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Carolyn LaViolette

Carolyn LaViolette is the MNCPA’s communications manager, working to enhance members’ professional reputations through content, media relations and public affairs. She is also the MNCPA’s unofficial pianist and has tickled the ivories at multiple MNCPA events. Outside of her love for writing and music, Carolyn spends her time playing with her two daughters, attending Tommie football games with her husband, and memorizing the lyrics to musicals. If you can’t get tickets to Hamilton, she is happy to sing the soundtrack for you. She can be reached at 952-885-5530 or claviolette@mncpa.org.


What remote sellers should consider in the wake of Wayfair
Aug. 6, 2018  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
The commerce landscape has seen significant changes in the last 15 years. What used to be a “quick trip to the store” has evolved to... Read more
What Minnesota taxpayers need to know about nonconformity
Jun. 7, 2018  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Health care access. Affordable higher education. Funding roads and bridges. No matter how politically involved (or uninvolved) you are, there are... Read more
What you need to know about 2018 tax changes
Apr. 5, 2018  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Congratulations! You finished your 2017 taxes, and now you don’t have to think about taxes again until next year, right? Wrong. Since the Tax... Read more
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
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
Don't overlook these 5 new tax benefits when filing your 2017 Minnesota tax return
Jan. 2, 2018  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
With the first day to file taxes a few weeks away, individuals and businesses are beginning to prepare for the season.... Read more
The magic behind Tax Campaign
Nov. 13, 2017  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Those who know me well know that I love the Harry Potter books. I grew up reading them out loud with my younger sister, and now I’m sharing them... Read more

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