Relief Comes in the Form of R&D Tax Credits for Manufacturing Companies

March 2, 2021By KROST

This is one of the articles in the KROST Quarterly Manufacturing Issue, titled “Relief Comes in the Form of R&D Tax Credits for Manufacturing Companies” by Guest Contributor, Michael Maroney. As history has shown us, difficult times can spark a renaissance of innovation and creativity. With the continued impact of the Coronavirus on American businesses, … Read More

Manufacturing Companies Beware: CCPA May Impact Your Business

January 20, 2021By Keith Hamasaki

This is one of the articles in the KROST Quarterly Manufacturing Issue, titled “Manufacturing Companies Beware: CCPA May Impact Your Business” by Keith Hamasaki, CPA. The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is a comprehensive framework to protect California residents (consumers). Effective January 1, 2020, data protection became a California requirement for businesses. All businesses that … Read More

Employee Retention Credit Provides Benefits for Manufacturing Employers

December 16, 2020By KROST

This is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Manufacturing Issue, titled “Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Provides Benefits for Manufacturing Employers ” by Jim Estrella, CPA, MSA. For manufacturers who experienced a suspension in operations or decline in business compared to 2019 due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Employee Retention … Read More

Navigate the Complex Issues in Manufacturing & Distribution with KROST’s Industry Experts

November 10, 2020By KROST

KROST has extensive experience in the manufacturing and distribution industry. Our team of experts has experience servicing clients in various sectors such as aerospace and defense, automotive and transportation, consumer products, food and beverage, industrial parts, wholesale distribution, and more. Manufacturing and distribution clients rely on our suite of services, specifically catered to their needs. … Read More

Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII) Can Increase Cash Flow for Manufacturing Companies and Distributors with Global Operations

September 10, 2020By Evelyn Fernandez

This is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Manufacturing Issue, titled “Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII) Can Increase Cash Flow for Manufacturing Companies and Distributors with Global Operations” by Evelyn Fernandez, CPA, MST. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) included several tax changes relating to the US taxation of … Read More

Accounting for PPP Loans and Forgiveness

September 2, 2020By Keith Hamasaki

This is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Manufacturing Issue, titled “Accounting For PPP Loans and Forgiveness” by Keith Hamasaki, CPA. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed by President Trump to help keep small businesses afloat amid the mandated COVID-19 related closures. The CARES … Read More

KROST Quarterly Magazine: The Manufacturing Issue is Now Available!

July 28, 2020By KROST

We are happy to announce the release of our newest quarterly magazine! The Manufacturing Issue highlights some of the hot topics in manufacturing, including accounting for PPP, transfer pricing, Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII), R&D tax credits, and more. What You’ll Find Inside This Issue: Accounting for PPP Loans and Forgiveness by Keith Hamasaki, CPA Manufacturers … Read More

Keith Hamasaki, CPA, Named Co-Chair of the PrimeGlobal Manufacturing & Distribution Special Interest Group

November 4, 2019By KROST

Los Angeles, California – November 4, 2019 – KROST’s Assurance & Advisory Director, Keith Hamasaki, CPA, has been appointed to Co-Chair of the PrimeGlobal Manufacturing & Distribution Special Interest Group (SIG). Keith has been a member of PrimeGlobal since he joined KROST in 2016. As the newly named Co-Chair, he is responsible for bringing together … Read More