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White-Collar Crime Watch: Polygamists, Fixed Tennis Matches, An Unfunny Accountant

Recently, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese claimed that it switched the ingredients in our beloved cheese packets to more natural, healthy options WITHOUT OUR NOTICE. As a woman of taste with a sensitive and discerning pallet who pretty much subsisted on a steady diet of mac and cheese through childhood and well into college, I definitely […]

The Monthly Close: Balancing The Death Star’s Books

The month of June provided Greg Kyte and his troupe with plenty of material. For this close, they cover Rand Paul's desire to blow up the tax code, those lame accountant trading cards, the Vatican's first auditor, KPMG's role in the FIFA scandal and Death Star accountants. You can check out the jokes that hit […]

The Monthly Close: That Clinton Foundation Accountant Really Blew It

Every comedian on Earth is praying for another Clinton presidency.   This month, Greg Kyte and his merry band of joke artisans cover: The IRS's courting of Millennials A disallowed Snickers expense The teacher who had students help her with tax returns  The Clinton Foundation tax troubles Iowa's tax credit for prom Check out more […]

The Monthly Close: Accountant Pillow Talk Results in Double-billing

February's Monthly Close is a little late, which isn't unusual this time of year, what with busy season problems, brackets and whatnot. Luckily, we keep squishy deadlines around here. This month Greg Kyte & Co. discuss a Texas guy paying property taxes in ones, IRS technology, Matt Damon doppelgängers, negative billionaires, and accountants banging co-workers.  […]

Accountants Ruin Joke

Here's Greg, just doing his thing: Big changes on the way for nonprofit accounting. Revenue minus expenses will now be called "Not Profit." — Greg Kyte, CPA (@gregkyte) March 30, 2015 And so it begins: @gregkyte What are we going to call 'losses'? — David Willcox (@AccountantDavid) March 30, 2015 @gregkyte @TimJGordon that will […]

The Monthly Close: Another Accountant Who Didn’t Get Laid

The books on January are closed and it's time to review the best stories from last month with your favorite Utah chuckleheads.  If you need a refresher on the stories from January'smonthly close, here you go: Jilted Girlfriend Has Totally Had It With Cheap Accountant Boyfriend and His Stupid Spreadsheet Stop Using These Played Out […]

Compensation Watch ’12: Grant Thornton Starts Rolling Out the Numbers

Almost three weeks ago, we started the discussion for the Purple Rose of Chicago to help all the Grant Thornton dynamos gird their loins for this compensation season. We've received a number of requests for a follow-up since the discussions start this week and, finally, late last night someone shared their numbers with us: Grant […]

KPMG Has Traders in Stitches

One anonymous independent trading client of MF Global said “It’s a joke. I don’t know what’s happening to my positions and when I’ve tried to contact KPMG all I’ve been told is that I can send an email to which I get an automated reply.” [FN, Earlier]