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Cyber Risks Intensified Within the Private Equity Industry

The WannaCry ransomware attack of 2017 might be remembered as the attack that changed everything. The largest attack of its kind, WannaCry affected more than 75,000 organizations in more than 150 countries. This scale and scope made people across the globe realize that no one is immune to cyber […]

Alabama Tax Amnesty Program Available

The Alabama Department of Revenue is offering tax amnesty for taxpayers that apply between June 30 and August 30, 2016. Eligible taxpayers can voluntarily come forward during this period and apply for tax amnesty for various delinquent taxes including sales tax, as well as corporate and individual income tax. […]

Private Equity and R&D Tax Credits

If any of your companies has tried or is trying to develop a new or improved product, manufacturing process or software, it’s likely to be eligible to claim R&D tax credits, whether or not the attempt was successful. Equal to up to 15 percent of qualified spending, these dollar-for-dollar […]

Thrive Series: Alternative Investments

Watch the video below as Jay Robbins discusses how Warren Averett’s Alternative Investments group brings value to hedge fund professionals, offering guidance and advisory services to keep them on the right track to see their investment strategies grow and thrive. 

The FASB Delays Landmark Revenue Recognition Standard

On July 9, 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) officially deferred implementation of the landmark global revenue recognition accounting standard by one year. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) followed suit on July 22, 2015, despite fewer complaints about the new guidance from companies that follow International Financial […]

Ready To Start A Hedge Fund? Not So Fast…

So you’re ready to start a hedge fund; you have your logo, business cards, letterhead, domain name, email accounts and your website is up and running. Not so fast…have you done the hard work that leads you up to this point?
What is a Hedge Fund?
Hedge fund has always […]

Warren Averett Recognized As One Of The Nation’s Largest Accounting Firms

Warren Averett, LLC, a top national CPA and advisory firm, is recognized as the 27th largest accounting firm in the U.S. on Inside Public Accounting’s 2014 Top 100 ranking. The annual industry ranking is based on revenue growth.

“Our focus has been to enhance our ability to deliver high-quality, valued […]

CNBC Names Warren Averett Asset Management A Top 25 Fee-Only Wealth Management Firm

Warren Averett Asset Management, LLC is ranked as one of the Top 25 Fee-Only Wealth Management Firms in the country, according to CNBC’s inaugural list. The CNBC Digital team recognized Warren Averett Asset Management as the 24th firm among the Top 100 Fee-Only Firms in the nation. is the […]

When Natural Disasters Hit – Potential Tax Deductions Available

While we never want to see a natural disaster affect an area, when a natural disaster does affect you, it is important to be aware of potential tax deductions for your losses.
Deductions for Storm Damage
Taxpayers who have sustained a casualty loss during the recent storms in our area may […]

Important December 31, 2013 Deadline: Tax and Accounting Policy for Expensing Property and Supplies

The IRS has recently released new income tax regulations with regard to the acquisition or production of tangible property, such as furniture, equipment, etc., as well as materials and supplies. The regulations take effect January 1, 2014. One of the main changes is a de minimis safe harbor that will allow electing taxpayers to claim […]