Press Release: Matthew Weber and Jonathan Louie Appointed to KROST’s Principal in Development Program

August 25, 2022By KROST CPAs

LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles-based CPA firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, appoints Matthew Weber, CPA, MAcc, and Jonathan Louie, CPA, MST, to join KROST’s Principal in Development (PID) program. In the PID program, Matthew and Jonathan will join leadership trainings to prepare for the partner path, as well as attend partner meetings to gain Read the full article…

New Schedules K-2 and K-3 Reporting for Form 1065, Form 1120-S, and Form 8865 – What You Need to Know

August 11, 2022By Elvira Frencillo

For the tax year beginning in 2021, the IRS has implemented a new reporting requirement for partnerships, S corporations, and filers of Form 8865 to include Schedules K-2 (Partner’s Distributive Share Items – International) and Schedules K-3 (Partner’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc. – International) with their returns. What are Schedules K-2 and K-3 Read the full article…

Minimum Wage Increase – July 2022

June 29, 2022By Derek Johnson

Beginning July 1st, we have local minimum wage increases taking effect in many of the cities that you operate in. In the cities of Santa Monica, Malibu, and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, minimum wage is increasing from $15.00 to $15.96. In the City of Los Angeles, the new minimum wage will increase to Read the full article…

Making a Difference

June 29, 2022By Keith Hamasaki

One of the most eye-opening experiences I ever had in my professional career was within the first two months of starting my public accounting journey. Let me set the stage. It was the end of busy season, everyone was tired and we saw a partner walking over. Immediately we thought we’d receive more work, but Read the full article…

Uncommon Trusts

June 13, 2022By Richard Umanoff

In our last article in this series, we covered the different types of trusts that can be established. In this article, we’ll discuss uncommon trusts that can be utilized. Other Trusts That Can Be Established Blind Trust The trustees of a blind trust manage the assets in the trust without the beneficiaries’ knowledge. The beneficiaries Read the full article…