MNCPA Tax Conference

R Sessions

Wednesday, November 18,
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

R1. Working From Home: COVID's Impact on Residency, Individual Income Tax and Withholding

Speaker(s): Masha Yevzelman
NASBA field of study: Taxes - Technical (1.5)

Working remotely has become the new normal. Since it can be done from anywhere, Minnesotans are considering spending the winter working from a warmer climate and wondering: could (or should) they change their residency to achieve income tax savings? Meanwhile, residents of other states may be “stuck” in Minnesota due to COVID-19 and worried about triggering Minnesota residency status. And companies are dealing with how and whether to withhold for employees who are now telecommuting from various states. Explore the tax implications of all these scenarios, both for businesses and for employees. Take a look at the important considerations and get tips on how to handle the tax consequences of this remote work environment.

R2. Building Trust Through Empathy-Based Listening

Speaker(s): Eric Maddox
NASBA field of study: Personal Development - Non-Technical (1.5)

In 2003, Staff Sergeant and interrogator Eric Maddox collected the intelligence which led to the exact location and capture of Saddam Hussein. How? Using a technique called empathy-based listening. In this captivating session, hear a recap of the events that led to the capture of Saddam Hussein, as well as the parallels between this riveting experience and the business world. Learn about the power of elite communication and how you can employ empathy-based listening to optimize communication with colleagues and clients. See how empathy-based listening can deepen trust, enhance understanding, drive better decisions, grow your influence and build stronger connections.