Managers

Colleen Netzell: Manager

CPA, MBT, JD

Colleen’s passion is state and local taxes.   Her practical experience helps clients comply with their sales and use tax obligations.   Her expertise includes multi-state income taxation of business, as well as other state and local taxes.   She enjoys working with staff to expand their knowledge of state and local tax issues.  She is Certified Public Accountant with a JD from Mitchell Hamline Law School and Masters of Business Taxation and BS in Accounting from the University of Minnesota.

Personal

What’s your favorite number?
Currently 152, the number of stitches in a row for my current knitting project.

What would you be doing if you weren’t an accountant?
I have been an accountant so long, that I can’t think of anything else. Perhaps I could run a food truck that would sell Hot Dishes.

What’s your current goal outside of Copeland Buhl?
To buy 20 acres in Tennessee (out of the cold) and build a small home with a garden. We would have two tiny houses for friends and family to come visit.

Areas of Focus (Services)

  • State and Local Tax
  • Recent Articles
  • 3/11/2019

    Wayfair’s Impact on Small Business

    There is a buzz around Sales Tax due to last summer’s Wayfair Supreme Court decision.  This decision changed a long-standing rule requiring a physical presence in a state before a business had to collect sales tax.  Physical presence in no...
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  • 2/20/2019

    Colleen Netzell joins more than 70 CPAs to meet lawmakers at Capitol

    Colleen Netzell, CPA joined more than 70 business advisers on Feb. 5 for CPA Day at the Capitol, hosted by the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA).     CPA Day at the Capitol is an opportunity for MNCPA members...
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