Meka Leka Hi Meka Hiney Ho 2021 Is A Go

Grab your party favors, confetti, and tinfoil, it's time to look back, and move forward! Blake and David review their past predictions and make some new ones for 2021. Also, a survey reveals that the majority of bookkeepers now offer AP services, and another survey suggests the remote work method is here to stay, post-pandemic, along with more discussion on state income taxes. In app news, Zoom phones in text messaging support and announces an email/calendar service, Square is buying a music streaming service, and Expensify launches Expensify.cash, plus some discussion on what Google's return-to-office strategy suggests about the future of remote work. Happy New Year, and thank you for joining us!

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4:05 - 2019 Predictions! Also, Isaac Asimov predicted the computer automation revolution, Mindbody to be sold, senators prod regulators on FinTech, and what’s new in QBO
https://www.cloudaccountingpodcast.com/episodes/2019-predictions-also-isaac-asimov-predicted-the-computer-automation-revolution-mindbody-to-be-sold-senators-prod-regulators-on-fintech-and-what-s-new-in-qbo 
 
5:23 - Bookkeepers are embracing the role of trusted advisor
 
7:07 - Elevate Messaging & Safety with Zoom Phone SMS, Reporting & E911 Enhancements
 
8:13 - The best and worst 2020 predictions (and some of our own) https://www.cloudaccountingpodcast.com/154
 
10:53 - Zoom may launch an email service and calendar app to compete with Google and Microsofthttps://www.theverge.com/2020/12/23/22197057/zoom-email-service-calendar-app-microsoft-google-competition
 
 
17:23 - Introducing Expensify.cash, open-source financial group chat, built with React Nativehttps://community.expensify.com/discussion/7862/introducing-expensify-cash-open-source-financial-group-chat-built-with-react-native
 
27:45 - SEC Sues Ripple Over Sales of XRP Digital Assets
 
30:45 - Google Delays Return to Office and Eyes ‘Flexible Work Week’
  
32:41 - 81% of firms expect more remote work post-pandemic: Survey
 
 
36:40 - States battle over billions in work-from-home taxes
 
41:37 - What Running a Virtual CPA Firm Really Costs
 
44:15 - Don’t Worry Everyone, Deloitte Says Everything Is Fine After SolarWinds Hack
 
45:25 - How To Declutter Your Life in 15 Steps
 
49:42 - The moment you've all been waiting for - Blake and David divulge their 2021 predictions! 
 
50:10 - David says expect the unexpected in the accounting space! 
 
51:02 - Blake predicts that predictions (of the cashflow kind) will be the thing in 2021. 
 
54:05 - Maybe predicting the obvious - PPP will just keep going, and going, and going ... 
 
55:28 - Two reviews to round out 2020! Thank you, Mrs. ShannyBanany, and some CPA in a small bookkeeping firm, aka 10594816


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