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AI in Auditing

By Carissa DeLuca, CPA, CFE Audit Manager   For several years now we’ve been hearing about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the future of seemingly just about every industry.  Industries from healthcare to banking have started to uncover the benefits of using AI. The accounting profession is no different and is starting to adapt AI […]

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Employers with Over 50 Employees Must Register with CalSavers by June 30

By June 30, 2021, nonexempt employers with more than 50 California W-2 employees must register with the CalSavers program. For exempt employers, if you’ve already offered a retirement plan, you do not have to participate in the program, but you still must register as “exempt” on the CalSavers website. Nonprofit organizations must register with CalSavers […]

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Significant Tax Provisions from Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act

Richard A. Huffman, CPA, MST Tax Partner   The American Rescue Plan Act signed into law by President Biden includes the following significant tax provisions: Business tax provisions: Family and sick leave credits – Extends tax credits through 9/30/21. Employee retention credit – Extended through 12/31/21, program criteria as follows: To qualify experienced a full […]

WFY Introduces Demo Days presented by Restaurant Finance Monitor

Join our friends at the Restaurant Finance Monitor for a complimentary live webinar. Watch three software providers demonstrate how technology can help you run your multi-unit restaurant business more efficiently. Time: Wednesday, March 10th from 8-10am PT   Who should attend: This event is designed for technology focused restaurant owners, CFOs and controllers. Register at:  […]

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CA Lawmakers Reach COVID Relief Deal Including Partial PPP Conformity

Richard A. Huffman, CPA, MST Tax Partner The long awaited recently announced California pandemic relief package includes the following benefit highlights for businesses and individuals: California partial conformity to federal tax treatment of Paycheck Protection Plan loans allowing companies to deduct up to $150,000 in expenses covered by the PPP loan (including Economic Injury Disaster […]

The Most Common Anti-Fraud Control

By Carissa DeLuca, CPA, CFE Audit Manager In the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. (ACFE)’s Report to the Nations 2020 Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, they noted external audits of financial statements were the number one most common anti-fraud control in the small and large businesses they studied.  However, the auditor’s responsibility […]

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WFY Welcomes New Audit Senior

We are pleased to announce a new Audit Senior who is joining our Audit Department: Robert Caicedo. Welcome to the WFY team! Robert Caicedo Robert Caicedo joined WFY in mid-January as an Audit Senior. In 2013, Robert graduated from UCSD with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Science and Economics.  He continued going to school at […]