Cheryl Hunt

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CRI: Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Our Commitment to Our Clients and Staff

Dear Clients and Friends, As the ever-changing circumstances of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to be reported, we want to take a moment to share with you how CRI is responding to this unprecedented situation. The safety and health of our partners and staff, clients, families, and the communities in which we live and work [...]

2020-03-25T13:15:16-05:00March 14th, 2020|COVID-19|

Impressing Donors with Nonprofit Financial Information

We all know first impressions count in many situations. First impressions are even important when trying to attract funding organizations and large individual contributors to donate money to a not-for-profit, and financial information is often the first impression of a potential contributor. With that in mind, there are a few considerations when preparing and presenting [...]

2019-12-30T14:56:14-06:00December 15th, 2019|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

The Fine Line Between Nonprofit Lobbying and Advocacy

Not-for-profit organizations often shy away from lobbying for fear of losing their tax-exempt status. But organizations can lobby without endangering their tax-exempt status (and without major financial resources or professional assistance) when they understand how to walk the fine line between nonprofit lobbying and advocacy. Nonprofit Lobbying versus Advocacy Knowing the difference between lobbying and [...]

2019-12-30T13:46:48-06:00June 15th, 2019|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

Six Common Nonprofit IRS Audit Triggers

You may have heard jokes or other light-hearted comments about IRS audits. However, actually receiving an audit selection letter from the IRS is usually not a laughing matter. The IRS routinely audits exempt organizations to ensure compliance with federal tax requirements. Any organization can be randomly selected for an audit, but typically the IRS is [...]

2019-09-10T14:30:09-05:00December 15th, 2018|NOT-FOR-PROFITS|

New Year, New Rules for Itemized Deductions

According to 2015 IRS statistics, approximately 30% of all taxpayers itemize their deductions. And with Tax Reform affecting many areas of the Tax Code, Schedule A and itemized deductions are no exception. If you have itemized deductions previously, or are considering future itemization, below are some of the significant changes and considerations when deciding what [...]

2018-11-12T15:43:28-06:00January 4th, 2018|INDIVIDUAL TAX, TAX REFORM: INDIVIDUAL TAX|

Technology Innovations Impacting the Insurance Industry

Technological innovations and advances have exploded in the past few years, and engineers have created real-life “futuristic gadgets” — from handheld devices to self-driving automobiles and interactive refrigerators — that were once thought to only be possible in dreams or movies. These breakthroughs are crossing over into the insurance industry, a sector that is often [...]

2019-04-10T11:41:34-05:00October 18th, 2017|INSURANCE|

5 Steps to Help in Disaster Preparation

Backup electronic accounting records. Accounting records can include anything from accounting software to spreadsheets that are used for budgeting. Consider subscribing to a cloud-based storage service, or — at a minimum — store your backup data in multiple locations. Backup electronic records regularly to ensure data remains current and easily recoverable. Protect computers and [...]

2019-09-23T11:40:18-05:00September 11th, 2017|BUSINESS CONSULTING, DISASTER PREPARATION|

15 Business Finance Tips to Help You Build a Better Business

Now that the echoes of “Auld Lang Syne” have faded away, it’s time to get back to the business of building your business. As you’re making your list of New Year’s resolutions, consider these recommendations for the 15 priorities that will help keep your business healthy. 15 Business Finance Tips Plan now for your exit.Your [...]

2018-11-12T15:52:29-06:00January 1st, 2015|BUSINESS CONSULTING|