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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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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…
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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,…
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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 –…
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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…
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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…
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New Tax Senior Joins WFY’s Tax Department

Our newest hire joining our Tax Department at Wright Ford Young & Co. is Queenie Qin. We are excited to have Queenie join WFY. Welcome to the team! Queenie Qin In January, Queenie Qin joined WFY as a Tax Senior. She graduated Pepperdine…
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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…
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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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Six New Hires Join WFY

Wright Ford Young & Co. would like to welcome six new hires to our firm. We have Jerry Owens and Andrew Campos joining our Audit Department; Shannon Zhu, David Pak, and Renee Qiu joining our Tax Department; and Kirsten Capps joining our…