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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This week the None of Our Businesses crew talk about an underemployment crisis, company culture during the pandemic, using big data to help businesses stay compliant, PPP loan forgiveness on hold, what businesses can do to thrive now, declassifying rideshare drivers as contractors, and Trump considering a capital gains tax cut. Underemployment – https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/08/underemployment-crisis/614989/ Company…

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This week the None of Our Businesses crew gather to talk about frequently asked questions on PPP loans, lowering tuition for students attending remote classes, dual state income taxation, new stimulus loan expectations, remote working from a small town, and insurance companies not covering their business interruption policies. https://youtu.be/Gg6wqReD0uE PPP FAQ – https://www.forbes.com/sites/alangassman/2020/08/04/sba-makes-further-changes-to-ppp-rules-in-august-4th-pronouncement/#119df18c1d8d Remote tuition…

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The None of Our Businesses crew discuss a staggered four day work week, discounting your business’ services, Tesla’s leaked information, remote working reducing urban interests, large acquisitions deals, and yet more PPP Loan issues. 4 day work week – https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/why-more-companies-are-offering-a-four-day-workweek.html Discounting services – https://www.accountingweb.com/practice/clients/the-high-cost-of-discounting-your-services Tesla’s secrets – https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/23/21335638/tesla-rivian-lawsuit-confidential-information-trade-secrets Losing urban interest – https://www.politico.eu/article/the-death-of-the-city-coronavirus-towns-cities-retail-transport-pollution-economic-crisis/ Large Acquisitions…

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The None of Our Businesses crew delve into remote auditing, even more tech companies going remote, online banking, accusations of free tax software being hidden, accounting alongside law, and Hollywood accounting. https://youtu.be/ARsCNX58DJc Remote auditing – https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/audit/articles/three-insights-for-remote-auditing.html Remote tech – https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/13/tech-companies-curb-real-estate-expenses-end-leases-merge-offices.html Online banking – https://www.forbes.com/sites/ronshevlin/2020/07/20/the-online-bank-insurgency-of-2020/#338a882371fb Secret tax software – https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/new-york-state-accuses-tax-prep-companies-of-hiding-free-software Accounting and law – https://www.forbes.com/sites/markcohen1/2020/07/21/what-recent-axiom-deloitte-and-unitedlex-announcements-reveal-about-laws-future/#3dd52436f2da Hollywood…

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