Professional Certification

Articles

Retired? There’s a CPA certificate status for that [MNCPA]
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

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

Minnesota has a CPA exam ‘gender gap’ [MNCPA]
The gender gap in public accounting is real — and it is a significant problem for the profession.

Board of Accountancy rule changes
This summer, the Minnesota Board of Accountancy (BOA) proposed rule changes that would have expanded the 24-hour CPE limitation from one field of study to all nontechnical learning activities. The MNCPA and members worked together to inform the BOA why this limitation would be overly restrictive for our members and the profession.

Companies supporting CPAs [MNCPA]
It’s a simple story, and one that you’ve heard countless times. Heck, it’s one you can relate to.

Don’t fear the CPE audit [MNCPA]
By digging deeper and understanding the purpose, timing, logistics and common errors surrounding the CPE audit, you’ll quickly realize that you have nothing to fear.

When it comes to independent study CPE, you don’t get to make the rules [MNCPA]
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

MNCPA Perspectives blog posts

Tales from the CPE crypt
I walked into the conference room on a bright February morning, excited to learn some new writing tips from my favorite marketing podcaster. Choosing a seat, I introduced myself...

You can never be reminded enough: Renew your CPA certificate
A little more than a month ago, my birthday came and went -- along with my valid driver’s license. I had gotten the postcard in the mail...

Sharpening the blade
If you’ve ever had to cut up various ingredients to prepare a meal, or perhaps had to gut and clean a just-caught fish, you know the importance of...

Buyer beware: Not all CPE is equal
My phone rings; I answer. The caller wants to know how to qualify his company’s programs for CPE. I recite my spiel about the NASBA Registry...

Is your CPE reporting compliant with new BOA rules?
We all have things that are precious to us that we do our best to preserve and protect. Things like family, good friends and incredible memories. And..

From permits to press: Remembering why you're a member
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...

New year, new CPE rules
It’s out with the old and in with the new. Effective Jan. 9, 2018, Minnesota’s new CPE rules expand on the types of delivery formats accepted, and...

Finding the opportunity in the unknown
In December, I celebrated my 27-year anniversary at the MNCPA. When I think about how long that is, I think I should know so much more than I do....

MNCPA membership is half off

Saving 50% just makes cents, right? But the savings don’t stop there. Keep an extra $20-100 in your pocket on most seminars, conferences and webinars when you join the MNCPA. That’s in addition to members-only access to online resources, career tools and networking opportunities. 

Apply now Learn more