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Footnote Magazine

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October 2020

The October Footnote takes a look at the changing nature of 2020, including how former MNCPA chair Becky Keran navigated a role change amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Also in this issue:
  • Learn about business interruption insurance and whether you should purchase it for your business.
  • Consider these ideas for how best to lead in a changing world whether by screen or in the office.
  • An AICPA working group on digital assets shares findings and the future of guidance for preparers and auditors.

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

The case of Hugh’s huge problem
Charles Selcer, CPA, MBA
MNCPA member Chuck Selcer shares his knowledge about ethics requirements and laws with unique humorous fictitious stories.

What’s in a title? Look beyond status
Ben Ellingson, CPA, CGMA
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Business Perspective: CPACHARGE
While many have taken to remote work like ducks to water, others are a bit more hesitant. We’ve put together a few of our best practices for successfully working from home.

Lessons learned: Networking, job transition during a pandemic
Rebecca Keran, CPA, MBA, CGMA
Generally, it’s a challenging process to find a new job during the best of times. But now, amid a global pandemic? What an interesting, unique time to look for a new role.

Business interruption insurance: What does it cover, and should I purchase it for my business?
Tim Gallagher
Does a pandemic displacing millions of workers and thousands of businesses fall under business interruption insurance? Read on.

Leadership in a changing world
Laura Boyd
Many CPAs are wondering how to continue leading effectively and inclusively in this new work situation. Keep reading for ways you can lead with intention and help your team continue to do its best.

Accounting and auditing in the age of digital assets
Diana Krupica, CPA
The digital asset ecosystem is changing and expanding rapidly. So, how is the accounting profession responding to the changes being brought by digital assets?

2020: New decade, new challenges, new opportunities
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.

Make a plan for Dec. 31
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.