Goldleaf Surety Hosts Contractor Seminar

On Tuesday, January 19th, Goldleaf Surety Services and CliftonLarsonAllen hosted a Contractor's Seminar at the Wood Lake Meeting Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Keynote Speaker was Attorney Mark R. Becker.  Mark is a shareholder in the law firm of Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson in Minneapolis.  Mark's practice areas include construction; commercial litigation; public bidding and procurement; and arbitration and mediation.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, Forum on the … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety Contractor Seminar

Goldleaf Surety Services together with CliftonLarsonAllen is hosting a construction seminar in Rochester, Minnesota on Tuesday, January 19th.  The seminar will be at the Wood Lake Meeting Center, 210 Wood Lake Drive SE in Rochester.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.  Presentations will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with lunch to follow.  This seminar is offered free of charge. The main presenter will be Mark Becker.  Mark is a shareholder in the law firm of Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & … [Read more...]

Minnesota’s New “Responsible Contractor” Act

At the Contractor Seminar held in St. Cloud on January 20th, information on the new Minnesota "Responsible Contractor" Act was presented. As of January 1, 2015, any contractor bidding on public work in Minnesota must certify their compliance with this new law, Minnesota Statutes 16C.285. Historically, Minnesota let contracts to the "lowest, responsive and responsible bidder." "Low" equaled low price (an objective standard) "Responsive" equaled the bid responds to and does not materially … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety Services and CliftonLarsonAllen Host Contractor Seminar

On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, Goldleaf Surety Services together with CliftonLarsonAllen hosted a Contractor's Seminar at the Holiday Inn in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Presenters included: Jack Anderson, President of Goldleaf Surety. Jack spoke on how contractors can maintain good surety credit. Nick Nielsen, CPA and Principal with CliftonLarsonAllen. Nick addressed deferred tax treatment in pass through entities. Jon Weston, CPA and Manager with CliftonLarsonAllen. Jon explained … [Read more...]