Instructor Biography

Steven B. Wagner, CPA

Steven B. Wagner, CPA Minneapolis, Minnesota Steven Wagner has extensive accounting, tax and business experience in the servicing of various size companies, as well as individuals. His core industry focus has included growth businesses, professional service organization, retail, manufacturing, real estate development investments, and financial institutions. Steve Previously was partner in charge of the tax practice of a local CPA firm where he practiced in the area of taxation since 1988. He practices in the tax department assisting clients with a variety of matters including: mergers and acquisitions, stock and other incentive based compensation, multi-state taxation, representing taxpayers before various taxing authorities, LLC structuring and operations, and estate planning. Steve also serves as an expert witness in taxation litigation proceedings. Steve has instructed taxation courses for the Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, the Minnesota Tax Institute, Minnesota Society of CPAs, The American Institute of CPA’s, Seminar Professionals, Inc, Minnesota Bankers Association, Construction Management Association and the Association of General Contractors. Steve was the first to present the health care bill to the Minnesota Society of CPAs. He consistently receives high evaluations for his technical expertise and his practical application of tax law to real world situations and was named a “Super CPA” by Minnesota Law and Politics and Twin Cities Business Monthly.