Wednesday, April 25, 2012

5 "I love my accountant' tweets that made me smile

Letter from HMRC about completing my tax return. I read it in Moira Stewarts voice, and then posted it to my accountant to sort. Love it.
@shipsandpigs

I love how you know so much about my expenses. When did I hire you as my accountant?
@fl0ralm0ral

A person who is awake when the World sleeps... A Chartered Accountant. ♥ my passion my love my life CA
@mitesh_rp

"Daddy, do I need to like file taxes?" "No sweetie. I took care of that" #BestDaddyEver" love my accountant dad
@21inaBunkBed

I love my accountant.i love more that I have learned to give up being an expert at everything &let others do things I can't do/can't do well
@premapadma


Friday, April 20, 2012

3 weird US tax deductions

  1. In Alabama, you can still deduct $1,000 for building a radioactive fallout shelter.
  2. In Arkansas, blind combat veterans may buy a new car every two years tax free.
  3. In Hawaii, residents can claim a $3,000 deduction for taking care of "exceptional trees" on their property - as long as an expert deems them "exceptional."
Credit due to: The Atlantic (and thanks to Steve Odem for passing this onto me).

Thursday, April 05, 2012

The VAT ditty

A story about this video caught my eye in the paper today. Thought I'd share it more widely as it's very well written.


"Goats ate my accounts" and other excuses

Some of the most outrageous reasons given to Companies House for late filings over the last 12 months include: “goats ate my accounts” “...