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Carolyn LaViolette

Carolyn LaViolette is the MNCPA communications manager, working to enhance members’ professional reputations through content, media relations and public affairs. She is also the MNCPA’s unofficial pianist and has tickled the ivories at multiple MNCPA events. Outside of her love for writing and music, Carolyn spends her time playing with her two daughters, attending Tommie football games with her husband, and memorizing the lyrics to musicals. If you can’t get tickets to Hamilton, she is happy to sing the soundtrack for you. Carolyn can be reached at 952-885-5530 or claviolette@mncpa.org.


Unemployment fraud: What to do if you receive an incorrect Form 1099-G
February 15, 2021  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Imagine going to your mailbox like any other day. Among the bills and magazine subscriptions, you find a tax form outlining your unemployment benefits... Read more
COVID-19: How the pandemic is impacting the CPA world
June 4, 2020  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
From CPA candidates to tax preparers, small businesses and large, the profession has seen significant ramifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This post will compile the latest information... Read more
Giving to the max has its tax benefits on Minnesota returns
November 8, 2019  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Minnesotans give generously to local charities every year. Charitable donations bring... Read more
529 funds can be used for K-12 tuition, but Minnesotans should approach with caution
July 22, 2019  |  By Carolyn LaViolette
Back-to-school shopping season is upon us, which means kids will be returning to school before we know it. For some, this can be a financially stressful time... Read more