Disaster and pandemic planning
Updated: June 19, 2020
Whether a natural disaster or a global health emergency, use these resources to help you and your clients stay informed, prepared and avoid a crisis.
COVID-19 news and updates
The MNCPA is continously updating a blog with the latest information CPAs need to know related to closures, deadline changes, loans and other matters concerning the profession.
The CPE deadline has been extended to Sept. 30, 2020, and exam candidates with expiring test scores in 2020 will have their credits extended until Dec. 31, 2020. Review the news section on the BOA's homepage for details.
Gov. Walz's landing page for Minnesota's COVID-19 response and preparation.
Access the latest IRS information about coronavirus tax relief and economic impact payments.
Learn how the DOR is responding to COVID-19 and related changes to state taxes.
Returning to work resources
Ensure your business meets the necessary safety criteria if you're planning to reopen.
Economic Impact Payment resources
Access information on payment amounts, what to do for nonfilers and more.
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) resources for CPAs
Access guidance, payroll calculators, sample applications and more to help your clients navigate the complexities of applying for a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) resources for CPAs, businesses
Information about paid sick leave and associated tax credits under the FFCRA.
Pandemic Business Planning Guide
This guide is customized to outline the recommended steps your organization should take to prepare for COVID-19.
Download the guide
Experts provide information to help business owners plan for an eventual return to work, hosted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
Carl Peterson facilitates a conversation about the newly enacted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) with Daniel Schmit, U.S. SBA Minnesota District Office, and Greg Butler, CPA, Wipfli.
DEED Commissioner Steve Grove answers business owners' questions in this webinar, hosted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
HR expert Larry Morgan discusses what employers need to do now so your organization and its employees are ready for what's ahead.
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Ensure your HR policies remain on point by digging deeper into the impacts of the new COVID-19 reulations.
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There's an emotional side of returning to the office that can't be forgotten. HR expert Larry Morgan provides insight for how companies can do this.
Do a communications gut check. Take five minutes to audit yourself and reflect on whether you’ve communicated with the audiences most important to you lately and, if so, how.
Ed Zollars outlines the IRS's guidance for clients to receive a stimulus check who are not otherwise required to file a tax return.
HR expert Larry Morgan shares critical first steps employers should take to build contingency plans and ease staff concerns.
Tech expert Tommy Stephens shares five best practices for the increased number of people working from home in your office.
Flexibility is paramount in this time. Here are 10 actions August Aquila says your firm should take as the nature of your day-to-day business changes.
HR expert Larry Morgan looks at explores the structure that should be put in place and what pitfalls to avoid with more people working remotely.
Donny Shimamoto shares insight and thoughts from CPAs across the country amid this trying time.
COVID-19 customizable templates
Client letter templates
Customizable employer templates and posters
Minnesota Department of Revenue
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Office of Governor Tim Walz
COVID-19 global cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
U.S. Travel Association
U.S. Small Business Administration: COVID-19 Guidance and Loan Resources