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Business & Industry eNews
AUG. 29, 2018
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FASB attempts to make lease accounting implementation easier
Journal of Accountancy
When did FASB get an Easy Button? Based on changes to their lease accounting standard, it must have been recently.

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Essential advice for the next generation of CFOs
Financial Management
Calling dibs on the corner office isn't going to cut it. Earn your way to the top, just like these seasoned finance execs.
Immigration enforcement is a hot topic, especially with employment
Larry Morgan, MAIR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, GPHR, Orion HR Group LLC
Immigration has dominated recent headlines. Ensure it doesn't do the same for your to-do list by understanding what the law requires of your company. Still have questions? HR expert Larry Morgan is here to help via the HR Hotline.
4 steps to get base pay right
Willis Towers Watson
Even the most traditional companies are rethinking their approach to base pay. Could your salary structure use a second look? You can't afford to say no.
Tariffs bring vigilance -- not panic -- to area businesses
Post Bulletin
There are two sides to every story. Case in point: tariffs. Here are local examples of how companies are winning -- and losing -- the trade war.
Business is not busyness
Seth's Blog
You only get today once. Same with your team. How will you spend it?
These 4 fears are hindering your credibility
Fast Company
If all the world's a stage, how do you ensure you're more than a simple player? By speaking up! Push past your fears with these tips for being heard at your next meeting.
Some companies are ignoring GDPR risk
One in eight companies are waiting to see how regulators enforce GDPR before putting much effort into compliance. Is the risk worth the potential penalty?
How not to make a mess with VLOOKUP
Financial Management
C'mon, how complicated can a VLOOKUP be? Turns out, very. Get it right with these tips and tricks.

Learn even more helpful tips with an Excel CPE program.
What you could learn by reading the whole company's emails
The Atlantic
Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale -- and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance.
Candid Conversations About Women and Purpose
More than 70 women said YES! to growing their circle of strong and smart CPA peers at this year's Candid Conversations.
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Networking Opportunities
Get involved at the MNCPA. Email Anne Janotta Erickson, senior business & industry marketing coordinator, with questions or to sign up.
YPG Volunteer Night: Happy Hour Squared
5 p.m.  |  Brave New Workshop, downtown Minneapolis
Women's special interest section kick-off meeting
7:30 - 9 a.m.  |  Brookview Community Center, Golden Valley
Celebrate CPAs Awards Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.  |  Golden Valley Country Club
Joust get yourself to the Renaissance Festival
Get thee to thy Renaissance Festival
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What's bigger than a roasted turkey leg from the Minnesota Renaissance Festival? Saving more than 30 percent on tickets because you're an MNCPA member.
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The man, the mustache, the's Larry Morgan!
Larry Morgan talks tax reform for HR
Have you stopped to consider how tax reform compliance will impact your HR department? Human resource guru Larry Morgan has. Get the scoop during his one-hour webinar on Sept. 11.
Join Larry on Sept. 11
FASB causing you headaches? We have a CPE course for that.
Cure your FASB aches and pains
The revenue recognition and lease accounting standards are causing headaches for many. Cure your growing pains and get expert guidance to ensure a painless transition to these new standards.
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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; MNCPA members in attendance receive a $45 CPE voucher.

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