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Footnote Magazine

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June/July 2018

What role do conversations play in your life? Are you giving enough and getting the most out of them? That, and other great articles, fill the June/July 2018 Footnote.

  • Common misunderstandings with QSubs
  • Mobile device security
  • Building meaningful value propositions

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

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

Focusing on you, for tomorrow
Rebecca Keran, CPA, MBA, CGMA
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

QSubs revisited
Mark Sellner, CPA, JD, LLM (taxation)
S Corporations were first allowed to own 80 percent or more of another corporation and to elect to treat a 100-percent owned domestic corporation as a disregarded entity, (QSub).

The power of conversations
Mary Schmid
Conversations go deeper than just sharing information. Conversations are dynamic and affect the way we connect, engage, interact and influence each other.

Business Perspective: ADP
Scan any accounting publication and you’ll see the predictions: Change is coming. Accounting and tax work will be taken over by machines. Prepare for disruption or get left behind.

Mobile device security for CPAs today
Daniel Moshe
Awareness and a few action steps go a long way to keeping sensitive data from being compromised.

Building meaningful value propositions for prospective clients
Art Kuesel, Kuesel Consulting, Inc.
Have you asked yourself recently what differentiates your firm from others? Gone are the days of differentiating yourself on quality, service, timeliness, expertise or even your experienced people.

Quiz: Legislative proposals -- are they real? Submit your answers for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!
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.

Brush up on the requirements for CPA certification
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.