The None of Our Businesses crew discuss a lawsuit against AIG, Reddit permanently working from home, backfilling accounting jobs, Starlink connecting the world, growth drivers for accounting firms, GDP growth, who chooses salary, auditing as a profession, and Excel broadening its usage. https://youtu.be/_VPCHxPaV4s AIG – https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aig-settlement/u-s-says-aig-settles-tax-shelter-lawsuit-forgoes-over-400-million-tax-credits-idUSKBN2781T2 Reddit – https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Reddit-permanent-work-from-home-15679060.php Open Accounting Jobs – https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/employers-refilling-open-accounting-jobs-amid-pandemic Starlink…

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The None of Our Businesses crew gather to talk about another PPP update, not tracking COVID with Excel, remotely maintaining company culture, creating an alter ego to empower objective decision making, Microsoft sharing revenue with GameStop, big companies taking over the world economy, increasing productivity for working remotely, The World’s Littlest Skyscraper fooling investors. https://youtu.be/btf2BIHLkzo…

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The None of Our Businesses crew reunite to discuss changes to independent contracting rules, BMW inflating sales, Trump’s taxes, pandemic layoffs, an update on the sale of Les Schwab, extortion through Game of Thrones named companies, and how Manhattan Transit Authority employees get creative. https://youtu.be/-HjRXQ2w0jw Contracting – https://smallbiztrends.com/2020/09/labor-dept-new-independent-contractor-rule.html BMW – https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/bmw-fined-18-million-inflating-monthly-us-sales-73226354 Trump’s Taxes – https://www.accountingtoday.com/articles/trump-paying-750-in-income-tax-shows-why-hes-a-billionaire…

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The None of Our Businesses crew discuss lower interest rates for the near future, Oregon’s local Laird Superfoods going public, funding zombie corporations, Kiwibot delivering food with robots, gas companies abandoning wells letting them leak gas forever, and Microsoft buying the game developer Bethesda. https://youtu.be/EzkSzE4P9Cc Low Interest Rates –  https://www.wsj.com/articles/fed-signals-interest-rates-to-stay-near-zero-through-2023-11600279214?st=r4coex727szw4ea&reflink=article_copyURL_share Superfood – https://www.forbes.com/sites/douglasyu/2020/09/23/danone-backed-laird-superfood-going-public-on-nyse-with-a-valuation-of-1843-million/#557ec81352a2 Zombie businesses…

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The None of Our Businesses crew distantly discuss being in Zoom meetings all day, more people choosing to work out of town coupled with a reduced salary, increased shipping demand for FedEx, and Chuck E. Cheeze’s final spool of tickets. https://youtu.be/SglwDp1OXE4 Zoom meetings – https://hbr.org/2020/09/remote-work-doesnt-have-to-mean-all-day-video-calls Leaving the City – https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/16/business/stripe-employees-new-cities/index.html Pay Cuts – https://finance.yahoo.com/news/vmware-twitter-cut-pay-remote-184722278.html FedEx…

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The None of Our Businesses crew discuss Pinterest terminating the lease of their HQ to become more remote, going sailing during the pandemic, the AICPA taking applications for their .cpa domain name, struggling shopping malls, and the payroll tax deferral. NOB 47 – https://youtu.be/TGPDPbm5mU0 Pinterest – https://outline.com/2ZAk5B Boats – https://www.inquirer.com/business/retail/boating-sales-shortage-virus-philadelphia-20200808.html Domain – https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/aicpa-opens-up-applications-for-cpa-domains Malls –…

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The None of Our Businesses crew discuss a wave of online crime during the pandemic, what would happen if the payroll tax was permanently eliminated, how much someone needs to make to be happy, businesses going to accounting firms for financial advisory, Salesforce laying of employees after record profits, an attempted cyber attack on Tesla,…

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