June 25, 2018

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Accounting for Stuff With Tim Gearty: Allocation and Revenue Recognition

CPA exam scores were released today, so it only seems appropriate that we conclude our four-part series featuring snazzy dresser and GAAP oracle Tim Gearty. If you’ve been holed up in a fallout shelter for the past few weeks, go catch up on Parts I, II, and III. Double-o Gearty wraps things up with allocation […]

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Here Are a Bunch of Horrible Big 4 Anthems for Your Listening Pleasure

When I die, I want my Wiki to say: Hooper had amassed the world’s largest collection of accounting music and literature, which is now kept in the Hooper Memorial Museum of Accounting. Even accountants are too embarrassed to visit it. While my contemporaries are out collecting Pokemon to dull the pain of working in public, […]

Enjoy This Mesmerizing Video of Tim Gearty

This video is several years old, but I hadn't seen it before today and I'll be damned if it isn't glorious and worth sharing with all of you. I'll admit that the talent here really belongs with the editor of the video, but someone was inspired to make it by the words of the ageless […]

Here’s the ‘Janice in Accounting Don’t Give a F*ck’ Video Compilation You’ve Been Waiting For

If you religiously watch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver like I do, then you certainly know Janice from accounting, who does not give a fuck. Not a single one.

Hey, It’s October 15th, Enjoy a Mashup of People Dancing

Yes, October 15th is first runner-up to September 15th in the realm of terrible tax filing deadlines, but it is not short on pain for CPAs who specialize in the dark arts of taxes. If you or your clients are still rounding up K-1s and whatnot, Joe Kristan has a nice round-up of steps to […]

The Monthly Close: Rihanna and 50 Cent Need New Accountants

There's nothing like a hip-hop star's beef with her accountant to heat up July's Monthly Close. God bless you Rihanna, you shamelessly marvelous exhibitionist, you. In addition to Rihanna's accountant, Greg Kyte & Co. cover Diageo's ten feet tall and bulletbroof books, accountants who marry accountants, Chris Christie trying to put his dad's firm out […]

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: PwC Partners Drink the Blood of the Proletariat

Another month, another set of closing jokes. Here's what Greg Kyte & Co. covered for the May close:  The 2015 PwC partner class That time Bernie Madoff's CFO stuck a phony ledger in the refrigerator Insecure millionaires Grant Thornton's audit of the Marine Corps A CPA tattoo. More Monthly Close:April '15: The Monthly Close: That […]

A Non-Comprehensive Ranking of Celebrity-Accountant Beefs

1. Rihanna vs. Berdon/Pete GounisPlenty of backstory and huffy comments here, but honestly, all you need to do is watch this NSFW video and know that this is best celebrity-accountant beef to-date: 2. Elton John vs. PwCIn terms of star power and egos, this beef should be #1, but the story itself is pretty meh, […]