H&R Block Blocks Block

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Show Notes

1:46 – Intuit owes customers $141 million after it 'cheated' them out of free tax services

https://www.engadget.com/intuit-owes-consumers-141-million-after-it-cheated-them-out-of-free-tax-services-090115518.html

Intuit Will Refund $141 Million to Low-Income TurboTax Users - The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/04/business/turbotax-intuit-settlement.html

4:36 – Study: Nearly half of returns could be automatically populated

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/study-says-nearly-half-of-tax-returns-could-be-automatically-pre-populated

8:09 – In-Person BNPL Coming Soon as Block Connects Seller, CashApp Ecosystems

https://www.pymnts.com/earnings/2022/in-person-bnpl-coming-soon-as-block-connects-seller-cashapp-ecosystems/

9:43 – H&R Block Wins Injunction Against Jack Dorsey’s Block Inc.

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-tax-report/h-r-block-wins-injunction-against-jack-dorseys-block-inc

11:23 – Fireside chat with IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/fireside-chat-with-irs-commissioner-chuck-rettig

19:00 – Marcum merges in Friedman to create $1B megafirm

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/marcum-merges-in-friedman-to-create-1b-megafirm

19:54 – Klean Books Offering Free Business Bookkeeping Services With New Promotion

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/05/04/2435980/0/en/Klean-Books-Offering-Free-Business-Bookkeeping-Services-With-New-Promotion.html

21:18 – PwC US announces $2.4B employee investment

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/pwc-us-announces-2-4b-employee-investment

28:05 – Let's Mesh Other Business Buzzwords to Form the Next Big Accounting Firm Name

https://www.goingconcern.com/lets-mesh-other-business-buzzwords-to-form-the-next-big-accounting-firm-name/

31:11 – In KPMG Australia Cheating Scandal, Apparently Cheaters *Do* Win

https://www.goingconcern.com/in-kpmg-australia-cheating-scandal-apparently-cheaters-do-win/

32:58 – Why the Metaverse matters to you

https://www.accountingtoday.com/podcast/why-the-metaverse-matters-to-you

37:49 – What It Will Take for Augmented Reality to Become Our Reality

https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-it-will-take-for-augmented-reality-to-become-our-reality-11651844452

Law firm says employees can work from home full-time – but only if they take a 20% pay cut

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/05/workers-at-uk-law-firm-to-take-20percent-pay-cut-to-work-from-home-full-time.html

46:38 – Back In My Day, Accountants Had to Walk Uphill Both Ways In the Hot Sun to Get to Work, Says Crotchety Old British Guy

https://www.goingconcern.com/back-in-my-day-accountants-had-to-walk-uphill-both-ways-in-the-hot-sun-to-get-to-work-says-crotchety-old-british-guy/

51:41 – Pizza accountant to pay $2M for insider trading

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/ex-dominos-accountant-to-pay-2m-for-insider-trading

55:34 – Stripe Offers Businesses Customer-Account Verification Tools

https://www.pymnts.com/news/security-and-risk/2022/stripe-offers-businesses-customer-account-verification-tools/

56:29 – Experiment finds RPA is 745% faster than manual processes

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/experiment-finds-rpa-is-745-faster-than-manual-accounting-processes

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