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Supreme Court sales tax ruling is a windfall for Avalara

Supreme Court sales tax ruling is a windfall for Avalara

The big news this week is that the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a decision rewriting the rules on sales tax for online retailers. Now states can collect sales tax on orders shipped to their state, even if the retailer has no physical presence in that state. For details and analysis, take a listen to the latest episode of the Cloud Accounting Podcast.

New Survey Finds Accounting Teams Embrace Technology to Solve Hiring Challenges

New Survey Finds Accounting Teams Embrace Technology to Solve Hiring Challenges

Accountants are again taking a leadership role in their organizations with the adoption of cloud applications. According to FloQast’s new survey of accounting and finance professionals, 85 percent of respondents are facing increased challenges in hiring and retaining talent, and technology adoption is a key strategy in attracting and retaining talent.

KPMG partners with Google, Vermont pays to attract remote workers, & finance leads in RPA adoption

KPMG partners with Google, Vermont pays to attract remote workers, & finance leads in RPA adoption

Big Four firm KPMG International has partnered with Google to create solutions, Slack's new Actions update means your team can do more work in one place, Vermont will pay people $10,000 to move there and work remotely, the majority of medium and large accounting firms have moved all their IT infrastructure to the cloud, why introverts are better at networking, and more

Can't find the app you need? Build it yourself!

Can't find the app you need? Build it yourself!

My favorite story this week is about an accountant who couldn’t find the budgeting app he wanted for his clients, so he built it himself using developers hired on the freelancing site UpWork.

Green Apple Podcast: How Automation is Making Accounting more Creative

Green Apple Podcast: How Automation is Making Accounting more Creative

I joined John Garrett recently on the Green Apple Podcast to talk about how my background in classical music helps my accounting career, how automation is attracting more creative individuals to the accounting profession, and why being authentic at work is the key to developing relationships that will aid your career. Listen here.

Sage Advice Podcast: The Changing Nature of Teams in the Workplace

Sage Advice Podcast: The Changing Nature of Teams in the Workplace

Read my interview with Ed Kless on the Sage Advice Podcast. We talk about how my first career as a classical cellist was disrupted by automation, what drew me to accounting technology, and how teams in the accounting profession are increasingly becoming a mix of full-time employees, part-time employees, contractors, and outsourcing firms.

David Leary's Got a Theory

David Leary's Got a Theory

Talking accounting tech with David Leary on the podcast, the White House struggles to mute a conference call, 61 ways to get more clients, why client service isn't as important as you think, the road from controller to CFO is becoming less travelled, 50% of accountants have no idea what blockchain is, and more

Listen to Pricing Power Ep. 82: "Technology and the Future"

Listen to Pricing Power Ep. 82: "Technology and the Future"

Thanks to Steve Major for having me as a guest on his podcast, Pricing Power! Among many other things, Steve and I discuss the future of bookkeeping technology and what that means for the accounting profession. Spoiler Alert: The future will be automated. (listen)

7 excellent podcasts for accountants

7 excellent podcasts for accountants

Podcasts are great for "dead" time. Driving to work. Working out. They're an excellent tool for professional development. After all, who wants to read more after staring at a computer screen all day? Listen to accounting industry podcasts on the way home from work and save time for watching Game of Thrones at home.