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Lots of news today, including reasons why the Dems in the Senate want to change up the PCAOB leadership, and how KPMG relaxes remote work policies to relieve remote work fatigue. There's also news about ongoing PPP and stimulus fraud investigations, and we'll talk crypto for a bit, discussing China's central bank ban that prohibits other Chinese institutions from crypto, take a look at how the US Federal Reserve is dipping it's toes in the crypto water. There's a ton of app news, including updates from Canopy, Square, Avalara, Revolut, and much more!

Show Notes

5:41 – Warren, Sanders Urge SEC to Immediately Remove and Replace Members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board – YubaNet
 
7:11 – KPMG launches relaxed work policies to combat remote work fatiguehttps://www.accountingtoday.com/news/kpmg-launches-relaxed-work-policies-to-combat-remote-work-fatigue
 
12:47 – Congress Investigates PPP Fraud at Fintech Lenders BlueVine and Kabbagehttps://www.businessinsider.com/congress-investigates-ppp-fraud-at-fintech-lenders-bluevine-and-kabbage-2021-5
 
18:39 – IRS is trying to catch stimulus payment fraud, but billions may have been paid
 
20:34 – Digital Dollar Project to launch five U.S. central bank digital currency pilotshttps://www.reuters.com/business/finance/digital-dollar-project-launch-five-us-central-bank-digital-currency-pilots-2021-05-03/
 
24:03 – China bans financial, payment institutions from cryptocurrency business
 
26:24 – Opinion | Ban Cryptocurrency to Fight Ransomware
 
28:33 – Is Bitcoin a Buy?
 
29:24 – Treasury calls for crypto transfers over $10K to be reported
 
30:24 – 2021 Reader's Choice Awards: The Tech Getting Us Through the Pandemic
 
34:19 – Step in the time machine and visit PCSAI.com – See for yourself! 
 
43:08 – IRS tests secure transcript technology for tax pros
45:09 – Square may soon offer small-business checking and savings accounts, app code showshttps://www.bankingdive.com/news/square-small-business-checking-savings-accounts/600734/
 
46:05 – Avalara for Accountants is live
 
47:45 – Revolut adds invoicing for SMBs as it builds out ‘financial super app’https://www.emarketer.com/content/revolut-adds-invoicing-smbs-builds-financial-super-app
 
49:55 – Bookkeep.com™ Secures $3.3 Million in Venture Financing led by Lerer Hippeau
 
51:16 – Bookkeeper360 Announces Integration with QuickBooks Online and Pay-as-you-go Accounting
 
52:59 – What's New in Sage Intacct's Release 2 2021
 
54:28 – Sage launches its first Sage Intacct data centre in Canada Channel Daily Newshttps://channeldailynews.com/news/sage-launches-its-first-sage-intacct-data-centre-in-canada/74091
 
54:59 – Got Tech Neck? Check this out! Tech Neck Prevention Tips


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