Christopher J. Noble
Partner, Leader of Anchin's Technology Group
Christopher J. Noble, CPA, CGMA, is an accounting and audit partner at Anchin with more than 15 years of experience. Chris is the Leader of the Firm’s Technology Group and a member of the Construction Industry Group. He specializes in providing accounting, business, and tax planning services to privately held businesses and investment funds. His clientele ranges from start-ups to aggressively growing entrepreneurial businesses to well-established companies in various industries including software and technology, construction, retail, wholesale and manufacturing.
In addition to traditional audit and tax services, Chris provides value added services to clients through mergers and acquisitions consulting, helping to secure debt and equity financing, international accounting and tax strategies, tax credits and incentives (including the research and development tax credit), and consulting on ultimate exit and succession planning strategies.
He is an advisory board member of leading technology organizations in the tri-state area, frequently speaking and hosting industry events and has been featured in publications including SmartCEO. Chris is also deeply involved in the career development of Anchin’s professional staff. He interviews technical prospects, mentors the staff, and instructs in-house professional development seminars. Chris is also an integral member of Anchin’s CARE Committee, which organizes and conducts the Firm’s charity as well as recreational events.
Chris obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from Baruch College Zicklin School of Business, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
- Accounting and Auditing
- 6 Recent Tax Law Changes That Technology Companies Need to Know July 25, 2019
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law over a year ago, has ushered in many changes that impact taxpayers, and in particular, technology companies. Following are six tax law changes that technology companies should be aware of before filing their annual income tax returns.
- Impact of the Recent Tax Reform on the Private Equity IndustryMay 15, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Tax Act”), which was signed into law on December 22, enacted a broad range of changes with most provisions taking effect for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. This alert summarizes some of the key (federal) tax provisions of the Tax Act affecting the private equity industry.
- New Tax Law Provides Potential Deferral Opportunity for Equity Compensation Granted by Privately Held CompaniesMarch 9, 2018
The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has attempted to cure a common problem that employees of privately held companies encounter when certain types of equity compensation convert and become income.
- Taxes for LLC vs. C-Corp: Which is more beneficial for a Technology Company?December 14, 2017
When making the decision about the type of entity you will choose for your business, there are many factors that need to be considered. Whether it is legal structure and liability, current and future tax implications, set up and compliance costs, or flexibility and exit strategy, there are a variety of elements which will help guide the decision.
- Techweek Recap: How to Successfully Execute Mergers & AcquisitionsNovember 10, 2017
Anchin recently sponsored Techweek New York, a week-long conference which exists to spread wealth creation to a diversity of places and people through supporting the emergence of substantial and sustainable businesses, which they call Hero Companies.
- Venture-Backed Activity Grows in 2017, but So Does the Average Investment LifeSeptember 26, 2017
While 2016 saw somewhat of a correction in Venture Capital activity from the highs of 2014-2015, 2017 has begun a rebound and is on pace to top 2016. However, data has shown a growing disparity between the number of VC investments and the number of exits by venture-backed companies, indicating that late-stage companies have increasingly chosen to continue raising capital rather than move forward with an exit.
- Trusting Leadership: Member Spotlight with Christopher NobleMarch 7, 2017
Technology Practice Leader Christopher Noble featured in a member spotlight by Thuzio Executive Club
- Balancing risk and reward: A roundtable discussion on fast growthJuly 1, 2016
Anchin Technology Practice Leader, Christopher Noble, shares his best strategies for managing technology change, attracting A players and bringing outside financing to the table.
- Managing growth: Growing a business from startup to finishSeptember 1, 2015
SmartCEO and Anchin Technology Practice Leader Christopher Noble gathered alumni of the Future 50 program which honors up-and-coming, fast-growth companies, to look back on past challenges and share future plans.