Suspected Somali pirates’ accountant arrested in Germany

“Every child knows that a pirate needs a cutlass and an eyepatch, but it turns out there’s one more accessory no self-respecting buccaneer would take to the high seas without – an accountant.”

I feel a song coming on….. its the Accountancy Shanty…

It’s fun to charter an accountant
And sail the wide accountancy,
To find, explore the funds offshore
And skirt the shoals of bankruptcy!

It can be manly in insurance.
We’ll up your premium semi-annually.
It’s all tax deductible.
We’re fairly incorruptible,
We’re sailing on the wide accountancy!

(Not sure if I can share this song here….accounting & tax fans may have to look The Accountancy Shanty up for themselves on Youtube)

You can read this here anyway:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/germany/10056253/Suspected-Somali-pirates-accountant-arrested-in-Germany.html

Eamon McNicholas
Tax Barrister, Accountant
EamonMcNicholas.com

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