September 23, 2020

Hurricane Sandy

Timesheet Wars: Non-Billable Codes Are Orwellian Busywork

Timesheets, billing rates, and chargeable goals still piss me off. I haven't tracked my time for three years, but thinking about it is like thinking about that time I ate some bad salami. I'm probably not going to puke now, but I probably did back then. I hated working under the billable hour. I became […]

Hurricane Sandy-adjusted CPA Exam Score Release Timeline not as Devastating as…Ya Know

Anyone that was hopping mad about the delayed release of their CPA exam score due to Frankenstorm Sandy can untwist their undies; you'll only be tortured for an extra week: Barring further complications, scores for test results that were received day 1 – 20 by the AICPA will be released by NASBA to state boards of accountancy […]

An Extended Testing Window and Other Hurricane FAQ For CPA Exam Candidates

Public service announcement for CPA exam candidates impacted by Hurricane Sandy from NASBA: Q: Will the testing window be extended? A: For those candidates affected by the storm, the testing window will be extended to December 8. Q: Is my testing center open? A: Prometric has a list of closed test centers available on their […]

The AICPA Presses The IRS To Give a Bigger Break To Hurricane-Affected Taxpayers and Tax Preparers

The IRS has put a few measures in place to soften the blow from Hurricane Sandy but the ever digilent AICPA says that is not enough. And what about the tax preparers also affected by the storm? The AICPA is on it: The American Institute of CPAs has asked the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to […]

CPA Exam Score Release To Be Delayed Thanks To Hurricane Sandy

This just in: Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy there will be a short delay in the release of the Uniform CPA Examination scores. Scores from test results that were received day 1 – 20 by the AICPA were scheduled to be released on Nov. 5. The release of these scores will be delayed […]

Sandy Aftermath Open Thread: Who’s Working? Who’s “Working”? Who’s Dealing with Insane, Unreasonable Clients?

Okay, we're in the aftermath of Sandy and while I cruised around on my bike in sunny Colorado and Adrienne had to round up a single bucket for her leaky ceiling in Richmond as the storm came through, those of you from DC to Philly to NYC to Boston were caught up in the worst […]

Frankenstorm Updates: Accounting Firm Closures and One Guy’s CPA Exam Is Cancelled

As you may have heard, there’s a bit of a storm brewing on the east coast. Everything is more or less closed but if your firm is of the general opinion that the heavy stuff won’t be coming down for quite a while and there’s no reason you shouldn’t be at the office until the lights go out, please let us know (and some pictures might be nice).