IRS On Its Last Leg

We've got a lot to unpack today, from snow removal to the seemingly ever-faltering IRS, and their latest hijinks, including targeting side-hustle income. We'll pontificate on whether the IMA offering remote testing is a good idea or not, and we'll discuss listener mail, and how Illinois is bucking the 150-hour trend, and how you just might find a hidden gem of an accounting education at an online college. In app news, GoFundMe is going for nonprofit with Classy, Checkout is targeting Big Enterprise, and Jobber raised a cool $76 million to further its growth in Canada, and elsewhere. All this, and a whole lot more, here and now!

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Show Notes

02:23 – IRS opens Free File program for 2022
04:06 – Online tax filing. You’ve got this.
06:26 – Let’s find the right tax solution for you
08:51 – Jackson Hewitt offers $25 flat fee for DIY tax prep | Accounting Today      
10:00 – IRS targets your side hustle in crackdown on transactions over $600 | Accounting Today            
12:06 – IRS to Start Accepting Tax Returns on Jan. 24, 2022 | CPA Practice Advisor       
12:18 – IRS adds new members to Advisory Council
12:51 – AICPA CEO Melancon concerned about IRS bottleneck ahead of tax season | Accounting Today 
15:41 – IRS is in crisis, Taxpayer Advocate warns
23:17 – Listener email - Illinois CPA 150 to 120 hours and a request for advice         
27:33 – CAP Listener Dan Luthi’s thoughts on the educational gap  
33:24 – After $1B Fundraise, Checkout CEO Says Company Is 100% Enterprise Focused
34:33 – Coinbase Buys Crypto Futures Platform FairX - CFO 
36:24 – GoFundMe Acquiring Nonprofit Software Firm Classy
37:31 – Tax leaders looking for better tech skills | Accounting Today            
38:13 – Edmonton-based Jobber raises $76 million CAD growth equity round
39:26 – Wagepoint acquires Timesheet Mobile to expand line of powerful, friendly small business tech
40:23 – IMA offers remote testing for CMA and CSCA exams | Accounting Today 
43:49 – Deloitte Launches Unlimited Reality: An Experience and Impact Offering for Virtual Worlds

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