Back when I was a tax associate, my colleagues and I would watch the Hoops and Yoyo “It’s Sarcastic Wednesday.” The part that cracked me up the most was when they say, “I’ll do large amounts of free work for a slice of pepperoni!” But why is it so funny (but not really funny at the same time)?
The term “trusted advisor” is so overused and embellished in public accounting—to the extent that this term now breeds complacency. In this blog we’ll explore this complacency, what our clients need and what service from a real trusted advisor looks like.
Michael Rapoport reports in the Wall Street Journal on the waning James Doty era at the PCAOB and that he will probably exit with unfinished business:
Plus, Valeant sells some assets, where Americans move, "President of Playlists" and more.
The 2nd bluest Big 4 firm is now also the 2nd Big 4 firm to commit to a gargantuan training facility.
Plus, iPhone's birthday, a snake on a plane and Prince's gold bars.
A tip came in earlier today noting that the 2017 CPA exam score release schedule looks a bit different than in recent years past:
People are taught: “One way of getting new business is getting involved at a non-profit.” You should be getting involved for different reasons, specifically a belief in the cause and a desire to give back to your community.
Plus, Jon Corzine settles up, Philadelphia's soda tax, zombies would make short work of us and more.
Here's a great story about Aaron Blecker, a 105-year-old Great Neck, New York resident who's had a pretty good run. And yep, he's an accountant.
Accountingfly's featured job this week is an Accounting Tax Manager with Pershing Yoakley and Associates in Knoxville, TN.