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A look at 3 timely transfer pricing topics [MNCPA]
Investment and focus on transfer pricing now will help companies avoid potential high costs and disruption from controversy with tax authorities later.

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.

Why CPAs should pay attention to 'Patch Tuesday' from Microsoft
Microsoft unveils a list of vulnerabilities targeting its products on the second Tuesday of each month, as well as a round of patches to secure flaws being actively exploited by cybercriminals.

Why credit approval matters for your business accounts
Credit is a financial tool that is essential to ensuring your business runs efficiently and effectively as your business grows and develops.

Don’t be scared! Renew and report before Dec. 31 [MNCPA]
Make no bones about it, Dec. 31 is your deadline for renewing and reporting to the BOA. Miss it and you’re out of compliance.

What tax practitioners need to know about cybersecurity [MNCPA]
While leaders and security experts continue to evolve protective measures to lessen the threat of tax identity theft, tax preparers must take precautions to shield themselves and their clients.

Creditworthiness verifications and PPP loans
CPA firms receiving requests from lenders for creditworthiness verifications for clients who had requested Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were often unsure of how to respond.

Malpractice risks increase during difficult economic times
In light of the current economic challenges, CPAs will need to be prepared and vigilant to minimize the potential for additional liability exposures.

Should employers require a mandate to vaccinate?
President Joe Biden last week unveiled new vaccination requirements that are expected to have major repercussions for employers.

The new staff augmentation arrangements [MNCPA]
The PEEC has established a new ethics section to provide guidance on how services can be rendered and still maintain independence with regard to attest clients.

The 10 biggest myths (missed opportunities) with the Employee Retention Credit
Many CPAs are not fully understanding the nuances and complexities of this expanded law.

Communications the key to our sustainable relationship [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.

What is ESG? [MNCPA]
One acronym has quickly risen to the top of many C-suite and board agendas in the past year: ESG, or environmental, social and governance.

Business Perspective: Dell Technologies [MNCPA]
In the world of small business, many teams consider data to be their most valuable asset, but the reality is that it can also be among the most vulnerable.

Emerging trends in data governance and privacy [MNCPA]
Business professionals have an absolute need to understand critical emerging trends in data governance and privacy.

Does your employee handbook create an employee contract?
How a recent court case sheds a light on paying out PTO.

Outdated routers: Why every remote worker should update or upgrade
Is your router sitting on the shelf blinking away like a ticking time bomb? You may need to update or replace it.

Managing the known risks [MNCPA]
Amid the current environment, CPAs would do well not to forget about managing risks that, for the most part, they can control or, at least, mitigate in large part.

COVID-19 pandemic turns CPAs into emergency workers
Many people think that accountants are just rational unfeeling counting machines who operate completely on logic and reason.

Adapting your firm in a time of a pandemic
Here are 10 actions your firm can take in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Responding to COVID-19 with remote access? Pay attention to security!
Unfortunately, not everyone has thoughtfully considered the security ramifications of encouraging team members to work remotely. Consequently, many of these new remote workers may potentially and unknowingly compromise sensitive information.

Making teleworking work in a time of crisis
With the spread of COVID-19, which is the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, many employers who have not previously implemented telecommuting/work from home (WFH) arrangements, are being forced to offer WFH arrangements.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) guidance for employers
How should your office leaders prepare for and respond to a potential pandemic affecting the workplace?

Leading indicators and key statistics [MNCPA]
We are trying to establish the roadmap for measuring, monitoring, evaluating and changing business actions when we create leading indicators.

What Auditchain and DCARPE Alliance means for the future [MNCPA]
It appears the accounting, audit and financial reporting profession is due for a major long-term upgrade cycle.

Build a virtual CPA firm in 5 steps
Follow these steps to build your firm with technology.

Important employment law update for employers
New Minnesota amendments create criminal penalties for the failure to pay wages on a timely basis

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