Category Archives: Accounting

If this is April, I am doing our taxes. And taking iPhone photos.

Yes, like many of you, I am doing our taxes. This is the first time in years I haven't had to extend them because I was way too busy in March and April to do them. Retirement is sweet. Beverage … Continue reading

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Drive-by bullet post.

April 15 was over a week ago. Whew. I skipped the annual 4/15 party and drove straight back to my bed in WI. Pretty much did not get out of said bed until Sunday. Late Sunday. Saturday was the first … Continue reading

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It’s Tax Day!

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What is this holiday of which you speak?

Welcome to my Easter! No rest for the wicked tax accountants. Too hard to see the screens against the light of the window: * * * * * Earlier today the dogs told me another dog was running around outside. … Continue reading

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Back to the salt mines. And a concert.

As of this week I find myself back at work at the accounting factory. I was supposed to start Monday, but we got hit with a blizzard on Sunday with winter storm warnings and travel advisories all the way until … Continue reading

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A few words on tax policy.

Note: This is a post I wrote in April, 2011. I had been away from tax work for two years and found that things had changed in the interim. Tax policy may not be everyone's favorite topic. I'd rather talk … Continue reading

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Words to live by.

 …especially when dealing with hedge fund K-1s. Here is my printout of the sign hanging by my desk (in a place where it is not immediately obvious to everyone walking by — never a good idea to broadcast one's ignorance … Continue reading

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Tax season = done!

Actually, Monday was my last day. Tuesday (today) was the all-day organizational meeting of the new county board. And it WAS all day — 9am to 4:30, phew. It took that long to revise the rules of order and to … Continue reading

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Tax chuckles.

In fourth quarter 2011, MNCPA [Minnesota Society of CPAs] surveyed members to identifythe most creative tax deductions proposed by clients. Survey results are being shared with the media as part of the MNCPA's tax campaign promoting hiring a CPA for … Continue reading

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Quick update.

Tax season has been keeping me quite busy (=understatement of the week). I have photos of interesting things that have happened at the office, but it is all things you have seen in previous years — the 10-key race, the … Continue reading

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