MNCPA Legislative Activities

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Bills of interest

CPA certification and regulation

Adding "retired status" and other provisions.
HF 893 (status) / SF 698 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Huot, Sen. Koran

Accounting and auditing

Specifying requirements for the state auditor's review of certain audits conducted by CPA firms.
HF 1537 (status) / SF 644 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Vogel, Sen. Koran

Partnership audits adjustments reporting requirements establishment.
HF 1486 (status) / SF 1522 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Davids, Sen. Rest

Municipal liquor stores accounting adjustment.
HF 1815 (status) / SF 2001 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Murphy, Sen. Rosen


Providing certain business entities the option to file as a C Corporation.
HF 871 (status) / SF 304 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Davids, Sen. Rest

Taxpayer Bill of Rights; establishing a private letter ruling program.
HF 1663 (status) / SF 1537 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Lislegard, Sen. Chamberlain

Authorizing a sales and use tax vendor allowance.
HF 2091 (status) / SF 2055 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Davids, Sen. Chamberlain


Paid family and medical leave benefit insurance program.
HF 5 (status) / SF 1060 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Halverson, Sen. Kent

Earned sick and safe time.
HF 11 (status) / SF 1597 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Lesch, Sen. Pappas

Tort reform

Regulating court verdicts, awards and judgments interest.
HF 1526 (status) / SF 1349 (status)
Chief authors: Rep. Zerwas, Sen. Johnson

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Geno Fragnito, director of government relations, is the MNCPA's registered lobbyist working full time on behalf of the membership.