PKF GreerWalker http://www.greerwalker.com 2 GreerWalker CPAs internationally certified as global tax experts Macy Xie and John Sciascia, both CPAs and tax managers at GreerWalker, have received an International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) Advanced Professional Certificate in International Taxation that recognizes them globally for their expertise in this practice area. http://www.greerwalker.com Wed, 03 Aug 2016 08:12:55 UT Priorities Cup - GreerWalker Wins! In case you haven't heard, Team GreerWalker won the recent 4th Annual Priorities Cup Golf event sponsored by our client Barry, Evans, Josephs and Snipes. http://www.greerwalker.com Wed, 01 Jun 2016 08:57:55 UT Economist, Real Estate Professionals to Examine 2016 Charlotte Outlook How might the energy sector and the recent volatility in the markets impact the local real estate market? Which specific markets are primed for short- and long-term growth? What financing opportunities and challenges remain? http://www.greerwalker.com Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:28:28 UT GreerWalker to fight rising fraud at not-for-profits and address changing legal landscape Updating North Carolina not-for-profit laws amid the increasing threats and costs of fraud will be among the topics at a free seminar for not-for-profit executive directors, CFOs, board chairs and members. Charlotte-based CPA firm GreerWalker is sponsoring the breakfast event on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at The Duke Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road, starting at 8:30 a.m. http://www.greerwalker.com Mon, 04 Jan 2016 16:06:11 UT GreerWalker Thanks Clients by the Hundreds at Mint Museum Event More than 350 guests representing prestigious Charlotte business interests attended GreerWalker’s annual Big Event, a celebration for the firm’s clients held this year at the Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts. http://www.greerwalker.com Wed, 21 Oct 2015 23:00:00 UT Positive Impact: Your Company's Sustainability Policy What is your company’s sustainability policy? According to Wikipedia, corporate sustainability is “a business approach that creates long-term consumer and employee value by creating a ‘green’ strategy aimed toward the natural environment and taking into consideration every dimension of how a business operates in the social, cultural, and economic environment.” http://www.greerwalker.com Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Wealth Management clients drawn to art collecting event GreerWalker Wealth Management clients got an entertaining and educational window into art collecting as a discipline on Sept. 23 at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. http://www.greerwalker.com Wed, 23 Sep 2015 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker adds to sterling record on U.S. Best of the Best list GreerWalker LLC has been named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s Best of the Best list for the fourth time in five years, one of comparatively few firms in the country with such a consistent distinction. http://www.greerwalker.com Mon, 07 Sep 2015 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker’s Jon Allen among elite group as STANDOUT volunteer Jon Allen, an assurance manager at GreerWalker, will be honored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Charlotte Chapter at the sixth annual STANDOUT Charlotte ceremony on Nov. 19 at the Ritz-Carlton. http://www.greerwalker.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:00:00 UT Free GreerWalker seminar to discuss benefits, strategies of going global Small- and medium-sized businesses missing out on the global-market revolution can learn about the powerful benefits and strategies of international commerce at a free GreerWalker seminar, “Taking Your Business Global,” 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Aug. 20 at Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park. http://www.greerwalker.com Wed, 05 Aug 2015 23:00:00 UT Audited Retirement Plans: The What, Why, Benefits and Particulars As our national and local economies continue to recover and companies add employees, many employers are learning that their retirement plans have grown to a size which requires an audit. To many, this is an unexpected burden and cost. Why does my plan have to be audited? What benefit will I receive from this audit? How do I select an auditor? Do I have to bear this cost? http://www.greerwalker.com Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:00:00 UT Foreign Financial Account Reporting: Complexity and Importance Foreign financial account reporting, despite existing for years, came into the spotlight in 2014 due to the implementation of FATCA, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. While the act became law in 2010, its main provisions, which require foreign financial institutions to disclose information about U.S. customers, did not come into force until July of 2014. http://www.greerwalker.com Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:00 UT Private Charlotte Ballet Dress Rehearsal Dazzles GW Clients GreerWalker clients witnessed a stunning spectacle of cutting-edge interpretive dance Jan. 29 during a private, final dress rehearsal for Charlotte Ballet’s Innovative Works series. http://www.greerwalker.com Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 UT Charlotte Economists, Bankers and Real Estate Professionals to Examine 2015 Outlook - GreerWalker and Katten Host Eighth Annual Commercial Real Estate Market Forum For the first time since the Great Recession of 2008, the U.S. economy has gained a strong momentum that foreshadows 2015 as an exciting and pivotal year. Amid a flurry of recently announced plans for new office towers uptown that highlight Charlotte’s role in this recovery, the larger context remains a mystery: What’s next and how sustainable is this re-energized commercial real estate market? http://www.greerwalker.com Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 UT Andy Barbee named partner at GreerWalker William A. (Andy) Barbee, CPA/ABV/CFF, CIRA and director of GreerWalker LLP’s Litigation and Business Valuation Services Practice, has been promoted to partner. http://www.greerwalker.com Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 UT Expert’s ‘Equation of Persuasion’ riveting for GreerWalker clients Expert’s ‘Equation of Persuasion’ riveting for GreerWalker clients http://www.greerwalker.com Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:00:00 UT GreerWalker Hosts ‘Big Event’ at BB&T Ballpark GreerWalker Hosts ‘Big Event’ at BB&T Ballpark http://www.greerwalker.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 UT GreerWalker Joins in 2014 CPA Day of Service GreerWalker Joins in 2014 CPA Day of Service http://www.greerwalker.com Thu, 25 Sep 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 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 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 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 Sat, 01 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 UT GreerWalker sponsors Global Competitiveness Summit II GreerWalker sponsors Global Competitiveness Summit II http://www.greerwalker.com 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 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 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 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 end of the year. http://www.greerwalker.com 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 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 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 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 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 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 Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 UT 1099 Reporting 4 basic tips on paying independent contractors http://www.greerwalker.com 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 Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 UT 5th Annual Real Estate Outlook 5th Annual Real Estate Outlook http://www.greerwalker.com Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:00:00 UT Jones & McLester New Partners New Partners at Greer & Walker http://www.greerwalker.com 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 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 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 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 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 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 Wed, 07 Sep 2011 23:00:00 UT Andy Barbee Joins Greer & Walker Andy Barbee Joins Greer & Walker http://www.greerwalker.com 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 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 Mon, 18 Jul 2011 23:00:00 UT E-Verify Required for NC Businesses Governor Perdue signs new bill http://www.greerwalker.com 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 Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 UT Chip Dillman Moving Up Chip Dillman Moving Up http://www.greerwalker.com 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 Mon, 03 Jan 2011 00:00:00 UT