Last-minute gifts for your tax geek
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Time is running short, but if a tax geek is on your shopping list, here are a few last-minute gift possibilities.
First, though, I want to elaborate on a suggestion from my earlier post on tax-related gifts. I noted that since most
Several readers let me know that
In fact, as Mary at Bed buffaloes in your tax code informed me, "St. Matthew was actually a tax collector (then as now, not a very popular job!)."
My bad for not delving deeper into St. Matt's life and duties. Obviously, it's time for me to get myself to a church!
So think about a statuette for your favorite tax geek, or banker, or CFO or …
Now to some new gift ideas.
Tired of the same old Christmas carols? Then check our
The tax code is available for the iPhone. Jeff at iPhone J.D. examines a couple of downloadable code versions. I don't have one of those newfangled calling devices yet, but if anything could make me invest in one, it would be this app.
eBay remains a great tax geek shopping venue. Tax Twitter pal @hleahy says he found the board games Ax Your Tax, Flush! and Stick It to the IRS on the online auction site. Just type "tax board games" into the search box and go crazy!
Also up for auction (or direct purchase) is an action figure of the wrestling tax man, Mike Rotunda. Otherwise known as Irwin R. Schyster, or I.R.S. Thanks to the TaxProf for reminding us of this fun tax gift.
Finally, with apologies to readers with more sophisticated senses of humor, we have 1040 toilet paper. Enough said.
Happy last-minute shopping!
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