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Geno Fragnito

Geno Fragnito is the MNCPA government relations director, advocating on behalf of the CPA profession. His days consist of last-minute meeting changes, building relationships with lawmakers, helping CPAs navigate state government, and putting in more than 15,000 steps per day walking the halls of the Capitol. Geno unwinds with a little golf and traveling with his family. If he weren’t a lobbyist, Geno would perfect his cast and be a professional fisherman. Geno can be reached at 952-885-5550 or gfragnito@mncpa.org.


Golfing is more than a game
May 30, 2019  |  By Geno Fragnito
You’re likely involved in many organizations: an alumni association, a charitable foundation, a community organization and/or a professional association, just to name a few... Read more
Share your tax season experience with lawmakers
April 29, 2019  |  By Geno Fragnito
Now that another tax filing deadline has passed, it's time to reflect on how this tax season went and start planning for next year... Read more
Report compliance burdens and unfair penalties to legislators this tax season
March 21, 2019  |  By Geno Fragnito
Maybe you are responsible for preparing or filing your business taxes. Maybe you work at a public accounting firm and help multiple clients navigate the tax law maze... Read more
Successful CPA Day at the Capitol attributed to dedicated MNCPA members
February 13, 2019  |  By Geno Fragnito
Every year, the MNCPA hosts CPA Day at the Capitol to connect our members with their state senator and representative. This year, more than 70 members... Read more
New legislators, new opportunities
December 6, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
Holiday planning, year-end business planning, tax planning packets for clients -- so many things to do as 2018 draws to a close. Have you made your... Read more
Tax conformity changes are a team effort
October 31, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
If you have been watching the news the past two weeks, you have no doubt seen stories about overcoming long odds (1 in 302,575,350, to be exact) to... Read more
Don't believe everything you see
October 1, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
I have some good news and some bad news about the upcoming elections. I’ll start with the good news. The Aug. 14 primary election has passed and... Read more
The primary is over, but there’s still work to be done
August 27, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
Where has the summer gone? It seems like just yesterday I was planning my summer vacation and wondering if Mother Nature would cooperate with my plans. Read more
Be prepared
May 10, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
Be prepared. It’s the beginning of a statement that can be completed with infinite endings and apply to anything in life. It’s no coincidence these... Read more
Engage, contribute to the policy discussion and support the profession
April 3, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
Work, children, grandchildren, church, hobbies, volunteering -- so many things competing for the precious, limited time we have. Yet, many people... Read more
Your once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape legislation
February 14, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
I'm sure everyone holding a CPA certificate has, at some point in their career, faced some uncertainty with a tax or business matter. I also know.. Read more
Taxing professional services: The more things change, the more they stay the same
January 23, 2018  |  By Geno Fragnito
2017 brought significant changes to politics: President Trump, tax reform, and uncertainty with international relations. What will happen in 2018 is... Read more