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PA people, when someone asks you what you do for living, what do you say? A lot of people don't know what B4 or PA is so I say CPA and people think I do bookkeeping.

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“I’m an accountant.”

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Where do you work? At a place where accountants work

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“Auditor.” That way people don’t assume I do taxes with the “accountant” or “CPA” title.

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“Don’t audit me” - I get this a lot

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Defend people from the government

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The best one yet.

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“Tax lawyer. “ And then when I see the wheels turning that they want to ask me a personal tax question, I chime in: “for large corporations.” 😂

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I always say I do international tax for corporations and I don’t think it’s applicable to you

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I say I work at an accounting firm and then expand if they want to know more after that bland answer.

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I say CPA. I don’t think anyone had ever interpreted that as bookkeeper

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I like to be vague by saying finance. No one has yet to press further

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@EY1 I know it’s a bit of a misrepresentation but gawd I hate small talk! Anything to cut the conversation short

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Corporate tax consultant

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"Work"

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Taxes are pretty straight forward so I say I'm in public accounting doing fund taxes, and no I can't help you with your personal return in April.

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Early retirement and not needing to work forever

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I say risk consulting

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M&A consulting

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Financial services firm

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