INSIGHTS: Articles and Thought Leadership from Warren Averett

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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

February 23rd, 2017 | Business Strategy

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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,

February 21st, 2017 | Estate Planning

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The R&D Tax Credit – A Mighty Force for the Automotive Industry

By: Warren Averett

The R&D Tax Credit is intended to help manufacturer’s thrive in a competitive economy. However, many manufacturers miss out on the benefits and advantages of the R&D Tax Credit. If

February 9th, 2017 | R&D Tax Credits

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Paul Perry Featured in HFM Magazine

By: Paul Perry

Warren Averett Member Paul Perry was featured in HFM Magazine’s February 2017 edition. Paul’s article, "Solid Information Technology Control Hygiene," discusses areas of concern and suggestions for improvement for IT

February 9th, 2017 | Risk Management

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BBJ Table of Experts Series – The Presidential Transition

By: William Dow

William Dow, a Warren Averett Member and Tax Division leader, recently participated a Q&A with the Birmingham Business Journal to help illustrate some of what we can expect from our new president

February 6th, 2017 | In the News

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IRS Issues 2017 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organizations

By: BDO Author

The Tax Exempt and Government Entities division of the IRS issued its FY 2017 Work Plan at the end of September 2016, which builds upon the agency’s 2016 priorities

January 20th, 2017 | Nonprofits

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What’s the Difference between Nonprofit And For-Profit Accounting, and How Does it Impact the Fiduciary Duties of Board Members?

By: BDO Author

There are many opinions on what the fiduciary responsibilities of nonprofit board members are. The National Council for Nonprofits discusses that boards should: a) Take care of the nonprofit by ensuring prudent

January 20th, 2017 | Nonprofits

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How Tax Law Changes May Impact Charitable Giving

By: BDO Author

Whether we look at the blueprint for tax reform put forth by Republican House Ways and Means Committee members, the deliberations of the Senate Finance Committee’s bipartisan tax

January 20th, 2017 | Nonprofits

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A Deeper Dive Into ASU 2016-14 Implementation Issues

By: BDO Author

Our Fall Insights for Nonprofits newsletter outlined the financial reporting areas for nonprofits that will be impacted by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14,

January 20th, 2017 | Nonprofits

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No Need to Worry About New Tax Law Changes

By: Adam Repasy, CPA

While many organizations finished 2016 calling for donors to contribute before year-end “while the contributions still matter,” you should be reassured that all hope is not lost in 2017 because

January 20th, 2017 | Nonprofits