Bennett Thrasher Named “Best of the Best Firm” by INSIDE Public Accounting

Bennett Thrasher, one of the largest full-service public accounting and consulting firms in the country, has been named an INSIDE Public Accounting Best of the Best Firm for 2020. These top performers within the profession are ranked on more than 50 metrics. Best of the Best firms produce superior financial results while planning for long-term, sustainable growth.

How Nonprofits Can Use Virtual Fundraising During the Coronavirus Crisis

Like all business operations, the COVID-19 pandemic is changing how nonprofit organizations execute their fundraising activities. No one knows how long the crisis will last, and these organizations can’t afford to take a break from fundraising. Staying connected to donors is critical to nonprofits and their ability to achieve their mission.

COVID-19 and Construction Firms: Proactive Strategies to Navigate the Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic began spreading in earnest throughout the U.S. in early 2020, businesses in every industry found themselves impacted to various degrees. Some, like restaurants, airlines and event venues, experienced severe negative effects. Others, like construction, felt minor impacts early on. As the pandemic shows no sign of easing though, it’s becoming apparent that things could get troublesome in the months ahead.

Peter Stathopoulos Shares Efforts to Resume Production in Georgia

Over the past 15 years, Georgia has established itself as a go-to location for production. The coronavirus pandemic, however, has created challenges for the industry and temporarily brought production to a halt. To discuss how studios can successfully restart production in the state, Entertainment Partners and Barnes & Thornburg hosted the webinar, “Georgia on My Mind: Pushing Play on Production in Georgia.”

Georgia Governor Signs Legislation, Modifies State’s Entertainment Tax Credit

On August 4, 2020, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed H.B. 1037 (the “Bill”) into law, which contains modifications to Georgia’s entertainment tax credit program (the “Program”). Peter Stathopoulos, head of Bennett Thrasher’s Entertainment practice and Chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee of Georgia Production Partnership, worked with industry lobbyists, other entertainment coalitions and lawmakers in helping to shape portions of the Bill.

Kinetic12 Shares Vision for Future of Restaurants with BT’s Hospitality Team

The coronavirus pandemic has forced business owners to pivot and embrace the changes that have come with this new normal. The restaurant industry in particular has had to adapt, as dining rooms are forced to close, and owners must rethink their ordering and payment processes. These changes have resulted in a primarily off-premise dining strategy. Kinetic12, a management consulting firm operating at the center of the food industry, stresses that these fixes will not be temporary; restaurants must continue to adjust to these changes not only to grow, but to survive.

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