Sound Business Planning During Uncertain Times

We’re facing an unprecedented widespread economic shutdown caused by Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). For businesses deemed non-essential, it’s a time of uncertainty and anxiety.

  • How can you take a defensive stance when revenues and cash flow are interrupted?
  • What can you do to pivot your business model, to make the best of a bad situation?
  • Are you eligible for government aid and assistance through new or existing programs?

It’s important to evaluate your options and determine a sound course of action as the pandemic drags on.

Thanks to a wide range of relief efforts, businesses forced to close or pivot due to COVID-19 have options. From the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), trillions of dollars have already been allocated…and more is anticipated.

Though the situation seems dire, businesses that capitalize on these opportunities and make long-term plans will be better positioned to succeed in the wake of this disruptive pandemic.

Helping You Navigate Through Uncharted Territory

James Moore & Co. stands ready to provide guidance for small businesses as it relates to these federal programs as well as Florida State resources and opportunities. We’re here to help, providing comprehensive assistance to businesses of all sizes and across all industries:

  • Optimization of CARES Act stimulus funding
  • Short-term cash flow planning
  • Short-term and long-term revenue forecasting
  • HR consulting and DOL compliance with Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • IT solutions for managing a remote workforce
  • Proactive business advisory solutions

We understand how disruptive and devastating COVID-19 continues to be for small businesses. Let us help you get your bearings and develop a fluid plan for success, so you can adapt, ride out the pandemic…and succeed beyond it.

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Visit our COVID-19 Resource Center for continuous updates on government stimulus programs and resources to help you through the pandemic.

Erin Spiwak

Erin Spiwak, CPA

Partner

A certified public accountant in the state of Florida, Erin has over 20 years of experience in the accounting industry. She also oversees our wealth management practice, which addresses investment strategies, retirement planning and insurance needs.

While she works with a wide variety of clients, Erin specializes in helping companies in the automobile dealership, healthcare, real estate, technology and professional services industries. Having been at James Moore since 2004, she has served many businesses since their inception—watching them grow from opening their doors to becoming well established in their fields.

In addition to her client service, Erin regularly gives presentations internally and to organizations on tax-related topics and is a member of the Health Care Administrators Association.

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Mike Sibley

Mike Sibley, CPA, LSS Black Belt

Partner

Mike has nearly 25 years of experience as a certified public accountant and is the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Daytona Beach office. He has served organizations representing various industries, including manufacturing, construction and other commercial and professional enterprises, as well as governmental entities.

Mike serves as an integral member of the firm’s Accounting and Auditing Team, with an emphasis on audit and tax services. He provides services requiring complex tax and consulting strategies such as R&D credits, Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC), inventory costing, developing overhead pools, and retirement planning.

As a Certified Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma, Mike also leads the firm’s efforts to provide Lean Six Sigma services for clients representing the government, university, construction, manufacturing, and professional services industries. He also leads the implementation of Lean Six Sigma practices within the firm to increase efficiency with our auditing process. Additionally, Mike has served as an expert witness in fraud cases and provides consulting services to attorneys throughout the state. He is on the AICPA Peer Review Board and serves on the board of the Volusia Manufacturers Association.

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Nadia Batey

Nadia Batey, CPA

Partner

A certified public accountant in Florida, Nadia has been providing extensive tax advisory and compliance services to a variety of businesses and individuals for almost 20 years. She works with clients in a broad range of industries, including real estate and nonprofit.

Throughout her career, Nadia has developed advanced knowledge working with Multi-State C-corporations, S-corporations and partnerships in matters relating to multi-state taxation. As a result of this experience, she leads the firm’s State and Local Tax team where she has helped countless companies of all sizes navigate the requirements of state and local tax. As a tax partner, she is responsible for planning and completing complex tax projects while directly managing client service teams.

Having been self-employed for several years prior to joining the firm, Nadia has a unique understanding of the struggles of small businesses. This enables her to provide better insight into the tax issues her clients face and how to overcome them.

Nadia is also very active with her church and with the Boy Scouts.

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