Now that tax season is over, accountants finally have space to lighten up and take a beach day — or keep working (whatever makes you happiest). We know how hard you work and wanted to put together a resource to give you a much-needed and well-deserved break. Here are — in this writer’s opinion — 9 accounting jokes to liven up your day:
“Remember to tell the IRS your actual job rather than saying you work in finance like you do to impress dates.”
“I might be more impressed with your job in the financial services industry if I had the foggiest idea of what you actually do.”
“Getting a new job is a great way to not have to lie about what you do.”
“Two accountants are in a bank when armed robbers burst in. While several of the robbers take the money from the tellers, others line the customers up against a wall and proceed to take their wallets, watches, and other valuables. In the midst of the chaos, accountant No. 1 jams something in accountant No. 2’s hand. Without looking down, accountant No. 2 whispers, “What is this?” to which accountant number one replies, “It’s that $50 I owe you.”
“An accountant is having a hard time sleeping and goes to see his doctor. “Doctor, I just can’t get to sleep at night,” he says. “Have you tried counting sheep?” inquires the doctor. “That’s the problem — I make a mistake and then spend three hours trying to find it.”
“What is the definition of an accountant? Someone who solves a problem you did not know you had in a way you don’t understand.”
“What is the definition of a good tax accountant?Someone who has a loophole named after him.”
“Why do some accountants decide to become actuaries? They find bookkeeping too exciting.”
-via NoCo CPAs
“What’s an accountant’s idea of trashing his hotel room? Refusing to fill out the guest comment card.”
-via NoCo CPAs
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