Inrad Optics,Inc. (OTCMKTS:INRD) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant

Inrad Optics,Inc. (OTCMKTS:INRD) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant
Item 4.01 Changes in Registrants’s Certifying Accountant.

(a) Dismissal of Previous Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
(i) On December 13, 2017, Inrad Optics, Inc. (the “Company”) dismissed its independent registered public accounting firm, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (“Baker Tilly”).
(ii) The report of Baker Tilly on the consolidated financial statements and the related balance sheets of the Company as of December 31, 2016 and 2015, and the related consolidated statements of operations, shareholders’ equity, and cash flows for the years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015 did not contain an adverse opinion or disclaimer of opinion and were not qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope or accounting principles.
(iii) The decision to change the independent registered public accounting firm was recommended and approved by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company.
(iv) During the Company’s two most recent fiscal years ended December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015, and any subsequent interim periods through December 13, 2017, the date of dismissal, (a) there were no disagreements with Baker Tilly on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure, which disagreements, if not resolved to the satisfaction of Baker Tilly, would have caused it to make reference thereto in its reports on the consolidated financial statements for such years and (b) there were no “reportable events” as described in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
(v) On December 14, 2017, the Company provided Baker Tilly a copy of this Current Report and has requested that it furnish the Company with a letter addressed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission stating whether it agrees with the above statements. A copy of such letter is attached as Exhibit 16.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
(b) Appointment of New Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
On December 13, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Company engaged PKF O’Connor Davies LLP, Certified Public Accountants (“PKF”) as its new independent registered public accounting firm to audit and review the Company’s consolidated financial statements. During the two most recent fiscal years ended December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015 and any subsequent interim periods through the date hereof prior to the engagement of PKF, neither the Company, nor someone on its behalf, has consulted PKF regarding:
(i) either: the application of accounting principles to a specified transaction, either completed or proposed; or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Company’s consolidated financial statements, and either a written report was provided to the Company or oral advice was provided that the new independent registered public accounting firm concluded was an important factor considered by the Company in reaching a decision as to the accounting, auditing or financial reporting issue; or
(ii) any matter that was either the subject of a disagreement as defined in paragraph 304(a)(1)(iv) of Regulation S-K or a reportable event as described in paragraph 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits .
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Inrad Optics, Inc. Exhibit
EX-16.1 2 tv481615_ex16-1.htm EXHIBIT 16.1   Exhibit 16.1       December 18,…
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About Inrad Optics,Inc. (OTCMKTS:INRD)

Inrad Optics, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets products and services for use in photonics industry sectors. The Company is a vertically integrated manufacturer focusing on crystal-based optical components and devices, custom optical components from both glass and metal, and precision optical and opto-mechanical assemblies. The Company’s product categories include Optical Components and Laser System Devices/Instrumentation. The Optical Components category is focused on optics manufacturing. The Company offers precision components. It develops, manufactures and delivers precision custom optics and thin film optical coating services through its Custom Optics and Metal Optics operations. The Laser Devices/Instrumentation category includes the growth and fabrication of crystalline materials with electro-optic (EO) and non-linear optical properties for use in both standard and custom products. The category also includes crystal-based devices and associated instrumentation.

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