Intuit Kills QuickBooks Desktop

News from the (virtual) QuickBooks Connect conference, Intuit is shutting down QuickBooks Desktop in the UK, Zillow loses billions letting an algorithm buy houses, most firms turning away work because they don't have enough staff, 2 in 5 accountants too drained to work, what is stopping accounting firms from offering CAS, relocation bonuses for remote workers, Botkeeper raises $$$ from Paychex founder, Patriot Software raises $$$ from the Walton family, Microsoft brings JavaScript to Excel, and more!

Subscribe to the Earmark Accounting Podcast: https://podcast.earmarkcpe.com
Get CPE for listening to podcasts with Earmark CPE: https://earmarkcpe


Show Notes

1:06 – David reports back from the delightful 2021 QuickBooks Connect virtual conference
 
2:48 – What did Kristen Bell’s closing remark, “Remain Human” mean?   
 
3:38 – We’re heading to Sage Transform 2021
 
4:32 – Blake has received the NASBA seal of approval for Earmark CPE!
 
7:43 – Building a Best-in-Class A/P Tech Stack Without Breaking the Bank
 
9:41 – Intuit to Discontinue QuickBooks Desktop in the UK
 
UK QuickBooks Desktop will cease to be supported outside the UK & Ireland
 
11:38 – Conversation with John Stokdyk from AccountingWEB on the QuickBooks news!
 
19:25 – Zillow’s Algorithm-Fueled Buying Spree Doomed Its Home-Flipping Experiment
 
26:15 – Staffing Shortage Cripples Growth at 40% of Firms
 
29:43 – Two in five accountants ‘too drained’ to work
 
32:08 – Stop Derailing CAS
 
34:29 – Trying to decide where to live now that your job is permanently remote? Maybe $2,000 worth of free coffee will help make up your mind.
 
38:26 – Remote-working jobs: Disaster looms as managers refuse to listen
 
39:37 – High Rock Accounting expands in Minnesota
 
42:42 – Bank increases lending limit to CPA firms seeking mergers
 
43:25 – Botkeeper Raises $42M in Series C Funding from Paychex Founder
 
44:51 – Patriot Software Secures Series-A Funding Round
 
45:53 – Microsoft brings JavaScript to Excel
 
48:18 – Microsoft Office—Transforming for the hybrid world
 
53:25 – A2X Is Growing, In More Ways Than One.
 
51:25 – Stay in the flow of work with new collaborative apps for Microsoft Teams
 
55:01 – A new look for bank reconciliation in Xero
 
58:23 – Square – Q3 2021 Shareholder Letter
 
60:00 – Intuit announces revenue sharing program, new bookkeeping features at QB Connect
 
64:38 – AICPA opens .cpa web domain in Canada


Get in Touch

Thanks for listening and for the great reviews! We appreciate you! Follow and tweet @BlakeTOliver and @DavidLeary. Find us on Facebook and, if you like what you hear, please do us a favor and write a review on iTunes, or Podchaser. Interested in sponsoring the Cloud Accounting Podcast? For details, read the prospectus, and NOW, you can see our smiling faces on Instagram! You can now call us and leave a voicemail, maybe we'll play it on the show. DIAL (202) 695-1040


Need Accounting Conference Info? 

Check out our new website - accountingconferences.com


Limited edition shirts, stickers, and other necessities

Subscribe

Classifieds

Future Firm: https://futurefirmaccelerate.com/
Accounting Podcast Network: https://accountingpodcastnetwork.com/

Go here to create your classified ad: https://cloudacctpod.link/RunClassifiedAd  

Want to get the word out about your newsletter, webinar, party, Facebook group, podcast, e-book, job posting, or that fancy Excel macro you just created? Why not let the listeners of The Cloud Accounting Podcast know by running a classified ad? Hit the show notes for the link to get more info.

Full Transcript Available Upon Request - info@cloudaccountingpodcast.com

Join our newsletter!

Get notified about new episodes and other updates from Blake and David

Got it. You're on the list!
Podchaser - Cloud Accounting Podcast

Copyright © 2020 Blake Oliver