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Footnote Magazine

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May 2021

The May Footnote explores how the CPA profession should look ahead and not back. Also in this issue:
  • How to prevent burnout.
  • Providing flexibility to CPAs performing attestation examinations.
  • A member's journey from going from inactive to back to an active CPA.

Updates from our members, including promotions, new hires, speaking engagements and firm news.

The case of playing the field
Charles Selcer, CPA, MBA
MNCPA member Chuck Selcer shares his knowledge about ethics requirements and laws with unique humorous fictitious stories.

See you at MBAC!
Katie Gabriel, CPA
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Keeping fresh: How to prevent burnout
Michael Levitt
Burnout among CPAs and financial professionals happens when people are in a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. 

We can never go back to before
Carolyn LaViolette, MNCPA communications manager
Now is the time to start thinking about a different normal in the workplace. The future of retaining — and recruiting — staff may depend on it.

Journey from inactive to active CPA
Alan Wenker, CPA
I’m eager to share my story with you because I don’t want you to make the same mistakes that I made.

The three C’s of a quality cloud audit
Randy Armknecht
Internal auditors need to validate that the appropriate alert mechanisms are in place and working, and that appropriate personnel are being notified to take corrective action.

Business Perspective: Dell Technologies
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.

Well, hello, June 30!
Anne Janotta Erickson, MNCPA membership marketing team leader
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

A year of new challenges, opportunities to connect at the Capitol
Geno Fragnito, MNCPA director of government relations
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.