I know what you’re thinking…why, oh why, Mr. Funny Accountant, would I want to pay MORE tax??? The answer is simple. It means you’re making more money! Throughout my many years of accounting, doing tax and being funny, I’ve been asked a lot of questions: “How do you make such delicious homemade caesar salad dressing?”… Read More TTT – How to Pay More Tax! Nope, no joke. Yes, read on!
So what IS so funny about bookkeeping?? Answer: not a whole lot but let’s see if we can’t come up with something…. First of all, most words with a double-k in it are hilarious. Knickknack. Yakker. Trekker (or Trekkie, an identification with which I am proud to associate myself). Secondly, bookkeepers are inherently comical as… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays – What’s So Funny About Bookkeeping??
To those who plan on having their taxes done by the April 30th deadline and haven’t yet brought your papers to your accountant, I say the following: Shame, shame, double shame! Odds are you’re rushing your documents over to his/her office and will therefore be pretty darned disorganized. Since I’m a nice guy (even this… Read More Tax Tip Tuesday – How to Spend Less on Your Taxes!
During the month of April, Tax Tip Tuesday falls between Doing-Tax-Returns-Monday and Doing-Even-More-Tax-Returns-Wednesday. So you can imagine that it’s nice to take a break, write a blog post or meet with a new client. This week’s Tax Tip is more of a “Greatest Hits” list of questions I’m asked during these client visits, questions you… Read More Tax Tip Tuesday – Q&A With The Funny Accountant!
Welcome back to Tax Tip Tuesdays after a brief Monday stint (for what I considered a rather hilarious April Fool’s Day joke in which I moved my blog post back 1 day!). I know…Riotous!! For today’s tip, we will resume the hilarity of taxes, credits and general accounting fun by discussing everyone’s favourite topic….Money! (And… Read More Tax Tip Tuesday – A “Second Look” at Your Personal Taxes
So let’s be honest. Babies are smelly. They’re the cutest things in the world (other than some breeds of puppies) but they poop themselves, they eat with their hands and there is a constant flow of green stuff flowing from their noses (and sometimes their eyes). Ew. But we love our kids…they’re the lights of… Read More Tax Tip #10: Children – How They Enrich Our Lives….And Our Tax Credits!
This week’s Tax Tip Tuesday is going to be very simple. Here it is: Use an Accountant to File Your Taxes! Or more specifically, use me! OK, maybe this shameless plug of http://www.mkassociates.ca and http://www.thefunnyaccountant.com is a little over the top…so please feel free to use any accountant of your choosing as long as his… Read More Tax Tip #8: How to Get Your Taxes Done for Free! (sort of…)
Welcome to February: the month we start getting all kinds of fun pieces of mail from our governments and experiencing that mini-heart-attack feeling each time we see that envelope waiting for us when we get home while thinking, “OHBOY…this time I’m for sure getting audited!” On that note, let’s chat about not filing your taxes! First off,… Read More Tax Tip #3 – Not Filing Your Taxes?