Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows…. But the IRS does not. That’s right, friends and neighbors, because of budget cuts, controversies, employee terminations and heavier workloads (for surviving employees), your chances of being audited this year are actually rather slim. To compound the issue, the IRS reports that… Read More

Bourke Accounting doesn’t like thieves because thieves are dirty. Whether it’s an idiot teenager stealing $20 worth of pennies at a house party or Enron’s Jeffrey Skilling stealing millions, both are equally filthy. It hurts more when the thief is someone who was once close to you, though. Now that tax season is upon us,… Read More

I know you are all law-abiding citizens. You are about as likely to underreport your income this tax season as you are to take a jacuzzi with a plugged-in toaster. However, sometimes accidents happen (and I don’t mean with toasters). Maybe you moved, forgot about the few months you worked a temp job last year… Read More

I have a friend who keeps his used band aids. My grandmother saved empty Chanel No. 5 bottles. Some things we save are sentimental: 3rd grade history essays, love letters from the neat guy we met on Spring Break 20 years ago, signed pictures of Corey Feldman. In a world where we save so many… Read More

I work for tax preparers. Because of that, I am now in the process of gearing up for my Super Bowl, my Mardi Gras, my harvest season. I am eating better, drinking lots of water and getting plenty of sleep. I am getting ready for Tax Season. Of course, this changes my life – longer… Read More