Today is March 31, meaning there are 18 days left to file (198 days if you followed your CPA’s recommendation to kick the can down the road with an extension) and it is not the time to be shopping for a tax preparer. Add to that — and this bit is for any taxpayers who […]
Maria Lamagna reports in MarketWatch on Ed Hedemann, a 72-year-old independent contractor who hasn’t paid federal income taxes for over 40 years. And yes, he has his reasons: Hedemann, 72, still files tax returns every year, and he doesn’t falsify any information on them, he said, but he’s still had plenty of legal problems as a […]
Ed. note: this article was cleaned up in 2023, mostly updating bad links. The terrible advice stands. Over this long holiday weekend, if you decide to hatch a plan to trade on non-public information here are a few tips to keep the Feds off your tail for a couple of extra weeks1 until your inevitable capture. Your […]
As evidenced by the identical mint shirts and sensible shoes, Big 4 life is not really the place for free-thinking individualists. Sure, you could try letting your hair fall into glorious, unshampooed disrepair and burn nag champa at your desk but unless you’re the direct blood relation of someone important at the firm, you can start planning how your free-thinking ass is going to make those unemployment checks last if you dare break away from the pack.
Earlier today, we spotted a post from our friends over at Above the Law mocking eHarmony's "15 Reasons to Date a Lawyer" (or, alternatively, 15 stupid reasons to date a lawyer) which, of course, inspired us to look for an equally stupid article about dating accountants.
As we all know, CPA exam advice is a dime a dozen these days. There are handfuls of sketchy blogs spitting out generic – and sometimes completely wrong – advice that appears to be written by English-challenged spambots, new CPA review programs popping up all the time and all manner of "resources" that are really […]