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Geno Fragnito

Geno Fragnito is the MNCPA’s government relations director, advocating on behalf of the CPA profession. His days consist of last-minute meeting changes, building relationships with lawmakers, helping CPAs navigate state government, and putting in more than 15,000 steps per day walking the halls of the Capitol. Geno unwinds with a little golf and traveling with his family. If he weren’t a lobbyist, Geno would perfect his cast and be a professional fisherman. Geno can be reached at 952-885-5550 or gfragnito@mncpa.org.


Summer, summer, summer -- it's like a merry-go-round
Jul. 23, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
Do you recognize those words from someplace? A song from the 80s? There were many great bands -- and many more great songs -- to listen to in the... Read more
Hitting the green: Good for you, good for business
Jun. 13, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
I’m going to state the obvious: Minnesota summers are short, and the list of things to do during this limited time is long. The number of days to... Read more
Be prepared
May 10, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
Be prepared. It’s the beginning of a statement that can be completed with infinite endings and apply to anything in life. It’s no coincidence these... Read more
Engage, contribute to the policy discussion and support the profession
Apr. 3, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
Work, children, grandchildren, church, hobbies, volunteering -- so many things competing for the precious, limited time we have. Yet, many people... 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
Taxing professional services: The more things change, the more they stay the same
Jan. 23, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
2017 brought significant changes to politics: President Trump, tax reform, and uncertainty with international relations. What will happen in 2018 is... Read more
Make your year-end list (and check it twice)
Dec. 5, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
As 2017 draws to a close, you may find yourself asking, “Where did the year go?” There’s limited time left to complete your personal to-do list... Read more
Tax reform: The great debate
Oct. 31, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
Will Congress pass a tax reform package? What will it mean for you in Minnesota? Two very good questions. Two questions I, unfortunately, can’t... Read more
Legislative change: Did you plant in time for harvest season?
Sep. 25, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
A few months ago, as winter was giving way to spring, I wrote about the similarities between agriculture and legislative changes, and the... Read more
Technology creates both uncertainty and opportunity
Aug. 23, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
I don’t need to tell you that the world of technology is changing exponentially faster than ever. Most people would agree that, while sometimes... Read more

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