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Corey Butler
Communications Manager
952-885-5530
cbutler@mncpa.org  

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Julia Shiota
Communications Coordinator
952-885-5533
jshiota@mncpa.org

 

Broadening pathways to CPA licensure

The profession is at a critical point. There are not enough CPAs to do the important work for communities, businesses and individuals. Read about the member-driven initiative to address the talent pipeline and broaden the pathways to CPA licensure.

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News releases

Minnesota flooding: Potential tax relief if major disaster declared
MINNEAPOLIS (June 24, 2024) — Minnesota has been battered with persistent rain and subsequent flooding — historic in some parts of the state — potentially sparking a major disaster or emergency declaration by President Joe Biden.

Minnesota Society of CPAs Interstate Insights: Regional Perspectives on Multistate Tax Trends
MINNEAPOLIS (June 21, 2024) — Clarify the latest developments for the Midwest with this newly curated event developed by Midwest state CPA societies, including Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and North Dakota.

Minnesota Society of CPAs hosts hybrid Management & Business Advisers Conference June 11-13
MINNEAPOLIS (June 4, 2024) — The MNCPA's Management & Business Advisers Conference explores key topics impacting the profession including AI, ethics, HR changes and more!

Minnesota Society of CPAs co-signs letter to Congress urging support for STEM accounting legislation
MINNEAPOLIS (May 2, 2024) — The MNCPA joined other state CPA societies and the AICPA to encourage support for legislation recognizing accounting as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field.

Minnesota Society of CPAs announces 2024–25 board officers
MINNEAPOLIS (April 19, 2024) — Boz Bostrom, CPA, of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University assumes chair of MNCPA board of directors was named the new board chair.

Benjamin Schlauderaff joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 19, 2023) — The Plymouth CPA is a partner at RSM US LLP and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Jennifer Tingley joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 19, 2024) — The Mendota Heights CPA is a principal at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Cynthia Wrecza joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 19, 2024) — The Minnetonka CPA is the director of accounting and finance at Aero Service Group and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Common — and outrageous — attempted tax deductions
MINNEAPOLIS (March 15, 2024) — Another year, another tax season — and another round of clients attempting to deduct items that, it turns out, aren’t allowed!

13 tax return filing tips for 2024
MINNEAPOLIS (March 14, 2024) — When it comes to filing your taxes, there are laws to abide by from the government, of course, but then there is also sound advice from certified public accountants to heed to make the process as smooth as possible.

Pathways CPA licensure bill advances in Minnesota Senate
MINNEAPOLIS (March 8, 2024) — Senate File 1660, the MNCPA-backed bill to broaden the pathways to CPA licensure, advanced in the Minnesota Senate on Thursday.

Why should a school district care about CPA licensure?
MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 31, 2023) — Demand for CPAs remains high and their expertise significantly impacts organizations, including government entities, like public school districts, cities and counties. 

The MNCPA attends AICPA Spring Meeting of Council and Annual Members Meeting in Washington D.C.
MINNEAPOLIS (June 19, 2023) — Seven members of the MNCPA attended the AICPA Spring Meeting of Council and Annual Members Meeting in Washington D.C from May 23-25.

MNCPA hosts hybrid Management & Business Advisers Conference June 13-15
MINNEAPOLIS (June 7, 2023) — The MNCPA presents the Management & Business Advisers Conference (MBAC), a three-day hybrid event held June 13–15.

Minnesota Society of CPAs celebrates Elijah Watt Sells Award winners
MINNEAPOLIS (June 2, 2023) — The MNCPA celebrates two winners of the Elijah Watt Sells Award from Minnesota.

CPA pathways discussion: Addressing the objections
MINNEAPOLIS (May 17, 2023) — The MNCPA addresses objections to legislation introduced to broaden the pathway to CPA licensure.

Minnesota Society of CPAs announces 2023–24 board officers
MINNEAPOLIS (April 22, 2023) — Bob Cedergren, CPA, partner at Wipfli LLC, was named the new board chair.

Trevor Long joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 21, 2023) — The Lakeville CPA is a senior manager at RSM US LLP and will serve a three-year term on the board.


Craig Chilcote joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 21, 2023) — The Duluth CPA is a managing partner of Anderson, Kuiti & Asuma, PLLC and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Anne Brader joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 21, 2023) — The Maple Plain CPA is the CFO of Thrifty White Pharmacy and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Recent MNCPA member applicants
MNCPA (updated monthly) — The MNCPA approves applicants at each board meeting. Join us in welcoming our most recent members.

Broadening the pathways to CPA licensure
MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 27, 2023) — The MNCPA is introducing legislation to broaden the pathways to CPA licensure Minnesota.