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Ned McCrory Appointed to the Board of Trustees at Centreville Bank

We are thrilled to announce that Ned McCrory, Managing Partner, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Centreville Bank. 

Date: May 24, 2017

The BFMM Team will be participating in the 15th annual Imagine Walk in support of The Autism Project

During the month of April the BFMM Team will be participating in the 15th annual Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day in support of The Autism Project. The Autism Project hosts its 15th annual Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day for Autism on Sunday, April 30th at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick, RI from 9am - 1pm. The Imagine Walk is followed by a Family Fun Day event that features an assortment of free activities designed for children and teens with autism and their families including: a reptile show, obstacle course, bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, and more.

Date: April 6, 2017

BFMM Virtual Book Drive for Read Out and Read RI

In celebration of our 30th year in business we have embarked on the 30x30 Challenge, an initiative to give back to the communites that we love and serve throughout New England. BFMM will be performing 30 acts of service in 2017 to celebrate our 30 years in business. One of these acts of kindness pairs us with Reach Out and Read RI, a nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

Date: March 2, 2017

BFMM Launches the 30x30 Challenge

30 years of service times 30 acts of service equals more than we ever imagined. 

Date: January 18, 2017

BFMM Supports Child & Family’s Holiday Giving Program

The BFMM & Co. team was delighted to support the Child & Family Holiday Giving Program. Child & Family's Holiday Giving program supports children, families and elders who are unable to enjoy the holiday season in the special way that most of us take for granted. To know that our team could contribute in some way to help these families is a wonderful thing.

Date: December 12, 2016

Paul Trades in his Wingtips for Golf Shoes

Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co., one of the top 10 accounting firms in Rhode Island, announces that Paul Frechette, Founding Partner, retired effective July 31, 2016, after almost 30 years of working with leadership to establish, build and lead Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co., into one of the top accounting firms in the state.

Date: August 30, 2016

Ned McCrory to attend the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, PA

Ned McCrory will be attending the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont County Club in Oakmont, PA June 16th-June 20th. Oakmont Country Club was founded in 1903 by industrialist Henry Clay Fownes. The layout he created and tweaked through the years with his son, William, has set the standard for championship competition ever since. The nation's first golf course to be recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Oakmont has previously hosted 15 USGA championships, including eight U.S. Opens.

Date: June 6, 2016

Ned McCrory to attend the HFTP Private Club Controller Annual Convention October 21st-24th

Ned McCrory, Managing Partner and Head of Private Club Practice, will attend the HFTP Private Club Controller Annual Convention in Bellevue, Washington October 21st-24th.

Date: October 19, 2015

Ned McCrory to attend the PCMA’s 19th annual national conference September 20th-23rd

Ned McCrory will be attending the Professional Club Marketing Associations (PCMA) 19th Annual National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee September 20th-23rd. Established in 1995, PCMA is the association for membership and marketing professionals at private clubs and is dedicated to providing contemporary resolution to complex membership and marketing issues through information, education, and networking.

Date: September 18, 2015

Ned McCrory to attend the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Washington State

Ned McCrory will be attending the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Washington State June 18th-22nd. Chambers Bay will welcome the U.S Open as it comes to the Pacific Northwest for the very first time in its history. With massive, rolling fairways, towering dunes, undulating greens and unpredictable coastal winds, the traditional linksland course will provide the world's best with a test unlike anything played at a U.S. Open.

Date: June 19, 2015

Leif Anderson Joins BFMM as an Audit Manager

Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co. is pleased to announce that Leif Anderson, CPA has joined the firm as an Audit Manager.

Date: June 15, 2015

Ned McCrory, Managing Partner, Will Serve as a Member of the 2015 HFTP Education Advisory Council

Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael and Co. is proud to announce that Managing Partner, Ned McCrory has been asked to serve as a Member of the 2015 HFTP Education Advisory Council. Ned could not be more thrilled and honored to serve on the Council.

Date: January 15, 2015

Ned McCrory to Attend the 2015 Club Tax Network Annual Meeting January 4th-6th

Ned McCrory will be attending the Club Tax Network Annual Meeting in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, January 4th-6th.

Date: November 12, 2014

The IRS is honing in on club’s nontraditional activity revenue

In previous World's Smallest Newsletters from our Private Club Practice we have discussed the potential tax consequences associated with tax exempt 501 C7 Clubs that provide "nontraditional activities" to its members. These nontraditional activities may include, but are not limited to, meals to go (including holiday meals), on-site sale of bottles of wine from wine tastings or gas sales by yacht clubs.

Date: September 12, 2014

Ned McCrory to Attend the PCMA’s 18th Annual National Conference September 22nd-24th

Ned McCrory will be attending the Professional Club Marketing Associations (PCMA) 18th Annual National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada September 22nd-24th. Established in 1995, PCMA is the association for membership and marketing professionals at private clubs and is dedicated to providing contemporary resolution to complex club membership and marketing issues through information, education, and networking.

Date: August 20, 2014

Final Regulations on Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions of Estates and Trusts

Estates and non-grantor trusts are generally subject to the 2% floor for miscellaneous itemized deductions, but there are some exceptions. The IRS has issued final regulations that provide guidance for determining whether costs are subject to the 2% floor, or are deductible without limitation. These regulations adopt previously proposed regulations with minor modifications, and are effective for tax years beginning after May 9, 2014.

Date: June 30, 2014

Ned McCrory to attend the 2014 Club Tax Network Annual Summit July 28th-29th

Ned McCrory will be attending the Club Tax Network Annual Summit in Beaver Creek, Colorado July 28th-29th.

Date: April 23, 2014

2013 Year-End Tax Planning: Business Tax Considerations

This year end provides unique opportunities for virtually every business to reassess their business plan with an eye toward maximizing tax savings for the 2013 tax year and forward, for 2014 and beyond.

Date: December 11, 2013

2013 Year-End Tax Planning: Personal Tax Considerations

As January 1, 2014 gets closer, year-end tax planning considerations should be starting to take shape. New tax legislation has brought greater certainty to year-end planning, but has also created new challenges.

Date: December 11, 2013

BFMM Introduces Casual Fridays for a Cause

BFMM is thrilled to announce the introduction of Casual Fridays for a Cause.

Date: September 23, 2013

Ned McCrory to attend the 2013 HFTP Private Club Controllers Annual Convention October 16th-19th

Managing Partner, Ned McCrory will be attending the 2013 HFTP Private Club Controllers Annual Convention and Tradeshow October 16th-19th in Dallas, TX.

Date: September 10, 2013

Ned McCrory to attend the 18th Annual Club Membership & Marketing Conference September 23rd -24th

Ned McCrory will be attending the Professional Club Marketing Association's 18th Annual Club Membership & Marketing Conference September 23rd-24th in Nashville, TN.

Date: September 10, 2013

BFMM presenting in partnership with alliantgroup - IRS Update Series

On August 22nd, 2013 BFMM & Co. was pleased to host an IRS update with former IRS Commissioner, Mark Everson at the Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, RI.

Date: August 27, 2013

Steven Jones joins BFMM as an Audit Manager

Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co. is pleased to announce that Steven H. Jones, CPA, CGMA has rejoined the firm as an Audit Manager.

Date: August 5, 2013

Ned McCrory to attend the Club & Hotel Controllers Conference June 24th-25th

Managing Partner, Ned McCrory will be attending the Club & Hotel Controllers Conference June 24th-25th in Minneapolis, MN.

Date: June 18, 2013

Ned McCrory, Managing Partner, Honored with the RISCPA President’s Award

Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael and Co is proud to announce that on Wednesday, April 24th the Rhode Island Society of CPA’s presented Managing Partner, Ned McCrory, with the President’s Award at their annual dinner.

Date: May 30, 2013