Specialized Industries

Keep pace during a rapidly changing era

From the size-and-volume challenges facing smaller, community-focused banks to the hyper-specialized needs of mutual insurance companies, Abdo has experienced, focused teams to provide industry-specific advice.

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Community Banking

Community banks are important economic landmarks within many communities. We work to sustain community banks by helping mitigate risk, prevent fraud, and ensure financial and operational compliance.

Community Banking expertise

Guiding you to the best way forward

Our industry-specific experience delivers proactive problem-solving for any challenge.

Scott Mason, CPA

Scott helps family-owned and closely-held businesses stay ahead of the curve.

Leah Davis, CPA

With experience and empathy, Leah develops customized solutions to help employers solve their people challenges.

Independent Community Bankers
Mutual Insurance

The mutual insurance industry is like no other, with its own set of regulations, financial considerations, and challenges. Abdo has a team dedicated solely to serving mutual insurance companies to ensure precise, up-to-the-minute insights and advice.

Mutual Insurance expertise

Guiding you to the best way forward

Our industry-specific experience delivers proactive problem-solving for any challenge.

Wendy Keenan, CPA

Wendy gives her clients peace of mind amid the notoriously complicated regulatory environment.

Tom Olinger, CPA

With a passion for finding creative solutions, Tom specializes in both the government and mutual insurance industries.

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Abdo Insights

A behind-the-numbers view of best practices and holistic thinking.

The Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Final Rule

On January 6, 2022, the US Treasury released the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Final Rule. The Final Rule is effective April 1, 2022, and provides much-anticipated clarification. The Interim Final Rule is still effective through March 31, 2022, but the Final Rule can be implemented prior to its effective date.

Could Your Food, Beverage, and Agriculture Business Qualify for the R&D Tax Credit?

Although the R&D credit is for any U.S.-based business that develops, designs, or improves products, processes, formulas, or software—something food, beverage, and agriculture businesses do each day—many have yet to apply for it. Most business owners assume it is only for research labs or large corporations. But this is far from the truth.