Athena Robbins founded Carmines Robbins & Company, PLC in 1994 with Robert Carmines. As Partner, Athena specializes in assisting small businesses and non-profit organizations with all aspects of accounting, tax, and financial planning—so her clients can focus on growing their business and net worth. Prior to founding the firm, Athena spent three years with Goodman & Company, and four years with Malvin, Riggins & Company. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting, from Old Dominion University, graduating with magna cum laude honors. Athena is a Certified Public Accountant, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Personal Financial Specialist, and has passed the Series 7 exams. Committed to her community, Athena is former President of the Thomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation, on the Executive Committee of the Peninsula Salvation Army, former Board Member of the Smithfield Galaxy Fastpitch Association, Treasurer of Riverview United Methodist, and a member of the Newport News Rotary Club. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, relaxing on the beach, reading, horseback riding, and spending time with her family.
* Athena is a registered representative of 1st Global Capital Corp.
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Carmines Robbins' offers customized accounting services including BOSS™ (Back Office Support System) for the dental arts profession.
This tax season is an important one for many business owners because it’s the first that will be impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). How big of an impact is dependent on your unique situation. We’ve compiled this short list of provisions that may affect the business community:
According to Forbes.com, Super Bowl viewers traditionally load up on millions of pounds of less-than-healthy foods during the big game—including ribs, pulled pork, tortilla chips, nuts, popcorn and bacon—all washed down with beer (the Super Bowl beverage of choice). If you are trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution to eat better, consider a few healthy substitutes for the traditional Super Bowl eats:
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.