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June 12, 2008

Publisher's Note

I'm generally not a big fan of accountant jokes, but hey, we all need to laugh at ourselves sometimes, right? Here are a few worth passing along. Enjoy.

You might be an accountant if:
  • You had no idea that GAP is a clothing store
  • You refer to your child as "deduction"
What's an accountant's idea of trashing his hotel room?
Not filling out the guest comment card

What did the Dad say when he looked at the tax form?
1) The man who set the standard deduction must have been a bachelor
2) I am just kidding when I list myself as a head of household

Happy Father's Day!

Rob Nance
Publisher, AccountingWEB.com
publisher@accountingweb.com



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