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MPMA Member Program
September 25, 2014:  KDV will be presenting at Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA)  as part of a unique program where members can choose from several short accounting presentations. KDV looks...

CNESI Innovation Summit 2014
September 25, 2014:  KDV is sponsoring and attending the annual Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNESI) Innovation Summit held at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  For more...

Anderson Center Speakers Forum
September 11, 2014:  KDV will be attending the Anderson Center Speakers Forum, held at the River’s Edge Convention Center. Keynote Speaker:  Brig. Gen. Alan Dohrmann Thursday, September 11, 2014 11:30...

Minneapolis District Dental Society Golf Tournament
August 11, 2014:  KDV is golfing and sponsoring the annual Minneapolis District Dental Society Golf Tournament held at the Golden Valley Country Club.  We look forward to connecting to those...

St. Cloud Chamber Golf Open
August 11, 2014:  KDV is sponsoring the 68th Annual St. Cloud Chamber Golf Open held at the St. Cloud Country Club.  For more information visit the St. Cloud Chamber website.

Emerson’s Hope Golf Event 2014
August 11, 2014:  KDV is sponsoring and attending the annual Emerson’s Hope Golf Event held at the Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake, Minnesota. For registration information visit the Emerson’s...

St. Cloud Area YMCA Golf Tournament
July 28, 2014:  KDV is sponsoring the 30th Annual St. Cloud Area YMCA Golf Tournament held at the St. Cloud Country Club.  For more information visit their website. 

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Golf Classic
July 25, 2014:  KDV will be participating as a sponsor in the 2014 University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Golf Classic at Majestic Oaks Golf Club in Ham Lake, Minnesota. ...

AGC Sporting Clays Fundraiser
August 25, 2014: KDV will be participating in the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Minnesota annual Sporting Clays Fundraiser on August 25, 2014 held at Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club...

CMBA Golf Outing
July 17, 2014:  KDV will be attending the annual CMBA Golf Outing held at Eagle Trace Golf and Event Center in Clearwater, Minnesota. For more information visit the CMBA website.

MPMA 2014 Golf Tournament
July 15, 2014:  KDV will be attending the MPMA 2014 Golf Tournament at Tartan Park Golf Course in Lake Elmo, Minnesota.  For more information visit the MPMA website.

Qualified Plan State of the Union: How Recent and Pending Legislation Could Affect Your Fiduciary Responsibilities
July 10, 2014:  Please join us for an informative session to discuss the latest news from Capitol Hill on retirement plan and fiduciary issues related to plan sponsors. We’ll discuss...

Have you misclassified employees as independent contractors?
An employer enjoys several advantages when it classifies a worker as an independent contractor rather than as an employee. For example, it isn’t required to pay payroll taxes, withhold taxes,...

Why you need to know the value of your assets
With the gift and estate tax exemptions currently at $5.34 million, you might think that estate valuations are less important. But even if you believe that your estate’s value is...

2014 LMC Annual Conference
June 19, 2014:  KDV will be an exhibitor at the League of Minnesota Cities annual conference June 18 – 20.  The conference will include keynote speakers, three days of conference sessions, and...

Consider the Sec. 83(b) election to save tax on restricted stock awards
Restricted stock is stock that’s granted subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture. Income recognition is normally deferred until the stock is no longer subject to that risk or you...

Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
June 16, 2014: KDV is sponsoring and golfing at the 2014 Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Golf tournament at the Minnesota Valley Country Club in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Central Minnesota Manufactures Association Golf Event
June 16, 2014:  KDV is golfing and sponsoring the Central Minnesota Manufactures Association annual golf tournament held at Oak Hills Golf Club in Rice, Minnesota.  We look forward to connecting...

KDV Government Education Seminar
June 17 & June 19 2014:  KDV will host two government education seminars for school finance personnel to discuss key issues and information relative to school districts. June 17 or June...

Who’s subject to the 50% limit on meal and entertainment deductions?
In general, when meal and entertainment expenses are incurred in the context of an employer-employee or customer–independent contractor relationship, one party will be subject to a 50% limitation on the...

What to do with your old retirement plan when you change jobs
First and foremost, don’t take a lump-sum distribution from your old employer’s retirement plan. It generally will be taxable and, if you’re under age 59½, subject to a 10% early-withdrawal...

Summer day camp may save you taxes
The passing of Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer in the minds of many Americans. Although the kids might still be in school for another week or two, summer...

Granite Equity 2014 Stakeholder Tradeshow
May 21, 2014:  KDV will be attending and exhibiting at the 2014 Granite Equity Stakeholder Tradeshow held at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. For more information contact Angela Schwartz...

3 tax traps when donating real estate to charity
If you’re considering donating a property to charity, here are three potential tax traps you need to be aware of: If you donate real estate to a public charity, you generally...

Employers: Have you amended your FSA plan?
Health care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) allow employees to redirect pretax income to an employer-sponsored plan that pays, or reimburses them for, qualified medical expenses not covered by insurance. A...

Built to Sell: Seminar for Business Owners
June 4, 2014:  Built to Sell:  A Seminar for Business Owners.  Jim Ringwald, CPA and Business Valuation expert with KDV will be discussing business valuations related to preparing your business...

KDV provides more than just an audit to charter schools
If your school is contemplating a change in your current auditor, or if you are looking for additional guidance in payroll, technology, fraud and forensic, or general financial questions –...

KDV to attend NetSuite’s SuiteWorld 2014
The #1 Cloud ERP event of the year.  Held annually, SuiteWorld 2014 is designed for customers, partners and developers who are involved with the NetSuite product. For more information on SuiteWorld...

The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation Celebration
May 1, 2014:  KDV will be attending the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation Celebration held at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  For more information visit the...

MASBO Annual Conference
April 30 - May 2, 2014:  The KDV Government group will be attending this year’s MASBO Annual Conference in Breezy Point, Minnesota.  Fore more information visit the MASBO website.

Softening the blow of higher taxes on trust income
This year, trusts are subject to the 39.6% ordinary-income rate and the 20% capital gains rate to the extent their taxable income exceeds $12,150. And the 3.8% net investment income...

Making the most of your business’s NOL
If during 2013 income tax return filing you found that your business had a net operating loss (NOL) for the year, the news isn’t all bad. While no one enjoys...

Don’t inadvertently miss filing deadlines
If you still file a paper return, it’s important to know the IRS’s “timely mailed = timely filed” rule: If your tax return is due April 15, it’s considered timely...

Cobblestone Hotels 2014 Conference
April 6 & 7 , 2014:  KDV is a tradeshow sponsor for the 2014 Cobblestone Hotels Annual Conference. Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403 For more information, visit...

Can I claim my elderly parent as a dependent?
For you to deduct up to $3,900 on your 2013 tax return under the adult-dependent exemption, in most cases the parent must have less gross income for the tax year...

2014 Law Enforcement Expo
March 31 & April 1, 2014:  KDV will be exhibiting at the 2014 Law Enforcement Expo at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester Minnesota.

Update: New tax cuts may impact your MN tax return
One in ten Minnesota income tax filers will get breaks from the tax law that the Legislature recently passed.  Those who qualify for the newly enacted tax breaks should wait...

It’s not too late to make a 2013 contribution to an IRA
Tax-advantaged retirement plans allow your money to grow tax-deferred — or, in the case of Roth accounts, tax-free. But annual contributions are limited by tax law, and any unused limit...

Your 2013 return may be your last chance for 2 depreciation-related breaks
If you purchased qualifying assets by Dec. 31, 2013, you may be able to take advantage of these depreciation-related breaks on your 2013 tax return: 1. Bonus depreciation. This additional...

2013 higher education breaks may save your family taxes
Tax credits can be especially valuable because they reduce taxes dollar-for-dollar; deductions reduce only the amount of income that’s taxed. A couple of credits are available for higher education expenses:...

Don’t overlook reinvested dividends
One of the most common mistakes investors make is forgetting to increase their basis in mutual funds to reflect reinvested dividends. Many mutual fund investors automatically reinvest dividends in additional...

US Stocks S&P 500 hits record in broad market rally
February 24, 2014:  Paul Radeke, Vice President of KDV Wealth Management, quoted on Reuters under headline “US Stock S&P 500 hits record in broad marketing rally.”   RF Micro Devices Inc agreed to buy...

Short-term ACA relief now available for midsize and large employers
Recently released IRS final regulations for the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) employer shared-responsibility provision provide some short-term relief for midsize and large employers. Under the ACA, the shared-responsibility provision (commonly...

There’s still time to get substantiation for 2013 donations
To support a charitable deduction, you need to comply with IRS substantiation requirements. This generally includes obtaining a contemporaneous written acknowledgment from the charity stating the amount of the donation,...

Steve Wischmann presenting at cmERDC Annual Conference
March 6, 2014:  Steve Wischmann, KDV Partner, will be presenting at the cmERDC 20th Annual Business Conference.  Steve’s presentation, Fraud In the Workplace, will include recent frauds related to Minnesota school...

Home Office Deduction 101
If your use of a home office is for your employer’s benefit or because you’re self employed, you may be able to deduct a portion of your mortgage interest, property...

Anderson Center Speakers Forum
January 23, 2014:  KDV will be attending the Anderson Center Speakers Forum, held at the River’s Edge Convention Center. Keynote Speaker:  Dennis Stauffer, Chief Innovator, Innovator Mindset Thursday, January 23,...

Anderson Center Speakers Forum
May 8, 2014:  KDV will be attending the Anderson Center Speakers Forum, held at the River’s Edge Convention Center. Keynote Speaker:  Rose McKinney, Founder, Pineapple Reputation Management Thursday, May 8,...

Are you meeting the ACA’s additional Medicare tax withholding requirements?
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), beginning in 2013, taxpayers with FICA wages over $200,000 per year ($250,000 for joint filers and $125,000 for married filing separately) had to pay...

Health Care Reform – What are Your Choices?
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires almost all individuals in the United States to have some form of health insurance by Jan. 1, 2014. This act affects all...

Time for an Estate Plan Checkup
Now that we’re in the new year, it’s time for an estate plan checkup. Why? First, various exclusion, exemption and deduction amounts are adjusted for inflation and can change from...

Once Upon a Child 2014 Franchisee Tradeshow
January 20 & 21, 2014:   KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2014 Winmark tradeshow for Once Upon a Child franchisees.  This event will be held in Phoenix, Arizona.  For additional...

Play it Again Sports 2014 Winter Franchisee Tradeshow
February 19 & 20, 2014:   KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2014 Winmark winter tradeshow for Play it Again Sports franchisees.  This event will be held in Long Beach, CA.  For...

Plato’s Closet 2014 Franchisee Tradeshow
May 2, 2014:   KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2014 Winmark tradeshow for Plato’s Closet franchisees.  This event will be held in Anaheim, CA.  For additional information please contact Lee Roberts.

Play it Again Sports 2014 Summer Franchisee Tradeshow
July 16 & 17, 2014:   KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2014 Winmark summer tradeshow for Play it Again Sports franchisees.  This event will be held in Las Vegas, NV.  For additional information...

Will Congress revive expired tax breaks?
Many valuable tax breaks expired at the end of 2013. But Congress probably will revive at least some of them, likely retroactively to Jan. 1, 2014. The question is exactly...

Minnesota Association of School Business Officials Winter Conference
February 6 & 7, 2014:  Steve Wischmann, KDV Audit Partner, will be presenting a breakout session on Fraud Detection and Prevention at the 2014 Minnesota Association of School Business Officials Winter Conference. Certified in Financial...

Minnesota School Board Association Annual Leadership Conference
January 16 & 17, 2014:  KDV is an exhibitor at the MN School Board Association 93rd Annual Leadership Conference.  Held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, this two day conference covers...

Should You Increase Your Retirement Plan Contributions in 2014
With the new year upon us, it’s time to start thinking about 2014 retirement plan contributions. Contributing the maximum you’re allowed to an employer-sponsored defined contribution plan is likely a...

Does your Organization Have the Right People in the Right Seats?
January 15, 2014:  Complimentary seminar on ensuring your Organization has the right people in the right seats, and what to do when the wrong people are in those seats. The third seminar in...

Why the Self-Employed Should Consider Setting Up a Retirement Plan Before Year End
For 2013, the maximum IRA contribution is $5,500 — $6,500 if you’re age 50 or   older on Dec. 31. (The maximum IRA contribution or deduction may be reduced or...

2013 Holly Ball – Supporting the CentraCare Health Foundation
December 14, 2013:  KDV is a Gold Friend Sponsor for the 2013 Holly Ball, a gala event hosted at the River’s Edge Convention Center to support the CentraCare Health Foundation...

International Law Enforcement Auditors Association Seminar
January 8 & 9, 2014: Matt Mayer, KDV Partner, will be presenting on Risk Assessments for Property and Evidence Rooms at the Risk Management: Facilitating Risk and Control annual seminar.  Hosted...

Will Your Donations Be More Powerful This Year?
Maybe. Deductions are more valuable when tax rates are higher, and higher-income taxpayers face higher rates in 2013. But the return of the itemized deduction reduction could make your donation...

Year-End Tax Planning for Your Investments
While tax consequences should never drive investment decisions, it’s critical that they be considered — especially this year: Higher-income taxpayers may face more taxes on their investment income in the...

Final Repair Regulations
On September 13, 2013 IRS issued Final Regulations on repairs vs. capitalization and new regulations on dispositions of MACRS property. For more information on the regulations and examples, read the full...

Smart Timing of Business Income and Expenses Can Save Tax
By projecting your business’s income and expenses for 2013 and 2014, you can determine how to time them to save — or at least defer — tax. If you’ll be...

Beware of the AMT When Doing Year-End Tax Planning
As year end approaches, you may be trying to accelerate deductible expenses into 2013 to reduce, or at least defer, tax. But you must beware of the alternative minimum tax...

2014 Minnesota School Boards Association Annual Leadership Conference
January 16 & 17, 2014:  KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2014 Minnesota School Boards Association Annual Leadership Conference held at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Six Critial Factors for Sales Success
November 13, 2013: Seminar on the Six Critical Factors for Sales Success.  Many companies struggle with how to scale and continue growth.  Then try replacing people, changing comp plans and...

Even With Rising Exemptions, 2013 Annual Exclusion Gifts Still a Good Idea
Recently, the IRS released the 2014 annually adjusted amount for the unified gift and estate tax exemption and the generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax exemption: $5.34 million (up from $5.25 million...

2013 May Be Your Last Chance for a “Charitable IRA Rollover”
If you’re age 70½ or older, you can make a direct contribution — up to $100,000 — from your IRA to a qualified charitable organization in 2013 without owing any...

Maximize Your 2013 Depreciation Deductions With a Cost Segregation Study
If you’ve recently purchased or built a building or are remodeling existing space, consider a cost segregation study. It identifies property components and related costs that can be depreciated much...

Traction Day MN
October 29, 2013:  Connect, Share, Learn . . . and GET A GRIP! KDV is pleased to be a sponsor for Traction Day MN, featuring Mike Paton, co-author of “Get...

Why You Should Max Out Your 2013 401(k) Contribution
Contributing the maximum you’re allowed to an employer-sponsored defined contribution plan, such as a 401(k), 403(b) or 457 plan, is likely a smart move: Contributions are typically pretax, reducing your...

Overview of Depreciation Rules for 2013 and Beyond
There are two main depreciation options available when you want to take accelerated depreciation which are commonly referred to as “Section 179” and “Bonus” depreciation.  Read the full article here...

Chris Shorba Honored for Professional Award in Philanthropy
Chris Shorba, CPA/ABV recently received the Central Minnesota Community Foundation’s Professional Award for making significant contributions to philanthropy in the region. Within KDV, Chris provides expertise as a tax and...

Notice of Affordable Care Act Exchanges Due by October 1, 2013
The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) reminds employers that they must notify their employees by October 1, 2013, of the new health care exchange coverage option to be provided under...

Built to Sell: A Seminar for Business Owners
September 18, 2013:  Built to Sell:  A Seminar for Business Owners.  Jim Ringwald, CPA and Business Valuation expert with KDV will be discussing business valuations related to preparing your business...

New IRS website provides health care law information for just about everyone
Many provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 have recently gone into effect, and some significant provisions will do so in 2014 and 2015. To help...

Your GRAT Window is Still Open
Congress’s decision not to include a proposed minimum term for grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs) in the tax legislation passed back in January — combined with low interest rates —...

St. Cloud Chamber Annual Golf Open
August 12, 2013:  KDV will sponsor the 67th annual St. Cloud Chamber Golf Open at Territory Golf Club in St. Cloud.

MCFOA 2014 Annual Conference
March 18-21, 2014:  KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2014 MCFOA Annual Conference held at the Best Western Kelly Inn in St. Cloud, MN.

Boys & Girls Club Summer Benefit
August 8, 2013:   KDV is a corporate sponsor for the annual Boys & Girls Club Annual Summer Benefit presenting the Supreme Temptations of Motown.  For more information, visit the Boys...

Minneapolis District Annual Midwinter Dental Meeting
January 31, 2014: KDV will be sponsoring and participating in the 2014 Minneapolis District Annual Midwinter Dental Meeting held at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest Hotel, Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Annual Conference
October 24-25, 2013:  KDV’s Nonprofit industry team will be sponsoring and attending the 2013 Minnesota Council of Nonprofit Annual Conference at the DECC in Duluth. This two day conference will bring together nonprofit...

Why You Shouldn’t Skimp on S Corporation Salaries
S corporation owners often take modest salaries as a tax-saving strategy. By distributing most of the corporation’s profits in the form of dividends rather than wages, the company and its...

Central Minnesota Community Foundation Annual Dinner
September 12, 2013:  KDV will be sponsoring and attending the Central Minnesota Community Foundation Annual Dinner where they will present awards to outstanding members of the community.  Chris Shorba, KDV...

S&P 500 and Dow hit new intraday high
May 14, 2013:  Paul Radeke, Certified Financial Planner with KDV Wealth Management quoted on Reuters under headline “Wall Street jumps as banks lead S&P 500 to new high.”  Stocks rose...

CNESI Innovation Summit
September 26, 2013:  KDV is a sponsor for this year’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Social Innovation, Innovation Summit. Times: 8:00-11:30 a.m. River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud, MN The Summit...

Catholic Charities Mardi Gras 2014
February 1, 2014: KDV is a sponsor for the 2014 Mardi Gras Event hosted by Catholic Charities held at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center. For more information, visit...

Tax Alert: Renting Out Your Vacation Home Brings Tax Complications
August 1st, 2013:  If you rent out your vacation home for 15 days or more, you must report the income. But exactly what expenses you can deduct depends on whether...

2013 Minnesota Community Action Partnership Conference
July 31 – August 2, 2013:  Jennifer Thienes, KDV Partner, will be presenting on Cost Allocation Plans Tips & Best Practices at the annual MinnCAP Conference.  For additional information visit the Minnesota Community Action...

St. Cloud YMCA Golf Tournament
July 29, 2013:  KDV will sponsor the 29th Annual St. Cloud YMCA Golf Tournament held at the St. Cloud Country Club.  Event proceeds support Y memberships and program scholarships for...

Experience the Magic: Benefiting the Good Shepherd Foundation
October 17, 2013:  KDV is a table sponsor for Experience the Magic banquet benefiting the Good Shepherd Community and celebrating their 50th anniversary.  The banquet will be held at the...

AGC Sporting Clays Fundraiser
August 19, 2013:  KDV will be participating in the 14th Annual AGC of Minnesota Sporting Clays Fundraiser to benefit the AGC of Minnesota Foundation held at the Minnesota Horse and...

St. Cloud Area Chamber Star Celebration
October 3, 2013:  KDV is a sponsor for the annual St. Cloud Area Chamber Star Celebration “Recognizing Volunteers”. Thursday, October 3 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Best Western Kelly Inn

Paramount Theatre Annual Fundraiser
October 5, 2013:  KDV is a continued sponsor of the Paramount Theatre & Visual Arts Center Annual Fundraiser.  This year, Paramount Theatre will be presenting the Gold Dust Gala, featuring...

Your Frequent Flyer Miles Could Be Taxable
Now is the time of year when many Americans are using the frequent flyer miles they’ve built up from work-related travel or credit card rewards programs to take the family...

Health Care Act – Tax Update
Employers given another year to get into compliance with the health care act’s “play or pay” provision The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010’s shared responsibility provision, commonly...

Tax Update – Minnesota Estate and Gift Tax Changes
June 6, 2013:  The Minnesota Omnibus tax bill that was signed May 23, 2013 contains provisions for a new Minnesota gift tax and changes to the Minnesota estate tax system. ...

KDV Names Four New Partners
MINNEAPOLIS – July 2, 2013 – KDV Ltd. is pleased to announce that Steve Leen, CPA, Jean Massmann, CPA, Stan Vander Lugt, CPA, and Paul Radeke, CFP® have been elected...

Presentation by Mark Everson on the Crisis at the IRS
July 11, 2013:  Mark Everson, Alliantgroup Vice Chairman and Former IRS Commissioner, will join KDV to discuss the current crisis at the IRS.  This presentation will cover what is being...

CMMA Golf Social
June 24, 2013:  KDV is an Event Sponsor for the first annual Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association Golf Social.  Monday, June 24 hosted at Territory Golf Club in St. Cloud, MN.

Retirement Solutions Webinar: Target Date Funds – The Best Solution for Your Plan
Date:   Tuesday, June 18 at 12:00pm CT Host:    Mike Falcone, Managing Director, Retirement Plan Advisory Group, East Region RSVP:  retirement@kdv.com Overview: As target date funds continue to gain in popularity as a QDIA for plan...

Play it Again Sports Franchisee Tradeshow
July 17 and 18, 2013:  Play it Again Sports Franchisee tradeshow.  KDV will be an exhibitor at the Winmark tradeshow for Play it Again Sports franchisees.  This event will be held in Denver,...

Central MN Community Foundation Presents: Women on Stage
June 17, 2013:  KDV is a sponsor for the Central Minnesota Community Foundation, Women on Stage.  This event is held annually in recognition of 100 years of educating women. 5:00-9:00pm College...

2013 Government Education Seminar
June 11 & 18, 2013:  KDV will discuss topics and key issues relative to school districts in Minnesota. Session Topics Include: Legislative Update Common Compliance Issues and How to Avoid...

Presentation with Faegre Baker Daniels – Fiduciary Focus: Liability for Your Retirement Plan
May 22, 2013:  If you sponsor a retirement plan, are a fiduciary for a retirement plan or are responsible for assisting fiduciaries for a retirement plan, we will provide you...

2013 Granite Equity Tradeshow
May 22, 2013:  KDV will exhibit at the annual Granite Equity Tradeshow.  Attracting over 200 Granite Stakeholder attendees, the tradeshow is a casual setting to meet and get to know...

4 Disciplines of Execution
May 15, 2013: KDV is sponsoring the Allied Executives event on the 4 Disciplines of Execution. Learn how your organization can gain a competitive edge through flawless execution. Author Chris...

Plato’s Closet Franchisee Tradeshow
May 10, 2013:  Plato’s Closet Franchisee Tradeshow.  KDV will be an exhibitor at the Winmark tradeshow for Plato’s Closet franchisees.  This event will be held in Austin, Texas.  For additional information please contact...

KDV Named in Top Ten Accounting Firms
February 8, 2013:  The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal published it’s Top 25 List of Accounting Firms ranking KDV as #10 on the list. Firms were ranked by number of metro-area...

2013 MASBO Annual Conference
May 1-3, 2013:   KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2013 MASBO Annual Conference. For additional information visit the Minnesota Association of School Business Officials website http://www.mnasbo.org/

Successfully Selling Your Business to Insiders
April 25, 2013: Seminar on Successfully Selling Your Business to Insiders. Chris Shorba, KDV Partner, will be discussing the risks and strategies when selling your business to insiders. Other industry...

KDV Wealth Management expands financial planning team in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS – April 22, 2013 – KDV, a Minneapolis-based CPA, financial, and technology firm announced today that Hopkins-based Lundeen Abrams Advisors has merged their practice with KDV Wealth Management.  Suzanne...

Music Go Round Franchisee Tradeshow
April 18, 2013:  Music Go Round Franchisee Tradeshow.  KDV will be an exhibitor at the Winmark tradeshow for Music Go Round franchisees.  This event will be held in Austin, Texas. ...

KDV Joins NetSuite Solution Provider Program to Launch New Cloud Computing Practice
KDV to Offer NetSuite’s Cloud-Based Business Management Suite to Healthcare, Retail, Non-profit, Government, Professional Services, Real Estate, Manufacturing and Distribution Industries  MINNEAPOLIS – April 3, 2013 – KDV, a Minneapolis-based...

Exit Strategy Seminar for Business Owners
April 2, 2013:  Seminar on Exit Strategies for Business Owners.  Jim Ringwald, CPA and Business Valuation expert with KDV will be discussing business valuations including how the value is determined,...

MCFOA Annual Conference
March 19-22, 2013: MCFOA Annual Conference. KDV will be an exhibitor at the 2013 Annual Conference for the Minnesota Clerks and Finance Officers Association. For additional information please visit the MCFOA website at www.mcfoa.org

ABC Lunch & Learn – What You Can Expect in 2013 – Tax Law Update
March 12, 2013:  Russ Sand, KDV Partner, will be speaking at the MN Associated Builders and Contractors lunch and learn on the 2013 tax law changes and how you can expect them to...

Business and Economic Outlook Event for CEO’s and Business Owners
March 5, 2013:  Annual Business and Economic Outlook Event for CEO’s and Business Owners.  KDV is a corporate sponsor for this seminar covering best practices and strategies including updates on...

Minneapolis District Annual Midwinter Dental Meeting
February 8, 2013: Minneapolis District Annual Midwinter Dental Meeting. KDV is a gold level sponsor and exhibitor for the 2013 87th Annual Minneapolis District Midwinter Dental meeting which will be held at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest Hotel in Minneapolis.

Fiscal cliff and the economic future
December 22, 2012:  Loren Viere, CPA and Paul Radeke,CFP discuss fiscal cliff issues with the St. Cloud Times under headline “Local tax experts look at what fiscal cliff, spending cuts...

Fiscal cliff fatigue weighs on investors
December 16, 2012:  Paul Radeke, CFP quoted in CNNMoney under headline “Stocks: Fiscal cliff fatigue weighs on investors.”  Investors often look for a “Santa Claus rally” at the end of...

KDV expands CPA and wealth management expertise in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS – November 9, 2012 – KDV, a Minneapolis-based CPA, financial and technology firm announced today that Gary Lundeen Company, P.A., an independent CPA and wealth management firm based in Hopkins, Minnesota has joined KDV effective November 1, 2012.

Paul Radeke Earns CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) Certification
MINNEAPOLIS - October 22, 2012 - Paul Radeke of KDV Wealth Management, a local financial services firm with offices in St. Cloud and Minneapolis, has successfully completed extensive study and an exam to earn the CFP® certification, one of the most recognized and respected credentials in the financial services industry.

Caution when using public Wi-Fi
October 3, 2012:  KDV featured on WCCO News – Good Question: What shouldn’t you do on a free wi-fi system?  It’s become an expectation:  Wi-Fi at the coffee shop; Wi-Fi at...

GoDaddy problems cause websites to fail
September 12, 2012:  KDV featured on KARE 11 News – GoDaddy problems cause websites to fail. For many businesses, brick and mortar has been replaced with keystrokes and websites.  So when...

iOS users should safeguard information
September 5, 2012:  KDV Technology featured on FOX 9 News – Security expert: iOS users should safeguard information. Over 100 million people across the globe use iPhones, and over 55 million...

Federal Reserve chairman boosts stocks and Apple rallies
April 25, 2012:  Dave Hinnenkamp quoted in CNNMoney under headline “Bernanke boosts stocks, Apple rallies”.  U.S. stocks finished near the highs of the day Wednesday, as investors digested comments from...

How to run a DNS Changer virus check
April 25, 2012:  KDV Technology featured on FOX 9 News – How to run a DNS Changer virus check.  Just over two months from now, hundreds of thousands of people could...

Public Wi-Fi security issues
February 2, 2012:  KDV Technology featured on KARE 11 News – Public Wi-Fi is not as secure as you think.  In a world that is constantly connected, it seems these days...

Stocks rally on robust Black Friday sales
November 28, 2011:  Dave Hinnenkamp quoted in CNNMoney under headline “Stocks rally on robust Black Friday sales”  U.S. stocks posted sharp gains Monday, following reports of strong Black Friday weekend...

Smart phone security flaws
July 11, 2011:  KDV featured on FOX 9 News – IT Guru Talks Smart Phone Security Flaws. Computer hackers and internet security are usually what come to mind when it comes...

Stocks finish higher thanks to afternoon boost
March 23, 2011:  Paul Radeke quoted in CNNMoney under headline “Stocks finish higher thanks to afternoon boost.”  U.S. stocks finished higher Wednesday, thanks to a late-day advance, as investors shrugged...

Money tips for widows and widowers
February 22, 2011:  Dave Hinnenkamp quoted in USNEWSMoney article “Money Tips for Widows and Widowers”. “Studies show that women tend to invest more conservatively than men do, which means spouses tend to...

Stocks roar into August
August 2, 2010:  Dave Hinnenkamp quoted in CNNMoney under headline “Stocks roar into August, Dow gains 200 points.”  Stocks rallied Monday, extending last month’s gains, as investors welcomed upbeat economic...

Stocks mired in sell off
May 5, 2010:  Dave Hinnenkamp quoted in CNNMoney under headline “Stocks mired in sell off.”  Stocks extended losses to end sharply lower Wednesday, amid more signs of a deepending crisis...