More on the State Tax Deduction Workaround (AB 150)

December 22, 2021By Phil D'Amico

Over the weekend, we received clarification regarding a couple of the many unanswered questions regarding the implementation of the State Tax Deduction Workaround. First, we are being advised that a Grantor Trust is eligible to participate in making the election to pay tax on a partnership/LLC or S corporation. Second, since it is unlikely that Read the full article…

Advantages of Trusts for Estate Planning

December 20, 2021By Richard Umanoff

In the first article in this series, we covered what a trust is and the type of assets you may transfer to a trust. As a reminder, a trust is a legal agreement between two parties: the trustee and the trustor (sometimes called the settlor or grantor). The trustor is the person who establishes the Read the full article…

Did You Miss Your State Tax Deduction?

December 16, 2021By So Sum Lee

If you are a shareholder of an S Corporation, partner/member of a partnership/LLC, you might be able to get some of your state tax deduction back. As you may remember, the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act reduced the amount of the SALT deduction individuals can claim on their federal tax return to $10,000 starting Read the full article…

What is a Trust?

November 4, 2021By Richard Umanoff

In this first article in our upcoming series, we will discuss a trust and the type of assets you may transfer to a trust. Please stay tuned for more related articles coming soon and reach out to our team if you have any questions about estate and trust.  A trust is a legal agreement between Read the full article…

KROST Welcomes New Principal – Evelyn Fernandez

August 17, 2021By KROST CPAs

Los Angeles-based CPA Firm, KROST CPAs and Consultants, welcomes Evelyn Fernandez, CPA, MST, as a new Principal. Evelyn has over 15 years of experience in the public accounting profession, providing strategic advice and tax planning to her clients. Her areas of expertise include inbound and outbound tax planning for individuals and multi-national entities, tax planning Read the full article…

Client Spotlight: Joyce Cenali, COO of Big Rock, Educates KROST on the Cannabis Industry, Luxury Products, and Equity in Business

June 30, 2021By KROST CPAs

KROST Client, Big Rock, has been making a name for itself in the luxury cannabis industry. The company’s affiliate entity, Sonoma Hills Farm, represents the finest in this consumer products industry, and recently their COO, Joyce Cenali, was named as one of SF Times Most Influential Women. We had the opportunity to catch up with Read the full article…