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Footnote Magazine

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September 2020

The September Footnote dives into how tax departments are transforming in the wake of tax reform. Also in this issue:
  • Considerations for selecting and implementing ERP platforms.
  • A look at the state of mergers and acquistions. 
  • How to manage employee stress whether they're working at home, in the office or both.

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

Business Perspective: Salo
Crises are nothing new for career consultants. After all, organizations often bring in consultants when they have big, hairy, complicated problems to solve and little time to solve them.

Tax reform and the role of tech, two years in
Emily VanVleet, Brett Smith, Lisa Covelli, Cristin Boynton and Stacey Knevitt
Following the TCJA, tax technology is evolving to help companies meet new requirements in such areas as data management and analytics, calculations and reporting.

The case of Jacques’ bad trade
Charles Selcer, CPA, MBA
MNCPA member Chuck Selcer shares his knowledge about ethics requirements and laws with unique humorous fictitious stories.

Location’s role in your organization
Ben Ellingson, CPA, CGMA
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Critical considerations for selecting and implementing an ERP platform
Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA
As organizations seek to improve operations and increase efficiency, many are considering implementing or replacing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system — and for good reasons.

The state of mergers and acquisitions
Reid Mason, CPA
With the M&A market finally slowing down at the end of 2019, the global pandemic and resulting market volatility appear to be accelerating the slowdown.

Home or office: Managing employee stress
The new normal may be anything but normal, and the playbook remains to be written.

Hands-on collaboration still key in a virtual year
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.

Making a move? Don’t forget about your CPA certificate
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.