Insights: Seminar

2017 Implement Insights Series - Must Have Strategies for Farm Equipment Dealers - Your Most Valuable Asset: Your People


Course Description:
Businesses face many decisions, issues, and opportunities amidst a constantly changing landscape of rules, regulations, and threats. From employment regulations to internal affairs ranging from hiring and firing to fraud, it can be difficult to juggle everything at once. Join us to learn more about HR trends, challenges and opportunities, as well as the tools, resources, and services available to support your business and ease the burden of your HR department. 

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the main HR issues that businesses face
Outline available resources 
Review what you may need to do moving forward

Bonus SALT Topic
Is this a valid exemption certificate? We will cover how ND/MN define farm use and an easy way to verify most farm exemption claims.


Lisa Fitzgerald, SPHR, Director – Human Resources
Lisa has more than 15 years of HR experience in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, software development and call centers. She provides strategic direction to the Firm in all areas of human resources. Lisa has extensive experience creating functional plans and budgets, resolving employee relations and work related issues, and ensuring compliance with the applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws, including the maintenance of personnel files. She also has experience overseeing HR functions in relation to mergers and acquisitions.

David Casper, CPA, State and Local Tax Senior Associate
David has more than 16 years of experience with agricultural equipment dealerships, and has provided sales tax support to 100 retail locations in 11 states. He provides tax advice to clients and has experience facilitating the completion of sales tax returns in excess of $3 million, and is experienced in creating and delivering workshops related to State and Local Tax (SALT) issues. David has lead internal audit proceedings from start to finish including protest letters and final payment. He also created a process to flag qualifying invoices and submission for state refunds.

CPE: 1 hour

Additional Information:
These are live-group seminars. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Jason McKeever at 701.476.8773.

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