No, that suit doesn’t make you look fat.
Sometimes you can get by with small lies without it making a big difference. At other times – such as in answering “Can we account for all the money we’re taking in?” – lies can be disastrous.
During the recent American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Not-for-Profit-Industry Conference, Nancy Young of accounting firm Moss Adams discussed the types of untruths people practice and methods of detecting them. Although there is no sure-fire way of catching every lie, Young said there are nine clues to deceit that can be helpful in getting to the truth.
The nine clues are:
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