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CA Proposition 19 and the Qualified Personal Residence Trust

Nancy Van Lanen, CTFA, EA Estate & Trust Director   The recently passed Proposition 19 in California provides expanded property tax benefits by allowing homeowners who are disabled, over 55 years of age, or whose homes…
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PPP Loan Forgiveness Taxability in 2020

Richard A. Huffman, CPA, MST Tax Partner Tony Maldonado, CPA Tax Senior   While the current law states forgiven Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans are tax-free, the Internal Revenue Service previously issued guidance…
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WFY Introduces New Podcast: The WFY Podcast

Wright Ford Young & Co. has introduced a new way to give you exclusive content from our tax and accounting experts. The WFY Podcast is Wright Ford Young & Co.'s new podcast featuring our WFY tax and accounting specialists discussing…
Gift and Estate Planning

Why Gifting During an Economic Downturn May Be Right for You

Janelle Tokunaga, CPA, MST Tax Supervisor   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 economic downturn. …
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Six New Hires Join WFY Team

Wright Ford Young & Co. is proud to announce we are adding six new hires to our team. We have Cheryl Shelton joining our estates & trusts department, and Brody Alcanter, Marzeh Khanjari, Rajbir Singh, Linh Trinh and Diane Waxler-Milne…
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Tax Director Melodie Reguero on Tax Planning at Bruin Professionals

On Wednesday, November 20th, our WFY Tax Director Melodie Reguero presented at the Orange County Bruin Professionals meeting. Ms. Melodie Reguero spoke on tips about year-end tax planning along with Cheryl Gee from UBS. Year-end tax planning…
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Year-End Tax Planning Strategies

As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to think of planning moves that will help lower your tax bill for this year and possibly the next. We have compiled a checklist of actions based on current tax rules that may help you save…