Buzz·Posted on 3 Mar 201618 Things You Learn Dating An AccountantThey're super useful when it comes to filling out your tax return.by Sophie HinesBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Your S.O. may well have lied about their job when you guys first met. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo For some reason they may not have thought you'd be impressed by "accountant". 2. But as soon as you found out what they really did, there was no stopping them talking about "the Big Four" and "CTA exams". View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @misschichi5 / Via instagram.com You've since learnt that if you ever bandy these terms about in front of your friends, they won't know wtf you're talking about. 3. And if you’re self-employed, you can't earn a penny without them pointing out how much tax you owe. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ITV "Well you haven’t really earned £100 there, have you?" 4. But on the plus side, your OH is exceptionally good at saving money. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @emmalouise_sw / Via Instagram: @emmalouise_sw By the end of the month, you'll both be living on cereal. 5. Even if they are ridiculously busy at certain times of the year. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @katherine.y.li / Via Instagram: @katherine.y.li There will always be a random month, like January or June, when you’re definitely not allowed to book a holiday. 6. You'll expect them to be able to answer all of your financial questions. Twitter: @Aleksandr_Orlov / Via Twitter: @Aleksandr_Orlov "Which savings account has the best interest rate?" "Where should I buy my phone insurance?" 7. And you'll also expect them to be amazing at mental maths. Channel 4 As soon as the Countdown maths round comes on TV, you’ll eagerly turn to them like, "YOU can solve this, can’t you?!" 8. If you share a house, you'll soon learn that they own multiple calculators. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @lyusyena.cake / Via Instagram: @lyusyena.cake They'll consider phone calculators suitably inferior. 9. And if you share a wardrobe, their half will be mainly grey and navy. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @samijueru / Via Instagram: @samijueru The accountant work uniform of choice. 10. In fact, they're probably a bit scared of "dress down Friday". Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC Sometimes they’ll even pretend they have a client meeting just so they don’t have to deal with the stress of picking out "casual" clothes. 11. You’ll soon realise that "accountant" is a very catch-all term. NBC You’ll find accountancy is actually divided into lots of different areas ranging from auditing to consultancy. 12. And that given the amount of money your OH deals with, their work stresses can be pretty major. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Your "tricky" work chats pale into insignificance when you find out they have to spend the morning telling a client they owe an extra £500,000 of tax. Surprise! 13. When you mention that you occasionally put kisses at the end of emails, they're horrified. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ITV This would basically be considered sexual harassment in their office. 14. When you meet them straight after work there will almost always be a hideous laptop bag in toe. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @iamnanito / Via Instagram: @taniaslife167 Perhaps emblazoned with the company logo. Shudder. 15. You receive some truly riveting reads through your letterbox. Twitter: @sophie_hines1 Which then pile up in the living room until you bin them all while your other half is out. 16. Your year no longer runs from January to December. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @theroybg / Via Instagram: @theroybg It’s April to April in your household, all because of these guys. 17. And you have a feeling your S.O. gets more excited about Budget Day than Christmas. Twitter: @George_Osborne Exciting financial updates ahoy! 18. But above all, you know that accountants make excellent partners. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @nad_zo / Via Instagram: @nad_zo And secretly you're really hoping they become an actual Partner so you can retire at 40 and live a life filled with spa treatments and watching Homes Under The Hammer.