Life is tough on the front line of accountancy. For more than five years, our intrepid correspondent has been bringing us news and views from a typical West Country practice.
All calm on the Western front - so time for some fun
It's the calm after the (tax return) storm. Amazing how it all just stops at midnight on 31st January!
The tax team are very quiet - in fact half of them are either taking time off or the 'flu has caught up with them and they're off sick! Those that ARE in have very tidy desks!!
I have been entertained this week by a client who seems to collect weird and unusual carrier bags. This year his books and records have arrived in a classy looking carrier bag from exclusive London footwear store 'R. Soles' - I kid you not, check out their website!
What a great name for an accounting firm! Or better still, a sole practitioner. I can just hear the telephonist greeting callers with a cheery, "Good morning R. Sole ..."