Will Intuit Go Red in the 2024 Election?

Blake and David get brutally honest about why pricey accounting conferences are a no-go and how the industry sidelines neurodivergent professionals. You'll also get a rundown of the rebranded Intuit Connect event's new direction, the political firestorm around IRS Direct File, and a Google Sheets update that will blow your mind. From the mailbag, don't miss one reader's incredible story of passing the CPA exam in record time and our take on why firms need to rethink degree requirements. Plus, we offer real-talk advice for starting your own
bookkeeping biz and take shots at the infamous 150-hour rule.

  • (01:02) - David Has FOMO
  • (03:50) - The Cost of AICPA Engage
  • (07:11) - ADHD and Conferences
  • (16:39) - Community Engagement and Comments
  • (21:23) - Intuit Connect Announcement & Going After the Mid-Market
  • (28:54) - Future of Accounting with AI
  • (32:59) - AI Agents Replacing Human Labor
  • (34:07) - Preparing for a Future in Accounting
  • (35:06) - The Value of Practical Experience
  • (36:52) - Listener Feedback and Community Engagement
  • (39:14) - Intuit and IRS Direct File Controversy
  • (48:20) - Google Sheets' New Conditional Notifications
  • (51:11) - Listener Mailbag: Unique Paths to CPA
  • (55:28) - Earning Your Accounting Degree Quick!
  • (59:13) - The Debate on College Degrees and Signaling
  • (01:04:29) - Closing Remarks and Thanks for Listening

Show Notes

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David Leary
David Leary
President and Founder, Sombrero Apps Company
Will Intuit Go Red in the 2024 Election?
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