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Save On Taxes By Hiring Your Child as an Employee

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WFY Launches WFY Wealth Management

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Understanding Section 163(j): A Brief Overview of Business Interest Deductions

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Warning Signs of Aggressive ERC Marketing: A Cautionary Guide for Businesses

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WFY Welcomes Five New Hires in January

The Corporate Transparency Act: New Reporting Requirements

The Tax Relief for American Families & Workers Act of 2024 (H.R. 7024)

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WFY Introduces New Director of Business Development

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WFY Announces Nancy Van Lanen as New Estates & Trusts Tax Partner

ASU 2016-13 Current Expected Credit Loss Effective for Private Companies in 2023

Decoding the Menu: Navigating Meals Expenses Tax Deductibility in 2023 – 50% vs. 100%

WFY’s Tax Department Welcomes Two New Hires


Audit Partner Jennifer Haddad Featured in Manage HR Magazine

Maximizing Your Finances: Year-End Tax Planning Tips for 2024

New Audit Senior Joins WFY’s Audit Department

Students Falling Victim to Fraud When Applying for Scholarships

WFY Celebrates 50 Years by Donating to Others

Importance of Keeping Track of Adjusted Basis of Your Home

Tax Considerations for Expanding Operations Into Foreign Markets

Prepare for the Estate and Gift Tax Sunset Now

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New Hires Join WFY’s Tax and Audit Departments

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WFY Welcomes New Hires in May and June

Tax Guidance on Crypto and Virtual Currency

Should My Business Be Filing Income/Franchise Taxes in Other States?

Defined Contribution Plan Revisions Issued for 2023 Plan Years and More

Update on Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)

IRS and CA Extend Payment and Filing Deadlines to October 16 for CA Disaster-Area Taxpayers

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New Tax Administrative Assistant Joins WFY in February

SDI Wage Base Cap Eliminated Starting in 2024

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WFY Welcomes Three New Hires in January

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Ashley Winston Joins WFY as Director of Firm Administration

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IRS Extends Payments and Filing Deadlines to May 15 for CA Storm Victims

New Transfer Tax on All Real Property Sales Over $5 Million in LA

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Three New Hires Join WFY in November


WFY Sponsors OVC’s Dream Beyond and TACA’s Ante Up for Autism

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Three New Hires Join WFY in August

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The Newest Tax Law Sunset Changes

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UPDATE: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

New Hire Joins WFY Tax Department

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Information About The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

New Hires Join WFY in July


Tax Exempt Gifts of Tuition and Medical Expenses

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Four New Hires Join WFY in June

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Key Take-Aways from 2022 AICPA & CIMA Employee Benefit Plans Conference

Interns Join Audit Department for WFY Summer Internship Program

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Top Considerations for June 15 CA Passthrough Payment Deadline

WFY Welcomes New Hire in May

Preparing Yourself and the Best People to Replace You

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CA Employers Must Have Retirement Plans for Employees by June 30

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WFY Welcomes Two New Hires in March

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Two New Hires Join WFY in February

WFY Sponsors 60th Anniversary Gala Hosted by Beyond Blindness

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Expect IRS Delays on Paper Filed Tax Returns

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Update on CA Passthrough Entity Elective Tax Credit

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WFY Welcomes Ashley Sieracki to Firm

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New Hires Join WFY in January


Stopping CA SDI Withholding Can Help You Save

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2022 Payroll Tax & Auto Mileage Rate Changes

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Three New Hires Join WFY in December

WFY Title Sponsors Events for The Priority Center and VLI


WFY Sponsors Events for HOPE Int. and In STEPPS Academy

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WFY Attends TACA’s Ante Up for Autism Dinner and Auction


WFY Sponsors OCBJ’s Family-Owned Business Awards

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WFY Attends Angels 5K and Angels Game on August 14th

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New Law Tax Workaround for CA Pass-Through Business Owners

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Seven New Hires Join WFY


Tax Update on Business Meals Being 100% Deductible in 2021

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Two New Hires Join Audit Department

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WFY Partners Jeff Myers & Cyndi LeBerthon Host Upcoming Webinar

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WFY Introduces New Director of Marketing

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WFY Reserves Title Sponsorship for VLI’s Lawyers for Warriors

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Is Your Company Eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit?


WFY Sponsors OCTC’s Stepping Through Spring Fundraising Walk


AI in Auditing

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

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Significant Tax Provisions from Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act

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WFY Introduces Demo Days presented by Restaurant Finance Monitor

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Bookkeeper Bonnie Thompson Retiring After 50 Years at WFY


CA Lawmakers Reach COVID Relief Deal Including Partial PPP Conformity

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The Most Common Anti-Fraud Control

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New Tax Senior Joins WFY’s Tax Department

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WFY Welcomes New Audit Senior

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New COVID Relief Bill Expanded Employee Retention Credit Benefits


Six New Hires Join WFY

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2021 Payroll Tax and Standard Auto Mileage Rate Changes

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New COVID Relief Bill Signed Into Law

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New California Sales Tax Relief Announced for Small Businesses

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Applying and Qualifying for CA Small Business Hiring Tax Credit

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CA Proposition 19 and the Qualified Personal Residence Trust


WFY Welcomes New E&T Director

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Taxability in 2020

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WFY Sponsors VLI’s Lawyers for Warriors Event

CARES Act Provider Relief

Healthcare Providers Receive CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

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WFY Introduces New Podcast: The WFY Podcast

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Year End Estate and Gift Tax Planning Action to Consider Taking

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WFY Welcomes New Audit Staff Member

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Partner Andy Bautista Featured in Podcast Discussing COVID-19 Topics


SBA Releases PPP Flexibility Act Guidance and Revised Forgiveness Application Form

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BREAKING NEWS: Significant Taxpayer Friendly Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

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WFY Welcomes Two New Hires to Audit Department

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Roth IRA Conversion During Coronavirus – Is Now the Right Time?

Gift and Estate Planning

Why Gifting During an Economic Downturn May Be Right for You


Non-Deductibility of PPP Related Expenses to the Extent of Forgiven PPP Funds (IRS Notice 2020-32)

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Business Transition Preparedness Post COVID-19

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Learn the Business Benefits of the CARES Act

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IRS Launches Economic Impact Payment Direct Deposit Portal

Disaster Relief Payment Tax Assistance to Employees Affected by COVID-19


Avoid Phishing in the Time of COVID-19

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Summary Analysis of Coronavirus Enacted Laws

The Senate and House Passes CARES Act of 2020

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Quarterly Update: CPA Exam Passed by WFY Employees

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WFY as Title Sponsor for VLI’s 2020 Lawyers for Warriors

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Six New Hires Join WFY Team

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WFY’s 2019 Charitable Contributions

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Changes with 2020 Payroll Tax and Standard Auto Mileage Rate


WFY Donates Items to Orangewood Foundation’s Holiday Gift Drive

NYCM Runner Sabrina Reguero Raises Money for Team for Kids

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Tax Director Melodie Reguero on Tax Planning at Bruin Professionals


Proud Sponsor of the OCCF’s 30th Anniversary Annual Meeting

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

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Meeting with Congressman Kevin Brady


Year-End Tax Saving Moves for Individuals

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WFY Sponsors TACA’s 13th Annual Ante Up for Autism Benefit Gala

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WFY Partner Kahni Bizub as Panelist at 2019 Business Owner Summit

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WFY Title Sponsors Veterans Legal Institute’s Lawyers for Warriors Event

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WFY Attends Meet the Firms at CSUF and NAU

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WFY Welcomes New Hire to Estate & Trust Practice

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WFY Grows Tax Department With New Hires

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WFY Attends Anaheim Angels Game


CA Governor Signed Law to Conform to Federal Tax Law Changes


Cyndi LeBerthon Appointed Chair of CalCPA Peer Review Committee

WFY Tax Department is Hiring

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Problems Faced Between You and Your Current CPA This Past Tax Season

WFY Hosts MGI North America West Coast Area Meeting

When Does a Resident Become a Nonresident?

New Partnership Audit Rules for 2018 Tax Filing Year


Estate & Trust Department Welcomes Three New Hires

Rental Real Estate Owners-Guidance Related to the 20% Pass-through Deduction

New International Tax Laws Now in Effect Under TCJA

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WFY Grows Tax Department Before 2018 Tax Season

New IRS Partnership Audit Rules Prompt New Look at Operating Agreement

Making Large Gifts Now Won’t Harm Estates After 2025

Tax Saving Moves to Improve Your Tax Situation


WFY Welcomes New Partner Cyndi LeBerthon


WFY is Hiring

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WFY Sponsors Veterans Legal Institute’s American Patriots Ball

Landmark SCOTUS Decision on Sales Tax Collection Requirements

California Competes Tax Credit


WFY Expands Firm with Three New Hires


IRS To Issue More ACA Penalties


WFY Continues to Grow Firm with New Hires

Avoid Scammers: How the IRS Does and Does Not Contact Taxpayers

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MGI Member Kevin Wiest from Wright Ford Young & Co.


Are you Taking Advantage of the New Tax Law Benefits?

Offer in Compromise

What Is an Offer in Compromise with the IRS?

Earn Money from California’s Training Subsidy Program

Federal Tax Depreciation Guidelines

Federal Tax Depreciation Guidelines

Individual Tax Law Changes

Individual Tax Law Changes

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How to Co-ordinate Cost Segregation with Like-kind Exchange

Tax Law Changes Business

Tax Law Changes Business Chart and Highlights

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Pass-Through Entities and the 20 Percent Tax Break

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Extraordinary Estate Tax Opportunity with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act


Bracket Changes and More From the IRS


Is This Your Situation: Wondering If An Audit Can Benefit You

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Big Changes in Social Security and Retirement Plans for 2018

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Senate Tax Plan Outline Released


House Tax Bill Outline Released


The Pros and Cons of Becoming an ESOP

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Estate and Gift Tax 2018 Inflation Adjustments


Year-End Tax Planning Strategies


Trump’s Framework for Fixing Broken Estate, Gift, Trust Tax Code


What to Do After the Hurricane

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Unified Framework for Tax Reform


How to Protect Yourself From the Equifax Data Breach

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What to Know About ‘Power of Attorney’


Multistate Sales Tax Amnesty Program for Online Retailers

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Wondering About a 1031 Exchange


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Understanding the Components of a Buy-Sell Agreement


Wondering if You’re Eligible for R&D Credits


Tax Calendar for the Rest of 2017

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The Decision to Buy or Lease for Business Owners

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President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Proposal


Learn the IRS Red Flags That Can Trigger an Audit


How S Corporations Can Save on Federal Employment Taxes


Factoring Uncertainty into the Value of Your Business


Leverage Benefits to Recruit and Retain Talent


Remember RMDs this Tax Season


Can a Creditor Go After Non-Probate Assets?


Make Tax Friends with Passive Activity Losses


Tax Fraud Awareness: How to Protect Your Identity and Assets


IRS updates FAQs on Certain ACA Provisions


Thinking about Selling Your Business? Add Value Now


Nurture Understanding Between Generations for a Peaceful Workplace


Transferring Real Estate to Heirs: Issues that Can Arise Without a Will


Land Is Not Always a Low-Taxed Capital Asset

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Tax Alert on Real Estate Sales by Foreigners

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Important Tax Figures for 2017


Want Your Estate to Avoid Probate? Six Ways to Make it Happen


Strictly Speaking: Travel and Entertainment Recordkeeping


Employee, Partner or Both? Recent Developments Help You Decide


Year-End Reminder: Don’t Forget FSAs


IRS Extends Deadline to Provide 2016 ACA Forms to Recipients


Spotlight On Business Tax Trends


Giving Gifts to Employees? IRS Wants Its Share

Debt or Equity? New Guidance Helps You Decide

Way for You as a California Shareholder to Save on State Disability Insurance (SDI) (Approx. $1,000)

It’s Time for Individuals to Plan for Taxes in 2016 and Beyond


The President-Elect’s Tax Plan: What the Future Could Look Like

Year-End Tax Strategies for Small Businesses

Get Ready Businesses: Some Filing Due Dates Are Changing


IRS Issues New Regulations on Allocating Debt

Sell Corporate Stock Tax-Free to an ESOP

Business Without Borders

Spotlight on Gains from Qualified Small Business Stock

How to Set Up an IRS-Approved Family Loan

Avoiding Digital Disruption While Heading toward the Future

Did You Miss the 60-Day Deadline for Your IRA Rollover?

It’s Time to Review Your Financial Planning Options

Tax Law Changes Business

Sell Products or Services on the Internet? Better Know About Collecting Sales Taxes

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What You Need to Know About 529 Plan Withdrawals


Choosing the right legal form for your business


Anticipate Future Possibilities with a Shareholders Agreement

An ‘Intentionally Defective’ Trust Can Save Taxes

Scrutinize Commercial Property Tax Bills


CA Manufacturing and R&D Equipment Sales Tax Exemption


Tax-Savvy Planning Strategies for Inherited IRAs

Records Are Critical in Proving Basis in Property


Sell (or Buy) a Corporate Business With a Tax-Free Reorganization


Onboarding Employees: Do It Right and Reap the Rewards

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Compare and Contrast the Politic Parties Tax Platforms

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Have an active business in Nevada? Learn the Nevada Commerce Tax

The Tax-Smart Way to Develop and Sell Appreciated Land


Focus on Your Profit Centers

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FAQs about Social Security Retirement Benefits


Combat All Threats to Data Security

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A Strategic Plan Should Also Include a Succession Plan

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Three Taxes People Love to Hate


IRA Charitable Donations: An Alternative to Taxable Required Distributions


Transfer Business Ownership or Remain Boss?


Claiming Business Deductions for Work-Related Education Costs


Trademark Due Diligence A Mark of the Future


New IRS Guidance for Designated Roth Accounts

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Heavy Vehicle Purchases Offer Significant Business Tax Breaks…For Now


Strengthen the Weak Links in Your Cybersecurity Plan


10 Midyear Tax Planning Moves Inspired by the PATH Act

Made in America: The Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Global Opportunities

New Overtime Rules Issued: What it Means for You


Follow Detailed Recordkeeping Rules for Vehicle Expense Deductions

What You Need to Know About the Alternative Minimum Tax

‘Loan Payments’ Can Be Taxable Corporate Distributions to Shareholders

When Can You Deduct Moving Expenses?

No Current Deductions Before Business Commences

Must Joint Activities Be Treated as Partnerships?


New Rules for Certain Investment Advisers

Develop a Strong Hand to Negotiate Loan Covenants

Leaving a Legacy for Your Heirs

Converting an Unincorporated Business Into an S Corp

Too Much Paperwork? What You Can Throw Away After Filing

How to Create an Effective Small Business Website

Partnership Tax Developments

ACH and Wire Transfer Fraud at Epic Levels

Could Your Business Benefit from the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

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Orange County Best Places to Work 2015


Tax Paperwork and Other Records: What to Keep, What to Toss

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Big Tax Savings for Exporters – Do You Qualify?

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Meals Expenses Tax Deductibility (50% vs. 100%)

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U.S. Filing Requirement on Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts

Year-End Tax Planning Cash vs Accrual Method

Deducting Self Rental Losses

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Converting LLCs to S-Corporations

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Employee Stock Ownership Plans