MNCPA Perspectives: Accounting and auditing

Familiarity: Threat or benefit?
Apr. 19, 2018  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
Is familiarity a good thing or a bad thing? The correct answer is both “yes” and “no.” As with so many things, it all depends on the situation.... Read more
Why every CPA needs to know about the FASB not-for-profit changes
Oct. 11, 2017  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
My son is a fan of public radio. No, not a news and information station, but one that plays alternative music. As is typical of such organizations,... Read more
When shortcuts lead to detours
Sep. 5, 2017  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
CPAs are smart people. Earning an accounting degree and passing the CPA exam are basic evidence of that. And sometimes, smart people... Read more
Mind blown -- or is it?
Jun. 26, 2017  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
The first time I thought about being an accountant was in 6th grade, when we had to pick a possible career to write about. My big brother was... Read more
Setting the record straight: The MNCPA responds to county audits editorial
May 29, 2017  |  By Linda Wedul
Last week, a Pioneer Press editorial headline read, "In auditor fight …" -- what, auditors fighting?In fact, it isn’t auditors per se, rather the... Read more

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