Blackman & Sloop survived another tax season!  We closed at noon on April 18th and the entire firm went to lunch together.  Everyone enjoyed having April 19th off as our official “tax holiday.”

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Rachel Sutton - CPA License
Rachel Sutton




Rachel Sutton received her North Carolina CPA Certificate in March. Congratulations, Rachel!




Andrew Fairchild
Andrew Fairchild

Blackman & Sloop has a new intern – Andrew Fairchild started this week.  Andrew is in the MSA Program at East Carolina University.  He will be working with us this summer before he starts his final year of school.




Community Involvement

Blackman & Sloop was a sponsor for the 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run and Chapel Hill Police Department 19th Annual Golf Tournament, benefitting Special Olympics North Carolina.  Rob Lewis (Senior Manager, Audit) participated in the golf tournament, which was held on May 2ndFind out more about this fundraising event.

Gwen Reilly has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors at YES! – Youth Empowered Solutions.  They are a nonprofit organization located in Raleigh and their mission is to empower youth in partnership with adults to create community change.  YES! envisions communities where the valued standard is empowered youth leaders working alongside adults to create positive change. Read more about YES!

Paige Otos will be joining the Board of Directors at Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro, NC.  They are a wildlife sanctuary whose mission is saving and protecting wild cats in captivity and in the wild. Learn more about Carolina Tiger Rescue.