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The kids will soon be out begging for candy. You can let them, or your clients, put the “bite” on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) with a chocolate candy bar wrapped in a 1040 tax return with the message “Here’s your chance to bite back at the IRS”. They also have a candy bar with a wrapping informing everyone that “Accountants make life less taxing”. Available from Mostad & Christensen.
If you’re looking for treats to give your favorite accountant, you might consider any of these fun, and occasionally useful, gifts:
I [heart] Accountants Show off your love of the accounting profession with “heart”warming buttons, clothing, cups, bumper stickers and more! Available from CafePress.
Black and Red Ink Computers may be making handwritten ledgers a thing of the past, but “traditional” accountants will still love the double ended pen. One end writes in red and the other in black. Available from Pens by Terry but mistakenly called the “teacher’s pen”.
Accountant and CPA Mugs Take a break with one of the delightfully appropriate and perhaps nostalgic mugs. Available from GiftMugs.
Halloween, is often though of as a children’s holiday. But that doesn’t mean grown-ups can’t have some fun too!