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??
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!
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
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!
Going to the doctor sucks. Going to the dentist sucks (please don’t hurt me Dr. Karanofsky). Going to the eye doctor…not so bad. But in April it all becomes worthwhile when you get that tax refund for those medical expenses you paid during the year! You might be surprised by what can or cannot be… Read More MEDICAL EXPENSES – A positive twist on that colonoscopy you had this year (pun definitely not intended.)