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Jun 15, 2023

In this episode Jason Staats, CPA, MBA, Firm Runner and Content Creator — Realize, joins April Walker, CPA, CGMA, Lead Manager — Tax Practice & Ethics, AICPA & CIMA, live from ENGAGE 2023 to highlight the fast-paced world of transformational technology and its prominent impact on the accounting profession. He explores how emerging technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) are not only changing the way things are done but also redefining the rules of the game.

What you’ll learn in this episode

  • Getting started with cutting-edge technology (1:30)
  • Tips from a practice management standpoint (3:17)
  • Ways firms can incorporate AI such as ChatGPT (5:26)
  • Tips for memo and email enhancements (8:28)
  • The optimal time to incorporate/upgrade technology (10:05)
  • Jason’s parting thoughts (12:09)
  • A page from Donny’s travel journal (12:56)

Related resources

  • Jason.CPA YouTube channel — Jason Staats talks about how to build calm, sustainable accounting firms.
  • The digital download — ChatGPT, AI and data security | Tax Section Odyssey — AI is transformational for the tax profession. In this Tax Section Odyssey episode Ashley Francis, CPA, shares her experience with ChatGPT and BingAI.
  • AICPA Technology Library — Technology is evolving at an unprecedented speed and affects each of us in almost all facets of life and business. This hub provides you with access to the latest technology information, tools and resources to best serve your clients or support the organization where you work.

Keep your finger on the pulse of the dynamic and evolving tax landscape with insights from tax thought leaders in the AICPA Tax Section. The Tax Section Odyssey podcast includes a digest of tax developments, trending issues and practice management tips that you need to be aware of to elevate your professional development and your firm practices.

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