Lighter side

Below are a collection of Accountancy jokes. If you have any of your own, and they are not too rude please feel free to contribute these to and we will include them for all to see.

"the art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing"

Jean-Baptiste Colbert
Financial Controller for Louis XIV

A guy in a bar leans over to the guy next to him and says, "Want to hear an accountant joke?"

The guy next to him replies, "Well, before you tell that joke, you should know that I'm 6 feet tall, 15 stone, and I'm an accountant. And the guy sitting next to me is 6'2" tall, 16 stone, and he's an accountant. Now, do you still want to tell that joke?"

The first guy says, "No, I don't want to have to explain it two times."

Why don’t accountants read novels?

Because the only numbers in them are page numbers.

What is the definition of an “accountant”?

Someone who solves a problem you didn’t know you had in a way you don’t understand.

Why do old accountants never die?

They just lose their balance.