MNCPA PERSPECTIVES

About the Author

Geno Fragnito

Geno Fragnito is the MNCPA’s government relations director, advocating on behalf of the CPA profession. His days consist of last-minute meeting changes, building relationships with lawmakers, helping CPAs navigate state government, and putting in more than 15,000 steps per day walking the halls of the Capitol. Geno unwinds with a little golf and traveling with his family. If he weren’t a lobbyist, Geno would perfect his cast and be a professional fisherman. Geno can be reached at 952-885-5550 or gfragnito@mncpa.org.


Technology creates both uncertainty and opportunity
Aug. 23, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
I don’t need to tell you that the world of technology is changing exponentially faster than ever. Most people would agree that, while sometimes... Read more
Tracking regulations? Don't forget to look in your own backyard
Jul. 19, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
Are you keeping up with regulatory changes? I know you’re thinking, “What kind of question is that? I’m a CPA. Of course, I’m keeping up with... Read more
Leveling the playing field for Minnesota-based professional advisers
Jun. 13, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
If you have clients in other states, you’ve likely heard their concerns about having a Minnesota-based professional adviser. They were... Read more
Protect your personal information
May 8, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
Your personal information is everywhere. Do you know what’s out there? I know what you’re thinking: you pay attention to detail, so of course you... Read more
Planting seeds to maximize future yields
Apr. 3, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
As winter fades, I’m sure your thoughts are drifting from year-end or tax deadlines to evenings of grilling on the deck, a day at the lake or a... Read more
CPA Day at the Capitol - build on the momentum
Feb. 27, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
It was an icy commute to St. Paul that early February morning. But the slick roads didn’t stop more than 70 MNCPA members from descending to the... Read more
CPAs are making a difference at the Capitol
Jan. 20, 2017  |  By Geno Fragnito
Each session brings about surprises. This year’s surprise came in the form of an early federal conformity package. After not having a tax bill for... Read more