Yes, it is that time of year again. With this in mind The Daily CPA thought it would be timely to put together this list of the best gifts for accountants.
All of the items on this list are reasonably priced – something the accountant or CPA in your life would appreciate. Also everything on this gift guide is something that the recipient will find useful in their personal life, but most importantly it will help them out when they are working late hours to finish up an audit, tax return, or financial plan.
Be sure to get the most bang for your buck by ordering any of these items soon! Black Friday is basically here already and you should definitely take advantage its associated savings.
So, what are the best gifts for accountants?
Let’s be honest, in order to get through the longs days, accountants rely not only on excel but also their morning (plus midmorning and late morning) cup of coffee or tea. After the day is done, it can also be assumed an accountant may enjoy a nice glass of wine (or two if it’s during tax season).
We stumbled upon these comical accounting related mugs and wine glasses. Our two favorites are a mug saying “It’s accrual world,” and a wine glass that states “Accountants work their assets off.” These are definitely worth a few chuckles as well as the price as they are only $11 each.
Not only can you customize the type of mug or wine glass, but you can also choose the color and font that you would like the phrase to be in. Be sure to check out this website and navigate to either the custom coffee mug section or the custom wine glass section for purchasing information.
Due to the current pandemic situation, many accountants and finance professionals are working remotely from the comforts of their own home. While there are many benefits to this, one downside is the overall level of noise they may have to put up with throughout the day (i.e. noisy neighbors, barking dogs, the sound of lawnmowers, etc.).
Nothing drowns out unwanted noise while delivering great sound quality more than these COWIN wireless bluetooth over ear noise cancelling headphones. For only $60, these deliver great value especially considering the fact that they have a 4.5 star rating on Amazon.
Based on this, these awesome headphones definitely make our list of the best gifts for accountants.
It is safe to say that the majority of an accountant’s day is spent looking at a computer screen. While it is impossible to avoid, looking at a computer screen for prolonged periods of time everyday can lead to headaches, eye discomfort, and even dizziness.
Blue light blocking glasses can reduce the side effects of having to sit in front of a computer screen all day. These glasses that have specially crafted lenses filter out the damaging blue light given off from digital screens.
Interested? Check out this pair of ANRRI Blue Light Blocking Glasses. They have a 4.6 star out of 5 star rating from over 17,000 reviews on Amazon, and cost just $26. While there are blue light glasses offered by more designer type brands, these come in at a great price point and deliver great value, especially considering they may reduce potentially harmful light.
Considering the health benefits of these glasses, they definitely earn a spot on our list of the best gifts for accountants.
While we are on the topic of health, it’s a great time to bring up the fourth item on our list of the best gifts for accountants.
How many accountants do you know that just slouch over at their desk all day? Practicing poor posture, especially for prolonged periods of time, can lead to health issues such as upper back and neck pain, as well as headaches.
This adjustable posture corrector is currently on sale from Amazon for only $13, and has a 4 star out of 5 star rating from over 45,000 reviews.
There are several benefits from improved posture that can be realized by using this brace, including reduced muscle tightness and fatigue, increased energy levels, and even improved blood circulation.
An added benefit of working from home is that you can work from anywhere in your home. While most of an accountant’s time will most likely be spent at their desk or dinner table, they may take a break for a bit and work from their couch or even their bed.
This bamboo laptop bed and lap tray allows for you to work anywhere in your home effectively, efficiently, but most importantly comfortably.
Not only will this gift be used during office hours, but can double as a useful tool for binge-watching Netflix series or just having a nice relaxing breakfast in bed. For only $39, and with a 4.6 star out of 5 star review from Amazon, this is something you can’t overlook.
Best Gifts for Accountants – Summary
Considering several personal traits that make accountants, well accountants, they may hesitate to purchase things for themselves that they really want or need. Instead they would make sure they put every dime they can towards their student loans or Roth IRA.
Keep this in mind when you are in the market for a useful and meaningful gift that an accountant could use every day in their personal and professional lives.
Hopefully this list of best gifts for accountants was informative and will help you in your pursuit of the best gift for accountants.