Taxes, accounting, and costs of legit business would keep the shadow of Big Cannibis at bay.
"Let's not turn the [pope's] visit into a game of accounting, or of economic gains," Paes said.
The investigation of Konigsberg represents the second accounting firm implicated in the Madoff subterfuge.
Lowrie has a degree in accounting, not economics, from Case Western Reserve University.
He left the company in 2005 after then–New York attorney general accused AIG of accounting fraud.
There is no accounting for tastes, we say, and in saying that we despair of progress in the arts.
She has tried various means of accounting for his silence, all the autumn.
The common ways of accounting for its success would be absurdly ridiculous and amusing were they not so sadly unbelieving.
Piece by piece, we've been accounting for every one of those items issued.
He was dead, argues Swift, if he did but know it; but then there is no accounting for some mens ignorance!
"reckoning of numbers," late 14c., verbal noun from account (v.). Phrase no accounting for tastes (1823) translates Latin de gustibus non est disputandum.
c.1300, "reckoning of money received and paid," from Old French acont "account, reckoning, terminal payment," from a "to" (see ad-) + cont "counting, reckoning of money to be paid," from Late Latin computus "a calculation," from Latin computare "calculate" (see compute).
Meaning "sum of (one's) money in a bank" is from 1833. Sense of "narration" is first attested 1610s. Plural accounts used as a collective or singular in phrases such as to give accounts (of something), is from mid-13c. Phrase by all accounts is attested from 1798.
c.1300, "to count, enumerate," from Old French aconter "to count, render account" (Modern French conter), from a "to" (see ad-) + conter "to count, tell" (see count (v.)). Meaning "to reckon for money given or received, render a reckoning," is from late 14c.; sense of "to explain" (c.1710) is from notion of "answer for money held in trust." Transferred sense of "value" is from late 14c. Related: Accounted; accounting.
The system of recording and auditing business transactions. (See audit.)