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New COVID Relief Bill Expanded Employee Retention Credit Benefits

Richard A. Huffman, CPA, MST Tax Partner   The recently enacted stimulus law expands and clarifies the CARES Act Employee Retention Credit (ERTC), key details are as follows: Beginning on January 1, 2021 and through June…
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New COVID Relief Bill Signed Into Law

Richard A. Huffman, CPA, MST Tax Partner   The House and Senate passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA, 2021) which is expected to be signed into law by the President.   The CAA, 2021 bill includes…
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New California Sales Tax Relief Announced for Small Businesses

Ryan Working, CPA, MST Tax Director Back in April 2020, the Governor allowed taxpayers to apply for sales tax penalty and interest relief for 90 days for any taxpayer reporting less than $1 million in sales on their sales tax return. The…
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Applying and Qualifying for CA Small Business Hiring Tax Credit

Cameron Lee Tax Staff Applications have recently opened on December 1st, 2020 to apply for California's small business hiring tax credit. This past September, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 1447 allowing qualifying small business…
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WFY Sponsors VLI’s Lawyers for Warriors Event

Wright Ford Young & Co. was the Title Sponsor for Veterans Legal Institute's annual Lawyers for Warriors fundraising event on November 9th. This year the event had to shift to broadcasting over live stream because of the pandemic,…
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Partner Andy Bautista Featured in Podcast Discussing COVID-19 Topics

As we continue through this global COVID-19 pandemic, challenges can arise for businesses that were not visible a few months ago.  Our Tax Partner, Andy Bautista, recently contributed to a podcast that discusses common challenges that businesses…
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Jon Varner Joins WFY as New Tax Director

Our team is growing! We would like to welcome Jon Varner to Wright Ford Young & Co.'s Tax Department. WFY is pleased to welcome Jon to our team. Jon Varner started with WFY as a Tax Director in the beginning of September. He received…
Gift and Estate Planning

Why Gifting During an Economic Downturn May Be Right for You

Janelle Tokunaga, CPA, MST Wright Ford Young & Co., CPAs   While it may seem like there has been a shortage of good news lately, we wanted to bring your attention to a few bright spots that have come about during our current…
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Problems Faced Between You and Your Current CPA This Past Tax Season

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…