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Videos

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NOB 49: Low Interest Rates, Superfood, Funding Zombie Corporations, Kiwibot, Leaking Gas, and Bethesda

Sep 29, 2020

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…

NOB 48: Zooming All Day, Leaving the City with Remote Pay Cuts, FedEx Shipping and Chuck E. Cheese

Sep 22, 2020

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…

NOB 47: Pinterest HQ, Getting a Boat, .cpa Domain, Malls, and Tax Deferrals

Sep 8, 2020

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 –…

Podcasts

Audio clips from the Gardening Accounting and Short Segments from the None of Our Businesses Weekly Podcast.

Podcast: R&D Tax Credit Examinations

By Tyee | Jul 27, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew discuss who at the IRS is conducting the examination of research and development tax credits. R&D Tax Credits – https://www.alliantgroup.com/services/r-d-tax-credit-2/ Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 31

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Podcast: GE Lightbulbs

By Tyee | Jul 26, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew examine General Electric selling their lightbulb division after 129 years of service. Selling Lights – https://edition.cnn.com/2020/05/27/business/ge-light-bulbs-sale/index.html Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 31

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Podcast: PPP Loan Forgiveness

By Tyee | Jul 25, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew discuss an article from Forbes on the latest rules for PPP loan forgiveness and how useful they may or may not be in the near future. Guidance on PPP loan forgiveness – https://www.forbes.com/sites/kylewestaway/2020/05/28/latest-sba-updates-on-ppp-loan-forgiveness/#77e0fd014254 Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 31

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Podcast: The Two Pizza Rule

By Tyee | Jul 23, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew talk about the rule that supposedly helped Jeff Bezos become the richest person in the world. 2 Pizza Rule – https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-two-pizza-rule-220007520.html Parker Conrad’s Billion Dollar Startup Lessons –  Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 31

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Podcast: Steps to Business Development During the Pandemic

By Tyee | Jul 22, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew discuss 5 steps you can take to help keep your business developing during the pandemic. 5 Steps – https://www.accountingtoday.com/list/5-steps-to-keep-business-development-alive-in-the-pandemic Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 31

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Podcast: Twitter Staying Remote

By Tyee | Jul 12, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew talk about how Twitter is deciding to permanently keep remote working for much of their operations. Remote Twitter: Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 28

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Podcast: New York Taxes

By Tyee | Jul 11, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew discuss New York collecting out of state tax payer money. New York collecting: Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 28

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Podcast: Coming Bankruptcies

By Tyee | Jul 9, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew talk about a large amount of business bankruptcies coming within the next month. Bankruptcies: Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 28

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Podcast: Steakhouse Repaying Small Business Loans

By Tyee | Jul 8, 2020

The None of Our Businesses crew discuss a Steakhouse repaying 20 million small business loans. Steakhouse loans: Roundtable discussion from None of Our Businesses Episode 28

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