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Been on hold with the IRS for hours 😎 another beautiful day in public accounting, Cheers! Happy Monday 😀

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Haha I hate public accounting so much, I didn’t even know it was Tuesday 😂

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They are sleeping off their government employee three day weekend

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I’m jealous you were able to actually get through to them.

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If it was Monday they were off. So do you bill the client for “hold” time?

I just assumed PWC 1 was referring to charging time. I just let the hold music play and work on another client instead of charging for hold time. Not sure what the partner on the engagement would want

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64,800 min. are required number of service minutes per year( for grades 9-12), you divide that by 180 ( 180 school days) = 360. In those 360 minutes of their day ;lunch & break is included correct? I mean some students have that as goals in there IEP. Help

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Just got an offer for a tax manager position in the NY office.. was planning on switching to a flexible work arrangement if I stayed at pwc (working 3 days a week for a 60% pro rated salary). Does EY also offer flexible work arrangements/ transition to part time work?

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I was told today that I was added to the partner track and they expect in the next 2-3 years for me to make partner. 🤩 I’m just really proud of myself for working so hard and finally seeing the payoff. I know I still have a lot to do to make it reality but it’s nice to know it’s being recognized. If anyone has any tips for the next two years, I’m all ears!

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What exactly do corporate bankers do?

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Any new mommas in the suburbia that wanna hang out?

Writing procedures for a system I’m not allowed access to 🙃

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Anyone use online/app based therapy platforms like BetterHelp, cerebral,etc? How do they compare to live therapy sessions and is it helpful?

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If I don’t have a reservation to El Yunque rainforest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, are tickets released same day or day before? Wondering if there are ways into the National Park - as the day’s I’m going are currently sold out- solo traveler

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My micromanager does this cute thing where he drafts emails for me to send to clients.

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Merry Christmas Eve everyone. I hope you are able to be with loved ones.

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I was taking AUD Monday and I realized, taking the CPA is a lot less stressful than being at work. Got to go home at 4pm and no one pinging me.

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I had a question on how the partnership works. Let’s say you are a very specialized partner in a practice that doesn’t generate any revenue. Do those partners get compensated accordingly?

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Ey slowed down hiring

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TFW you have an unexpected deadline the last week of June and you don't want to work late anymore because you've been in busy season since January.

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