Friday Footnotes: CPAs Starting Businesses; Taxing Consumption; Tips for Whistleblowers | 11.20.15

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How CPAs can start their own business [JofA]

Tony Nitti revisits: Decoding The Mortgage Interest Limitation [Forbes]

CPA Pleads Guilty in Accounting Fraud Scheme [AT]

Momentum Builds to Tax Consumption More, Income Less [NYT]

5 Tips for Potential Corporate Whistle-Blowers [DealBook]

Andersen Tax must be hiring. [r/accounting]

Peter Jackson: 'I didn’t know what the hell I was doing' when I made The Hobbit [The Guardian]

Men eat more pizza when trying to impress women, study suggests [LAT]

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