Cloud Accounting Podcast

David Leary & Blake Oliver, CPA

The Cloud Accounting Podcast is the #1 accounting and bookkeeping podcast in the world! Join Blake Oliver and David Leary at the intersection of accounting and technology for a weekly news roundup, plus interviews with industry leaders. read less

SC Comptroller Steps Down After $3.5 Billion Error
Yesterday
SC Comptroller Steps Down After $3.5 Billion Error
This Week's Guest: Terrell Turner, CPA; 85% of MNCPA members working in public accounting support an alternative to 150 hours; The Silicon Valley Bank Balance Sheet Time Bomb "Sitting In Plain Sight"; Senator Warren complains to PCAOB about sham crypto "audits"; JPMorgan Chase’s nickel bags turn out to be full of stones; PwC introduces AI chatbot for 4,000 lawyers to speed up work; Xero kills WorkflowMaxSponsorsSuiteFiles - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/suitefilesZoho - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/zohoKeeper - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/keeperChapters(00:00) - Cloud Accounting Podcast Episode 325 (00:26) - Preview: Accountants aren't eating their own dog food(01:10) - Introduction and welcome Terrell Turner to the show(03:31) - What does Terrell's practice do and who do they serve?(05:11) - South Carolina's comptroller resigns due to $3.5 billion error(11:30) - Blake and David talked to Linda about alternative CPA pathway(15:37) - Blog Post on NASBA website on CPA pipeline problem (19:11) - Are salaries the bigger issue?(21:24) - Clip from the Financial Executive podcast (27:15) - A little bit about Sillicon Valley Bank (43:07) - The issue with non-profits finding auditors and throwing accountants under the bus(48:02) - Elizabeth Warren writes letter to PCAOB about scam crypto "audits"(49:32) - JPMorgan Chase's nickel bags turn out to be full of stones(51:33) - OpenAI is connecting ChatGPT to the internet (01:02:11) - Xero kills WorkflowMax(01:03:54) - PwC introduces AI chatbot for 4,000 lawyers to speed up work (01:10:23) - Wrap up and where to reach Terrell, Blake, & DavidNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comEarn CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeTranscriptThe transcript of this episode is available by clicking on the Transcript tab at the top of this page.Show NotesTexas Close to Allowing CPA Candidates to Test with 120 Creditshttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/03/22/texas-close-to-allowing-cpa-candidates-to-test-with-120-credits/78123/ South Carolina's Top Accountant to Step Down After $3.5 Billion Errorhttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/03/23/south-carolinas-top-accountant-to-resign-after-3-5-billion-error/78209/ MNCPA to Educators: "We Do Not Need New CPAs Who Have Additional College Credits; We Need More CPAs, Period."               https://www.goingconcern.com/mncpa-to-educators-we-do-not-need-new-cpas-who-have-additional-college-credits-we-need-more-cpas-period/ Banks and investors are reviving a push for changes to securities accounting after the SVB collapsehttps://www.wsj.com/articles/banks-investors-revive-push-for-changes-to-securities-accounting-after-svb-collapse-99caa9ce PwC introduces AI chatbot for 4,000 lawyers to speed up workhttps://gulfbusiness.com/pwc-introduces-ai-chatbot-for-4000-lawyers/ The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Addressing the CPA Pipeline Crisis | NASBAhttps://nasba.org/blog/2023/03/14/addressing-the-cpa-pipeline-crisis/ QuickBooks leans into AI in 2023 | Accounting Todayhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/quickbooks-plans-to-go-all-in-on-ai-in-2023 SVB's balance-sheet time bomb was 'sitting in plain sight' https://www.accountingtoday.com/articles/svbs-balance-sheet-time-bomb-was-sitting-in-plain-sight-short-seller-saysGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast ClassifiedsClient Hub - https://clienthub.app/Future Firm Accelerate - https://futurefirmaccelerate.com/capUncat - https://www.uncat.com/Nett Tracker - https://www.nett-tracker.com/Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd
Broadening Pathways to CPA with MNCPA President Linda Wedul
2d ago
Broadening Pathways to CPA with MNCPA President Linda Wedul
Join us for an exclusive interview with Linda Wedul from the MNCPA! We'll dive deep into the pressing issues surrounding the 150-hour rule, the talent shortage facing CPA firms in Minnesota, and how MNCPA is exploring alternative pathways to licensure. Tune in as we explore innovative solutions for keeping the CPA career path competitive and bridging the gap for aspiring professionals.Broadening Pathways to the CPA Credential: https://www.mncpa.org/involvement/legislative/broadening-pathways-to-cpa/Meet Our Guest, Linda WedulLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindawedul/Learn more about the Minnesota Society of CPAshttp://mncpa.orgNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd The full transcript for this episode is available by clicking on the Transcript tab at the top of this page
Heat Is On SVB Auditors & Hot Takes From A Tax Lawyer
1w ago
Heat Is On SVB Auditors & Hot Takes From A Tax Lawyer
Matt Foreman explains what tax lawyers do; KPMG in the spotlight for signing off on SVB's books; digital bank apps benefit from SVB collapse; CLA launches paid high school accounting internships; Zoho's 10 most-installed CRM extensions of 2022; accounting talent shortage may cause city credit ratings to dropSponsorsSoftledger - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/softledgerLiveFlow - https://www.cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowKeeper - https://www.cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/keeperNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - CAP 324(00:17) - Preview: The job of a lawyer in setting up businesses (00:49) - Introduction and welcome Matt to the show(04:18) - What does a tax lawyer do?(09:08) - What do you do for me as a client?(13:26) - What is the biggest mistake you see businesses make?(18:15) - The IRS is underfunded(23:08) - How often and when are clients meeting with Matt?(25:28) - How will the IRS ever agree how to spend their $80 billion(31:19) - Digital bank apps have benefited from SVB collapse(35:46) - Auditors under scrutiny for SVB collapse(39:16) - Blake's take on why auditors aren't the ones to blame(45:11) - Ron Baker's audit insurance idea(50:19) - CLA launches paid high school accounting internships(51:34) - Zoho lists their 10 most installed CRM extensions of 2022(53:58) - Accounting talent shortage can cause city credit ratings to drop(01:00:17) - Wrap up and how to reach everyone Show Notes10 most-installed Zoho CRM extensions of 2022 https://www.zoho.com/blog/marketplace/10-most-installed-Zoho-CRM-extensions-of-2022.htmlSVB and Signature Bank Passed KPMG Audits Days Before Collapses https://www.pymnts.com/digital-first-banking/2023/svb-and-signature-bank-passed-kpmg-audits-days-before-collapses/CLA Launches Paid High School Accounting Internships in 15 ...https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/03/14/cla-launches-paid-high-school-accounting-internships-in-15-locations/77932/For Banks, Guaranteeing 100% of Everyone’s Money Threatens Moral Hazard https://www.pymnts.com/news/regulation/2023/for-banks-guaranteeing-100percent-of-everyones-money-threatens-moral-hazard/Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast ClassifiedsClient Hub - https://clienthub.app/Future Firm Accelerate - https://futurefirmaccelerate.com/cap Uncat - https://www.uncat.com/Nett Tracker - https://www.nett-tracker.com/Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd The full transcript for this episode is available by clicking on the Transcript tab at the top of this page
Two Big AI Developments for Accountants
18-03-2023
Two Big AI Developments for Accountants
We're talking about the release of GPT-4 and Microsoft's Copilot built into Office 365. Both will have a huge impact on accountants in the near future. Tune in to learn how!Show Notes:  Introducing Microsoft 365 Copilot | Microsoft 365 Bloghttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2023/03/16/introducing-microsoft-365-copilot-a-whole-new-way-to-work/GPT-4 Developer Livestream - YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=outcGtbnMuQOpenAI releases GPT-4, artificial intelligence that can 'see' and do taxeshttps://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/openai-gpt-4-rcna74916Need CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd
CPA Crisis: NASBA CEO Ken Bishop On The 150-Hour Rule & Accounting Talent Crisis
15-03-2023
CPA Crisis: NASBA CEO Ken Bishop On The 150-Hour Rule & Accounting Talent Crisis
Join us for a conversation with Ken Bishop, President and CEO of NASBA, as he shares his insights into the shrinking CPA pipeline. We'll be discussing the controversial 150-hour rule and possible solutions to the growing accounting talent shortage.Meet Ken BishopLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-l-bishop-5a142414/Learn more about NASBAWebsite: http://nasba.orgNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd
Silicon Valley Bank FAIL With Paul Barnhurst, The FP&A Guy
14-03-2023
Silicon Valley Bank FAIL With Paul Barnhurst, The FP&A Guy
Guest: Paul Barnhurst, The FP&A Guy; Corporate frauds go undetected; Xero lays off 800; IRS process had a 20X improvement, and more!SponsorsOnPay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/onpay Relay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/relayClient Hub - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/clienthubNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - E323(00:23) - State regulators shut down Silicon Valley Bank (00:52) - Introduction and some thoughts on their Ken Bishop interview(04:33) - Some background on Paul(09:29) - Silicon Valley Bank is in trouble(13:45) - How banks work and make money (16:50) - Blake shares a tweet from a listener(18:04) - Almost all corporate fraud goes undetected(23:21) - News breaks that SVB has been shut down (27:43) - Fireball sued for whiskey fraud(30:51) - Ramp raises $5 million to build expense tracking (37:10) - ChatGPT used to recover over $100k in unpaid invoices(43:11) - FinTech failures and Xero's layoffs(47:29) - Startup CFO used Chat GPT to create FP&A tool (52:41) - Which GL will embed AI first? (55:24) - Randomly assigning auditors to companies improves their quality (57:58) - The IRS has already scanned 20 times more documents than all of 2022(59:15) - New commissioner of IRS approved (59:46) - Wrap up and where to reach everyoneShow NotesXero to lay off up to 800 staff as tech downturn spreads to accountinghttps://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/xero-to-lay-off-up-to-800-staff-as-tech-downturn-spreads-to-accounting IRS expands digital processinghttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-expands-digital-processing Senate approves Werfel as IRS chiefhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/senate-approves-werfel-as-irs-chief Reshaping Xero to enable disciplined growth and focushttps://www.xero.com/blog/2023/03/reshaping-xero-to-enable-growth/ Bill.com Holdings: QuickBooks Flips From Asset To Serious Threat ...https://seekingalpha.com/article/4585422-billcom-holdings-quickbooks-flips-from-asset-to-serious-threat Ramp Raises $5 Million for User and Revenue Forecasting Platformhttps://www.pymnts.com/news/investment-tracker/2023/ramp-raises-5-million-for-user-and-revenue-forecasting-platform/ The Week That Broke the Bank for Crypto             https://www.pymnts.com/cryptocurrency/2023/the-week-that-broke-the-bank-for-crypto/ FinTech Cash Burn Totaled $12 Billion in 2022      https://www.pymnts.com/news/fintech-investments/2023/fintech-cash-burn-totaled-12-billion-in-2022/ What’s going on at Silicon Valley Bank?! https://newsletter.dtrh.co/p/whats-going-on-at-silicon-valley Silicon Valley Bank shoots self in foot      https://techcrunch.com/2023/03/09/silicon-valley-bank-shoots-self-in-foot/ Most corporate fraud goes undetected  https://www.cfobrew.com/stories/2023/01/26/most-corporate-fraud-undetected-new-studyGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast ClassifiedsClient Hub - https://clienthub.app/RightTool for QuickBooks Online - https://righttool.appFuture Firm Accelerate - https://futurefirmaccelerate.com/capUncat - https://www.uncat.com/ Nett Tracker - https://www.nett-tracker.com/Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request: info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com
Silicon Valley Bank Collapse: Understanding The Impact On Your Firm & Clients
13-03-2023
Silicon Valley Bank Collapse: Understanding The Impact On Your Firm & Clients
Bank Collapse App Information: https://bankcollapseapp.info/Meet Our Guests:Matthew MayLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thetechcpa/Twitter: @TheTechCpaWebsite: Acuity.coMike MoïseLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikemoise/ Twitter: @mavidormike Website: https://www.leadwithvalue.team/ Rey Arellano, CPA PFS CGMALinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reynaldoarellano/ Akshay ShrimankerLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaycpa/Twitter: @ShayCPA Website: Shaycpa.com Need CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request - info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com
Catching Up On AccounTech News
10-03-2023
Catching Up On AccounTech News
Majority of CAS practices support 3+ general ledgers; KPMG may have turned a blind eye to deforestation; Intuit to replace QuickBooks Desktop POS with Shopify; Startup accelerators from Intuit and AICPASponsorsTri-Merit - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/trimeritLiveFlow - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowPatriot - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/patriotNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe (00:00) - Catching Up On AccounTech News(00:47) - Introduction and why we are doing this extra episode (01:42) - Voice authentication in the banking industry(04:45) - ESG update from David(14:02) - Deloitte's Australia becomes a victim of fraud(16:45) - Armanino crypto team has now started a new firm(17:49) - CAAS by the numbers(28:07) - Why switching from QuickBooks to Xero or vice versa is so difficult(32:05) - Accounting conferences entry fees excludes average CPA from going (39:32) - Listener mail on pricing (45:52) - QuickBooks POS system is partnering with Shopify(49:43) - AICPA and CPA.com new startup accelerator cohort(53:23) - Intuit cohort of startups(55:55) - Revolut struggles(01:02:23) - How to contact Blake or David  Show NotesRevolut auditor concerned over £477m in late accounts https://www.accountancydaily.co/revolut-auditor-questions-ps477m-late-accounts Intuit Announces 2023 Cohort of Toronto Startup Accelerator Program   http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230302005347/en/Intuit-Announces-2023-Cohort-of-Toronto-Startup-Accelerator-Program/?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-SP7CEH_PxTjduXJ0SDrbU6qcp-o_pnudlUwsb5apQ1S4gUE65BTfjH3-pSuqdv0gW3cb3F4oTIgUqCPafFkgu67Ap_pA_yJ1XPgPy1DuJnY The Dishonest Accounting of Net-Zero Emissions               https://capitalandmain.com/the-dishonest-accounting-of-net-zero-emissions AICPA and CPA.com Announce 2023 Startup Accelerator Cohort https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/02/28/aicpa-and-cpa-com-announce-2023-startup-accelerator-cohort/77261/ Say Goodbye to QuickBooks Desktop Point-of-Sale           https://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/accounting-tech/general-ledger/say-goodbye-to-quickbooks-desktop-point-of-sale/ AICPA & CIMA Sponsor Inaugural 'IFRS Sustainability Symposium'              https://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/in-the-news/people-and-business/aicpa-cima-sponsor-inaugural-ifrs-sustainability-symposium/ Professional accountants fall out of favour on ESG assurance       https://www.responsible-investor.com/professional-accountants-fall-out-of-favour-on-esg-assurance/ ESG Reporting Now Common at Large Companies, But Report ... https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/02/28/esg-reporting-now-common-at-large-companies-but/77221/ Voice Cloning: A Blessing or a Curse for the Voice Banking Industry?         https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/23813/voice-cloning-a-blessing-or-a-curse-for-the-voice-banking-industry Revolut User Base Grows Alongside Auditor Warnings     https://www.pymnts.com/news/digital-banking/2023/revolut-user-base-grows-alongside-auditor-warnings/ How auditing giant KPMG became a global sustainability leader while serving companies accused of forest destruction - ICIJ      https://www.icij.org/investigations/deforestation-inc/audit-firms-kpmg-environmental-sustainability-logging/ AICPA and CPA.com announce new startup accelerator cohort for 2023 | Accounting Today          https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/aicpa-and-cima-announce-new-startup-accelerator-cohort-for-2023 Xero Announces New Chief Product Officer - CPA Practice Advisor             https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/02/28/xero-announces-new-chief-product-officer/77265/ IRS Processing Returns as Fast as It Gets Them - CPA Trendlines  https://cpatrendlines.com/2023/02/27/irs-processing-returns-as-fast-as-it-gets-them/ Tweet from Ryan Elblein re: cost of ENGAGE        https://twitter.com/relblein/status/1631125387005640704?s=12&t=bI7JWUng6zVr0Ei5O2Qv3g [CAP] Accounting / Finance as a percentage of Revenue https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=cm#inbox/FMfcgzGrcjRMDlRGJhxfWPBrwJQzLxWQ CAS by the numbers | Accounting Today                https://www.accountingtoday.com/list/cas-by-the-numbers Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! 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Bridging the Skills Gap for New Accounting Graduates
08-03-2023
Bridging the Skills Gap for New Accounting Graduates
Guest: Dr. Josh McGowan, CPA from Troy University; Blake calculates the cost of the 150-hour rule; Minnesota says AICPA & NASBA are not the regulators; Accounting department budgets at riskSponsorsUncat - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/uncatLiveFlow - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowFirst Republic Bank - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/firstrepublic Need CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - Preview: The struggle is finding students who want to be an accounting major(01:08) - Josh McGowan joins the show(02:27) - Why should a student choose to be an accounting major(09:35) - How is accounting enrollment trending at your University?(12:25) - David asks Josh survey questions from a CPA Journal article (23:39) - How do we fix the work/life balance image of bigger firms(27:33) - Josh tell us your personal accounting journey (37:27) - Blake shares some listener mail(42:08) - Are students with accounting exposure in high school better prepared for college accounting classes?(43:26) - Lets talk about the 150 hour rule with Josh(58:20) - Is the branding of the accounting profession the bigger problem?(01:09:08) - What if we change the 150 requirement and still have a pipeline issue?(01:13:25) - Should accountants even need a bachelor's degree?(01:22:40) - Wrap up and where to find Josh onlineShow NotesThe Beef Between the AICPA and Minnesota Over the 150 Hour Rule Heats Uphttps://www.goingconcern.com/the-beef-between-the-aicpa-and-minnesota-over-the-150-hour-rule-heats-up/ An Update on the Future of Accounting Education             https://www.cpajournal.com/2022/11/14/an-update-on-the-future-of-accounting-education/ The cost of the 150-hour rule: $2 billion https://www.accountingtoday.com/opinion/the-cost-of-the-150-hour-rule-2-billion Former Accounting Team of FTX US Auditor Armanino Sets Up Shop as The Network Firmhttps://www.coindesk.com/tech/2023/03/01/former-accounting-team-of-ftx-us-auditor-armanino-sets-up-shop-as-the-network-firm/ Entigrity Honored with 'Dream Companies to Work For' and 'Best ...         https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/entigrity-honored-with-dream-companies-to-work-for-and-best-employer-brand-award-by-world-hrd-congress-301751496.htmlGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast ClassifiedsClient Hub - https://clienthub.app/RightTool for QuickBooks Online - https://righttool.appFuture Firm Accelerate - https://futurefirmaccelerate.com/cap Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request: info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com
China Tells State Firms To Drop Big Four Auditors
01-03-2023
China Tells State Firms To Drop Big Four Auditors
IRS stuck on 1970's technology; Twitter poll says change back to 120 hours; Photos prove accounting thought leaders met; Intuit's 2023 Q2 ResultsSponsorsRelay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/relayZoho - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/zohoClient Hub - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/clienthubNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - China Tells State Firms to Drop Big Four(00:25) - Preview: "The IRS is broken"(01:09) - Blake and David recap the CPA Educators Conference (08:27) - Some quick listener feedback and Blake interviewed a guest earlier in the week (10:44) - China is telling firms to drop their Big 4 auditors (14:30) - Some updates from Intuit's latest earnings report(19:27) - Blake gives live Chat GPT demo on email responses(24:19) - Vanderbilt University is getting criticized for using Chat GPT to write sympathy email to Michigan State (25:42) - The IRS is using 60 year old technology and won't upgrade it (30:42) - Open Secrets article on Intuit's lobbying money(34:29) - Blake checks in on some live viewer chat (36:15) - The Big 4 and their purpose statements(39:11) - Interview with Jimmy Corley and the 150 hour rule(55:18) - Blake shares a poll from Twitter on 150 hour requirement(57:01) - Criticism on CPA Practice Advisors photo op and article on future of profession(59:22) - Join us next week and where to reach Blake and DavidShow NotesOpinion | Badly outdated technology plagues the IRS - The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/02/22/outdated-technology-irs/ China urges state firms to drop Big Four auditors on data risk | Accounting Todayhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/articles/china-urges-state-firms-to-drop-big-four-auditors-on-data-risk Twitter Poll: Should 150 college credits be required or 120 to be a CPA?https://twitter.com/mikesyl36625988/status/1626946277127729155?s=12&t=ETTs0WOvobuoMmjCN8GztQWhat You Should Know About Changing the 150 Hour Rule Before You Debate For or Against Ithttps://www.goingconcern.com/150-hour-rule-changes-issues/ Accounting Thought Leaders Discuss Future of the Profession, Advisory Services, and Taxhttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/02/21/accounting-thought-leaders-discuss-future-of-advisory-and-tax/76941/ Opinion | The IRS should not be running on 60-year-old technologyhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/02/22/outdated-technology-irs/ Intuit's (INTU) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimateshttps://www.zacks.com/stock/news/2058809/intuit-s-intu-q2-earnings-and-revenues-beat-estimates?cid=CS-ZC-FT-analyst_blog|earnings_article-2058809 China to shift away from Big Four accounting firms           https://asiatimes.com/2023/02/china-to-shift-away-from-big-four-accounting-firms/ Intuit Inc. (INTU) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript              https://seekingalpha.com/article/4581444-intuit-inc-intu-q2-2023-earnings-call-transcript Intuit Reports Strong Second Quarter Results and Reiterates Full Year Guidancehttp://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230223005037/en/Intuit-Reports-Strong-Second-Quarter-Results-and-Reiterates-Full-Year-Guidance How CPA Firms Are Engaging the Next Tax and Accounting Pros  https://news.bloombergtax.com/tax-insights-and-commentary/how-cpa-firms-are-engaging-the-next-tax-and-accounting-pros TurboTax parent company Intuit is pouring more money than ever into lobbying amid push for free government-run tax filing               https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2023/02/turbotax-parent-company-intuit-is-pouring-more-money-than-ever-into-lobbying-amid-push-for-free-government-run-tax-filing/Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. 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NASBA Says No Way To Lower 150-Hour Rule
23-02-2023
NASBA Says No Way To Lower 150-Hour Rule
Guest Randy Crabtree of The Unique CPA podcast; the UK has an accountant turnover crisis, too; should accountants unionize? Field service app Jobber raises $100 million and more! SponsorsSuiteFiles - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/suitefilesLiveFlow - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowAnchor - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/anchorNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - Thank you to our sponsor, SuiteFiles(00:26) - Preview: Why Saas businesses look horrible on paper(01:08) - Introduction and welcome Randy Crabtree to the show(03:04) - Some background on Randy and his firm(05:14) - NASBA votes on keeping the 150 hour requirement (08:56) - Will CPAs and audits even be necessary in the future?(11:48) - Did Randy have to get 150 hours?(15:54) - Accounting as an AP class and how to reach more high school students(21:59) - Thank you to our sponsor, SuiteFiles(23:25) - Checking in on the live chat (27:10) - Losing accountants isn't just a United States problem(29:47) - The University of Arizona partners with Deloitte for an accounting scholarship program (30:35) - Blakes plays a clip from Planet Money (35:08) - Thank you to our sponsor, LiveFlow(36:25) - Jobber raises $100 million and the SaaS business model(42:03) - Client Hub launches a free recategorized plan(43:35) - Google Calendar now fights calendar spam(45:23) - Thank you to our sponsor, Anchor(47:02) - CFO's vow to boost their tech influence in 2023(47:48) - New Zealand company Hnry, raises $35 million in series B (49:03) - Chat CPA website(53:16) - Zapier blog post on best AI productivity tools(56:27) - Randy has to run, and another check on the chat (01:00:02) - Hinge Research put out a high growth study for 2023(01:01:26) - Would accountants support a type of "union" for better working conditions? (01:06:49) - A few listener emails(01:11:58) - Wrap up and where to reach Blake and David(01:13:36) - Client Hub(01:14:12) - RightTool(01:14:35) - Future Firm Accelerate(01:15:22) - How to advertise in these classifiedsShow NotesThe best AI productivity tools in 2023 | Zapier     https://zapier.com/blog/best-ai-productivity-tools/ The Accountant Shortage Isn't Bad Enough For NASBA to Entertain Dropping the 150 Hour Requirement - Going Concernhttps://www.goingconcern.com/nasba-150-hour-rule-accountant-shortage/ HF 1749 as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024)https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bills/text.php?number=HF1749&session=ls93&version=list&session_number=0&session_year=2023&keyword_type=all&keyword=Accountancy ChatCPA - Chat with an A.I. trained by a CPA        https://www.chatcpa.io/ Google adds a new way to block calendar spam. Here’s how to use ithttps://www.cnbc.com/2022/07/20/how-to-block-google-calendar-spam-with-a-new-feature-that-stops-it.html Client Hub Launches a Free Recategorize Plan - CPA Practice Advisorhttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/02/13/client-hub-launches-a-free-recategorize-plan/76782/ NASBA upholds 150-hour education requirement for CPA licensure - Journal of Accountancyhttps://www.journalofaccountancy.com/news/2023/feb/nasba-upholds-150-hour-education-requirement-for-cpa-licensure.html CFOs Vow to Boost Tech Influence in 2023https://www.cfo.com/technology/2023/02/tech-spending-2023-finance-team/ LinkedIn poll: Should accountants unionize?https://www.linkedin.com/posts/blaketoliver_accountants-activity-7016853793652838402-2_cC?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios Self-employed bookkeeping platform Hnry books $35 million Series Bhttps://www.startupdaily.net/topic/funding/self-employed-bookkeeping-platform-hnry-books-35-million-series-b/ Jobber fixes on $100M as its platform for home services pros hits ...https://techcrunch.com/2023/02/07/jobber-fixes-on-100m-as-its-platform-for-home-services-pros-hits-200k-users/ Eller College scholarship aims to promote diversity in accountinghttps://azbigmedia.com/business/eller-college-scholarship-aims-to-promote-diversity-in-accounting/ KPMG becomes first Big Four accounting firm to cut staff in US: Reporthttps://www.indiatoday.in/business/story/kpmg-becomes-first-big-four-accounting-firm-to-cut-staff-in-us-2335430-2023-02-16 The Impact of AI on the Accounting Profession   https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/02/13/the-impact-of-ai-on-the-accounting-profession/76772/ Accounting: uncovering the hidden gem of the math departmenthttps://www.inklingsnews.com/opinions/2023/02/10/accounting-uncovering-the-hidden-gem-of-the-math-department/ Third of accountants consider changing jobs        https://www.accountancydaily.co/third-accountants-consider-changing-jobsGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! 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AICPA's 8-Point Plan To Fix The Accounting Pipeline Problem
15-02-2023
AICPA's 8-Point Plan To Fix The Accounting Pipeline Problem
We dissect the AICPA's plan; Short seller Hindenburg Research reports that Adani Group had 23 and 24 year-old auditors sign off on financials. WSJ asks: "How can we make accounting cool?"; Biden vows to veto GOP plan to abolish the IRS; CPA exam takers down 25% since 2018; IRS too busy to replace old computers, suspends projectSponsorsOnPay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/onpayRelay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/relayFirst Republic Bank - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/firstrepublicNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - Thank you to our sponsor, OnPay(00:19) - Preview: (01:01) - Introduction and some of what we'll cover this episode (03:13) - NPR Marketplace interview with Adrienne Gonzalez and the struggle to find accountants(10:30) - AICPA's town hall (16:43) - Thank you to our sponsor, OnPay(18:01) - Checking in on our live chat(21:12) - Matt asks for ideas on how he should obtain his 150 hours(27:47) - Thank you to our sponsor, Relay(29:55) - Accounting Today article on CPA exam pass rates falling in 2022(35:59) - GAO says IRS gave up on computer systems upgrade(39:49) - Thank you to our sponsor, First Republic Bank(40:35) - Republican bill to abolish the IRS(43:15) - Lets talk about Adani Group's auditors(46:20) - Tether releases latest attestation report(48:51) - Nikole's voicemail and the Accounting High bracket (51:32) - Company holds "funeral" for QuickBooks(53:35) - Blake reads some listeners comments and feeback(58:05) - Wrap up and the CAP is going ti Expensicon!(59:46) - Classifieds(59:48) - Client Hub(01:00:24) - RightTool(01:00:46) - Federal Tax Updates Podcast(01:01:59) - How to advertise in these classifiedsShow NotesHow Can We Make Accounting Cool? - WSJ          https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-can-we-make-accounting-cool-11675973909 If You Let 23-Year-Olds Sign Off on Audits, You're Gonna Have a Bad Timehttps://www.goingconcern.com/adani-group-auditors/ Why there's a national shortage of accountants https://www.marketplace.org/2023/02/07/as-tax-season-approaches-accounting-firms-are-short-on-staff/ Biden Vows to Veto GOP Plan to Abolish the IRS https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/02/02/biden-vows-to-veto-gop-plan-to-abolish-the-irs/76458/ Controller - National Women's Soccer League (New York · NY)     https://www.teamworkonline.com/soccer-jobs/nwslsoccer/nwsl-league-office/controller-2034269 What’s New in FreshBooks – 2023             https://www.freshbooks.com/blog/product-updates-2023 Self-employed bookkeeping platform Hnry books $35 million Series Bhttps://www.startupdaily.net/topic/funding/self-employed-bookkeeping-platform-hnry-books-35-million-series-b/ McDonalds Presidents Says California FAST Act Will Kill Restaurantshttps://smallbiztrends.com/2023/01/mcdonalds-presidents-says-california-fast-act-will-hurt-small-business.html New York Requires Disclosure in Small Businesses Financinghttps://www.pymnts.com/news/regulation/2023/new-york-requires-disclosure-in-small-businesses-financing/ Almost 70K ‘questionable’ Social Security numbers used for $5.4B in pandemic-related loans: watchdog  https://thehill.com/policy/finance/3837329-almost-70k-questionable-social-security-numbers-used-for-5-4b-in-pandemic-related-loans-watchdog/ The 15 largest banks in the US    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/15-largest-banks-us-160040404.html Football, lifeguarding, college and accounting      https://hoganstand.com/article/index/326378 Password Managers – An Insightful Accountant Software Comparisonhttps://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/accounting-tech/vendor-news/password-managers-an-insightful-accountant-software-comparis/ IRS more likely to audit Black taxpayers https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-more-likely-to-audit-black-taxpayers Press Release- February 1, 2023: Superintendent Adrienne A. Harris Adopts Updated Regulation For Disclosure Requirements For Commercial Financinghttps://www.dfs.ny.gov/reports_and_publications/press_releases/pr202302011 Crypto’s One-Time Favorite Bank Faces Federal Probe Into FTX Relationshiphttps://www.pymnts.com/cryptocurrency/2023/cryptos-one-time-favorite-bank-faces-federal-probe-into-ftx-relationship/ US Bank launches automated direct deposit switchinghttps://bankautomationnews.com/allposts/payments/us-bank-launches-automated-direct-deposit-switching/ Chase to Expand Small Business Banking Workforce by 20%          https://www.pymnts.com/digital-first-banking/2023/chase-to-expand-small-business-banking-workforce-by-20-pct/ How Can We Make Accounting Cool? - WSJ          https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-can-we-make-accounting-cool-11675973909 Passing or failing? Pass rates for CPA exam fell in 2022https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/passing-or-failing-pass-rates-for-cpa-exam-fell-in-2022 How inclusive is your accounting firm?   https://www.accountingtoday.com/opinion/how-inclusive-is-your-firm AICPA proposes extensive tax changes to Congresshttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/aicpa-proposes-extensive-tax-changes-to-congress Tether Releases Attestation Report Showing $960M Excess Reserveshttps://www.pymnts.com/cryptocurrency/2023/tether-releases-attestation-report-showing-960m-excess-reserves/ The Quickbooks And The Deadhttps://www.realclearmarkets.com/2023/02/09/the_quickbooks_and_the_dead_880636.html Tax Policy in Biden’s 2023 State of the Union Address      https://taxfoundation.org/biden-state-of-the-union-tax-proposals/ Watch for accidental fraud, forensic accounting expert says          https://www.cfodive.com/news/watch-accidental-fraud-author-says/642358/ Accounting Services: The Talent War       https://www.lanereport.com/162724/2023/02/accounting-services-the-talent-war/ Most accounting professionals want more mental health help: studyhttps://www.cfodive.com/news/most-accounting-professionals-want-more-mental-health-help-study/642315/ Finzly Launches API Giving Developers Access to FedNow Servicehttps://www.pymnts.com/news/faster-payments/2023/finzly-launches-api-giving-developers-access-to-fednow-service/ Growblocks Raises $6M to Help Businesses Forecast Revenueshttps://www.pymnts.com/news/investment-tracker/2023/growblocks-raises-6m-to-help-businesses-forecast-revenues/ Gusto lays off 5% of staff              https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/gusto-lays-off-5-of-staff Students learn all about accounting at High School Leaders Conference at UM-Dearbornhttps://www.pressandguide.com/2023/02/08/students-learn-all-about-accounting-at-high-school-leaders-conference-at-um-dearborn Don’t Let Clients Dictate Tax Workflow   https://cpatrendlines.com/2023/02/07/dont-let-clients-dictate-tax-workflow/ Center Your Firm Around Your Client       https://cpatrendlines.com/2023/02/03/center-your-firm-around-your-client/ How Marketing in Accounting Has Evolved           https://cpatrendlines.com/2023/02/03/how-marketing-in-accounting-has-evolved/ Jobber fixes on $100M as its platform for home services pros hits ...https://techcrunch.com/2023/02/07/jobber-fixes-on-100m-as-its-platform-for-home-services-pros-hits-200k-users/ Are SMBs invited to the business intelligence (BI) party? https://www.cio.com/article/453900/are-smbs-invited-to-the-business-intelligence-bi-party.html H&R Block went through 6 CEOs in a decade. Its latest chief exec is a marketing whiz with plans to claw back market share: ‘We were kind of that dusty place on the corner’https://fortune.com/2023/02/03/hr-block-ceo-taxes-growth-gig-workers-freelance-small-business/ IRS tells taxpayers in some states to wait to file taxes       https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-tells-taxpayers-in-states-like-california-to-wait-to-file-taxes There’s a surprising culprit behind mass layoffs, says a prominent management professor at Whartonhttps://fortune.com/2023/02/08/surprising-culprit-behind-mass-layoffs-says-management-professor-wharton/ Americanas' $4B Accounting Scandal Puts More Scrutiny on PwC's ...https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2023/02/08/706637.htm AICPA publishes audit risk guide https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/aicpa-publishes-audit-risk-guide CoinTracker unveils real-time crypto tax advice from live expertshttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/cointracker-unveils-real-time-crypto-tax-advice-from-live-experts IRS dropped plans to modernize some of its outdated systemshttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-dropped-plans-to-modernize-some-of-its-outdated-systems Accounting students provide volunteer income tax filing services to ...https://www.psu.edu/news/scranton/story/accounting-students-provide-volunteer-income-tax-filing-services-community/ Intuit study reveals Gen Z doesn't want to talk about financeshttps://www.atmmarketplace.com/news/intuit-study-reveals-gen-z-doesnt-want-to-talk-about-finances/ The past and future of accounting             https://www.accountingtoday.com/podcast/the-past-and-future-of-accounting Senators demand an accounting of how ServSafe fees are used  https://restaurantbusinessonline.com/operations/senators-demand-accounting-how-servsafe-fees-are-used Talent acquisition: AICPA chair hears student voices, shares strategieshttps://www.journalofaccountancy.com/news/2023/feb/talent-acquisition-aicpa-chair-hears-student-voices-shares-strategies.html Inkle Raises $1.5M to Power Tax & Accounting for US Cross-border ...https://financialit.net/news/fundraising-news/inkle-raises-15m-power-tax-accounting-us-cross-border-companies Does ChatGPT have any of the answers for accounting?https://www.accountantsdaily.com.au/technology/18115-does-chatgpt-have-any-of-the-answers-for-accounting OakNorth set to close Fluidly following 2021 acquisition https://www.altfi.com/article/10379_oaknorth-set-to-close-fluidly-following-2021-acquisition Lawyers wanted at the IRS           https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/lawyers-wanted-at-the-irs Fluidly to close its doors in April https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/accounting-software/fluidly-to-close-its-doors-in-april Simu Liu praised for giving advice on accounting, burnout and ... https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/simu-liu-twitter-advice-b2275858.html  Eller College scholarship aims to promote diversity in accountinghttps://azbigmedia.com/business/eller-college-scholarship-aims-to-promote-diversity-in-accounting/ iwocaPay Becomes the First Invoice Checkout Integration with Buy Now, Pay Later Option for Businesses that Integrate with QuickBooks           https://financialit.net/news/e-invoicing/iwocapay-becomes-first-invoice-checkout-integration-buy-now-pay-later-option Tax And Accounting SaaS Startup Inkle Raises $1.5 Million              https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/smallbusiness/tax-and-accounting-saas-startup-inkle-raises-dollar15-million/ar-AA179Y50 AICPA Town Hall: AICPA’s 8-point human capital pipeline plan      https://townhall.libsyn.com/ath/aicpas-8-point-human-capital-pipeline-plan US Bank launches automated payroll deposit feature for new accountshttps://www.fintechfutures.com/2023/02/us-bank-launches-automated-payroll-deposit-feature-for-new-accounts/ Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! 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How Intuit is Going to Save Accounting
08-02-2023
How Intuit is Going to Save Accounting
Guest: Intuit Accountants leader Ted Callahan; The latest on QuickBooks Connect 2023; How to defend against ChatGPT stealing your job; Crypto lender Celsius used QuickBooks, too!SponsorsRelay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/relayLiveFlow - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowClient Hub- https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/clienthubNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - Thank you to our sponsor, Relay(00:26) - Intuit's "Prosperity Ladder"(01:04) - Introduction: Welcome Ted Callahan to the show(02:23) - Earmark launched "Crypto With Accountants"(03:35) - What is Ted's job title and what does he do day to day at Intuit(07:33) - What will Chat GPT and AI change in the accounting industry (09:28) - Will some of Intuit's own internal technology be available for customers to use?(12:08) - Thank you to our sponsor, Relay(13:19) - The Intuit message has changed re: taxes(18:44) - How do you respond to people who say Intuit is now an accountants competitor?(22:53) - Are intuit accounting employees part time? Full time? Get benefits?(26:45) - Thank you to our sponsor, LiveFlow(28:02) - Expanding more on Intuit's accounting employees (33:53) - What should a young owner of a small accounting firm focus on? Where is the opportunity?(38:06) - Let's talk a little about pricing(41:38) - Blake checks in on the live chat(44:40) - Thank you to our sponsor, 3(46:03) - Some thought on QuickBooks Connect 2022 and plans for QB Connect 2023(50:17) - FTX and Celsius were on QuickBooks... should they have been?(55:33) - ChatGPT article in Medium using accountants as examples(01:04:25) - David reads a job posting and wrap up (01:07:22) - Client Hub(01:07:59) - RightTool(01:08:21) - Federal Tax Updates Podcast(01:09:35) - How to advertise in these classifiedsShow NotesCelsius Was Using QuickBooks for Its Accounting—Just Like FTX – Decrypthttps://decrypt.co/120284/celsius-quickbooks-accounting-ftxCelsius tosses scraps to victims, Alex Mashinsky thought himself infalliblehttps://coingeek.com/celsius-tosses-scraps-to-victims-alex-mashinsky-thought-himself-infallible/ Celsius Network: Final report from the examiner — lies, incompetence and Ponzi schemeshttps://davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2023/02/01/celsius-network-final-report-from-the-examiner-lies-incompetence-and-ponzi-schemes/ Intuit Supercharges Virtual Expert Platform with AI Enhancements to Streamline Expert-Assisted Tax Filinghttps://aithority.com/machine-learning/intuit-supercharges-virtual-expert-platform-with-ai-enhancements-to-streamline-expert-assisted-tax-filing/ Will ChatGPT replace you?           https://medium.com/@theo.seeds/will-chatgpt-replace-you-36b05cebe160 AI is not a threat to the accounting profession: as written by an AIhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/opinion/ai-is-not-a-threat-to-the-accounting-profession-as-written-by-an-ai Will ChatGPT replace you?. How to tell if you’re gonna lose your… | by Theo Seeds | Jan, 2023      https://medium.com/@theo.seeds/will-chatgpt-replace-you-36b05cebe160 QuickBooks Live Bookkeeping Pricing - Quickbooks           https://quickbooks.intuit.com/live/pricing/ QuickBooks Connect FAQhttps://quickbooksconnect.com/faq/Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast ClassifiedsClient Hub - https://clienthub.app/RightTool for QuickBooks Online - https://righttool.appFederal Tax Updates podcast - https://federaltaxupdates.com/Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request: info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com
Remote Work Accountants Are More Billable
03-02-2023
Remote Work Accountants Are More Billable
Recession needed to increase accounting grads; Amber Setter on improving the CPA pipeline; 2023 tax season officially starts; tech layoffs hit accounting techSponsorsKeeper - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/keeperLiveFlow - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowAnchor - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/anchorNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - Thank you to our sponsor, Keeper(00:20) - Preview : Accountants are prestressed for busy season (00:56) - Blake is in Tucson; Welcome Amber to the show (04:29) - Who is your ideal customer for coaching?(06:42) - Remote workers save an average of 72 minutes per day (14:49) - Thank you to our sponsor, Keeper(16:22) - YouTube Live comment from Sam on working from home (18:07) - WSJ says the job market for remote workers is shrinking — but the demand is still high (19:37) - Will tech layoffs lead college students to accounting?(22:17) - Is it realistic for someone in tech to transition into accounting? (25:43) - Thank you to our sponsor, LiveFlow(27:03) - George Santos was involved in an alleged $17 million Ponzi scheme in Florida(29:46) - Moody's is working on a scoring system for stable coins (31:09) - Wash sales represent up to 77% of trades on unregulated crypto exchanges(32:56) - The IRS released guidance on crypto check mark on 1040s(33:56) - Are accountants more optimistic for the 2023 tax season(37:53) - Thank you to our sponsor, Anchor(39:42) - The IRS has opened an online portal where businesses can file 1099s(42:08) - A few QuickBooks updates(43:45) - AccountingWED article summarizing all the accounting tech layoffs(46:42) - ChatGPT updates(48:41) - Rocket Lawyer has launched Rocket Tax(53:15) - Listener mail from Greg on his firm actually looking for more clients(58:39) - Message from Jared about Right Tool (01:01:33) - Wrap up, where to reach Amber, and one new review(01:04:17) - Client Hub(01:04:54) - RightTool(01:05:16) - Federal Tax Updates Podcast(01:06:30) - How to advertise in these classifiedsShow NotesNew Xero data sees US small business sales slow as consumer spending tightenshttps://www.xero.com/us/media-releases/xero-small-business-insights-usa-january-2023/ KPMG Vice Chair Hopes All the Tech Layoffs Will Scare College Kids Into Accountinghttps://www.goingconcern.com/kpmg-vice-chair-hopes-all-the-tech-layoffs-will-scare-college-kids-into-accounting/ TurboTax Tax Trends Report    https://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/life/turbotax-tax-trends-report-tax-year-2021-53767/ The Argument for Accounting   https://merrimacknewspaper.com/the-argument-for-accounting/ Accounting Software Maker IRIS Sees 30% Growthhttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/01/24/accounting-software-maker-iris-sees-30-growth/76127/ IRS clarifies crypto question on tax formhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-clarifies-crypto-question-on-tax-form This forensic accounting startup in Seattle is helping lawyers solve ...      https://www.geekwire.com/2023/this-forensic-accounting-startup-in-seattle-is-helping-lawyers-solve-fraud-investigations/ Bookkeeper Job Description      https://www.executivepastoronline.com/bookkeeper-job-description/ The Largest Accounting Firm in Kentucky Thinks a Tower Will Win the Talent Warhttps://www.goingconcern.com/the-largest-accounting-firm-in-kentucky-thinks-a-tower-will-win-the-talent-war/ Important Changes to QuickBooks Related 1099 Filing and Billing for 2023https://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/accounting-tech/general-ledger/important-changes-to-quickbooks-related-1099-filing-and-bill/ Over 2 in 3 small business owners already feel burnt out in first week of 2023 Intuit QuickBooks research shows  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/over-2-3-small-business-090000132.html IRS opens 2023 tax filing seasonhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-opens-2023-tax-filing-season Small businesses lament Sage's monthly subscription changes amid rising costs   https://www.itpro.co.uk/software/369796/small-businesses-lament-sages-monthly-subscription-changes-amid-rising-costs Rocket Lawyer Launches Tax Prep Tool for Small Business Ownershttps://smallbiztrends.com/2023/01/rocket-tax-software-for-small-business.html State Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2023 https://taxfoundation.org/state-corporate-income-tax-rates-brackets-2023/ 3.4m still need to file tax return https://www.accountancydaily.co/34m-still-need-file-tax-return Melio Launches Integration To Sync Payments Data with Xero   https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/melio-launches-integration-to-sync-payments-data-with-xero-301728971.html Firms Hope to Win With Receipt Data Solutions but Implementation Issues Aboundhttps://www.pymnts.com/innovation/2023/firms-hope-to-win-with-receipt-data-solutions-but-implementation-issues-abound/ Moody’s Developing Scoring System for Stablecoins Based on Attestationshttps://www.pymnts.com/cryptocurrency/2023/moodys-developing-scoring-system-for-stablecoins-based-on-attestations/ The Decline of Voicemail         https://ritakeller.com/blog/2023/01/the-decline-of-voicemail.html Remote work saves 72 minutes a day     https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/average-time-saved-by-remote-workers-72-minutes-per-day?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter TurboTax Tax Trends Report - The TurboTax Blog        https://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/life/turbotax-tax-trends-report-tax-year-2021-53767/ The CPA pipeline includes the present   https://www.accountingtoday.com/opinion/the-cpa-pipeline-includes-the-present Connect with Amber SetterWebsite: http://conscious.cpaLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ambersetter/Twitter: https://twitter.com/intentionsetter?lang=enFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConsciousPublicAccountants/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amber_setter_coaching/?hl=enGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! 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Transform #5: From Cashier to Director of Accounting
27-01-2023
Transform #5: From Cashier to Director of Accounting
Meet Our Guest, Lea BriscoeLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lea-briscoe-0765418/Learn more about Purple Wavehttps://www.purplewave.com/Need CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request - info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com
Make ChatGPT Fire Clients
27-01-2023
Make ChatGPT Fire Clients
SponsorsKeeper - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/keeperRelay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/relayFirst Republic Bank - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/firstrepublicNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - Thank you to our sponsor, Keeper(00:20) - Preview: Will AI replace accountants in audits(01:04) - Introduction and quick recap of Blake's week in Park City (03:43) - Earmark has launched a new Federal Tax Updates podcast(07:15) - Source says Square is launching their own GL(10:46) - Some final takeaways from skiing trip(13:18) - Thank you to our sponsor, Keeper(14:55) - Article about a high school student who wants to become an accountant(17:56) - IRS audit rates declined further in 2022(19:10) - The Tax Foundation made a graphic on the IRS backlog(21:54) - Accountants need to narrow their scope in 2023(23:13) - Canadian accounting firm sues employee for overbilling on timesheets (28:46) - Thank you to our sponsor, Relay(30:04) - "Office Space" inspired sofrware engineering scam (32:40) - Are mid-career CPAs happy in your firm? (36:25) - David's first reaction to Chat GPT(41:28) - Thank you to our sponsor, First Republic Bank(42:31) - Blake uses Chat GPT live to demonstrate what it can do(47:33) - Chad Davis uses Chat GPT to write fake CAP episode intro(49:46) - Somebody used Chat GPT to try to pass a chartered accountant exam in England (54:45) - Paula's message and idea about a national CPA license (58:38) - Tori's email on how a radical step is needed to change the AICPA (59:53) - Deanna asks for best apps to import journal entries into QBO Advanced(01:01:47) - Accounting firms might want to look into hiring some of these laid off tech employees(01:02:26) - Checking in on the live chat discussion on ChatGPT(01:04:09) - Wrap up and reminder to subscribe to our YouTube channel(01:07:29) - Classifieds(01:07:31) - Client Hub(01:08:08) - RightTool(01:08:30) - Federal Tax Updates Podcast(01:09:44) - How to advertise in these classifiedsShow NotesGeorge Clooney to be Headline Speaker at ExpensiCon 2023 - CPA Practice Advisorhttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/01/18/george-clooney-to-be-headline-speaker-at-expensicon-2023/75905/ AI chatbot falls just short on accounting exam | AccountingWEBhttps://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/tech-pulse/ai-chatbot-falls-just-short-on-accounting-exam IRS audit rates declined further in 2022 | Accounting Todayhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-audit-rates-declined-further-in-2022 Are midcareer CPAs happy in your firm? | Accounting Todayhttps://www.accountingtoday.com/opinion/are-mid-career-cpas-happy-in-your-firm 2023 Tax Filing Season: Tax Season Delays & Complexity | Tax Foundationhttps://taxfoundation.org/2023-tax-filing-season/ Canadian accountant is ordered to repay employer for 'time theft' : NPRhttps://www.npr.org/2023/01/13/1148985075/time-tracking-software-canadian-woman-reach-cpa-court 'Office Space' Inspired Software Engineer's Scam, Prosecutors Say - CPA Practice Advisorhttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/01/06/office-space-inspired-software-engineers-theft-scheme-prosecutors-say/75515/?_ga=2.116447811.479438550.1673332096-1770167994.1673332096 3 Game-Changing Accounting Trends to Look Out for in 2023 https://www.spiceworks.com/finance/accounting/guest-article/3-game-changing-accounting-trends-to-look-out-for/ Facing Busy Season ’23: 99% of Accountants Suffer Burnouthttps://cpatrendlines.com/2023/01/12/facing-busy-season-23-99-of-accountants-suffer-burnout/ Basecamp details 'obscene' $3.2 million bill that caused it to quit the cloudhttps://www.theregister.com/2023/01/16/basecamp_37signals_cloud_bill/ Accountant must repay employer after software shows ‘time theft’https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tech/practice-software/accountant-must-repay-employer-after-software-shows-time-theft George Clooney to Headline Expensicon 2023      https://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/education-hub/training-center/george-clooney-to-headline-expensicon-2023/ U.S. accounting watchdog faces lawsuit over its 'secretive ...        https://www.reuters.com/legal/us-accounting-watchdog-faces-lawsuit-over-its-secretive-disciplinary-process-2023-01-20/ TaxBit Announces Acquisition of Digital Asset Accounting Startup ...https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/taxbit-announces-acquisition-of-digital-asset-accounting-startup-tactic-301723033.html The IRS names the top tax crooks of 2022https://www.accountingtoday.com/list/the-irs-names-the-top-tax-crooks-of-2022 5 ideas to watch out for in accounting in 2023https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/5-ideas-to-watch-out-for-in-accounting-in-2023 CryptoCFOs Launch App to Access Crypto Tax & Accounting Communityhttps://www.einnews.com/pr_news/611880610/cryptocfos-launch-app-to-access-crypto-tax-accounting-community TurboTax, QuickBooks owner slammed after MailChimp data breachhttps://nypost.com/2023/01/17/turbotax-quickbooks-owner-slammed-for-mailchimp-data-breach/ What Small Business Owners Should Look For in a Bankhttps://www.gobankingrates.com/banking/banks/what-small-business-owners-should-look-for-in-a-bank/ Former President of FTX US breaks silence, says SBF was insecure, volatile and spiteful, threatened to “destroy my professional reputation”         https://www.kitco.com/news/2023-01-16/Former-President-of-FTX-US-breaks-silence-says-SBF-was-insecure-volatile-and-spiteful-threatened-to-destroy-my-professional-reputation.html Ally looks to tech industry layoffs for potential hireshttps://bankautomationnews.com/allposts/retail/ally-looks-to-tech-industry-layoffs-for-potential-hires/ Bean aims to change accounting industry's 'stodgy' reputationhttps://www.bizjournals.com/cleveland/inno/stories/fundings/2023/01/20/bean-aims-to-change-accountings-stodgy-reputation.html Just How Common Is Corporate Fraud?https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/14/business/dealbook/how-common-is-corporate-fraud.html How CPA firms can get focused in the next 30 dayshttps://www.accountingtoday.com/opinion/how-cpa-firms-can-get-focused-in-the-next-30-days MDU Resources Teen of the Week: Glen Ullin volleyball player is set ...https://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/teen-of-the-week/mdu-resources-teen-of-the-week-glen-ullin-volleyball-player-is-set-on-accounting-career/article_5ded06f2-8ba0-11ed-b69a-8b4bd5905da8.html Sage Affiliate Program   https://www.craigcampbellseo.com/sage-affiliate-program/ Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. 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Transform #4: The Multi Dimensions of Vitamin Angels
24-01-2023
Transform #4: The Multi Dimensions of Vitamin Angels
Meet Our Guests:Bonnie ForssellLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bonnie-l-forssell-3534535a/Jennifer HerbertLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-herbert-a87919a5/Learn more about Vitamin Angelshttps://www.vitaminangels.org/Need CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request - info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com
David Got Fired By His Tax Preparer
20-01-2023
David Got Fired By His Tax Preparer
SponsorsZoho - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/zohoLiveFlow - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowAnchor - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/anchorNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe(00:00) - Thank you to our sponsor, Zoho(00:27) - Preview: We need to make accountants aware of accounting career paths with real work life balance(01:11) - Introduction and quick overview of Blake's week and FAA meltdown(11:22) - What logic did the firm give David for letting him go?(21:15) - Thank you to our sponsor, Zoho(22:40) - Not enough firms are offering remote work (25:38) - Accountants don't need help getting clients(27:56) - Blake shares a story about his friend switching firms(29:44) - Blake shares a chart from CPA Trendlines(33:35) - What is the starting salary for a CPA at a medium to large firm?(37:16) - Thank you to our sponsor, LiveFlow(38:25) - Quick follow up on the story of a recent accounting graduate choosing the military over a Big 4 firm(40:06) - What is Profit First? And what do you do?(46:20) - Parkinson's Law(49:53) - Thank you to our sponsor, Anchor (52:39) - Jennifer's voicemail about her networking event for students(56:19) - Going over some comments in our live chat (01:02:47) - Linda's message about Illinois lowering the CPA hours requirement from 150 to 120 hours to sit for the exam(01:06:26) - Bernard's feedback on the Ron Baker episode(01:10:25) - David makes a new 2023 prediciton (01:11:08) - Rusty's message about North Carolina's CPA license requirements (01:13:54) - Wrap up and where to reach Blake and David (01:15:14) - Classifieds(01:15:16) - Client Hub(01:15:53) - RightTool(01:16:15) - Federal Tax Updates Podcast(01:17:27) - How to advertise in these classifiedsLinksMore remote workers than workhttps://www.linkedin.com/news/story/more-remote-workers-than-work-5073937/http://btaxgo.com/ufadlli            SEC Charges Genesis and Gemini Following Crypto Collapse Contagion https://www.pymnts.com/cryptocurrency/2023/sec-charges-genesis-and-gemini-following-crypto-collapse-contagion/IRS Provides Tax Relief for California Storm Victims   https://blog.turbotax.intuit.com/tax-news/irs-provides-tax-relief-for-california-storm-victims-53808/AICPA Unveils Plans for Redesigned CPA Exam in 2024 ...https://insidepublicaccounting.com/2023/01/aicpa-unveils-plans-for-redesigned-cpa-exam-in-2024/2023: The Year of Crypto Compliance      https://www.corporatecomplianceinsights.com/2023-crypto-predictions/Quickbooks missed a golden opportunity to market itself with the FTX sagahttps://medium.com/coinmonks/quickbooks-missed-a-golden-opportunity-to-market-itself-with-the-ftx-saga-d381c373af05?source=rss----721b17443fd5---4The Financial Future: The Impact of AI on Finance and Accountinghttps://medium.com/@businessbreakthrough/the-financial-future-the-impact-of-ai-on-finance-and-accounting-d8d350edcb1dMost companies pay $11 or more per expense reporthttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/most-companies-pay-11-or-more-per-processed-expense-reportTerry Smith fires darts at Meta, Apple, Unilever and accounting ...https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/1002893/terry-smith-fires-darts-at-meta-apple-unilever-and-accounting-practices-after-fundsmith-underperforms-1002893.htmlIntuit Plans To Launch Crypto-Related Software’shttps://thecryptobasic.com/2023/01/10/intuit-plans-to-launch-crypto-related-softwares/IRS audit rates declined further in 2022https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-audit-rates-declined-further-in-2022Addressing the accounting hiring crisis  https://www.accountingtoday.com/opinion/addressing-the-accounting-hiring-crisisIRS Cultivating Ties With Crypto Companies to Combat Fraud https://www.pymnts.com/cryptocurrency/2023/irs-cultivating-ties-with-crypto-companies-to-combat-fraud/Sam Bankman-Fried Tweets From Parent’s Basement, Denies Moving Funds From Alameda Researchhttps://beincrypto.com/sam-bankman-fried-tweets-parents-basement-denies-moving-funds-alameda-research/Chewy CFO Seeks Labor Cost Savings via Automated Fulfillmenthttps://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2023/chewy-cfo-seeks-labor-cost-savings-via-automated-fulfillment/AICPA Says It Was Not Hacked, Refutes Reporthttps://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2023/01/12/aicpa-says-report-about/75816/Attackers steal AICPA emails passwords https://cybernews.com/news/attackers-steal-aicpa-emails-passwords/Connect with Ron SaharyanWebsite: https://profitfirstprofessionals.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ron-saharyan-3846a8/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ronsaharyanGet in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! 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Transform #3: Accounting For Pest Control with Matthew Woodcock
16-01-2023
Transform #3: Accounting For Pest Control with Matthew Woodcock
Meet Our Guest:Matthew Woodcockhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-woodcock-230a1210/Learn more about Sprague Pest SolutionsWebsite: https://www.spraguepest.com/ Need CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040 Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.com Limited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merch SubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast  Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request - info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com
2023 Predictions for the Accounting Profession
11-01-2023
2023 Predictions for the Accounting Profession
SponsorsOnPay - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/onpayLiveFlow - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/liveflowPatriot Software - https://cloudaccountingpodcast.promo/patriotNeed CPE? Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.comGet CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpeShow Notes16:03 – Zero100 Supply Chain Predictions For 2023https://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinomarah/2022/12/29/zero100-supply-chain-predictions-for-2023/ 19:45 – 200262 top 10 fintech predictions for 2023https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2022/12/200262-top-10-fintech-predictions-for-2023/ 36:50 – AccountingWEB quotes of the year 2022https://www.accountingweb.co.uk/tax/hmrc-policy/accountingweb-quotes-of-the-year-2022Get in TouchThanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040Need Accounting Conference Info? Check out our new website - accountingconferences.comLimited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessitiesTeePublic Store: http://cloudacctpod.link/merchSubscribeApple Podcasts: http://cloudacctpod.link/ApplePodcasts Podchaser: http://cloudacctpod.link/podchaser Spotify: http://cloudacctpod.link/Spotify Stitcher: http://cloudacctpod.link/Stitcher Overcast: http://cloudacctpod.link/Overcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CloudAccountingPodcast ClassifiedsClientHub - https://clienthub.app/Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the link below to get more info.Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd Full Transcript Available Upon Request: info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com