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Preparing Your Business for a Hurricane

There is a lot of talk about preparing your home for the impending hurricane, but what should business owners and company leaders be doing to prepare their business for potential damage? While making sure you, your loved ones, and your employees are safe is a top priority, you can […]

It May Be Time for Your Company to Create a Strategic IT Plan

Many companies take an ad hoc approach to technology. If you’re among them, it’s understandable; you probably had to automate some tasks before others, your tech needs have likely evolved over time and technology itself is always changing.

Unfortunately, all of your different hardware and software may not communicate so […]

Jason Asbury Featured in Table of Experts

Firm Member and President of Warren Averett Technology Group Jason Asbury was featured in the Birmingham Business Journal’s recent Table of Experts, Insights into Cyber Security. Asbury shared his knowledge and advice on topics ranging from how to avoid cyber security attacks, best practices for monitoring and identifying breaches and overlooked […]

How Can Your Business Make the Most of the Cloud?

Like many companies, yours probably stores at least some of its business files, documents and information in “the cloud.” This is the widely used term referring to the seemingly infinite data storage capacity of the Internet.

Using the cloud generally means lower IT costs, because you don’t have to deploy […]

Recent Security Data Breaches Have Companies Wondering if Their Network is Safe

On July 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued an advisory warning retailers about a type of malicious software attacking point-of-sales systems, dubbed “Backoff” and undetectable by most types of antivirus software. A string of high-profile security data breaches at retailers such as Target and Neiman Marcus, restaurant […]

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 […]

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 […]

Delay in Small Business Health Options Program

In yet another delay associated with the Affordable Care Act, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has pushed back the online enrollment process for the federally facilitated Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplace. The online process will not be available until enrollment for plan years […]