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MNCPA Legislative Activities

About MNCPA Government Relations

MN State Capitol

The MNCPA works to promote positive change at the Legislature on behalf of the CPA profession and business community. Your expertise helps lawmakers understand and support professional issues. Use this resource to help keep track of changes, contact legislators and be an active grassroots volunteer.
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Legislative Digest Live Update: April 1, 2021

Legislative Digest Live Update: April 1, 2021 from Minnesota Society of CPAs on Vimeo.

Join us for our next legislative update April 16.

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Section 179 conformity passes during October special session

The tax section of the final bill is very limited in scope, but includes full conformity to Section 179 starting in tax year 2020. The changes also include retroactive conformity for a limited set of "qualifying depreciable property" affecting like-kind exchanges.

Read the complete summary of the bill
(Tax changes are found in articles 7 and 8.)

Review the tax changes fiscal spreadsheet

Webinar: What does the election mean for the future of tax policy? (aired Dec. 15, 2020)

Led by Douglas Lindholm, Rebecca Paulson and Raymond Goertz, this hour-long discussion highlights how the outcome of the 2020 general election may impact tax policy. (Archived webinar, no CPE credit available.)

Watch the webinar

Legislative Digest

Legislative Digest is an email newsletter that provides you with relevant news and updates on our advocacy efforts.

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Advocacy is a regular column in Footnote magazine that helps you stay current on legislative news, events and grassroots involvement.

Check out the latest Advocacy column

Contacting your legislators

My legislators

My legislators
Unsure who represents you? Find out which House, Senate and Congressional District you belong to and connect with your legislators.

Tips for contacting your legislators

Tips for contacting your legislators
Preparation can go a long way in helping you be an effective advocate for the issues that are important to you. Maximize your impact with legislators by reviewing these tips.

Your connection to government relations

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