Accounting News Roundup: The SEC’s Porn Problems Somehow Get Worse; The Daily News Offers Free Tax Help While the Sun-Times Has More Obvious Tax Advice | 03.24.10
• SEC Employees Were Masturbating to Kiddie Porn While Your Economy Tanked [Gawker]
So this whole SEC/Porn fiasco has taken an unsuspecting and disturbing turn for the worse. Gawker has obtained documents that show that there have been sixteen investigations of SEC employees surfing the web for the likes of ladyboyjuice.com, kinkycomments.com, sexyavatars.net, cafebuckskin.blogspot.com and the list goes on and on and on and on.
Even more awkward is that it was discovered that one of the Commission’s porn connoisseurs computers contained videos that “potentially contained child pornography” and was referred to the FBI. Protecting our markets, people. Protecting our markets.
• Readers turn to Daily News Tax Hotline for free help filing tax returns [NYDN]
Can’t afford a CPA? NBD. Just call up the Daily News. Their annual tax assistance hotline runs today and tomorrow from 10 am to 4 pm. The DN partners with the NY State Society of CPAs so you can rest easy that it won’t be Rush & Malloy.
• Don’t pay taxes with credit card [Chicago Sun-Times]
Not such a good idea.