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How to Protect Your Business from the next “Wanna Cry” Attack

CYBER & SCAM SECURITY How to Protect Your Business from the next “Wanna Cry” Attack June 6, 2017 Uncategorized, Cyber Security & Tax Scams Admin The recent “Wanna Cry” ransomware attack that paralyzed several large organizations in the U.S. and Europe is a solemn reminder that the risk of cyber security breaches is real. Every …

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Intro to IMR/AVR Webinar

We’ve performed services for more than 300 insurance companies, and this week we want to share some free tips exclusively with you. This Friday at 10 am, we will be hosting an Introduction to IMR/AVR webinar. Topics covered during the webinar will include overview analysis, similarities, differences, and components thereof. Click here to register

Dale Carpenter, CPA joins the Lexington Office

We are excited to welcome Dale Carpenter, CPA to the Lexington Office! Dale holds the Certified Public Accountant license in 3 states – North Carolina, West Virginia, and Alabama. He joins Rives as a senior tax manager and serves a wide variety of individual, partnership, corporate, not-for-profit, and fiduciary clients. His tax practice extends beyond …

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Micro-Captives: Filing Requirements of IRS Notice 2016-66

You may or may not know that a recently issued notice (IRS 2016-66) designated most Micro (831b) Micro Captive Insurance Companies as a “Transactions of Interest”. This notice will have SIGNIFICANT effects on the reporting requirements for those involved. As a result, we’re co-hosting a webinar this Thursday, March 9th @ 2PM with our friends …

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Small Businesses Can Restart Health Reimbursement Accounts in 2017

Although the fate of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) is not yet clear, employers with fewer than 50 employees can now start funding stand-alone health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) again. Employers can use HRAs to pay for medical expenses, including health insurance coverage on the Obamacare health insurance exchange market. Until this year, employers were …

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Introduction to U.S. GAAP Accounting Concepts for P&C Companies Webinar

Rives & Associates invites you to join T.J. Strickland and Aaron Patel for a webinar on Friday, January 27, 2017 to learn introductory bookkeeping concepts for small P&C insurance companies. Who should attend: Bookkeepers and other accounting professionals looking to learn introductory accounting concepts and bookkeeping for small P&C insurance companies. Key takeaways: Basic concepts, …

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