How to check email on vacation and still enjoy yourself
Public Practice eNews
JULY 2018
What to do after a tax professional data compromise
Some things keep you up at night -- and worrying about a big data breach is one of those nightmares. Rest easier by knowing what steps to take if the worst should happen. (video, 3:34)
How to recruit the best job candidates
Journal of Accountancy
Whether you're a small firm or part of a large staff, finding qualified applicants is a struggle. See what accounting job candidates are looking for when job searching.
Here's how the new postcard-sized 1040 differs from the current tax return
Your clients likely have had numerous questions about their 2018 taxes and are already researching possible outcomes. But while the IRS did release a draft of the new 1040, you'll want to advise them not to start printing just yet.
How to check your email while on vacation and still enjoy yourself
Fast Company
Did this title strike a nerve? But wait. Think back to the last time you were enjoying some time off. Chances are you remember perusing your inbox at least once. Since you're going to do it anyway, see how to check email without ruining your trip.
The intersection of new Sec. 451 and revenue recognition
The Tax Adviser
The amendments to this one section of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could impact more taxpayers than almost any other change. But there's been very little coverage on the ramifications.
3 tips for diversifying the tax workforce
Bloomberg Tax
Millennials and Gen Z value a diverse workplace when choosing an employer, but they also don't believe most leaders are committed to creating an inclusive culture. Diversify your firm and become more desirable to the next generations with these tips.
Is your partner agreement deficient?
The Rosenberg Associates
How many provisions does your partner agreement include? If it's less than three figures, your agreement is likely deficient. Here are 16 of the most critical provisions for every partner agreement.
How might it be in 2023 and how to get there -- part 2
Jim Stelten, CPA, partner, BerganKDV
Gaze into the accounting crystal ball to discover what significant changes will transform the profession over the next five years. Miss Cleo monthly subscription not required.

Did you miss part 1?
5 TV shows to teach your kids about business
Carl Peterson, CPA, AICPA Blog
Kids have a unique outlook on life, which can lead to game-changing innovations. Help inspire your child's entrepreneurial spirit by watching these shows as a family.
Does your umbrella provide the coverage you need?
West Bend Mutual Insurance
West Bend We all have liability risks that are a part of our everyday life. Are you really covered?
Legislative Loop
Hitting the green: Good for you, good for business
Geno Fragnito, MNCPA Perspectives

Not all business needs to happen in an office. Want proof? We give you Exhibit A: MNCPA Government Relations Director Geno Fragnito. The connections he's made while on the front or back nine have been invaluable at the Capitol and beyond.

Take your business outdoors at the MNCPA Golf Outing on Aug. 28. Spend the day connecting and reconnecting with CPA peers in both business and industry and public accounting. Expect sunny skies, fantastic prizes and free beer samples! Wait -- did someone say free beer? Oh, yes we did.
Small Business Advisory Day
Volunteer at Small Business Advisory Day
We know CPAs have great business-advisory skills. Put yours to use on Aug. 29 to help us help you impact the community you serve at Small Business Advisory Day.
Learn more about volunteering
Referral Service Directory
Attract clients to your firm
With all the tax reform revisions, clients are seeking CPAs now more than ever. Easily attract them with a listing in the MNCPA Referral Service. Hurry and sign up so you're not missing out on the more than 3,000 potential new clients visiting the site monthly.
List your firm in the Referral Service
Skip the fluff
Skip the fluff with MNCPA staff training
These practical workshops dig right into real-world topics designed to help your staff succeed at your firm. Supervisory and beginning in-charge programs start next month, so sign up now!
View staff training programs
Did You Know?
Percentage of small-business owners who say they rely on the human advice of their accountant and not on artificial intelligence.
More good news about AI and accounting
Practices for Sale
Accounting practice for sale
Over $250,000 annual gross revenue
Do you have an open position? A firm for sale? A volunteer opportunity?
Submit a classified ad to the MNCPA.
Women's Event
Candid Conversations About Women and Purpose
Aug. 20 | Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West | 4 CPE

At this inspiring event, make connections, earn CPE and have candid conversations about purpose, power, women's networks, work-life harmony, career ambitions and more.

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MNCPA Golf Outing
Aug. 28 | The Wilds Golf Club, Prior Lake

Take your business outdoors at the inaugural MNCPA Golf Outing. Grab your golf clubs and business cards as you connect with CPA peers in business and industry and public accounting.
Registration deadline: Aug. 10

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Interested in sponsoring a hole? Leslie Mueller is interested in hearing from you! Opportunities are available, but they're going fast.
Businessmen in office building shaking hands
CPE for Public Practitioners
Leases: Mastering the New FASB Requirements
AICPA member discount
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
Tax Reform Deep-Dive Series: Sec. 199A (Webinar)
1:30 - 3:10 p.m. | Online | 2 CPE
Staff Training: Supervisor
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 24 CPE
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