Welcome to the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants
MAPA's purpose is to help accounting professionals attain the highest level of proficiency and integrity. We promote a spirit of professional cooperation, and provide a medium for the interchange of progressive ideas and techniques. We strive to ensure that the state's citizens have the benefit of accurate, impartial and professional services.
Member Benefit — Access to NSA Courses and Educational Offerings!
By special arrangement with the National Society of Accountants (NSA) MAPA members can now access all live, self-study, webinar and online NSA courses and educational offerings including the annual meeting, spring and fall programs, prep courses, and webinars at special Affiliated State Organization (ASO)/NSA member rates. This is not an insignificant discount! A typical rate for a 2 hour course is $210 to the public with the discount rate being $69. NSA currently has a list of 50+ archived and upcoming live webinars covering a range of topics. You can view them at: webinars.nsacct.org. A member code is required for access.
2012 Tax Law Changes Summary
A summary of the tax law changes for 2012 developed by Gear Up presenter Carl Heintz is now available for members. Click here to view.
Selected Considerations for Achieving Quality: Compilation and Review Engagements
Here are a few key considerations when evaluating your firm accounting services:
Firm Library: Have access to AICPA Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS), AICPA Statements on Quality Control Standards (SQCS), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and a 3rd party compilation and review guide (GUIDE).
Documentation: Establish requirements for engagement documentation.
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MAPA is pleased to announce a partnership with Connection Services Network, Inc., a business providing services in Minnesota since 1998. We are now able to offer to our members a purchasing program for office supplies, paper, equipment and more that will offer deep discounts. The purchasing program brought to our Association by Connection Services Network, Inc. is through Office Depot.