Mary Alison Capps

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Expect Changes on Your 2021 Plan Year Employee Benefit Plan Audit

Due to newly released accounting standards, expect significant changes in both the audit process and the financial statement and management communication deliverables. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has issued a new standard that will apply to all audits of ERISA plan financial statements covering periods ending after December 15, 2020. (In other [...]

2019-12-11T11:56:06-05:00December 10th, 2019|EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS|

CRI TAMPA BAY – Cathy Haug: BUCKS Business Network Year-End Planning

CRI Partner Cathy Haug will present at the BUCKS Business Network weekly meeting on December 12, 2019. Her presentation will cover 2019 tax planning opportunities with a focus on business owners and self-employed individuals.

2019-12-10T18:00:20-05:00December 10th, 2019|Around Town|

Key Factors that Drive Reimbursement in the PDPM Model

PDPM or Patient-Driven Payment Model is the new Medicare reimbursement system. It introduces a number of changes compared to the historical RUG-IV model. It is designed to address each patient’s unique needs independently and encourages more specialized, patient-driven care.   Under PDPM, each patient is classified into a group of each of the five case-mix [...]

2019-12-06T13:20:57-05:00December 6th, 2019|HEALTHCARE|

CRI ENTERPRISE – Keith Hundley: SCACAP Statewide Board Training Retreat

CRI Partner Keith Hundley is hosting a session at the South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnership's 12th Statewide Board Training Retreat on December 6, 2019. Keith's presentation will cover Financial Operations and Oversight for Board Members based on the requirements contained in the CSBG Organizational Standards, Head Start Act, and Head Start Program Performance [...]

2019-12-03T23:52:05-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Around Town|

A Blueprint for Nonprofit Revenue Recognition Implementation

Ready or not, revenue recognition is changing. Two major new accounting standards — Accounting Standards Codification 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) and Accounting Standards Update 2018-08, Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made (ASU 2018-08) — are effective for reporting periods ending after December 15, 2019. [...]

2019-12-03T23:12:20-05:00December 3rd, 2019|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

The Growing Threat of Cyberattacks in Manufacturing and How to Prevent It

As a manufacturer, the success of your business is dependent on your products. Things like secret ingredients, build lists, and patented designs and production processes are key to keeping your products unique and valuable to your consumers. Because a vast majority of this information is stored in digital technologies (like cloud storage and artificial intelligence), [...]

2019-12-03T13:12:46-05:00December 3rd, 2019|MANUFACTURING & DISTRIBUTION|

Is Your Manufacturing Business Ready for the New Revenue Recognition Standard?

Although it’s been almost a year since the new revenue recognition standard officially went into effect for public companies, many industries are continuing to struggle to understand and implement the complex new rules. In fact, many manufacturers and distributors are finding that adopting the new standard requires changes in everything from their accounting processes and [...]

2019-12-03T12:04:53-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

CRI ATLANTA – Jeff Hawkins: Wells Fargo Symposium for Staffing Companies

CRI Partner Jeff Hawkins recently participated in a panel of experts from the staffing, accounting, and banking industry at the Wells Fargo Symposium for Staffing Companies. During the discussion, Jeff described the challenges of the industry as well as the various solutions provided by CRI.

2019-11-27T10:51:56-05:00November 27th, 2019|Around Town|

Why Entity Choice Matters for Contractors

For established contractors, entity selection is a long-gone concern. Business owners focus instead on operational strategy and tax optimization within the confines of their chosen entity type. But in light of the ever-changing tax environment, it may be worth your while to take another look at your entity selection. Is your choice of entity serving [...]

2019-11-22T09:54:53-05:00November 19th, 2019|CONSTRUCTION|

CRI MONTGOMERY – Chad Singletary: Alabama Association of Realtors Annual Meeting

CRI Partner Chad Singletary recently spoke during the general session at the Alabama Association of Realtors Annual Meeting in Montgomery, Alabama. Chad's presentation provided an update on recent tax law changes and how they impact small businesses and independent contractors. Additionally, he gave an overview of the benefits of different company structures such as LLCs [...]

2019-11-19T09:41:26-05:00November 19th, 2019|Around Town|

Three Tax Reform Changes that Benefit the Construction Industry

Despite tariff uncertainties, a tight labor market, and the rising costs of employee benefits, the construction industry has been flourishing in recent years and is expected to continue its economic growth into the next decade. The industry got an added boost from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed at the end of 2017. [...]

2019-11-18T22:38:25-05:00November 18th, 2019|CONSTRUCTION|

CRI CLEARWATER – Debi Alberdi: 2019 Tax Update

CRI Partner Debi Alberdi will be presenting a 2019 Tax Update alongside Cathy Haug and Ryan Hayden on January 16, 2020, at Tech Data in Clearwater, FL. This event is sponsored by the Tampa Bay Women CPAs, Tech Data, and CRI. It will provide 4 hours of CPE for attendees.

2019-11-11T13:15:37-05:00November 11th, 2019|Around Town|

CRI BRADENTON – Lorri Kidder: FICPA/USF Accounting Conference

CRI Partner Lorri Kidder recently presented at the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and University of Southern Florida's Accounting Conference. Her session provided a nonprofit update, discussing ASU 2016-14, ASU 2018-08, Topic 606, and not-for-profit common errors.

2019-11-11T12:54:32-05:00November 11th, 2019|Around Town|

CRI ATLANTA – Veteran’s Day Appreciation Luncheon

CRI Atlanta recently hosted the 8th Annual Veterans Day Appreciation Luncheon.  CRI Partner Bruce McFadden was the MC for the event. The office was able to honor 25 veterans and their families this year. Additionally, they also awarded 3 veterans Quilts of Valor, and all veterans received a CRI Veterans Day Appreciation Challenge Coin. Timothy [...]

2019-11-11T12:10:41-05:00November 11th, 2019|Around Town|

CRI NEW ORLEANS – Becky Hammond: LCPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference

CRI Partner Becky Hammond is hosting two sessions at the 2019 Louisiana Society of CPAs Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference. On November 14, she will present a GASB Update, which will include the latest requirements for governmental accounting and auditing for state and local governments. This session will address recently issued GASB Statements and Implementation [...]

2019-11-11T11:05:06-05:00November 11th, 2019|Around Town|

CRI ENTERPRISE – Michael Maddox: Mingledorff’s, Inc. Cash Flow Training Class

This Cash Flow Training Class, hosted by Mingledorff's, Inc., on November 14, 2019, is intended to assist customers in the Dothan, AL, HVAC space to manage seasonal cash flows through their slower periods (typically the winter months). CRI Partner Michael Maddox will be speaking on the proper use of lines of credit to manage cash [...]

2019-11-11T10:47:33-05:00November 11th, 2019|Around Town|