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Thinking Big is the First Step Toward Growing Your Business

Nearly every business owner wants to grow his or her company. But with growth comes risk, and that can keep you from taking the steps necessary to move forward. Yet if you don’t think big and come up with a long-term strategic plan, you’ll likely continue to spin your […]

Succession Planning and Estate Planning Must Go Hand in Hand

As the saying goes, nothing lasts forever — and that goes for most companies. Then again, with the right succession plan in place, you can do your part to ensure your business continues down a path of success for at least another generation. From there, it will be your […]

Thrive Video Series: Corporate Advisory Services

The Thrive video series this month spotlights Corporate Advisory Services. Jim Key, Floyd Holliman, Paul Perry, Hanny Akl, Michelle Parks and Bryan Hirsch display the depth and breadth of our Corporate Advisory solutions.

With everything from State and Local Tax, Risk and Compliance, and Transaction Advisory to Business Valuation and Litigation Support, […]

Presenting Financial Information to Physicians

It is now more important than ever for physicians to understand the financial ramifications of their practice efforts.  Practice profitability and financial condition has previously been of little concern because the profitable conduct of a medical practice was easy to achieve.  Many practices today suffer operating losses, possess deficits […]

MACRA Spells Big Change

The application deadline for 2015 Meaningful Use hardship has passed.  It’s quite ironic we are analyzing the Meaningful Use replacement program.  Many physicians stopped participating in Meaningful Use prior to 2015 due to the administrative burdens, time constraints and the mere complexity of the program.  Managers who have listened […]

Warren Averett Proudly Supports the Local Community

Like the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Maritime Park Staff, our team is passionate in what we do and we believe in sharing our success with the local community.
Mort O’Sullivan, founding Member of Warren Averett’s Gulf Coast Division, played an integral role in establishing the Pensacola Maritime Park. Warren Averett is proud to […]

Hanny Akl Earns CEPA Designation

Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is pleased to announce that Hanny Akl, Member and Transaction Advisory Services Practice Leader, recently earned the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) Designation.To earn this designation, Akl completed an intensive executive style MBA program involving approximately 100 hours of pre-course study, […]

ACA Information Reporting Deadlines Are on the Horizon: Are You Ready?

In March 2014, the IRS released final regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) information reporting provision for large employers. The new rules were optional for the 2014 calendar year, but will be mandatory for the 2015 calendar year for all applicable large employers (ALEs). Smaller employers that are […]

ACA 2015: What Do We Need to Do Now?

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), all employers that are “applicable large employers” (ALE) including for-profit, non-profit and government entities, are subject to the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions, also known as the “employer mandate.”

Therefore, starting in 2015, if an ALE does not offer affordable health insurance that provides a […]

Open Enrollment and New ACA Forms

Open Enrollment

November 15, 2014 marks the beginning of the ACA’s second open enrollment opportunity.  It will remain open until February 15, 2015.  This three month open enrollment is a limited time frame that allows anyone to purchase insurance from the exchange. Outside of this three month window and absent […]