Cheryl Hunt

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CRI: Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Our Commitment to Our Clients and Staff

Dear Clients and Friends, As the ever-changing circumstances of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to be reported, we want to take a moment to share with you how CRI is responding to this unprecedented situation. The safety and health of our partners and staff, clients, families, and the communities in which we live and work [...]

2020-03-25T13:15:16-05:00March 14th, 2020|COVID-19|

Impressing Donors with Nonprofit Financial Information

We all know first impressions count in many situations. First impressions are even important when trying to attract funding organizations and large individual contributors to donate money to a not-for-profit, and financial information is often the first impression of a potential contributor. With that in mind, there are a few considerations when preparing and presenting [...]

2019-12-30T14:56:14-06:00December 15th, 2019|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

The Fine Line Between Nonprofit Lobbying and Advocacy

Not-for-profit organizations often shy away from lobbying for fear of losing their tax-exempt status. But organizations can lobby without endangering their tax-exempt status (and without major financial resources or professional assistance) when they understand how to walk the fine line between nonprofit lobbying and advocacy. Nonprofit Lobbying versus Advocacy Knowing the difference between lobbying and [...]

2019-12-30T13:46:48-06:00June 15th, 2019|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

Six Common Nonprofit IRS Audit Triggers

You may have heard jokes or other light-hearted comments about IRS audits. However, actually receiving an audit selection letter from the IRS is usually not a laughing matter. The IRS routinely audits exempt organizations to ensure compliance with federal tax requirements. Any organization can be randomly selected for an audit, but typically the IRS is [...]

2019-09-10T14:30:09-05:00December 15th, 2018|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

Shinn & Company Joins Top 20 CPA and Advisory Firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram

SARASOTA, FL – After 20+ years of finding strategic solutions to clients’ complex problems, Shinn & Company has merged with top 20 CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). The Shinn & Company team joins more than 1,800 CRI professionals currently serving clients across the Southern U.S. Shinn & Company has offices in [...]

2018-11-12T15:43:01-06:00February 22nd, 2018|PRESS RELEASES|

New Year, New Rules for Itemized Deductions

According to 2015 IRS statistics, approximately 30% of all taxpayers itemize their deductions. And with Tax Reform affecting many areas of the Tax Code, Schedule A and itemized deductions are no exception. If you have itemized deductions previously, or are considering future itemization, below are some of the significant changes and considerations when deciding what [...]

Focus On Mississippi Taxes: Do You See What I See?

CRI wants to sharpen your focus by highlighting potential money-saving state tax opportunities you may not be seeing through the Mississippi research skills tax credit and a contractor sales tax consideration related to component materials. A Prescription for Savings: The Mississippi Research Skills Tax Credit You could receive an additional tax credit because of your [...]

2018-11-12T15:43:38-06:00December 8th, 2017|BUSINESS TAX|

CRI ALBUQUERQUE – R.A. BOBBI HAYES: Bottom Line Protection with Accumulation and Allocation – Surety Bond Quarterly

Bottom Line Protection with Accumulation and Allocation - Surety Bond Quarterly R.A. Bobbi Hayes

2018-09-06T13:42:47-05:00December 1st, 2017|Around Town|

CRI MONTGOMERY – CHAD SINGLETARY: Appointed As a Committee Member of Auditing Standards Board (ASB) – American Institute of CPAs

Chad Singletary Appointed As a Committee Member of Auditing Standards Board (ASB) – American Institute of CPAs

2018-11-12T15:43:53-06:00October 31st, 2017|Around Town|

Technology Innovations Impacting the Insurance Industry

Technological innovations and advances have exploded in the past few years, and engineers have created real-life “futuristic gadgets” — from handheld devices to self-driving automobiles and interactive refrigerators — that were once thought to only be possible in dreams or movies. These breakthroughs are crossing over into the insurance industry, a sector that is often [...]

2019-04-10T11:41:34-05:00October 18th, 2017|INSURANCE|

5 Steps to Help in Disaster Preparation

Backup electronic accounting records. Accounting records can include anything from accounting software to spreadsheets that are used for budgeting. Consider subscribing to a cloud-based storage service, or — at a minimum — store your backup data in multiple locations. Backup electronic records regularly to ensure data remains current and easily recoverable. Protect computers and [...]

2019-09-23T11:40:18-05:00September 11th, 2017|BUSINESS CONSULTING, DISASTER PREPARATION|

Cars and Accounting Technology: Joined by Metamorphosis

We typically think of metamorphosis as a biological process. For example, a caterpillar spins itself in a silk cocoon and then emerges as a butterfly. However, the term – which comes from the Greek word for “transformation” – could just as easily apply to the technological changes that have occurred over the last few centuries. [...]

2018-11-12T15:46:38-06:00December 20th, 2016|CLIENT ACCOUNTING SERVICES|

CRI ATLANTA – DOUG MIMS: Practical Considerations for Community Banks – Enterprise Risk Managment – Carolina Banker

Practical Considerations for Community Banks - Enterprise Risk Managment Doug Mims

2018-09-06T13:58:28-05:00March 31st, 2016|Around Town|

15 Business Finance Tips to Help You Build a Better Business

Now that the echoes of “Auld Lang Syne” have faded away, it’s time to get back to the business of building your business. As you’re making your list of New Year’s resolutions, consider these recommendations for the 15 priorities that will help keep your business healthy. 15 Business Finance Tips Plan now for your exit.Your [...]

2018-11-12T15:52:29-06:00January 1st, 2015|BUSINESS CONSULTING|