I remain the Funny Accountant, however what I discovered the other day was more scary and sad than funny. It turns out that not even Revenu Quebec (“RQ”) is familiar with some of their own tax rules and many of the elderly in this Province (and likely elsewhere in Canada) have been doing their taxes… Read More The Elderly and Taxes Gone Wrong: A Not-So-Funny Discovery by The Funny Accountant
I like to think of myself as a Blogger. It makes me feel good inside…like I’m making a difference in the world. I try to listen and learn and engage on Twitter with the hope of drawing just one more potential reader to my blog…but to what end? Yes, I’ve picked up some accounting, bookkeeping… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays: Accounting for Bloggers…Bloccounting!
A few months ago, I wrote about the implications of not filing your income taxes. I yelled and screamed (I even used a whole bunch of CAPITAL LETTERS so it would seem as though my voice was raised) to try to motivate those who hadn’t filed their taxes on time (if at all). Sorry if… Read More TTT: Back Taxes – Cash Coming Your Way!
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!
After a brief hiatus (that was mostly used for recharging my tax-season-drained batteries and eating steak) we’re BACK with more tax and accounting tips and tools. With 2013’s tax season now but a fond memory, I had an intense debate with myself (it almost came to blows) about what to offer up in the blog. … Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays – Tax and Steak…The Return of The Funny Accountant!
Good day. You have reached the Offices of The Funny Accountant. Due to the fact that it is April 30th, the last day of tax season and the first day of the rest of our lives, we can’t come to the blog right now. Please leave a message at the sound of the tone and… Read More Tax Tip Tuesday – JUDGEMENT DAY.
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!
April Fool! It’s Tax Tip MONDAY! Worst April Fool’s Day joke ever? You bet! But I’m The Funny Accountant so fortunately (and unfortunately) I decide what is funny and I have determined that it is, in fact, funny to pretend that it’s a day earlier than it actually is. Har-dee-har! Bringing us to today’s tax tip…if… Read More Tax Tip Monday – Small Businesses: Got One? Thinking About Launching One?
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!