MNCPA Legislative Issues

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Federal conformity (Last updated 8/30/2017)
In previous years we have achieved some significant and incremental conformity to AMT and the estate tax.

Minnesota Department of Revenue residency factors (Last updated 8/30/2017)
The MN residency rules were adopted in the 1980's and are in need of updating especially with recent MN Supreme Court cases citing the location of professional advisors as a criteria.

Taxpayer Bill of Rights (Last updated 8/30/2017)
Changes and updates to the current taxpayer bill of rights will provide some additional protections and certainty for those trying to comply with the law.

Tort reform (Last updated 8/30/2017)
Tort reform and accountant liability statutes impact the way the CPA profession operates. It can impact your ability to work with clients or recruit perspective clients.

Unlicensed Tax Preparer registration/regulation (Last updated 8/30/2017)
State level tax preparer regulation/registration could result in CPAs needing to register in multiple states and would contradict CPA mobility regulations.

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