April 15 is coming up fast. If you’re in the US, you know that’s the deadline for filing your taxes. Everybody complains about how complicated tax forms are, what with pulling information from small-print tables and cross-referencing with forms and transferring to specific boxes and calculating odd percentages depending on esoteric restrictions and definitions, so it’s pretty cool that there are people out there who are willing to do it for us.
Yes, for the first quarter of the year, local accountants become rock stars. If your favorite CPA has gotten you bigger refunds, kept the audits away, or just made sense of all of your receipts, show your appreciation with one of our great Accountant Mugs!
1. Form 404
The internet may be able to answer some general questions about how to fill out the 1040, but if you want the best advice, go to the person that’s specifically trained for this.
2. But he won’t go home
No. Even if the neighbor’s kid is always at your house, you can’t claim him as a dependent.
3. The Circle of Life
Like so many things, it starts with a good cup of coffee.
4. The SATs were right!
There’s a reason I use Word instead of Excel professionally. This is the flip side. I may know the spelling and definition of “defalcation” off the top of my head, but I rely on my accountant to make sure I’m not accused of it.
5. And paid well for it.
My accountant is always nagging me for things like “receipts” and “proof.” If my word’s not good enough for the US government… I guess I won’t be taking that deduction.
These are just a few of the Accounting Mugs we have available. And remember, you can get any mug mug customized with your CPA’s name, picture, or more for an extra special Thank You!