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WFY Sponsors OCBJ’s Family-Owned Business Awards

On Thursday, August 26th, Wright Ford Young & Co. was a platinum sponsor at the Family-Owned Business Awards by Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ). The luncheon honored all the nominees and winners to celebrate and recognize family-owned…
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WFY Attends Angels 5K and Angels Game on August 14th

On Saturday, August 14th, Wright Ford Young & Co. attended two exciting events: The Angels 5K and the Los Angeles Angels v. Houston Astros game. For the Angels 5K, around 15 of WFY's employees, families, and friends gathered to complete…
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New Law Tax Workaround for CA Pass-Through Business Owners

Richard A. Huffman, CPA, MST Tax Partner   The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act limits individuals state and local tax deduction to $10,000 a year through 2025. California passed into law a workaround for tax years 2021- 2025. Qualifying…
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Seven New Hires Join WFY

Wright Ford Young & Co. is pleased to welcome seven new hires to our firm in June and July. Andrew Abeyta, Robert Lee, Caleb Short, Xiaoli Shu, Daniel Sur, and Esther Wood joined our tax department. Cora Hultgren joined our audit department.…
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Tax Update on Business Meals Being 100% Deductible in 2021

Angela Tang, CPA Estate & Trust Supervisor   The cost of business meals were considered a deductible expense since 1986, the problem is only 50% of such costs were allowed as a deduction until now.  The latest 2020 stimulus…
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Two New Hires Join Audit Department

This week, Wright Ford Young & Co. welcomed two new hires to our firm. Joy Uba and Lele Kyles will be joining our audit department. We are pleased to have these new hires join our WFY team. Joy Uba Joy Uba joined us in beginning…
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WFY Partners Jeff Myers & Cyndi LeBerthon Host Upcoming Webinar

Our WFY Partners Jeff Myers, CPA, and Cyndi LeBerthon, CPA, will be presenting at MGI's Efficiently Conducting Employee Benefit Plan Audits on June 23, 2021. If you're looking to learn what's new and what peer reviewers are looking for…
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WFY Introduces New Director of Marketing

This month, Wright Ford Young & Co. promoted Chanelle Bossert to Director of Marketing.  Congratulations, Chanelle! Chanelle Bossert Before receiving the Director of Marketing position, Chanelle was previously a Marketing &…
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WFY Reserves Title Sponsorship for VLI’s Lawyers for Warriors

For the third year in a row, Wright Ford Young & Co. is the title sponsor for this year's Lawyers for Warriors event by Veterans Legal Institute. The annual Lawyers for Warriors event will be held on November 8, 2021 at the Center…
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Is Your Company Eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit?

Richard A. Huffman, CPA, MST Tax Partner By retaining employees during the pandemic, your company may be eligible for a payroll tax credit of up to $5,000 per employee in 2020 and $28,000 per employee in 2021. The employee retention…
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WFY Sponsors OCTC’s Stepping Through Spring Fundraising Walk

This month WFY will be sponsoring the event Stepping Through Spring Fundraising Walk created by Orange County Teen Challenge (OCTC). The free outdoor event will take place at Orange County First Assembly on April 24th at 9:00am. This…
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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…