Michael joined Earney & Company in July 2012 as a tax accountant. Michael started his career in accounting while completing an undergraduate internship with Earney and Company. Upon completing his Masters of Science in Accountancy degree from UNCW he accepted a full time position with the firm. Michael is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA). Michael focuses on providing tax and accounting services for small and closely held businesses. He has experience with corporate, partnership, and individual tax preparation and planning.
Certified Public Accountant (NC License #38414)
M.S.A, University of North Carolina Wilmington
B.S., Accountancy, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Michael lives in Wilmington with his wife Rheanna. He enjoys playing golf, living the coastal lifestyle, and going on hiking adventures with his wife and dog.
Cyberattacks have grown exponentially in North Carolina and our nation in recent years. To help local companies and other organizations combat these threats, UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education is convening a panel on August 20...read more
Cyberattacks have grown exponentially in North Carolina and our nation over recent years and are currently in an exponential growth curve. Earney & Company’s Director of Technology Risk Advisory Services Rob Duggan will be participating in a panel discussion to help Coastal Carolina organizations combat these threats.
UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education is...
As 2019 came to an end, Congress passed two bills, which were then signed into law by the President. The “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020” and H.R. 1865, the “Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020” are government funding bills that include numerous tax changes that directly affect taxpayers in past, current, and future tax years. The changes that are most likely to impact our clients are highlighted below.
The IRS and the FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) require non-profit corporations to present an analysis of their expenses – by function. That is, how is your organization using its resources? How much of your expenses are spent on “Management” versus “Program?” How much of your resources are used for “Fundraising” rather than “Program?” This type of analysis is required and useful for donors and lenders, but it is also a valuable tool for management.