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I think in a couple of weeks, the question of all these bad write-offs will be behind us because everybody is going to throw in the towel on bad accounting. (Quote by - Muriel Siebert)

At the crash of economic collapse of which the rumblings can already be heard, the sleeping soldiers of the proletariat will awake as at the fanfare of the Last Judgment and the corpses of the victims of the struggle will arise and demand an accounting from those who are loaded down with curses. (Quote by - Liebknecht, Karl)

It is definitely the most significant change we've seen in pension accounting in quite some time. (Quote by - Dane Mott)

This is deeply disturbing. Congress provided loans to help businesses hurt by the Sept. 11 attacks, not to be used as an accounting gimmick to cover up this administration's failure to provide for small businesses. (Quote by - Senator John Kerry)

American industry spends a lot of time on cost accounting, and they do so because it gives them so much more control. But the health system rewards inefficiency. It's not a competitive system where the supplier names the price -- as a doctor, you can't determine the price, Medicare) it for you.... When the one saying it is as big a gorilla as Medicare, you say, 'I'll take it. (Quote by - Regina Herzlinger)

A lot of accountants are being hired by Internet and technology companies to design their traditional information systems. Companies may be great at making computers that can wash the clothes and do the dishes, but the computer programmer is unlikely to know enough about accounting to design a complex computing system [that enables companies to maximize efficiency]. (Quote by - Joe Bittner)

A bachelor or masters degree in accounting may not be what the employers in those sectors are looking for. They are looking for chartered accountants, certified accountants and cost and management accountants. (Quote by - Peter Olsen)

Many core MBA accounting courses more vigorously attack issues of ethical dilemmas and awareness in accounting. And many courses help users of financial information unearth inconsistencies and potential accounting red flags. (Quote by - Derek Hong)

This Department of Treasury, run by this administration, using the same tried and true accounting methods that every business in America uses, cast new light on the fiscal severity that our Nation is facing, what some would call a mess. (Quote by - Alice Besterman)

Accounting is a hot domain with the number of accounting majors up nationwide. I think the recent scandals have brought a new level of attention to the accounting profession as gatekeepers and custodians of social interest. (Quote by - Paul Browne)

The US continued to be the major export destination, accounting for 61 percent of the total exports, followed by Europe with 24 percent, Japan six percent, Asia six percent and rest of the world three percent. (Quote by - B.V. Naidu)

We have criticized these, but the real problem, the really irrational part of what is proposed, is the material on internal accounting control. (Quote by - William Boyd)

If you want an accounting of your worth, count your friends. (Quote by - Merry Browne)

For entry-level businesses that want to migrate from a personal finance product or a spreadsheet, Simply Accounting Basic is the ideal accounting package. With over two-thirds of all accounting software being purchased at the entry-level, Sage Software is committed to serving this part of the market with Simply Accounting Basic. (Quote by - Laurie Schultz)

The main reason businesses should care now is because they need to account for the liability and in order to account for a liability in a year's time you need to start accounting for it now. (Quote by - Steve Nathan)

Each generation makes it's own accounting to its children. (Quote by - Robert Kennedy)

I think the SEC had to get aboard this ship. Otherwise, they would look like they are lagging behind the parade. They have been somewhat embarrassed by being behind everyone on the issue of accounting reform. (Quote by - John Coffee)

There is something precious in our being mysteries to ourselves, in our being unable ever to see through even the person who is closest to our heart and to reckon with him as though he were a logical proposition or a problem in accounting. (Quote by - Rudolf Karl Bultmann)

Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

There's something like over 200 POS systems in the marketplace, and only a very small percentage of them integrate with an accounting system. (Quote by - Jim Stone)

Managers don't have to cook the books to manipulate earnings; they often have all the power they need in the leeway built into accounting rules. (Quote by - Fred S. Worthy)

Accounting software is the first strategic business application that many small firms purchase, making it an important on-ramp for other business applications, which need to integrate with the accounting solution, and a first step towards higher end financial solutions. Intuit has long been the undisputed leader in the small business accounting space with its QuickBooks product line. But Microsoft, which has a solid base in the mid-market financials arena, wants to build volume in the small business accounting market. (Quote by - Laurie McCabe)

This isn't just a matter of changing the settings on a cash register ? that can be done fairly quickly. Our members need a grace period to implement accounting changes for input tax credits, plus some assistance to offset the costs of making the changes. (Quote by - Garth Whyte)

Our new city administrator has been great, because I had no experience as a finance director. I am an accounting person, which is a bean counter and finance is a little different than being an accountant. Accountants are more exact and finance people have more vision. He's got the vision. He's been a good compliment to me and has helped me a lot and I really appreciate that. He's a little more involved... For the most part everybody has been great and I have enjoyed every minute of it. (Quote by - Shirley Norton)

When there is some fear about accounting and growth and the economy, food stocks are a decent place to be, ... This company has been through a bit of a restructuring the last couple of years. Management is doing a great job. The company is improving and people are buying chocolate. So, what a great week to buy it. (Quote by - Liz Miller)


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