July 22, 2018

Jason Blumer

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Webinar | The Rise of the Accounting Entrepreneur

Whether you work in public, private or have started your own firm, you should approach your role like an entrepreneur. In this hour long webinar, Jason Blumer, CPA, Blumer and Associates and Founder of the Thriveal CPA Network, discusses the traits of an entrepreneur, why the role of the accountant is changing, and offers questions […]

#WhatsNext: Return-Free Filing

It's time once again for our monthly yakfest, #WhatsNext, a co-production of Going Concern and Thriveal. Today we're talking about return-free filing, something that's been in the news lately, but an issue we've covered on here for quite some time and has been a topic of debate for a decade or more. As always, I'll […]

#WhatsNext: Results Only Work Environments

In our third edition of #WhatsNext, we're going to talk about Results Only Work Environments ("ROWE"). Wait, what? Yeah, you may have never heard of it, so no worries, we're going to talk about the basics and get into some particulars as well. Watch the whole thing below.

#WhatsNext: Accounting Firms and Dress Codes

Last month, we debuted #WhatsNext, a co-production of Thriveal and Going Concern. These are live discussions about the future of the accounting profession featuring Jason Blumer, Greg Kyte and myself. Today we're discussing dress codes — are they important? Are they not? What's the deal? It's been a bit of contentious topic early in 2016, […]

Inside Deeper Weekend and the Grassroots Movement to Transform the Accounting Profession

I had no idea what to expect at Thriveal’s 4th Annual Deeper Weekend other than ludicrously passionate accountants. It was held over two days in early November at a small gallery in West Greenville, South Carolina. When I arrived, a presentation was already going on with 60 or so people sitting in rapt attention.    […]

This Off-Kilter Accounting Firm Just Launched a New Website Begging to Be Judged

Everyone having an OK Monday so far? No? Too bad. Blumer CPAs is having a good Monday, as they recently dropped this bad boy on the Internet: TAKE THAT, trustworthy autumnly color schemes! True to form, the new Blumer CPAs site is — like the whole Blumer philosophy — not your grandpa's accounting firm. Naturally, […]

Jason the Hipster CPA Was Using the Cloud Before It Was Cool

Come on, people. It opened for Wilco in '94. Attention accountants everywhere: please stop talking about the cloud. #YesteryearsNews — Jason M. Blumer, CPA (@JasonMBlumer) November 19, 2013

Jason the CPA Warns: Only YOU Can Prevent Business Casual

If you wear slacks and a polo too long, you may start liking it. Be careful out there! — Jason M. Blumer, CPA (@JasonMBlumer) October 15, 2013  

[UPDATED] The War Against the Billable Hour Goes Mainstream

Imagine my shock when I started combing Google News for something – anything – worth writing today and I found this profile of accounting hero and billable hour combatant Jason Blumer in the New York Times Magazine. It's official: the war against the billable hour has gone mainstream and it wears ridiculous round glasses: Like […]

It’s Time For a Shake Up in AICPA Leadership

You may not know this but AICPA leadership consists mostly of the same old white guys; a complaint you hear often, not something I made up just now. I don't personally have any issues with those old white guys and actually like some of them but it's worth noting that AICPA leadership could use a […]