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CRI STUART – Joyce Ruggeri: Treasure Coast Dental Society Meeting

CRI Partner Joyce Ruggeri spoke at the Treasure Coast Dental Society meeting that was held at the Legacy Golf & Tennis Club in Port St, Lucie, Florida on January 27th, 2020. She discussed the upcoming deadlines for 1099s and gave a brief review of payroll and the rules involved.

2020-02-05T14:43:13-05:00February 4th, 2020|Around Town|

California Expands Independent Contractor ABC Test

Changes to California law involving a worker’s status (independent contractor vs. employee) have gained much attention from companies with operations in California. Before April 2018, a worker’s status was based on a multi-factor test outlined in S.G. Borello & Sons, Inc. vs. Department of Industrial Relations. Last year, the California Supreme Court in Dynamex Operations [...]

2020-01-29T17:58:08-05:00January 29th, 2020|GOVERNANCE & RISK ASSESSMENTS|

CRI TAMPA BAY – David Sietsma: Synapse Summit 2020 – Exit Strategies: Preparing Your Business For Sale

David Sietsma, a CRI Partner, will be presenting on February 12th, 2020 at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. His presentation will consist of a three person panel discussing the formulation process of exit strategies in regards to selling your business.

2020-02-03T10:14:10-05:00January 29th, 2020|Around Town|

CRI NASHVILLE – Deanna Dibin: TN Bankers Association Credit Conference Workshop: Qualified Opportunity Zones: What, Why, Where

CRI Partner Deanna Dibin will be one of the speakers in a workshop at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN on February 13th, 2020 for the Tennessee Bankers Association Credit Conference. This workshop will help outline incentives and investing for Qualified Opportunity Zones and define where they are located throughout the state.

2020-01-23T12:37:01-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Around Town|

CRI NASHVILLE – Rob Demonbreun: Tennessee Bankers Association Credit Conference

CRI Partner Robert Demonbreun will be speaking on February 13th, 2020 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN in accordance with the Tennessee Bankers Association Credit Conference. This discussion led by Rob and 4 other panelists will cover underwriting, documentation, risk rating monitoring, workouts, and restructuring. You will hear best practices and war stories regarding [...]

2020-01-23T12:06:59-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Around Town|

IRS Issues Finalized Opportunity Zone Regulations

The Internal Revenue Service has issued final regulations (T.D. 9889) providing details about the tax treatment of investments in qualified opportunity zones (QOZs). This guidance modifies and finalizes proposed regulations that were issued on Oct. 28, 2018, and May 1, 2019. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created the opportunity zone as a new incentive for [...]

2020-01-21T13:48:43-05:00January 21st, 2020|INDIVIDUAL TAX, OPPORTUNITY ZONES|

A Grant Overview

Contrary to what many people believe, free money isn’t given out to individuals and businesses to help jump-start a venture or tie down loose ends. Instead, grants are offered for certain ideas and projects that have proven to be able to provide public service to a community or stimulate the economy. Grants are financial aid [...]

2020-01-21T15:11:43-05:00January 21st, 2020|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

Understanding Your Responsibilities Within Service Organizations

What is a Service Organization? A service organization is any entity that provides a service to another entity that traditionally has been performed (or can be performed) within the entity. A list of commonly used service organizations in the government sector include: investment custodians, IT cloud services, receivable collections, insurance claims processing, payroll services, bill [...]

Not-So-Safe Harbor? Navigating the QBI Rules for Rental Real Estate Businesses

The IRS released final guidance this fall to help taxpayers figure out when rental real estate activities might qualify as a “trade or business” for purposes of the Section 199A 20% qualified business income (QBI) deduction. The final guidance sets forth four requirements that, when met, provide a taxpayer with some assurance that the IRS [...]

2020-01-16T20:13:51-05:00January 16th, 2020|BUSINESS TAX, INDIVIDUAL TAX|

CRI PALM BEACH GARDENS – Steve Ritmiller: PGA Corridor’s Economic Forecast 2020

CRI Partner Steve Ritmiller spoke at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott on January 8th, 2020 to 300 of south Florida's business leaders. During this presentation he discussed CRI and the array of capabilities the company has to offer.

2020-01-14T15:45:20-05:00January 14th, 2020|Around Town|

CRI ENTERPRISE – Keith Hundley: 3rd Annual Government and NFP Professional Training

CRI Partner Keith Hundley will be hosting a session on January 24, 2020 at The Buckhead Club in Atlanta, GA. In the midst of a day of diverse CPE training for not-for-profit accounting and auditing professionals, this session will cover the common internal control deficiencies within auditing.

2020-01-13T16:10:20-05:00January 13th, 2020|Around Town|

CRI BIRMINGHAM – Brian Barksdale: Governmental Accounting & Auditing Forum 2019

CRI Partner Brian Barksdale spoke at the Embassy Suites in Hoover, Alabama on December 5th, 2019. Brian's discussion covered GASB 87 and the new treatment of leases in governmental entities and the accounting requirements involved as well as the reporting and disclosure issues.

2020-02-12T11:07:53-05:00December 12th, 2019|Around Town|