Bad App Causes $900 Million Bill Pay Blunder

David trades his lottery winnings for Bitcoin - will he be the next zillionaire? We're talking tax, including why lawmakers are starting to complain about a slow start to tax season, and how proposed legislation will dramatically increase IRS audits on the wealthy and corporations. We're also examining how to take control of your calendar in busy season, and what CPAs would do if they had more time. In app news, we ponder how Citigroup accidentally paid off a $900 million loan due to a horrible app, and talk about tax zapper software that's costing states hundreds of millions in lost sales tax revenue. We'll check out PayPal's plan for world super-app domination, acquisitions by Amazon, and Cin7, and so much more!


Show Notes

1:50 – David got bitten by the Bitcoin bug! 

6:25 - Tax season off to a slow start, lawmakers complain to IRS
8:19 – Is an end to the pandemic in sight? 
12:27 - Take control of your calendar this busy season
14:58 - Democrat bills would help the IRS go after wealthy, corporations
22:00 - Screenshot of the Horrific UI Design That Led Citigroup to Accidentally Send $893 Million 
What can we learn from Citi's $900 million mistake? - DEV Community
29:20 - Sales-Hiding Software Outsmarts U.S. Tax Collectors (Podcast)
35:20 - Don’t Get Zapped: Enforcement against Businesses That Use Sales Suppression Software Is on the Upswing
39:28 - 32% of Small Businesses Have a Month or Less in Cash Reserves
43:01 - SURVEY: If Only We Had Time For…
46:38 - Robinhood Fails to Meet Deadline to Give Customers Tax Forms
48:40 - Brex applies for bank charter, taps former Silicon Valley Bank exec as CEO of Brex Bank
49:12 - Iwoca Integrates With Xero For Pay Later Option
50:35 - PayPal Wants To Become The Banking World's Next 'Super App'
54:14 -  PayPal - Pay touch-free with a QR code
54:16 - Revolut Business Introduces QR Codes For Payments
55:41 – We’ve got VOICEMAIL! Thank you, Giuseppe for sharing your struggles with QuickBooks Cash! 
60:12 - Exciting News! DEAR Systems and Orderhive have joined Cin7 

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