Greer Walker http://www.greerwalker.comhttp://www.greerwalker.com GreerWalker Hosts ‘Big Event’ at BB&T Ballpark GreerWalker LLP, one of the leading Charlotte-based accounting and business advisory firms, with a total staff of twelve partners and over 100 associates, hosted its annual ‘Big Event’ on Thursday, October 16 at the BB&T Ballpark’s Home Plate Club. Over 350 guests attended the event http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-hosts-‘big-event’-at-bbt-ballpark Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Joins in 2014 CPA Day of Service September 19th marked a day for CPAs across North Carolina to join together and give back to the communities in which they live and work. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-joins-in-2014-cpa-day-of-service Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:00:00 UT How the New Revenue Standard Will Affect Contractors and Construction Firms Contractors and construction firms have traditionally relied on industry-specific guidance when it comes to how they recognize revenue in their financial statements. This will soon change, thanks to the recent release of a new revenue recognition standard by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/how-the-new-revenue-standard-will-affect-contractors-and-construction-firms Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker to help nonprofits fight fraud Charlotte-based CPA firm GreerWalker is sponsoring a free seminar on fraud prevention for nonprofit executive directors, CFOs and board chairs and members on Thursday, September 25, at The Duke Mansion starting at 8:30 a.m. According to research conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the typical organization loses 5% of annual revenues to fraud each year. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-to-help-nonprofits-fight-fraud Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 UT Pre-season Football Kick-off Event a Winner for Clients With the 2014 football season starting, GreerWalker and the prominent law firm Parker Poe, took the opportunity to co-host a lunch gathering for commercial real estate professionals on Tuesday, August 26. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/pre-season-football-kick-off-event-a-winner-for-clients Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Cycling Team Again Turning Pedals For Cancer Funding As a participant in the July 25 - 26, 2014 24 Hours of Booty ride, the twenty-person cycling team of GreerWalker LLC raised $32,000 in donations for national and local cancer initiatives. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-cycling-team-again-turning-pedals-for-cancer-funding Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Hosts Soccer World Cup Luncheon At workplaces throughout the country, people huddled around TVs to follow the dramatic highs and lows of the Team USA - Germany World Cup soccer match on June 26. As a sponsor of the German American Chamber of Commerce, GreerWalker invited its clients to watch the historic event at the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. More than 200 attendees experienced the whole game in a crowded yet comfortable environment buzzing with excitement and anticipation. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-hosts-soccer-world-cup-luncheon Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:00:00 UT Global Expertise, Local Knowledge Interview with John M. Norman, partner-in-charge of GreerWalker’s Global Services http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/global-expertise,-local-knowledge Tue, 27 May 2014 23:00:00 UT Annual Commercial Real Estate Overview When Charlotte’s economy takes off, will the commercial real estate market lift with it? Or does the economy boom as a result of growth in the real estate market? What is the relationship between the two, and what does that mean for investors, developers, local companies and small business owners as 2014 begins? http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/annual-commercial-real-estate-overview Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 UT Reception for the Germany Honorary Consul Klaus Becker, the new German Honorary Consul for Western North Carolina http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/reception-for-the-germany-honorary-consul Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 UT More foreign-owned firms call Charlotte home More foreign-owned firms call Charlotte home http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/more-foreign-owned-firms-call-charlotte-home Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 UT Annual Commercial Real Estate Overview Hosted by GreerWalker and Katten When Charlotte’s economy takes off, will the commercial real estate market lift with it? Or does the economy boom as a result of growth in the real estate market? What is the relationship between the two, and what does that mean for investors, developers, local companies and small http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/annual-commercial-real-estate-overview-hosted-by-greerwalker-and-katten Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 UT Sandi Thorman Explains 2014 Tax Law Changes to Staff and Clients at New Dominion Bank Sandi Thorman, partner-in-charge of GreerWalker LLP's tax department and the leader of the firm's financial services practice, recently spoke to approximately 40 employees and corporate clients from New Dominion Bank about federal and state tax changes going into effect in 2014. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/sandi-thorman-explains-2014-tax-law-changes-to-staff-and-clients-at-new-dominion-bank Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 UT GreerWalker’s Barbee to Present at Bankruptcy Institute William A. (Andy) Barbee, director of litigation & forensic services for GreerWalker LLP in Charlotte, will be among 25 speakers participating in the 36th annual Bankruptcy Institute. The Institute is being offered by the NC Bar Association Bankruptcy Section on Friday, November 22, and Saturday, November 23, at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside in Wilmington. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker’s-barbee-to-present-at-bankruptcy-institute Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:00 UT Corporate Investigations – What Inside and Outside Counsel Need to Know In today’s complex world of business finances, the adage “follow the money“ is not always a simple process, especially when an organization suspects corporate or employee fraud. It requires not just knowledgeable and experienced CPAs and seasoned, savvy attorneys, but a strong and collaborative relationship between them. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/corporate-investigations-–-what-inside-and-outside-counsel-need-to-know Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00:00 UT GreerWalker Wealth Management Hosting Global Investment Forum GreerWalker Wealth Management, an affiliate of the Charlotte-based accounting and advisory firm GreerWalker LLP, is convening a panel of investment professionals to discuss strategies for global investing on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 10. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-wealth-management-hosting-global-investment-forum Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Partner Sandi Thorman Wins ‘Women to Watch’ Award from Accounting Association Sandi Thorman, the partner-in-charge of the tax department at Charlotte accounting firm GreerWalker LLP, has won a 2013 “Women to Watch” award from the N.C. Association of Certified Public Accountants. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-partner-sandi-thorman-wins-‘women-to-watch’-award-from-accounting-association Mon, 23 Sep 2013 23:00:00 UT Director of Export-Import Bank to Speak at Charlotte Event on September 19 Sharyn H. Koenig, managing director of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Eastern Region, will be a featured speaker at a Charlotte seminar on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, designed to help local businesses increase exports. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/director-of-export-import-bank-to-speak-at-charlotte-event-on-september-19 Sun, 15 Sep 2013 23:00:00 UT Accounting Experts Offer Anti-Fraud Advice to Church Leaders at Annual Baptist Meeting Some participants in this week’s session of the National Baptist Convention in Charlotte learned how to fight fraud and embezzlement in their congregations during a presentation on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, by Charlotte-based accounting and advisory firm GreerWalker, LLP. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/accounting-experts-offer-anti-fraud-advice-to-church-leaders-at-annual-baptist-meeting Wed, 04 Sep 2013 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker partners with Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte GreerWalker LLP, a leading Charlotte-based accounting and business advisory firm, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte (LACCC) that will promote Latin American business relationships. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-partners-with-latin-american-chamber-of-commerce-of-charlotte Tue, 20 Aug 2013 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Cycling Team Off To Fast Start For Cancer Funding As a participant in the July 26-27, 2013 24 Hours of Booty ride, the seventeen-person cycling team comprised of professionals from GreerWalker LLC and friends of the firm raised more than $21,000 in donations for national and local cancer initiatives http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-cycling-team-off-to-fast-start-for-cancer-funding Thu, 01 Aug 2013 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Goes Extra Mile with Fitness Program As trusted advisors, GreerWalker aspires to make its clients and their companies financially stronger and sustainable. Now, with an innovative fitness program, it is doing the same for its over 90 associates. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-goes-extra-mile-with-fitness-program Wed, 19 Jun 2013 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Audit Senior Manager Beth Allen Among "40 Under 40" GreerWalker audit senior manager Beth Allen was recently honored as one of the Charlotte Business Journal's "40 Under 40" for 2013. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-audit-senior-manager-beth-allen-among-40-under-40 Sun, 07 Apr 2013 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Co-Sponsors Pinnacle Awards GreerWalker is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Pinnacle Awards. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-co-sponsors-pinnacle-awards Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 UT GreerWalker sponsors Global Competitiveness Summit II GreerWalker sponsors Global Competitiveness Summit II http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greerwalker-sponsors-global-competitiveness-summit-ii Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 UT Beware of Section 409A Traps in Employment Agreements By now, virtually all employers have addressed compliance with Internal Revenue Code section 409A (‘section 409A’) as it relates to their nonqualified deferred compensation plans, phantom equity plans, stock option plans (for closely held businesses), and stock appreciation rights. However, it appears that some employers still may not have reviewed their executive employment agreements with respect to compliance with section 409A. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/beware-of-section-409a-traps-in-employment-agreements Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 UT Are You Ready for IFRS? The benefits & risks of conversion from US GAAP to IRFS. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/are-you-ready-for-ifrs Sun, 16 Sep 2012 23:00:00 UT How to Minimize M&A Accounting Disputes "It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen." http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/how-to-minimize-ma-accounting-disputes Sun, 02 Sep 2012 23:00:00 UT Prepare for Higher Taxes Ten strategies to consider for estate, income-tax, and investment planning before the start of the new year. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/prepare-for-higher-taxes-(1) Sun, 02 Sep 2012 23:00:00 UT What is your Company’s Sustainability Policy? Charlotte is quickly becoming a hub for renewable energy in the United States. The city is already home to more than 250 energy-related companies including fortune 500 giants like Duke Energy and Siemens Energy. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/what-is-your-company’s-sustainability-policy Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:00:00 UT Prepare for Higher Taxes Ten strategies to consider for estate, income tax, and investment planning before the end of the year. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/prepare-for-higher-taxes Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:00:00 UT Greer & Walker Hosts 2012 Business Tax Conference "State and Local Tax Seminar, What You Need to Know" http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greer-walker-hosts-2012-business-tax-conference Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:00:00 UT NAWBO's World Cafe event Senior Wealth Manager, Donna Rasile is featured expert at NAWBO's World Cafe http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/nawbo's-world-cafe Tue, 03 Apr 2012 23:00:00 UT 5th Annual TRAC Event Charlie Greer will serve as panelist on the topic of motorsports accounting, tax and incentives at the Racing Attorney Conference (TRAC) which will be held on April 10-11, 2012 at the Hyatt House Center City http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/trac-event Wed, 21 Mar 2012 00:00:00 UT Payroll tax cut and more Highlights regarding the tax law changes in the first couple of months of 2012. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/payroll-tax-cut-and-more Mon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 UT Women Executives Donna Rasile, senior wealth manager recently was selected as a member of Women Executives. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/women-executives Mon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 UT Business size, ownership shape new accounting rules Business size, ownership shape new accounting rules http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/business-size,-ownership-shape-new-accounting-rules Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 UT 1099 Reporting 4 basic tips on paying independent contractors http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/1099-reporting Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 UT IPA Spotlight on...Greer & Walker Greer & Walker named one the Top Five Best of the Best firms http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/ipa-spotlight Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 UT 5th Annual Real Estate Outlook 5th Annual Real Estate Outlook http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/5th-annual-real-estate-outlook Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:00:00 UT Jones & McLester New Partners New Partners at Greer & Walker http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/jones-mclester-new-partners Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:00:00 UT Federal Tax Developments During the fourth quarter of 2011, there were many important federal tax developments. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/federal-tax-developments Mon, 02 Jan 2012 00:00:00 UT Low Real Estate Valuations Can Work to Benefit Estate Low Real Estate Valuations Can Work to Benefit Estate http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/low-real-estate-valuations-can-work-to-benefit-estate Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 UT Going Green Can be Eased Via Breaks on Property Taxes Going Green Can be Eased Via Breaks on Property Taxes http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/going-green-can-be-eased-via-breaks-on-property-taxes Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 UT Greer & Walker One of the Nation's "Best of the Best" Greer & Walker One of the Nation's "Best of the Best" http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/greer-walker-one-of-the-nation's-best-of-the-best Wed, 28 Sep 2011 23:00:00 UT Outsourcing's many forms can offer range of benefits US firms must find the most effective way to make and distribute products, hire a talented labor force and do everything possible to ensure their goods are the best in the world. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/outsourcing-many-forms-can-offer-range-of-benefits Thu, 08 Sep 2011 23:00:00 UT The Benefits of an Audit During these challenging economic times, it can be tempting to do as little as possible to meet the reporting requirements set by lenders, regulators and investors. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/the-benefits-of-an-audit Wed, 07 Sep 2011 23:00:00 UT Andy Barbee Joins Greer & Walker Andy Barbee Joins Greer & Walker http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/andy-barbee-joins-greer-walker Wed, 31 Aug 2011 23:00:00 UT Internal Control Checkup As part of an audit of financial statements, we are required to gain an understanding of the company's internal controls over financial reporting and communicate any significant weaknesses that we identify. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/internal-control-checkup Tue, 02 Aug 2011 23:00:00 UT Now is the Time for Private Company GAAP For more than 30 years, there has been a debate as to whether there should be two sets of accounting standards; one for public companies and one for private companies. http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/now-is-the-time-for-private-company-gaap Mon, 18 Jul 2011 23:00:00 UT E-Verify Required for NC Businesses Governor Perdue signs new bill http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/e-verify-required-for-nc-employers Tue, 12 Jul 2011 23:00:00 UT Exporters Can Gain from Tax Provisions - IC-DISC Exporters Can Gain from Tax Provisions - IC-DISC http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/exporters-can-gain-from-tax-provisions-ic-disc Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 UT Chip Dillman Moving Up Chip Dillman Moving Up http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/chip-dillman-moving-up Mon, 03 Jan 2011 00:00:00 UT Chip Dillman Selected as Partner Chip Dillman Selected as Partner at Greer & Walker http://www.greerwalker.com/news-events/news,-articles-press-releases/chip-dillman-selected-as-partner Mon, 03 Jan 2011 00:00:00 UT