The Elderly and Taxes Gone Wrong: A Not-So-Funny Discovery by The Funny Accountant

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

TTT – How to Pay More Tax! Nope, no joke. Yes, read on!

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!

Tax Tip Tuesdays – Tax and Steak…The Return of The Funny Accountant!

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!

Tax Tip Tuesday – Q&A With The Funny Accountant!

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!

Tax Tip Monday – Small Businesses: Got One? Thinking About Launching One?

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?

Tax Tip #10: Children – How They Enrich Our Lives….And Our Tax Credits!

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!