IRS Agents Working From Home Can Watch H&R Block Reality TV Show

We're celebrating surpassing 10,000 YouTube subscribers! Thank you! Blake and David look into H&R Block's new reality show about teaching people life skills like doing their taxes. They also talk about workflow automation challenges for accounting firms, how the IRS is contacting wealthy non-filers, and the Trump Organization CFO pleading guilty to perjury. They also break down the SEC's extensive new climate disclosure rules and the job opportunities this could create for accountants.

  • (03:04) - H&R Block is creating a reality TV show
  • (08:51) - WSJ Op-Ed says IRS agents shouldn't work from home
  • (12:21) - The Accountant 2 gets a big tax credit
  • (14:42) - South Carolina finds $2 billion in bank account
  • (20:49) - Bloomberg article on the lack of accountants
  • (23:18) - Regional banks in trouble?
  • (27:00) - Lyft being sued by their shareholders
  • (29:39) - Is bad workflow automation the cause of bad work/life balances?
  • (37:42) - CPA Trendlines: "Which Niche is the Best Niche?"
  • (46:28) - TurboTax and H&R Block are using AI giving awful tax advice
  • (50:12) - Blake shares new SEC rule's GPT he made
  • (53:19) - AI and data privacy concerns
  • (55:48) - Can AI predict when you'll die?
  • (01:01:37) - Former Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty to perjury
  • (01:03:56) - Thanks for listening and remember to subscribe

Show Notes
2024 Report: The State of Accounting Workflow Automation
Gartner Survey Shows That a Third of Accountants Make Several Financial Errors Per Week due to Capacity Constraints       
The U.S. is short 340,000 accountants-just look at the wave of earnings report mistakes
Intuit, H&R Block tax AIs critiqued on accuracy
SC accounting error gets renewed focus over $1.8B sitting in state bank account
Ex-Trump Org CFO Pleads Guilty to Perjury in Fraud Case
H&R Block to Release Short Format Comedy Streaming Series, “Responsibility Island”
Federal court holds Corporate Transparency Act unconstitutional
Lyft earnings report error prompts shareholder lawsuit              

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David Leary
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