Author: Jenna Elkins, NASBA Communications and Digital Media Specialist
Graphic Design: Anthony Cox, NASBA Graphic Designer
Posted: May 14, 2018

Today, May 14, is Accounting Day. Before you go all Mick Jagger on us and say, “I can’t get no satisfaction” from the fact that it is Accounting Day, take a look at the 10 unique facts we’ve compiled. You may appreciate the profession more…or maybe you’ll just appreciate the fact that Mick Jagger spent some time dabbling in the accounting field.

What many people may not realize is that accounting has a long history, with many surprising and interesting tidbits. Much has been accomplished by accounting professionals, so take a minute, today, to phone your CPA/accountant or take him/her out to lunch and wish them a “Happy Accounting Day.” After all, who else has the skills, knowledge and desire to turn messy accounts and books into beautiful, balanced numbers? It takes a special person!

Interested in this profession? Find out what it takes to become a CPA!

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