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MNCPA in the News 

July 13, 2024 — My financial planner recommends a custom 60/40 portfolio and will meet with me 3x per year — for a fee | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau quoted
Market Watch

May 20, 2024 — Why wealthy clients fall for 'dirty' tax scams | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau quoted
Accounting Today

April 24, 2024 — Clients' strangest ideas about taxes | MNCPA members Scott Kadrlik and Bruce Primeau quoted
Accounting Today

April 12, 2024 — Where did all the accountants go? | MNCPA member Erik Doerr interviewed
Twin Cities Business

April 1, 2024 — Taxpayer donations bolster affordable housing | MNCPA member Steven Warren interviewed
Tax Credit Advisor

March 14, 2024 — 11 tips to get you through tax season | MNCPA member Steven Warren interviewed
KARE 11

March 13, 2024 — Minnesota bill would expand CPA license eligibility | MNCPA member Bob Cedergren interviewed
Tax Notes

March 11, 2024 — 6 opportunities every firm should consider | MNCPA member Jana Cinnamon quoted
Accounting Today

March 8, 2024 — Minnesota accountants stare down the guardians of their industry | MNCPA director of government relations Geno Fragnito interviewed
Star Tribune

March 8, 2024 — Legislation advances in Minnesota to relax 150-hour CPA requirement | MNCPA members Bob Cedergren and Pat Plamann testimonies quoted
Accounting Today

March 8, 2024 — Broadening pathways to CPA licensure: Minnesota Senate advances bill | MNCPA members Bob Cedergren and Pat Plamann testimonies quoted
Inside Public Accounting

March 1, 2024 — Clients who need a new tax accountant could be out of luck | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

Feb. 28, 2024 — Minnesota lawmakers gave nonprofits $1.1 billion last year. Will we know if it’s well spent? | MNCPA member Ann Etter interviewed
Minnesota Reformer

Feb. 20, 2024 — Legislative changes for CPAs with Geno Fragnito | MNCPA director of government relations, Geno Fragnito interviewed
Q&A Over Coffee, Olsen Thielen Podcast

Feb. 12, 2024 — 5 must-know tax breaks for the 2024 filing season | MNCPA member Craig Chilcote interviewed
NASDAQ

Feb. 6, 2024 — Helping pre-retirees avoid serious blunders | MNCPA member Laura Bereiter interviewed
Financial Advisor

Jan. 31, 2024 — Congress debating new tax credit which could give relief to caregivers of elderly and disabled family members | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
KARE 11

Jan. 30, 2024 — Targeting the accounting shortage: 2024 tactics | MNCPA director of governmental relations Geno Fragnito interviewed
CFO Dive

Jan. 22, 2024 — Wealthy clients should say no to early tax filing, advisors say | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

Jan. 19, 2024 — Proposed child tax credit changes | MNCPA member Steve Warren interviewed
KSTP

Dec. 18, 2023 — How to use — and not lose — your FSA dollars as the end of year approaches | MNCPA member Steve Warren interviewed
Star Tribune

Dec. 16, 2023 — I retired in 2021 with $1.8 million. I have only withdrawn $100,000, but my account is now worth just $1.5 million. My financial adviser blames the economy. What should I do? | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

Nov. 29, 2023 — Which tax forms cause the biggest headaches? | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

Oct. 9, 2023 — Business-owner clients a top target of IRS auditors, advisors say | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

Sept. 25, 2023 — To combat the accountant shortage, states should consider CPA licensing reform | MNCPA profiled
CATO Institute

Sept. 8, 2023 — I live in California, and have a financial adviser who is charging 0.84% to manage my $2.3 million portfolio; should I switch up how I pay her? | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

Sept. 7, 2023There’s an accountant shortage. And some CPAs say the 150-hour college credit requirement needs to change| MNCPA member Bob Cedergren interviewed
Yahoo Finance

Sept. 7, 2023CPAs are MIA | MNCPA member Bob Cedergren interviewed
Fortune CFO Daily

Sept. 5, 2023US accounting profession rethinks entry rules amid staffing crisis | MNCPA member Bob Cedergren interviewed
Financial Times

Sept. 5, 2023 Minnesota tax rebate checks may look like junk mail | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlick interviewed
FOX 9

Sept. 5, 2023 — I’ve got a $7 million portfolio, but a new adviser wants to charge me 0.9%; is this even fair? | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

Aug. 31, 2023Diversify the accounting talent pipeline: What does the research say? | MNCPA pathways initiative cited
The Center for Audit Quality

Aug. 28, 2023 Your money: Kids and money | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
KARE 11

Aug. 19, 2023 Despite some paying 5%, one adviser tells us high-yield savings accounts are ‘overrated’ for this reason. But others say, no way. | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MSN

Aug. 19, 2023 Yes, plenty of CDs are paying 5% and higher. But here’s what not to do with CDs right now, one pro tells us. | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

Aug. 11, 2023 Wisconsin bill moves to restore tax reciprocity with Minnesota | MNCPA member Todd Koch interviewed
Bloomberg Tax

Aug. 7, 2023 How wealthy clients can prepare for losing a tax preparer | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau quoted
Financial Advisor

July 20, 2023 Minnesota's marijuana market could be a boon for other industries, jobs | MNCPA member Mark Waller quoted
Star Tribune

July 5, 2023 State CPA societies in action: MNCPA | MNCPA profiled
CPA Practice Advisor

June 27, 2023
Myrna Bowie was among Minnesota's first women Certified Public Accountants; at 90, she is now the oldest | MNCPA member Myrna Bowie profiled
Post Bulletin

June 13, 2023
Talking to clients about the banking crisis | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
Accounting Today

May 8, 2023 My Money: Paycheck scams, sports betting, credit card debt and investment tips | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
KARE 11

May 3, 2023 Minnesota expanding corporate income tax to out-of-state sellers | MNCPA member Todd Koch interviewed
Bloomberg

May 1, 2023 How wealthy clients can address income-based phaseouts | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

April 18, 2023 How the federal student loan pause could impact your taxes | MNCPA member Ann Etter interviewed
KARE 11

April 17, 2023How the new IRS 10-year plan may affect wealthy clients | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

April 15, 2023 — ‘How do I break up with him?’ My financial adviser passed away 2 years ago and his partner took over my account. But I’m 70, retired and want out now. | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

April 12, 2023 What to do if you owe more in taxes than you can afford right now | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
CBS Minnesota

April 12, 2023 — A broader path: MNCPA looks to inspire dialogue around CPA shortage with new licensure proposal | MNCPA member Bob Cedergren interviewed
INSIDE Public Accounting

April 5, 2023  Number of CPAs dwindle as demand grows | MNCPA member Bob Cedergren interviewed
MPR

April 3, 2023 — How wealthy clients can address income-based phaseouts | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

March 16, 2023  Tax plannung under a divided Congress | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
Accounting Today

March 15, 2023  I’m 70 and weighing whether to ‘sell everything’ and put it all in Treasuries, or hire a financial adviser even though it would cost $20K a year. What should I do? | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

March 15, 2023  Talking tax season tips with the U of M | MNCPA member Tammy Naples interviewed
University of Minnesota News

March 11, 2023  We are in our 50s, living in California, and have $2 million in retirement savings. We want someone to tell us whether we can feasibly retire — what’s our best bet there? | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

March 8, 2023  Minnesota bill seeks to broaden path to becoming a CPA in face of talent shortage  | MNCPA profiled
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

March 6, 2023  Accountants have to go to college for five years; Minnesota is rethinking that | MNCPA member Bob Cedergren interviewed
The Wall Street Journal

March 2, 2023  The cost of the 150-hour rule: $2 billion | MNCPA broadening CPA pathways referenced
Accounting Today

March 1, 2023  Lifeline or logistical problem? Paid leave debate unfurls at Capitol | MNCPA member Molly Jungbauer interviewed
MPR News

Feb. 28, 2023  Self-serving: How tax pros answer the DIY question | MNCPA members Ann Etter and Bruce Primeau interviewed
Accounting Today

Feb. 28, 2023  Minnesota proposes alternatives to the 150-hour rule | MNCPA member Bob Cedergren and MNCPA Goverment Relations Director Geno Fragnito interviewed
Accounting Today

Feb. 20, 2023  Too much work, too few warm bodies | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik
Accounting Today

Feb. 17, 2023  Your biggest tax problem may be a CPA shortage
SavingAdvice.com

Feb. 10, 2023  Inflation could impact your tax return this year | MNCPA member Ann Etter interviewed
Scripps News

Feb. 8, 2023  Suze Orman says this is the $1-$2 mistake that can ‘creep into’ too many of your financial decisions — and it could cost you tens of thousands of dollars​ | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
MarketWatch

Feb. 6, 2023  Here's how to help your client avoid an IRS audit | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

Feb. 1, 2023  Accounting leaders offer perspectives on issuings facing business bosses | MNCPA member Beth Kieffer Leonard interviewed
Twin Cities Business

Jan. 18, 2023  Commentary: CPA shortage could affect taxpayers, businesses
Echo Press

Dec. 9, 2022  Minnesotans to avoid inflation-driven tax sting with huge bracket tweak | MNCPA member Steve Warren interviewed
MPR News

Nov. 1, 2022  Avoiding unpleasant tax surprises next year | MNCPA member Brenda Lowe interviewed
Financial Advisor

Oct. 17, 2022  Tax strategies for clients with extra cash | MNCPA member Bruce Primeau interviewed
Financial Advisor

Sept. 8, 2022  Minnesota, Michigan tax agencies address cryptocurrency | MNCPA member Steve Warren interviewed
Tax Notes

Aug. 26, 2022 — While student loan forgiveness won't be taxed federally, Minnesota still could tax as income | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
KARE 11

Aug. 25, 2022  As surplus sits, governor candidates diverge on taxes | MNCPA member Steve Warren interviewed
MPR News

May 15, 2022  State error means wealthy Minnesotans owe more taxes | MNCPA member Kris Dahl interviewed
Star Tribune

April 18, 2022  On Tax Day, longtime Minneapolis CPA reflects on how taxes have changed | MNCPA member Herbert Schechter interviewed
KARE 11

April 12, 2022  Are your taxes done yet? | MNCPA member Jerry Lee interviewed
WCCO Radio

​April 7, 2022  Tax deadline is fast approaching, experts say some refunds may be delayed | MNCPA member Ann Etter interviewed
KARE 11

April 7, 2022  Changes that could impact your tax return | MNCPA member Scott Kadrlik interviewed
FOX 9

​​April 1, 2022  How to fix a common client problem: Too little insurance protection | MNCPA members Bruce Primeau and Laura Bereiter interviewed
Financial Advisor

Media contacts

Corey Butler
Office: 952-885-5530
cbutler@mncpa.org 

Julia Shiota
Office: 952-885-5533
jshiota@mncpa.org