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MNCPA
MINNESOTA SOCIETY of
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
Firm Administrator Bulletin
JUNE 2018
Is your CPE reporting compliant with new BOA rules?
MNCPA Perspectives
BOA CPE rule changes went into effect on Jan. 9. See how these changes are affecting your CPAs and if they need to update their CPE log.
2018 CPAFMA IT benchmark survey findings
CPAFMA
From accounting applications to workstation software, find out what are the biggest trends in accounting technology. Hot topics also include mobile devices, cloud storage and tax applications.
Counteract your phone addiction
Harvard Business Review
How many times per day do you check your phone? Probably too many to count. Break the habit and regain valuable time with these tips.
How ordinary people become extraordinary
Entrepreneur
Everyone has the ability to live extraordinary lives. Here's how you can unlock your potential.
Onboarding tips for your new hire's first day, week and month
Fast Company
With graduation in the rearview mirror, you might be busy with new hires and interns. If you want to keep them, check out how to make them feel more welcomed and less stressed once they start.
Want to keep your employees? HR pros share their best defense against turnover
Forbes
Turnover. It's such a problem that it's not one -- but two -- four-letter words. Learn more about strategies to keep employees on your team.
In Defense of Troublemakers
Book of the Month

The Exhaustion Cure: Up Your Energy from Low to Go in 21 Days

Author: Laura Stack
Pages: 368

Did You Know?
26%
Amount of time managers spend coaching bad employees.
See the survey
Student Conference
Is your firm looking for new talent?
Exhibit at the Student Conference

Ensure your firm stands out to young professionals by exhibiting at the 21st Annual Accounting & Auditing Student Conference on Sept. 18. Save time and recruit stellar talent by meeting hundreds of student attendees from across Minnesota. Register by July 18 for the early bird rate.

Learn more about the Student Conference

Become an exhibitor
How does your firm compare?
Does your firm line up with your Minnesota peers in areas like management policies, financial results and compensation? Find out by participating in the 2018 National MAP Survey now through July and use the results for benchmarking purposes.

Learn more about the MAP Survey
Minnesota Board of Accountancy (BOA) Alert
Here are four things you should know:

1.  The current CPE year ends June 30. Make sure CPAs in your firm have 120 CPE and 8 ethics credits.
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Don't miss the deadline!
2.  New CPE rules went into effect on Jan. 9, 2018. Be aware of their immediate impact on allowable CPE delivery formats and fields of study.
Learn more

3.  The MNCPA CPE Log was updated to reflect the BOA rule changes. Verify the data converted correctly for the CPAs in your firm.
Access your CPE Log

4.  Blended and nano-learning credits must be from providers listed on the NASBA Registry and approved for these specific formats. Confirm that your credits comply.
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CPE for You
JUN
22
Adobe Acrobat: Securing Your PDF Files (Webinar)
9 - 11 a.m. | Online | 2 CPE
JUN
27
The Practice of Listening & the Art of Responding: Improving Communication Skills (Webinar)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Online | 2 CPE
JUL
16
Working Smarter, Not Harder: the New Science of Getting on Top of it All - Part 1 (Webinar)
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Online | 4 CPE
CPE for Your Staff
JUN
25
K2's Excel Best Practices
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
JUN
27
Current Issues in Regulatory Ethics (Webinar)
1 - 2:40 p.m. | Online | 2 CPE, 2 Ethics
JUN
28-29
36th Annual MNCPA Estate & Personal Financial Planning Conference
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Brooklyn Center | 16 CPE, 2 Ethics, 14.5 CFP, 13 CLE
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Business development skills for your whole firm

BDA logo Everyone at your firm -- from staff to partner -- plays a role in business development. At the MNCPA Business Development Academy, your employees will learn practical skills to boost revenue and bring in more business for the firm.

Now is the time to register your employees -- courses start July 25.

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