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MNCPA Perspectives: Accounting & Auditing

Is a single audit in your future? It might be closer than you think
May 3, 2021  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
Given the amount of federal grants available for pandemic relief in the past year, entities may find themselves in single audit territory for the first time... Read more
Major audit standard implementation: Are you ready?
October 4, 2021  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
SAS 134–140: If your firm performs audits, they should be top of mind right now. Read more
Don't let a single audit take you by surprise
December 3, 2021  |  By Corey Butler
When various federal funds funneled to this nonprofit as a result of COVID-related legislation, the organization, for the first time, hit the $750,000 threshold to trigger a single audit... Read more
MNCPA calls on Congress to address IRS service levels
January 31, 2022  |  By Geno Fragnito
As a CPA, you have, no doubt, seen a significant reduction in IRS service levels. It’s nearly impossible to connect with a representative to ask questions... Read more
Auditing Standards Board approves significant changes in firm quality standards
May 13, 2022  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
One of the most talked about standards proposals in recent memory has been finalized. On May 12, 2022, the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) approved the most significant change... Read more
A field of opportunity: New conference takes root
July 28, 2022  |  By Lynn Kletscher
If you cruise any Minnesota road long enough, I bet you pass at least one cornfield, turkey barn or herd of grazing cows. Why am I writing about farms? Because farms are businesses and businesses need CPAs... Read more
SQMS: First steps to implementing the new quality management standards
August 17, 2022  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
The quality management (QM) standards approved in May by the AICPA Auditing Standards Board are big news for every firm that performs engagements under SASs, SSAEs, or SSARS... Read more
Auditors: You’re in luck
August 30, 2022  |  By Kinzie Jensen
A $4 billion industry! Minnesota generates more charitable gambling income than any other state, according to a recent Gambling Control Board (GCB) Gaming News issue... Read more
AICPA Peer Review Conference Takeaways Part No. 1: New Standards
September 7, 2022  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
There was much to be learned from the AICPA’s annual Peer Review Conference held in August... Read more
CPA Evolution is coming — are you ready?
September 14, 2022  |  By Stephanie Schmidt
For those interested in taking the CPA Exam, big changes are coming... Read more
Peer Review Conference Takeaways Part No 2: Audits of employee benefit plans
September 20, 2022  |  By Faye Hayhurst, CPA
This year more than ever, I have an appreciation for the CPAs who perform these types of engagements... Read more