Marie Sperry joined Earney & Company, L.L.P. in December 2015 as a tax accountant. She has over 20 years of experience in various accounting and financial reporting positions within both public and privately held companies. She was licensed as a CPA in the State of Virginia and has a reciprocal license in the state of North Carolina.
Marie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA).
Certified Public Accountant (NC License #26028)
B.S.B.A., Accounting, Old Dominion University
Marie is a Wilmington native and lives there with her daughter Emily. She enjoys going to the beach, tending to her garden, and spending time with family and friends.
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.