Kendal Diehl

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Cryptocurrency and Taxes: What You Need to Know

Preparing for Your Cryptocurrency Tax Obligations As the saying goes, it is best to “be prepared” for any situation that arises. When it comes to cryptocurrencies, this statement could not ring truer. Waiting until next April to think about the tax implications of virtual currency transactions will make the tax preparation process difficult and burdensome, [...]

June 25th, 2018|CRYPTOCURRENCY, INDIVIDUAL TAX|

One Taxing Situation: South Dakota vs. Wayfair, Inc

The United States Supreme Court delivered its ruling on the much talked about “South Dakota vs. Wayfair” case that will change how interstate sales are taxed. As a result of this ruling, states can now enforce retailers to collect sales taxes regardless of if they have a physical presence in the state. This ruling applies [...]

June 22nd, 2018|STATE & LOCAL TAX|

How the TCJA Can Help You Choose Your Debt Payoff Strategy

Randomly picking which debt to pay off first is not the ideal strategy—especially considering the magnitude of the average American’s debt, as well as rising interest rates. In 2017, the average American household had more than $130,000 of debt, made up of home mortgages, credit card debt, student loans, and auto loans. It’s no wonder [...]

June 20th, 2018|INDIVIDUAL TAX, STATE & LOCAL TAX|

What is my Crazy Auditor Doing? 5 Sane Reasons for the Madness

Do you ever wonder why your auditor may be asking you for something you've never had to provide before? Cheri Swain explains how CRI auditors cover their bases to allow you to easily respond to risk and ensure that they are staying compliant with audit procedures laid out by the AICPA. [...]

June 20th, 2018|AUDITS, REVIEWS & COMPILATIONS, VIDEO|

Travel Guide for Your Start-Up’s Journey to Success

The process to get a new business up and running is a journey. From the start-up’s inception, the end destination may not be visible, and business owners may be riddled with uncertainties about how they will find their way. Luckily, accountants can provide the following guidance to help start-up business owners reach their destinations successfully. [...]

April 12th, 2018|START-UP BUSINESS PLANNING|

What’s Trending in Enterprise Risk Management?

Although much has changed for financial institutions since the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) issued the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) – Integrated Framework in 2004, much has remained the same. A financial services professional need only check their inbox or scroll through their newsfeed to ascertain that financial institutions, both large and small, are holding [...]

March 26th, 2018|FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS|

Recent Georgia Income Tax Law Changes

Federal tax reform changes aren’t the only changes to tax laws in 2018 –- there are also changes here at the local level in Georgia to consider as well! Governor Nathan Deal recently signed two major revisions affecting nearly all Georgia taxpayers. These changes are in response to the massive federal tax reform signed into law [...]

March 19th, 2018|BUSINESS TAX, INDIVIDUAL TAX|

Risky Business: 3 Benefits of Effective Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) For Banks

When it comes to enterprise risk management, strategic process planning doesn't just apply to larger financial institutions. Smaller banks are often under the impression that they don't have the means necessary to be able to implement strategies. Doug Mims explains 3 benefits that any size bank will start to see when they embrace [...]

March 16th, 2018|FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, VIDEO|

Will Your Cybersecurity Defense System Protect Your Organization?

For a homeowner, the knowledge that a trained eye has evaluated the home security system — and attested that it is in good working order — can go a long way toward a good night’s sleep. The same goes for business owners and executives in charge of keeping the company’s digital assets safe. Recent global [...]

March 12th, 2018|CYBERSECURITY|

CRI Named #19 on Accounting Today’s Top 100 Accounting Firms

ENTERPRISE, AL - Carr, Riggs & Ingram has been named #19 on Accounting Today's list of Top 100 Accounting Firms, an annual ranking of the largest firms across the country. The nationally ranked CPA and advisory firm serves more than 25 different markets throughout 10 states. The new 2018 rank is a step forward for [...]

March 12th, 2018|NEWS|