. Even though all CPA exam score release dates are target dates (meaning shit can and does happen and the AICPA makes no promises you'll actually see your score on the date they announce), apparently a few people were upset by the delay in […]

Someone Is Not So Impressed With the AICPA’s New Forensic Accounting Certificate

This just in from the tip box: tip:http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/generic_template_content/featured_products/faq.jsp In their entire FAQ section, not once was the question that I have:Is the certificate printed on 2-ply paper?  Because I plan on wiping my butt with it. Why don't you tell us how you really feel? I was going to call my contact at the AICPA […]

“Just Go Rob the H&R Block Instead, Their Computers Are Nicer”

Old. But funny. Unlike Colin who is old but not funny.