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Continue to embrace the light [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

MNCPA sets 2023 legislative agenda [MNCPA]
Federal conformity and private letter rulings are once again at the top of the list

MNCPA to explore broadening CPA licensure options [MNCPA]
The board approved an initiative to draft legislation to broaden options to CPA licensure requirements in Minnesota while maintaining rigorous testing requirements.

Successful inaugural Accounting Opportunities Week by the numbers [MNCPA]
In an ongoing effort to grow the CPA pipeline, the MNCPA joined forces with 35 state CPA societies and the AICPA to raise awareness of the accounting profession within schools nationwide.

MNCPA 2022 Board Ballot [MNCPA]
Help shape the future of the MNCPA by electing candidates to the board of directors. This year, five candidates are up for election or reelection.

MNCPA 2023 board ballot [MNCPA]
Help shape the future of the MNCPA by electing candidates to the board of directors.

Crack the code: MNCPA Tax Conference [MNCPA]
Highlights from the 2022 MNCPA Tax Conference.

Latest peer reviews show continued improvement [MNCPA]
The MNCPA Peer Review Committee has compiled the results of engagement reviews and system reviews from the past three years to analyze trends and highlight areas for continued improvement.

Eric Grube, Volunteer Excellence Award [MNCPA]
Eric Grube is a recipient of the Volunteer Excellence Award, which recognizes members who have served as a volunteer for at least five years and provided significant contributions to the MNCPA.

Kay Freund, Distinguished Service Award [MNCPA]
Kay Freund has earned the MNCPA’s highest honor given to a member, the Distinguished Service Award.

Kirk Kleckner, Volunteer Excellence Award [MNCPA]
Kirk Kleckner is a recipient of the Volunteer Excellence Award, which recognizes members who have served as a volunteer for at least five years and provided significant contributions to the MNCPA.

Larry Morgan, Friend of the Profession Award [MNCPA]
Larry Morgan is the recipient of the MNCPA Friend of the Profession award, which recognizes non-CPAs who provide exceptional support to the CPA profession and/or MNCPA.

Recognizing contributions to the MNCPA, profession [MNCPA]
The MNCPA recognized those who have contributed to the organization and the profession during its annual meeting.

Stephanie Markert, Excellence in Professional Development Award [MNCPA]
Stephanie Markert is the recipient of the Excellence in Professional Development Award. The award recognizes members who develop unique MNCPA educational programming.

Steve Warren, Volunteer Excellence Award [MNCPA]
Steve Warren is a recipient of the Volunteer Excellence Award, which recognizes members who have served as a volunteer for at least five years and provided significant contributions to the MNCPA.

MNCPA Employee Benefit Plan Task Force findings [MNCPA]
Reporting investments and fair value disclosures prove to be an ongoing challenge.

Elevating Minnesota CPAs [MNCPA]
After more than 30 years since our last logo redesign, we decided to refresh and strengthen our brand with one that reflects the growing changes of today’s financial landscape.

Charles Esler: New board chair ready to drill down into the job [MNCPA]
The controller with Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. sat down with us to talk about his career, his life and where he sees the accounting profession heading in the future.

Keep the CPE flowing ahead of June 30 [MNCPA]
Stay in the know with this helpful flowchart that outlines CPE requirements and certificate renewal information.

Rise to the challenge of the moment [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Striving to make accounting cool [MNCPA]
MNCPA board member, Boz Bostrom, publishes his first novel, ‘The New Start’.

Let’s all do our part! [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Two MNCPA members recognized as CFOs of the Year [MNCPA]
In what has become an annual tradition, MNCPA members are among the recipients of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s CFO of the Year award.

Student membership by the numbers [MNCPA]
Take a look at this infographic to see how our relaunched student membership is doing.

A look at last year’s peer review [MNCPA]
Firms that perform attestation engagements are required to undergo a peer review every three years.

In the season of thanks, here are mine [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Ann Etter, Outstanding Contributor Award [MNCPA]
Ann Etter is the recipient of the Outstanding Contributor Award, which honors those whose volunteer contributions to MNCPA programs bolster the success of members and the profession.

Dan Kidney, Volunteer Excellence Award [MNCPA]
Dan Kidney is a recipient of the Volunteer Excellence Award, which recognizes members who have served as a volunteer for at least five years and provided significant contributions to the MNCPA.

Marjorie Heap, Excellence in Professional Development Award [MNCPA]
Marjorie Heap is the recipient of the Excellence in Professional Development Award. The award recognizes members who develop unique MNCPA educational programming.

Masha Yevzelman, Friend of the Profession [MNCPA]
Masha Yevzelman is the recipient of the MNCPA Friend of the Profession award, which recognizes non-CPAs who provide exceptional support to the CPA profession and/or MNCPA.

MNCPA honors 10 individuals with awards [MNCPA]
In a time of uncertainty, it’s nice to recognize a never-wavering certainty: MNCPA members continue to accomplish the extraordinary.

Scott Kadrlik, Volunteer Excellence Award [MNCPA]
Scott Kadrlik is the recipient of the Volunteer Excellence Award, which honors those who have volunteered with the organization for five years and provided leadership or significant contributions.

Todd Koch, Distinguished Service Award [MNCPA]
Todd Koch has earned the MNCPA’s highest honor given to a member, the Distinguished Service Award.

What did, didn’t happen at the Capitol [MNCPA]
Find out about key issues the MNCPA is monitoring at the Capitol. Stay current on legislative news and events with stories, tips and grassroots involvement.

CPE: Carryback and carry on [MNCPA]
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

Journey from inactive to active CPA [MNCPA]
I’m eager to share my story with you because I don’t want you to make the same mistakes that I made.

See you at MBAC! [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Katie Gabriel, from auctioneer podium to MNCPA board chair [MNCPA]
The new board chair sat down with us to talk about her career, what drives her personally and where she sees the accounting profession heading in the future.

What ‘warrants more attention’ [MNCPA]
This year’s volunteer task force was composed of 15 members, representing 13 accounting firms.

A year of lessons, reflections; adapting in the time of COVID [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Could your CPE be audited in 2021? Maybe [MNCPA]
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

Pulse Survey results guiding MNCPA offerings in 2021 [MNCPA]
Since the start of the pandemic, the MNCPA has sent multiple Pulse Surveys to determine how COVID-19 is impacting your business. Here's what we learned and are doing.

The ever-changing world of accounting standards [MNCPA]
CPAs pivoted to respond to the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, foregoing the rituals and traditions that would normally bring staff together.

MNCPA 2021 board ballot [MNCPA]
Five MNCPA members are up for election this year to the board.

Findings from peer review [MNCPA]
Firms that perform attestation engagements are required to undergo a peer review generally every three years.

MNCPA member benefits are tangible and intangible [MNCPA]
Find out about key issues the MNCPA is monitoring at the Capitol. Stay current on legislative news and events with stories, tips and grassroots involvement.

Ensure your CPA status is ready for anything [MNCPA]
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

2020 — the legislative session no one expected [MNCPA]
Find out about key issues the MNCPA is monitoring at the Capitol. Stay current on legislative news and events with stories, tips and grassroots involvement.

Making a move? Don’t forget about your CPA certificate [MNCPA]
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

CPAs are the peanut butter to taxpayers’ jelly [MNCPA]
We tried to capture the spirit of perfect pairings in the 10th annual Tax Campaign, which promotes the importance of CPAs and the profession to the public.

New MNCPA system launches [MNCPA]
While most of our website will look exactly the same to you, you’ll notice some new features within your My MNCPA account. Here’s a rundown of what to expect next time you log in.

Ben Ellingson, new board chair keeps it cool on, off ice [MNCPA]
Ben Ellingson, CPA, an avid fisher and hunter, lives this truth every day he breathes; that approach will anchor his next 12 months as the new MNCPA board chair.

Improvement seen in latest employee benefit plan audits [MNCPA]
The MNCPA Employee Benefit Plan Task Force last year received 25 reports consisting of 401(k), 403(b), defined benefit, and health and welfare plans for both single and multi-employer plans.

Involvement is key to a healthy profession, society [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

MNCPA 2020 legislative agenda set [MNCPA]
Find out about key issues the MNCPA is monitoring at the Capitol. Stay current on legislative news and events with stories, tips and grassroots involvement.

Statement disclosures: Your peers describe Minnesota conformity in three words [MNCPA]
Here is a look at some of our favorite responses, as well as a graphical look at the words that came up the most frequently.

MNCPA 2020 board ballot [MNCPA]
Meet the candidates for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Getting to know Prepare + Prosper [MNCPA]
Founded in 1971 by a group of justice-minded accountants, Prepare + Prosper is a nonprofit that works with people to build financial well-being and solve for financial inclusion.

A look back at the MNCPA’s MBAC22 [MNCPA]
The MNCPA’s premier event for CFOs, financial leaders, internal auditors and business advisers was back this year in a new format and new venue.

Stepping up, standing out with Prepare + Prosper [MNCPA]
After another successful tax season in 2022, let's look back at some of the volunteer contributions MNCPA members have made.

MNCPA Perspectives blog posts

Broadening the path to CPA licensure
Last month, MNCPA members received an email that the MNCPA board approved moving forward with drafting legislation to broaden the path to CPA licensure in Minnesota...

With the election over, what’s next?
Want to stay informed on legislative happenings? Here's how...

It’s a big week for accounting in Minnesota!
In an ongoing effort to grow the CPA pipeline, the MNCPA joined forces with more than 35 state CPA societies and the AICPA in a concentrated effort to raise awareness of the accounting profession within schools nationwide.

Feedback sought for revised Statements on Standards for Tax Services
Comments must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2022...

CPA Evolution is coming — are you ready?
For those interested in taking the CPA Exam, big changes are coming...

MNCPA Activity Report unveils bridge to the future
Take 10 minutes to look over the MNCPA Activity Report to better understand what your fellow members and the MNCPA staff accomplished this past fiscal year ...

Give back by helping students
At the MNCPA we’re lucky to have members that are not only knowledgeable and experienced accounting experts, but also philanthropic and generous with their time...

Lean into the Fourth Industrial Revolution
We no longer simply live in a world of gadgets and doodads. Welcome to Tomorrowland. Are you prepared?

3 self-leadership tips to navigate uninvited change
Take your pick — the pandemic, supply chain issues, staffing shortages, turnover, tax law changes — there have been plenty of uninvited disruptions lately...

Your voice matters — use it
Your voice — the CPA voice — is invaluable to Minnesota lawmakers. Be heard today.

MNCPA members share top concerns for upcoming tax season
In the recent MNCPA Tax Survey of members, we asked what concerns you most about this tax season...

Promoting CPAs in a time of complexity, crisis
CPAs have been relied upon more than ever for their expert decision-making skills. As Donny Shimamoto put it, the pandemic turned CPAs into emergency workers helping families and business owners...

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