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Footnote Magazine

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June/July 2020

It's imperative to keep your pipeline alive during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the June/July Footnote, Art Kuesel offers ideas about how to leverage this unsettling time to stregthen your business. Also in this issue:
  • The status of SAS 134 and 135
  • Be the CEO of your career
  • How accountants can improve a business's COVID-19 recovery and resilience

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

Keep your pipeline alive now so you can thrive later
Art Kuesel, Kuesel Consulting, Inc.
With much of the world in disarray and businesses feeling like they are in limbo because of COVID-19, it may seem like the wrong time to focus attention on business development at your firm. It's not.

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

The importance of empowerment
Ben Ellingson, CPA, CGMA
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

The status of SAS 134 and 135
Jerome R. Reutzel, CPA, MBT
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every facet of every business. Forthcoming Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) are no exception.

Be the CEO of your career
Jon Lokhorst, CPA, ACC
It’s imperative to take ownership of your career trajectory. This was true prior to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s even more true now as we face continued uncertainty.

Business Perspective: Dell
As a modern worker, you need the agility and flexibility in your technology solutions to keep up with your busy, bustling schedule — and Dell has those exact solutions to make that happen.

How accountants can improve a business’s COVID-19 recovery and resilience
Donny C. Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA
The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic turned many accountants into emergency workers. Accountants were called upon to help triage financial hemorrhaging due to lost customers.

Securing your technology while on the go
Daniel Moshe
Whether working from a coffee shop or in an airport, you must be vigilant to protect your devices and all the information they contain.

Facing COVID-19 challenges together
Cynthia Bauerly, Minnesota Department of Revenue commissioner
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.

BOA extends CPE reporting period
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.