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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 […]

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 […]

Three Ways to Control Increases in Health Insurance Premium Increases

In today’s environment, most employers are dealing with health insurance coverage issues – costs incurred by their company and costs borne by employees.  At annual renewal of the health insurance coverage policy, some employers are faced with dramatic increases in premiums. While not optimal, below are three ways that […]

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. CNBC.com 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 […]