Plus, what's your fraud IQ?
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AUGUST 2018
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Breaking up is hard to do
Associated Press
Like the song says, it may not be easy, but sometimes breaking up with certain clients is the right move for your firm -- and your employees.
6 reasons employees don't talk to their manager
Leadership Freak
Find out why your employees might be going silent when you walk into a room and what you can do to fix the situation.
Time for a client-service tuneup
August J. Aquila
Think about all the things that you need to regularly update and service: car, phone, computer, smart watch. But when was the last time you updated your client services?
2019 filing season for tax year 2018 FAQs
Minnesota Department of Revenue
Want to stay on top of the differences between Minnesota's tax code and federal law? Then bookmark this page to follow as the DOR updates it with answers to common questions.
Danger: Hosting services impair independence
CPA Hall Talk
If your firm houses QuickBooks files or tax files on your server, you could be providing hosting services. Find out what you need to know and the rule's new effective date.
What's your fraud IQ?
Journal of Accountancy
With the tough new GDPR standards, see how well you score when it comes to using sensitive personal information.
Scammers finally punished for cheating U.S. taxpayers out of millions
Forbes
Have your clients been asking why nothing was ever done about the fraudulent IRS calls that ran rampant during tax season? Those scammers might finally find justice...
MNCPA announces 2018 award winners
MNCPA
And the MNCPA award goes to ...
See a familiar name on this year's list of MNCPA award winners? Drop 'em a congratulatory line. Or better yet, congratulate them in person at the Celebrate CPAs Awards Luncheon on Sept. 27.
AICPA proposes revisions to attestation standards
Wolters Kluwer
Here's your chance to comment on proposed amendments that could have a significant impact on your attestation work. Voice your opinion before comments close on Oct. 11.
Minnesota Society of CPAs 2017-18 annual report is now available
MNCPA
We're in the business of you. Want proof? Peruse the hot-off-the-digital presses 2017-18 Annual Report for a look back at the learning, networking and advocating that was accomplished at the MNCPA last year.
Best in class Tax Reform CPE
Best-in-class tax reform CPE
When it comes to something as important as tax reform education, quality matters. Turn to MNCPA CPE for top-of-the-line guidance on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
View tax reform CPE options
Special Interest Sections
Have you joined one of the new Special Interest Section groups at the MNCPA?
Looking for ways to connect with CPA peers about topics of interest to you and your career? Then become part of one of the MNCPA's Special Interest Sections. Members of the group may also be asked to answer questions, write an article, suggest ideas for a conference and more. Here are the groups:
  • Human resources
  • Not-for-profit
  • Small firms
  • Women
Join a special interest section
Accounting Employer Directory
Promote your firm to top talent through the Accounting Employer Directory
Is your firm at the top of jobseekers' minds? The Employer Directory helps you get there by providing information specifically for prospective employees, accounting students and career centers. The best part? The listing is free with membership!
List your firm in the Accounting Employer Directory
Did You Know?
83%
Millennials who say having a financial adviser is important.
Source: planadviser
Practices for Sale
For sale:
Bismarck CPA
Retirement minded CPA in search of candidate to assume practice.
Accounting practice for sale
CPA firm one hour north of metro with annual gross revenues over $250K.
Practice for sale or merger
West metro area. Individuals and small businesses are backbone of the practice.
Tax firm for sale
Blaine location with 10 staff and $1.8M revenue.
Wanted:
Accounting practice wanted
Growing north metro CPA firm seeks strategic acquisitions with firms and individuals.
Accounting practice wanted
Established CPA firm looking to acquire accounting and tax practices in metro area.
Partner to join established CPA firm wanted
West metro firm seeks combination with established CPA.
Do you have an open position? A firm for sale? A volunteer opportunity?
Submit a classified ad to the MNCPA.
Celebrate CPAs Awards Luncheon
2018 Celebrate CPAs Awards Luncheon
Sept. 27 | Golden Valley Country Club

Make plans to attend the Celebrate CPAs Awards Luncheon and help us recognize the many good works done by CPAs for clients, companies, communities and the MNCPA this past year. Keynote speaker Jay Coughlan, former CEO of Lawson Software, will inspire us with the ups and downs of his storied career. Group registrations are available, and MNCPA members in attendance receive a $45 CPE voucher.

Make plans to attend

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Minnesota Residency Update (Webinar)
10 - 11:15 a.m. | Online | 1.5 CPE
SEP
26
Latest Developments in Nonprofit Accounting and Auditing
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE, 8 YB
OCT
15
Compilations, Reviews and New Preparations: Engagement Performance and Annual Update
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Bloomington | 8 CPE
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