Wright Ford Young & Co.’s Audit Partner, Cyndi LeBerthon, has been appointed Chair of the CalCPA Peer Review Committee for the term 2019 through 2021. This committee of 20 members is responsible for overseeing all peer reviews of CPA firms in California, Arizona and Alaska administered by CalCPA. The peer review committee evaluates the results of the […]
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Wright Ford Young & Co. is seeking qualified candidates to join our tax department team! We are looking for hard-working, dedicated people who are willing to learn and flourish in their careers. Full-time positions are available for the following departments: Tax Department Tax Professional (at least 3 years of experience) If you are interested and […]
Once the corporate, individual and foundation tax reporting season is complete, there’s always an opportunity to evaluate and reassess the taxpayer’s level of satisfaction with their CPA relationship. Lack of communication, unwanted tax return extensions, incorrectly prepared Schedule K-1’s, and inability to accurately apply the qualified TCJA reform benefits are just a few of the […]
On January 4th, Wright Ford Young & Co. hosted the MGI North America West Coast Area Meeting at our offices in Irvine, CA. Joe Tarasco, Regional Director, and Nancy Damato, Director of Marketing, starting the meeting off by talking about key points such as MGI North America new member recruiting initiatives and activities, marketing assessment […]
According to a recent SFGate poll, 53% of Bay Area residents interviewed want to leave California.(1) We have been hearing similar comments from seminar attendees across the state, and we know many of you have clients who are attempting to “move out of California.” Keep in mind, one of the FTB’s longest running, and most […]
For the 2018 tax filing year, there are new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) partnership audit rules [also adopted by the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB)] in which the partnership, not its members, will now be responsible for tax adjustments under audit. There is a very narrowly defined opt-out provision that many partnerships do not qualify […]
As tax season starts, WFY welcomes three new hires to our Estates & Trusts department: Lisa Marking, Heena Shah, and Ann Doan. We are pleased to welcome these new hires to the WFY team. Lisa Marking Lisa Marking joined Wright Ford Young & Co.’s Estates and Trusts department as an Estates & Trusts manager. She […]
On January 18, 2019, the IRS issued a notice providing “safe harbor” conditions under which rental real estate activities will be treated as a trade or business for purposes of the IRC Section 199A deduction. To qualify for the safe harbor: Separate Books and records must be maintained for each rental real estate enterprise. At […]
Under the new tax changes for The Tax Cuts and Job Act (TJCA) there were several new provisions that impact US companies performing business internationally. Below are few selected key provisions. Under the Foreign Derived Intangible Income, or FDII, a deduction is created for certain foreign income earned by U.S. companies. This only applies to […]
Wright Ford Young increases their firm with eight new hires: Michael Montgomery, Jennifer Nguyen, Karla Young, Alice Wang, Jeff Hwang, Linh Trinh, and Farheen Kolsy. All these new hires are joining WFY’s tax department as tax staff or tax interns. WFY is pleased to welcome these new hires to the WFY team. Michael Montgomery Joining the […]
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