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August 2018

Tax reform is still being pored over to understand all of its effects. In this Footnote, we examine the new Code Section 199A.

  • Why your firm should host open houses
  • Build a successful coaching program
  • Key takeaways from MBAC18

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

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

Be the purveyor of positivity in your life
Rebecca Keran, CPA, MBA, CGMA
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Coaching -- you can't afford not to do it
Dom Cingoranelli, Jr., CPA, CGMA, CMC®
Coaching is paramount to the success of any organization. Read how it differs -- and goes deeper -- than mentoring.

Looking at new Code Section 199A
Charles A. Borek, CPA, JD, MBA, The Borek Group, LLC
Designed to provide pass-through entities with a deduction roughly corresponding to the reduction in the corporate tax rate, Section 199A is anything but a model of clarity.

Connecting students with firms
Eric Grube, CPA, DBA
Learn about the benefits of operating firm open houses. It's one tool that can help your firm set itself apart.

Business Perspective: Xigent Solutions
With IT resources focused on business-critical priorities and budgets stretched to the max, asset management often takes a back seat. This leaves many mid-market companies unable to answer questions.

Tantalizing takeaways from the 2018 MNCPA Management & Business Advisers Conference
With so many great sessions at the 2018 MNCPA Management & Business Advisers Conference, we take a look back at some key takeaways.

The 2018 legislative session: What could have been
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.

Confused by blended and nano-learning? You aren't alone
Anne Janotta Erickson, MNCPA senior business & industry marketing coordinator
Learn about important news from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. Monthly topics include rules, CPE requirements, CPA exam information, licensing, and more.

Common deficiencies found in school district financial statements
Michelle Hoffman, CPA, manager, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
The MNSCPAs School District Audit Review Task Force completed its examination of 40 audit reports and related financial statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.