Blake and David dig into the lack of growth in accounting salaries despite the tight job market, KPMG’s representative contestant on this season of “The Bachelor,” Plaid’s acquisition of Quovo, TaxJar’s $60 million round of fundraising, Craig Smalley’s argument against virtual offices for accountants, where Americans moved in 2018, how the California Board of Accountancy just started (finally) accepting credit cards, and how some small businesses are no longer accepting cash.
Accounting salaries remain high in 2019
— Accounting Today — Accounting professionals in the public accounting space should feel good entering the New Year, as average salaries have once again increased due to stiff hiring competition among firms.
Plaid Buys Quovo To Help Developers Build Data-Driven Apps
— PYMNTS — Plaid, the FinTech company that enables developers to create financial services applications, announced Tuesday (Jan. 8) that it has acquired Quovo to make it easier for developers to create products that include investment data.
Where Did Americans Move in 2018?
— Tax Foundation — The 2018 National Movers Study shows Vermont, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and Arizona as the states with the most inbound migration. Meanwhile, outbound migration was highest in New Jersey, Illinois, Connecticut, New York, and Kansas.