C&A’s RIN compliance team is worth their weight in gold. They are very knowledgeable, timely in responding, and are nice to work with. They send out valuable information to keep us updated on RIN changes.

LaMae Drier - Controller , Ace Ethanol, LLC

We want our members to have the best tax advantages as legally possible, C&A has helped us do just that throughout our working relationship, including an entity restricting to partnership taxation.

Rob Cartensen - Accounting Manager , Minnesota Soybean Processors

Our company has grown from 50 to 250 employees. An accounting team willing to work with us while we were small and also competent to keep pace with our growth has been indispensable.

Jim Hall - CFO , Big River Resources, LLC

Accountants are great at finding things you do wrong.  C&A is even better at helping me identify the things I do well and ways I can do even better.

Val Selness - Practice Manager , Fischer Laser Eye Center

I never thought that I would say I don’t mind being audited, but C&A sure makes the experience as seamless and painless as possible for our financial statement audit.

Rob Cartensen - Accounting Manager , Minnesota Soybean Processors

When we were looking to expand our operation to another location, their team helped use evaluate the options.  Tax, regulatory, zoning, employment, incentives, suppliers, distributers. Their comprehensive, strategy-based approach enabled our management to make an informed decision.

Jim Hall - CFO , Big River Resources, LLC

C&A has knowledge of my business, experience with my industry, and a vision for staying relevant into the future.

Gary Grotjohn - CFO , Little Sioux Corn Processors

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C&A to Host 12th Annual Biofuels Financial Conference

Christianson & Associates is hosting its 12th annual Biofuels Financial Conference October 17-18 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota. With this conference, C&A continues our legacy of working with the biofuels industry to build and sustain financial growth. “We have had the opportunity to be part of the Ethanol and Biodiesel industries’ development for
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C&A Hosts its Second LCFS Webinar

Christianson & Associates hosted its second in a series of webinars discussing the upcoming changes to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). This webinar, held August 3rd, discusses the most recent LCFS changes presented by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) during their July 29th workshop. Since early in 2016, CARB has been working on
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Tax Newsletter 8/1/2016

About Your IRS Notice or Letter The IRS normally sends correspondence in the mail and they mail millions of letters to taxpayers every year.  This is a follow up to last week’s newsletter with some points to keep in mind if you, or your client, get a letter or notice. Don’t ignore it.  Most notices
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5 Signs Your cGMPs are Ready for FSMA

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) covers the operation of a facility that manufactures, processes, packs, or holds animal food for sale in the United States.  Renewable fuels facilities producing feed co-products are no exception. In fact, if you are a biofuels producer that sells co-products later used as an ingredient in animal feed (ex.
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MN Minimum Wage Increase 2016

Effective August 1, 2016, the minimum wage in Minnesota will increase. The increase will impact all businesses, including agri-businesses. Hourly Rate Overview Below is a brief overview of the new minimum wage rates for hours worked beginning August 1, 2016. LARGE EMPLOYER Any enterprise with an annual gross dollar volume of sales made or business done
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Ask the Experts – Presidential Tax Policies

Tax Policy Highlights of the 2016 Presidential Candidates As featured on KWLM 1340 Newstalk with Todd Bergeth, Joel Gratz and Bradley Pederson from Christianson & Associates discuss the tax policies of the 2016 presidential candidates and their impact on you.   You can also listen to our latest radio ad focusing on how our certified public
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