A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from August 15, 2019
“Why did the accountant cross the road?"/"So he could claim it on his travel expenses.”

“Why did the chicken cross the road?"/"To get to the other side” is a classic riddle from the 19th century. An accountant version is:

Q: Why did the accountant cross the road?
A: So he could claim it on his travel expenses.


“Why did the accountant cross the road? So he could charge the client for travel expenses” was posted on the newsgroup alt.uk.a-levels on September 2, 2001.

“Why did the politician cross the road?"/"To collect the $300 travel allowance” is a similar travel riddle. Similar accountant riddles include “Why did the accountant cross the road?"/"Because he did it last year” and “Why did the accountant cross the road?"/"To bore the people on the other side.”


Google Groups: alt.uk.a-levels
eheheh part 2
Gaurav Sharma
9/2/01
“Omar Khan” wrote in message
news:9msk1q$3s98p$1@ID-93876.news.dfncis.de…
> Why did the accountant cross the road?”
> To open a consulting practice.
> What else does an accountant do for fun?
> To count the chickens.
> Because the lawyers were on the first side.
> It was April 15th and the bar was on the other side.
> So he could charge the client for travel expenses.
> The client told him to.
> Because that’s what was done in the prior year.
> To bore the people on the other side.
> Because he just broke GAAS on the first side.

Twitter
DrDrDr09
@drdrdr09
Replying to @growthwise
@growthwise Why did the accountant cross the road? So he/she could charge the client travel expenses #ppmclass
11:55 PM · May 20, 2011·TweetDeck

Twitter
LBW Accountants
@LBWaccountants
Parting joke for the weekend from the LBW office...’Why did the Accountant cross the road? ... so he could claim it on his travel expenses!’
11:50 AM · Jan 23, 2015·Twitter Web Client

Reddit—Accounting
Posted by u/DDM201 February 7, 2017
Why did the accountant cross the road?
So he could utilize his allowable travel expenses.
COMMENTS
J1001 CPA (US)
The correct answer is “because he did it last year.”

Facebook
Office Flow, LLC
March 27, 2017 ·
#CaseoftheMondays
Question: Why did the #accountant cross the road?
Answer: So he could claim it on his travel expenses.

Facebook
Wilson Howe Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors
June 25, 2017 ·
Why did the accountant cross the road?......
So he could claim it on his travel expenses 😆🤣

Twitter
First Intuition
@first_intuition
Why did the accountant cross the road?  So they could claim it on their travel expenses!
😂
#study #exams #motivation #aat #acca #icaew #cima #university #accountancy #student #studytips
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