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Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI) Launches CRI TPA Services, LLC

New Company Focuses on Offering Customized Retirement Plan Administration for Small Businesses to Large Enterprises ENTERPRISE, Ala., July 1, 2019 - ​Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) recently added CRI TPA Services, LLC to their family of companies, a new portfolio company that will offer clients tailored retirement plan solutions for their expanding business needs. CRI TPA Services, [...]

2019-07-11T15:10:12-04:00July 1st, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

Lease Accounting Standard Reaches Far and Wide, but Will It Affect Your Tax Return?

When the new lease accounting standard was released a few years ago, business leaders braced themselves to see their financial statements change. Such a drastic shift in accounting precedent required them to overhaul their policies and procedures surrounding leases. But savvy business leaders are also asking: “How will the standard affect our tax situation?” It [...]

2019-06-28T10:58:47-04:00June 28th, 2019|LEASE ACCOUNTING|

IRS Issues Finalized Regulations on Both State and Local Tax Credits as Well as Charitable Contributions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have published finalized statutes calling for taxpayers to lower their charitable contribution deductions by the amount earned or expected to earn in return for in-state or local tax credits. The IRS also stated that taxpayers could recognize payments in exchange for these credits as [...]

2019-06-26T10:50:08-04:00June 26th, 2019|INDIVIDUAL TAX|

Working to Strengthen Taxpayer Protections: IRS Under Reform from Congress

With a direct focus on the IRS, the U.S. Senate has passed an extensive reform package aimed at further protecting taxpayers. Alongside new provisions adopted to improve customer service provided by the IRS, the Taxpayer First Act contains several new taxpayer protections. Improved Identity Theft Defenses Tax-related identity theft was a top contender for new [...]

2019-06-24T11:22:48-04:00June 20th, 2019|INDIVIDUAL TAX|

Elevate Your Audit Committee: 5 Topics for 2019 Agendas

Audit committees play a vital role in overseeing the integrity of financial reporting. But in today’s shifting risk landscape, is your audit committee paying attention to the right things? Most audit committees are effective at executing their core responsibilities, such as selecting and overseeing the independent auditor. Optimizing your audit committee, rather than falling prey [...]

2019-06-20T12:13:55-04:00June 19th, 2019|AUDITS, REVIEWS & COMPILATIONS|

Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) to Host Atlanta Chapter of the American Payroll Association’s 2019 Summer CPP/FCP Study Group

Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) is delighted to host the Atlanta Chapter of the American Payroll Association’s 2019 Summer CPP/FCP Study Group, a ten week program promoting and supporting the professional education, and training of payroll, accounting and human resource professionals in the Atlanta area. “We are delighted to welcome and host our Atlanta payroll and [...]

2019-06-12T17:28:19-04:00June 12th, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

CECL: An Overview

The current expected credit losses (CECL) journey began with the issuance of an exposure draft in 2010, continued with the issuance of a supplementary document in 2011, and an additional exposure draft in 2012. After much debate and over 3,300 comment letters, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released the much-anticipated Accounting Standards Update (ASU) [...]

2019-06-07T12:29:26-04:00June 6th, 2019|CECL, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS|

How South Dakota v. Wayfair Affects Manufacturing and Distribution Companies

It’s been almost a year now since the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision affirmed the state’s law regarding the taxation of out-of-state sellers. There’s been a lot written in that time about how retailers need to better track sales and compliance with similar laws in an increasing number of states throughout the U.S. [...]

How Can Home Sellers Exclude Capital Gains Tax?

U.S. tax laws have long offered incentives to people who own the homes they live in. Among the most generous of these incentives is the ability to reduce the taxable gain on the sale of a personal residence. Here’s what most sellers need to know to meet the requirements of the law. Are You Eligible [...]

2019-05-28T12:18:14-04:00May 28th, 2019|INDIVIDUAL TAX|

CRI Capital Advisors Assists in Establishment of Gourmet Culinary Holdings, LLC

New York, NY, May 15, 2019 - ​​Carr, Riggs & Ingram Capital Advisors, LLC is pleased to announce that AUA Private Equity Partners, LLC ("AUA Private Equity" or "AUA") completed its second investment for the GCH platform, partnering with the founders and senior management of Kabobs Holdings, LLC ("Kabobs"). Kabobs is a leading manufacturer of hors [...]

2019-05-23T15:52:29-04:00May 15th, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) Unveils Newly Renovated Office Space in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX – (MAY 10, 2019) – Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) recently celebrated the completion of the renovation of their Dallas, Texas office. To better serve their staff, as well as their clients, the new environment utilizes the latest technology to streamline collaboration and ensure seamless integration with current practices. The newly renovated 22,500 [...]

2019-05-13T08:59:11-04:00May 13th, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

Are You Considering a NIST CSF Assessment for Your Organization?

In February of 2013, Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” was introduced as a means of sharing cybersecurity threat information. The goal was to build a framework around standardized security for the United States to reduce potential risks to critical infrastructure. One year later, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released version 1.0 [...]

2019-05-29T10:51:28-04:00May 6th, 2019|CYBERSECURITY, NIST|

5 Questions to Help Assess Your Business’s Fraud Risk

Business leaders spend most of their time and energy assessing risks and weighing them against possible rewards. Unfortunately, many leaders overlook one of the most common challenges facing businesses today — the risk of occupational fraud. To build a successful business that stands above its competition, you need a solid foundation of controls to deter [...]

2019-05-08T11:46:06-04:00May 6th, 2019|FORENSICS|

CRI Capital Advisors Assists With Acquisition of Trinity Analysis and Development Corporation

SHALIMAR, Fla., April 30, 2019 - Carr, Riggs & Ingram Capital Advisors, LLC is pleased to announce that KOMAN Government Solutions, LLC (KGS), a wholly-owned 8(a) subsidiary of the Natives of Kodiak, an Alaska Native Corporation, recently completed an acquisition of Trinity Analysis & Development Corp. (TRINITY). TRINITY will continue to provide continuity and support [...]

2019-05-23T15:50:51-04:00April 30th, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI) Unveils CRI Advanced Analytics

New Software Company Focuses on Predictive Analytics to Help Forecast Industry Trends and Maximize Revenue ENTERPRISE, Ala., April 1, 2019 - Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) recently launched CRI Advanced Analytics, a new software company focused on providing clients with actionable data to help them prepare for future trends in their industry. CRI Advanced Analytics provides innovative [...]

2019-05-13T09:00:09-04:00April 25th, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) Prepares for Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act Webinar

ENTERPRISE, Ala., March 21, 2019 - Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) has announced a complimentary webinar titled “Financial Institutions: Anti-Money Laundering (AML) & Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Annual Update” that will feature CRI Partner Doug Mims. This webinar will be presented on April 10, 2019, at 10:00 CDT. This 60-minute live webinar will focus on providing [...]

2019-04-25T10:59:07-04:00April 25th, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

CRI Solutions Group, LLC Announces Launch of New Website

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 4, 2019 - CRI Solutions Group, LLC invites visitors to explore their newly launched website. The site offers user-friendly navigation and enhanced functionality while giving customers the ability to view recent client case studies. “Joining the CRI family positions us to expand our footprint across new markets and customer bases. It enables us [...]

2019-05-09T15:47:44-04:00April 25th, 2019|PRESS RELEASES|

How Retailers Can Prepare for New Lease Accounting Standards

Brick-and-mortar stores remain a vital component of multichannel sales strategies, despite the steady march of e-commerce. And for many retailers, leasing that real estate (rather than buying it outright) has been the most economically expedient option. In 2021, nonpublic companies that report according to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) will be required to recognize [...]

2019-07-29T14:18:38-04:00April 17th, 2019|LEASE ACCOUNTING|

Is It Time for a Business Valuation?

Business owners often have a majority of their personal net worth tied up in the business. However, many owners are unsure how much their greatest asset is really worth, putting them at a disadvantage in making decisions that range from estate planning to deciding when to sell the business. A common misconception about business valuations [...]

2019-04-09T12:16:21-04:00April 9th, 2019|BUSINESS CONSULTING|

What to Consider When Deciding Between a Calendar Year and a Fiscal Year

It is common for organizations to use a calendar year, as opposed to a fiscal year, as the tax year calendar for their company. The choice is made easy but its intuitiveness and tends to line up with personal returns—this makes things simple and easy. However, many businesses have dominating operating seasons that don’t always [...]

2019-04-02T21:05:27-04:00April 2nd, 2019|BUSINESS TAX|