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  • Session and Swag Bag

  • Session, Swag Bag and Happy Hour

    Thomson Reuters
  • Swag Bag and Yoga

    Dell Technologies
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    McGuire Sponsel
  • Swag Bag

    Newgate School


CAMICO Professional Liability Insurance

1800 Gateway Dr., Ste. 200
San Mateo, CA 94404
Phone: 650-378-6727

Company Description: CAMICO was founded by CPAs in the 1980s, introducing a new way of approaching Accountants’ Professional Liability Insurance that focuses on helping firms reduce their malpractice risk exposure. Today, CAMICO is the nation's largest CPA-directed program of insurance and risk management for the accounting profession and is endorsed by 18 state CPA Societies. In addition to comprehensive coverage, policyholders have unlimited no-cost access to top-quality in-house experts, risk management advice, subpoena and consultation services, assistance with potential claims and reported claims, online resources, 100+ sample letter templates, and more — all custom-designed for CPAs.

Products: Professional liability insurance

Door prize: Gift packet with "Accountant" shoes and Rocketbook.


4920 Constellation Dr.
White Bear Township, MN 55038
Phone: 651-407-8555

Company Description: CHIPS was founded in 2001 with one goal: to help your business succeed.

As your strategic technology provider, you can rely on CHIPS to take care of all of your technology issues quickly and prevent new ones from arising in the future.

With over 70 years of combined IT and computer experience, CHIPS has the knowledge and skills to help eliminate your technology frustrations and keep your business on track. Our technicians are A+ and Microsoft certified, highly trained, and committed to exceeding your expectations.

Session B3 | Monday, Nov. 8, 9:20 -  10:30 a.m.
Register and listen to Tony Chiappetta discuss Cybersecurity Secrets from the U.S. Federal Government.

Products: Technology sevices

Door prize: Drone and power bank combo pack

CPACharge - MNCPA partner

3700 N Capital of Texas Hwy Ste 300
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 855-656-4684

Company Description: CPACharge is trusted by your CPA society as the best modern online payments solution for CPAs, giving you a professional way to accept credit, debit and eCheck payments in your office or online, with no equipment or swipe required. Give your clients the convenience of paying with the click of a button, while you get full daily client payment deposits, complete transaction details and robust reporting to make reconciliation a breeze. Our system is PCI Level 1 compliant, which means payment data stays safe and private.

Products: Online payment solution exclusive to MNCPA members

Door prize: Bose headphone

Friends of Jacelyn Foundation

7 Ridgeview Rd
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

Company Description: The Friends of Jaclyn Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life for children battling pediatric brain tumors and other childhood cancers and to raise awareness through their Adopt-A-Child, Safe on the Sidelines and Guardian Angel Programs. 

Today, Friends of Jaclyn have helped more than 950 families with brain tumors and other childhood cancers. 


Products: Nonprofit helping to improve the lives of children battling pediatric cancer

Door prize: Daytona 500 weekend package

  • Access to Harley J’s Club and High Banks Suite located directly across from Harley J’s
  • 2 Reserved Frontstretch Seats for both races
  • Indoor Climate-controlled environment with modern amenities and entertainment
  • Premium bar and buffet included
  • UNOH Fanzone and Pre-Race Access
  • Prefered Parking Pass (Directly across the street from the Speedway)
  • Souvenir Gift Bag


1132 S. Wabash Ave., Ste. 302
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-645-6006

Company Description: Established in 1999 with offices across the US, KBKG provides turn-key tax solutions to CPAs and businesses. By focusing exclusively on value-added tax services that complement your traditional tax and accounting team, we always deliver quantifiable benefits to clients. Our firm provides access to our knowledge base and experienced industry leaders. We help determine which tax programs benefit clients and stay committed to handling each relationship with care and diligence. Our ability to work seamlessly with your team is the reason so many tax professionals and businesses across the nation trust KBKG.
Our Chicago-based Midwest Practice has helped hundreds of Minnesota companies lower their tax liability by implementing the following services:  Cost Segregation, R&D Tax Credit, 45L Residential Tax Credits, 179D Energy Efficient Tax Deductions, IC-DISC and International Transfer Pricing. We are always looking to partner with new tax professionals.

Products: Tax credits, incentives and cost recovery

Door prize: $100 MNCPA gift card

Mercer Health & Benefits LLC

333 South 7th St., Ste. 1400
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-647-8642

Company Description: Mercer Health & Benefits LLC has been a long-time partner of the MNCPA and has recognized that individuals who join professional associations are a better risk. MNCPA members therefore receive discount rates. Save time and money with competitive quotes on the following products:

  • Group 10-Year and 20-Year Level Term Life Insurance
  • Group Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Group Disability Income Insurance
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Annual Renewable Group Term Life Insurance
  • Senior Group Term Life Insurance
  • Accountants Professional Liability Insurance
  • Cyber Privacy Liability Insurance
  • Auto/Home Insurance
  • Travel Assistance—AssistPlus

Products: MNCPA member insurance benefits like Accountants Professional Liability Insurance, Cyber Liability Insurance and much more

Door prize: Amazon Fire HD 8 10th Generation 8" tablet

MS Consultants LLC

171 Sully's Trail
Pittsford, NY 14534
Phone: 585-750-5799

Company Description: As an award-winning engineering, architecture, planning, and environmental consulting firm, we offer comprehensive and innovative solutions for public and private real estate clients. Our ten offices located within Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia meet local and national needs with teams of experts in their respective fields.

Session G3 | Tuesday, Nov. 9, 8 - 9 a.m.
Connect with Roger Upton and Ashley Sullivan as they share some real estate must-knows for owners in 2021.
Avoid IRS Checkmate: Five Income Tax Must-Knows for Real Estate Owners in 2021

Products: Engineered cost-segregation studies

Newgate School

2900 E. Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: 612-378-0177

Company Description:

Newgate is a non-profit 501(c)(3) automotive technical school located in the Twin Cities. We offer tuition-free auto body and auto mechanic training for unemployed or under-employed young adults. Your auto donations are the main source of funds for our life-changing operations.

Through the resale of donated cars, many restored or repaired by students as part of their career training, we are able to fund our automotive school’s daily operations and help our students achieve personal and professional success.

TaxExact, Inc.

2139 N. Union St., Ste. 3
Spencerport, NY 14559
Phone: 585-820-6175

Company Description: You spend a lot of time reviewing 1040 returns. Until now, the focus has largely been on automating the tax preparation process. But, what about the review? It’s often the most time-consuming and expensive part of the process. TaxExact’s patent-pending technology works to expedite the final review process for tax professionals…regardless of the tax software you use.

TaxExact verifies the accuracy of every return, dramatically reduces review time and empowers staff to increase retention. With an intuitive user experience and built-in workflow, TaxExact gives you permission to let go of a legacy process that doesn’t serve your clients and focus on a deliverable that does.

Products: Saas platform that reduces final 1040 review time and improves the client experience.

Door prize: $100 Amazon gift card

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting

6300 Interfirst Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: 800-968-8900

Company Description: You work hard to keep your business running. But are you working to keep it growing? Use Thomson Reuters Practice Forward to take a critical look at your operations and create the big-picture strategy you need to drive your firm’s profitability and success. We’ll help you build a scalable advisory services model that will impress your clients, earn more revenue and secure your position as a next generation accounting firm. 

Session K3 | Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2:10 - 3:25 p.m.
Register and listen to Will Hill share "How to Bill for Advisory Services"
How to Bill for Advisory Services

Products: Practice management technology to grown your business


7400 Flying Cloud Dr Ste 200
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 651-523-1091

Company Description: When Founder and CEO, Sam Bloedow started Thriveon, it was born from a love of technology and the needs of small to midsize companies that weren’t being met by their current IT service. Fascinated by the way businesses could leverage technology to enable growth, Sam founded Thriveon on the philosophy of helping other businesses find success the same way.

As technology continues to evolve, so does the need for strategic guidance. That’s why for the last 19+ years, Thriveon has deployed an approach that proactively eliminates IT risk and supports business growth.

Products: Proactive Managed IT Services

Door prize: Garmin 010-01689-00 Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Running Watch, Black

Wagner Tax Law

8500 Normandale Lake Blvd., Ste. 960
Bloomington, MN 55437
Phone: 952-921-2109

Company Description: Wagner Tax Law provides businesses and individuals with purposeful solutions, dedicated service, and unparalleled expertise to help them address their tax matters with confidence. Our experience makes us a trusted resource for accountants and law firms whose clients need a tax law specialist. Our attorneys have successfully resolved audits, appeals, collection matters, and litigation in the U.S. Tax Court, Federal District Court, U.S. Claims Court, and the Minnesota Tax Court.

Session C1 | Monday, Nov. 8, 10:55 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Register and listen to Ben Wagner discuss My Client Can’t Pay Their Taxes, Now What? Disputing and Resolving Tax Liabilities.

Products: Provides a collaborative approach to managing your tax controversies.