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I don't know how much money I've got. I did ask the accountant how much it came to. I wrote it down on a bit of paper. But I've lost the bit of paper. (Quote by - John Lennon)

This program is here to provide one cohesive unit that's accountable: accountable to the judges in that we have to show when things were filed, and accountable to the taxpayers in that the Commissioners Court has some oversight of our budget. (Quote by - Angela Moore)

Some of the burden (of tax preparation) is just making sure you don't lose any pieces of paper. If you need to get it replaced, it's a pain. It's all unnecessary. It's all in the state computer in our name. You ought to be able to log online, or have your accountant do it, and get access to all that data. (Quote by - Joseph Bankman)

If one looks closely one sees that there is no essential difference between a beggar's livelihood and that of numberless respectable people. Beggars do not work, it is said; but then, what is work? A navvy works by swinging a pick. An accountant works by adding up figures. A beggar works by standing out of doors in all weathers and getting varicose veins, chronic bronchitis, etc. It is a trade like any other; quite useless, of course - but then, many reputable trades are quite useless. (Quote by - George Orwell)

If my father had hugged me even once, I'd be an accountant right now. (Quote by - Ray Romano)

On Jan. 23, you will finally be able to hold the Liberals accountable ? accountable for stealing your money, accountable for breaking your trust and accountable for failing to deliver on your priorities,(Quote by - Stephen Harper)

Computers are not accountable. People are. (Quote by - George Marek)

It's possible the congressman and his accountant missed that paragraph in the 17,000-page IRS code, and his accountant is looking into it,(Quote by - Brian Kennedy)

I probably wouldn't make a good accountant. I don't even understand what my accountant tells me. But the character is a sort of exaggerated version of me, he's a little more frightened than I am, everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me. (Quote by - Matthew Broderick)

She was my accountant, so I just believed her. (Quote by - John Howard)

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly. (Quote by - Mario Cuomo)

Path to Success: Determine where you are and the plan you have to change it. Then the wise succeed in accomplishing it by obtaining accountability from ones wiser then themselves. Conversely the path of a fool is to determine where you are and the plan to hide it from the ones wise enough to hold you accountable to change it. (Quote by - Brad Koury)

I don't mean to sugarcoat the figure on restatements, but I think it is positive - it shows a healthy system. The general impression of the public is that accounting rules are black and white. They are often anything but that, and in many instances the changes in earnings came after new interpretations by the chief accountant of the SEC. (Quote by - Steve Odland)

An accountant might recognize that his client would reap tax benefits if she liquidated her notes. Or an attorney may recommend that her cash-strapped client sell his settlement note in order to improve his quality of life. (Quote by - Joseph Sprauer)

Get a great accountant or [take a] community college course and learn software programs like Quicken to keep your books, ... You skip this aspect of the business, and you'll be very sorry. (Quote by - Laurie Rozakis)

I came across it through Gina. Brian was Tom's accountant and Brian was a member, so he spoke to Tom and Tom spoke to Gina then Gina spoke to me. (Quote by - Clare McDonald)

My money goes to my agent, then to my accountant and from him to the tax man. (Quote by - Glenda Jackson)

Clearly, Kyle's ability to lead as a quarterback eventually will stem from his productivity. Like any leader, that's what he'll be held accountable to. What we have to make sure is we're holding him accountable for those things he can control and holding others accountable for what is going on around him. (Quote by - Brian Billick)

Things started to get evasive when our accountant asked her for such simple things as cash flow statements and financial details for our company tax return. (Quote by - Derryn Hinch)

They need to be more accountable to the Board of Curators, frankly. I think the athletic department needs to begin to be held accountable for its actions, and I think the Board of Curators needs to be responsible for that accountability. (Quote by - David Wasinger)

Usually a lawyer looks at the narrative portion of the registration. An accountant looks at the financial statements. As they're reviewing the documents, they make notes about areas where they have questions or concerns about the adequacy or quality of disclosure, holding it up to the rules we have in place. On the basis of those notes, the staff composes something called a comment letter, which is sent to the filer. (Quote by - John Heine)

This was a complex tax shelter case, in which Mr. Stewart relied on the advice of his accountant and other tax experts. He is pleased that this five-year ordeal is finally over. (Quote by - John Fitzgibbons)

If, when a businessman speaks of minority employment or air pollution or poverty, he speaks in the language of a certified public accountant analyzing a corporate balance sheet, who is to know that he understands the human problems behind the statistical ones? If the businessman would stop talking like a computer printout or a page from the corporate annual report, other people would stop thinking he had a cash register for a heart. It is as simple as that -- but that isn't simple. (Quote by - Louis B. Lundborg)

I was an accountant and tax-preparer for over 20 years. I enjoy the creativity and making people smile. (Quote by - Sandy Prince)

Making a living is not a career. It might be for an accountant, but it's not for someone who says (Quote by - Bill Conti)


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