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"All I did was shift one lousy decimal point."
"Good news, chief, a computer virus destroyed all our documents."
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"Well, get some new numbers or I'm getting a new numbers guy."
Tags:number, numbers, numbers guy, numbers guys, accountant, accountants, accounting, creative accounting, creative accountant, creative accountants, yes man, yes men, boss, bosses, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, corporate mentality, corporate ladder, big corporation, big corporations
"Cheetah more than friend. Cheetah dependent."
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"I still have my loophole, but I can't drive a truck through it."
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Irish Step Accounting
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Creative Accounting Inc - Accounts Receivable/Accounts Decievable.
'I know figures don't lie. Your job is to make them.'
"I don't understand why people don't trust our figures...I mean we've gone over them..again and again. All three of us!"
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"I've worked out all the figures, we're just not sure what order to put them in!"
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'This one is by our 'creative accounting' department.'
"How many spaces does a decimal point have to move before it's officially called a paradigm shift?"
Why should two plus two equal four?
'I LOVE the smell of cooked books.'
"These numbers are way off. But I do like them better than the auditor's numbers."
'I need a new hobby in here. I used to be into creative accounting.'
'Every 'creative accountant' needs a muse...'
"New from accounting, sir. Two and two is four again."
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"There's accounting, there's creative accounting, and then there's G. Thomas Whatly."
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"Oh, what the hell, I'll add another zero."
Tags:ethics, accountant, accountants, accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cook the books, cooking the books, bookkeeping, bookkeeper, bookkeepers, embezzle, embezzles, embezzling, corporate crime, corporate criminal, corporate criminals, white collar crime, white collar criminal, white collar criminals, creative accounting, mark to market
'We owe it all to leveraging the internet to create a global footprint, and creative accounting.'
'This is really creative accounting. I had no idea we were doing so well.'
'You're safe through the second quarter, Mr. Dawkins. I've torqued the numbers.'
"Dad, I'm thinking they could be tax deductable."
Tags:tax, taxes, tax avoidance, logic, logical, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, mother goose, tax deduction, tax deductions, creative accounting, creative accountant, creative accountants, bo peep, little bo peep, sheep, shepherd, shepherds, deduction, deductions, work-related deduction, work-related deductions