MNCPA Perspectives

Tips for retirement planning at any age
Mar. 21, 2018  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Planning for retirement can be intimidating and confusing, especially to those just starting. Working with a certified public accountant (CPA) and... Read more
Wrestling with college funding
Mar. 13, 2018  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
Doing what’s best for our children -- can we all agree this is a high priority for most parents? Of course, “what’s best” is up for debate, and... Read more
From permits to press: Remembering why you're a member
Mar. 6, 2018  |  By Stephanie Schmidt
I’m coming up on my 14-year work anniversary at the MNCPA (I clearly started when I was 16). Joking aside, this past year has been one of the most... Read more
5 things you need to know about tax-related identity theft this season
Feb. 27, 2018  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Tax-related identity theft remains a major thorn in the side of Americans, with the IRS preventing 787,000 fraudulent returns in 2016, the most... Read more
Invest in YOU
Feb. 26, 2018  |  By Lynn Kletscher
There is no YOU on the New York Stock Exchange. But maybe there should be. Companies invest thousands (if not millions) of dollars in product... Read more
The power of personal connections
Feb. 19, 2018  |  By Linda Wedul
Networking is hard for me. It doesn't come naturally. I marvel at people who can converse on a wide range of subjects and easily form connections... Read more
Your once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape legislation
Feb. 14, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
I'm sure everyone holding a CPA certificate has, at some point in their career, faced some uncertainty with a tax or business matter. I also know... Read more
BOA rule change affects peer review for new firms
Feb. 6, 2018  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
Revised administrative rules were published by the Minnesota Board of Accountancy (BOA) on January 10, 2018. The most significant changes have to do... Read more

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