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MNCPA Tax Conference

G Sessions

Tuesday, November 17,
8 - 8:50 a.m.

G1. The Minnesota COVID Economy

Speaker(s): Ronald Wirtz
NASBA field of study: Economics - Technical (1)

What a year it has been. Where is Minnesota now and what's its trajectory? Using recent surveys by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, as well new, real-time metrics of consumer and firm behavior, learn the latest about COVID’s impact on firms, workers and the broader Minnesota economy. Participate in an interactive survey to gauge the pandemic’s recent impact among attendees, including effects on business activity, hiring demand, labor and wage trends, reopening and other issues. Gain a better understanding of the status of Minnesota's economy, how your organization compares and what we might expect in the near future.

G2. WFH 2.0: Effective Long-Term Virtual Leadership

Speaker(s): Jonathan Lokhorst
NASBA field of study: Business Management & Organization - Non-Technical (1)

When the pandemic hit full force in March, it sparked a dramatic shift to remote work for most of us. As the COVID-19 crisis continues, remote work is the new business-as-usual for many organizations, which causes true challenges for those trying to lead, manage, coach and inspire their teams through screens. Gain guidance on how to overcome those hurdles and lead more effectively in this long-lasting virtual work environment. Uncover ways to enhance engagement, help employees balance their productivity and work-from-home challenges, and adapt your communication style to better suit this continuing reality.

G3. How to Manage Your International Tax Posture in an Uncertain Economy

Speaker(s): Tedder Schwarz
NASBA field of study: Taxes - Technical (1)

COVID-19 has created many challenges in the international tax arena related to cash flow, tax reporting and tax planning. But with these challenges come opportunities that can benefit companies conducting business internationally. Learn about the opportunities and pitfalls for U.S. companies expanding internationally in the COVID era. Gain guidance on best practices for international operations cash flow management, international transfer pricing, foreign-derived intangible income (FDII), interest charge domestic international sales corporations (IC-DISCs) and more. This session is sponsored by McGuire Sponsel.