GAO Audits IRS

Walmart pays managers better than your firm; Back-to-office policies rolling back; KPMG to pay new hires to study for CPA exam; app news from Caseware, Lockstep & Reckon, and more!
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Show Notes

14:38 – KPMG Audit Kickstart CPA program will pay new hires to study
Walmart has created a program to recruit and train college graduates to become store managers, promising a starting wage of at least $65,000 a year
Walmart Struggles to Add Store Managers at $210K+
18:10 – Apple softens its stance on remote work amid return-to-office delays | Engadget
Apple Reverses Remote Work Policy, Exec Goes To Alphabet
Apple is sticking with two days back in the office each week, for now
43% of Remote Workers Miss the Water Cooler Chats with Co-workers
29:32 – Email from listener – Thank you, Catherine!
33:00 – IRS audit rates decreased most for wealthy, GAO finds
IRS audit rates plummet, especially for wealthy | Accounting Today
IRS may start collecting more demographic info on taxpayers

39:56 – After TerraUSD’s spectacular collapse, another stablecoin has lost its peg – Fortune
43:08 – Dorsey outlines Block's bitcoin-centric future at first investor day in five years: 'No longer just a payments company'
44:51 – The Frontier: Train accountants on tech, or technologists in accounting? 
52:32 – Reckon sells accounting division for $100m
53:30 – Audit and accounting software company Caseware rebrands
54:22 – This Seattle startup backed by American Express wants to be the 'LinkedIn of accounting' – GeekWire

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