The Ultimate Accounting Playlist: Music to Get You Through Tax Season


Are you looking for some tunes to add to your accounting playlist to help you get in the zone and power through tax season? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of Reach Reporting approved songs that will help you focus, get motivated, and stay energized.

Take the Money and Run – Steve Miller Band

This classic rock song will get you in the right frame of mind to help people with their money. Don’t forget to clap along in just the right places.

Money, Money, Money – ABBA

ABBA nailed it with these opening lines: “I work all night, I work all day, to pay the bills I have to pay. Ain’t it sad. And still, there never seems to be a single penny left for me. That’s too bad.” Turn this one up and dance along to make your best Meryl Streep impression from Mama Mia.

If I had a $1,000,000 – BareNaked Ladies

As an accountant, helping your clients reach their financial goals is what gets you out of bed each day. So let’s help them get a million dollars with this upbeat tune!

Taxman – Beatles

This song is a must-listen for any CPA that prepares tax forms. The final lines written by George Harrison are epic: “Yeah, I’m the taxman (yeah, I’m the taxman) And you’re working for no one but me (taxman!)”

Mo Money Mo Problems – Notorious B.I.G.

This late 90’s rap song is essential in any upbeat, getting-pumped playlist. It reminds us that often more money just causes more problems.

Ka-Ching – Shania Twain

This 1991 classic has aged well and is even more relevant in 2021. “All we ever want is more. A lot more than we had before. So take me to the nearest store.”

Taking care of Business – Bachman Turner Overdrive

This toe-tapping classic is the perfect theme song for tax season. With a catchy beat, you are sure to take care of your business and have fun at the same time.

She works hard for the money – Donna Summer

Your clients have worked hard for what they have earned, and they are trusting you to help them take care of their money. Crank up this 80’s tune and work hard for your money as well. Now that you have your accounting playlist sorted, it’s time to get to work! Put on your headphones and get in the zone. Don’t forget to leave us a comment and let us know which songs are your favorites. Happy tax season!

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