Accounting Jokes

The definitive site for humour about all things accounting

Accounting limericks

Our colleagues Rachel Baskerville and Huw Rhys have written a series of limericks about accounting.  You can find the limericks at SSRN.  Our favourites are 1, 10 and 14.  Limerick 9 also appeals but you have to know the people referenced.


Homeless accountants

Where do homeless accountants live?

In a tax shelter

Tweeted by @BrucesTweets

Santa’s sleigh

How does Santa’s accountant value his sleigh?

Net Present Value

Tweeted by @lindseypoulter

Dilbert: Frillions

One of the many Dilbert cartoons drawn by Scott Adams which relate to accounting:

Sheldon from Big Bang Theory

An excerpt from Big Bang Theory:  Sheldon as a fan of CPAs

Originally tweeted by @Brandon_NiceGuy


Directing accountant

How can you tell if the director of a movie was an accountant?

The credits are on the right.

Tweeted by @Lets_Get_Fiscal 18 Jan 2014

You might be an accountant if …

You might be an accountant if … you have no idea that GAP is also a clothing store.

Tweeted by @kimimuthoni 7 March 2014

Extraordinary social life

My social life while studying for the CPA exam is extraordinary, and by that I mean unusual and infrequent.

Posted on twitter by @Lets_Get_Fiscal

Bond redemption

Can I buy back those bonds early at par?

Not on your LIFO, FIFO.

Posted on twitter by @JillianRose77


Loss-eroles are the diet version of profiteroles.

Posted on twitter by @mikeydelrosario