Sue Tompson
Partners & Directors

Sue Thompson: Partner


As Partner, Sue plays a role in quality control for the firm’s financial statement and other attest engagements. She is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience and a Bachelor of Accounting from St. Cloud State University.

Professional and Community Activities

  • MN Society of CPAs
  • AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificate I
  • Member of the Not-for-Profit Section of the AICPA


What’s your favorite number?

What would you be doing if you weren’t an accountant?
Working for a not for profit entity

What’s your current goal outside of Copeland Buhl?
Spend more time traveling – there are so many places I haven’t seen.

Areas of Focus (Services)

  • Financial Statement Audits
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Financial Statement Reviews

Areas of Focus (Industries)

  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Not-For-Profit
Sue Tompson
  • Recent Articles
  • 6/12/2018

    Accounting for Leases

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02 Leases early in 2016.  The primary purpose of the new standard is to present on a balance sheet leases that otherwise would have been treated only as an...
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  • 2/21/2017

    New Not for Profit Accounting Standard

    In August 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2016-14 Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958):  Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities. Financial reporting guidance for Not-for-Profit (NFP) entities prior to the new standard had not undergone any major...
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