Southern California M&A in Manufacturing Report – 1st Half, 2018

October 23, 2018By Paren Knadjian

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new issue, “Southern California M&A in Manufacturing Report – 1st Half, 2018” by Paren Knadjian, M&A: Southern California M&A in Manufacturing Report – 1st Half, 2018 Overview & Trends Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) activity in manufacturing globally was robust in 2018 with just under … Read More

This Often-Overlooked Federal Benefit Offers Unique Opportunity for Manufacturers

October 16, 2018By KROST

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new issue, “This Often-Overlooked Federal Benefit Offers Unique Opportunity for Manufacturers” by Guest Contributor Michael Maroney, Senior Manager – R&D Tax Credit Services: This Often-Overlooked Federal Benefit Offers Unique Opportunity for Manufacturers With the R&D Tax Credit now permanent, businesses are taking full advantage … Read More

Press Release: KROST Partners with 1st Global to Bring Clients Tax-Optimized Financial Advice

October 8, 2018By KROST

Award-Winning Accounting and Consulting Firm Expands to Offer Holistic Wealth Management to Clients PASADENA, Calif. — Sept. 18, 2018 — KROST, a full-service certified public accounting and consulting firm based in Southern California, today announced a partnership with 1st Global to add wealth management services to its expansive suite of client offerings. KROST will combine … Read More

Trade Wars: A Whole New World

October 2, 2018By Keith Hamasaki

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new issue, “Trade Wars: A Whole New World” by Keith Hamasaki, CPA. Trade Wars: A Whole New World Another week, another new list of potential tariffs on imported manufactured products. If you’re manufacturing in China, Europe, Canada, or Mexico the potential trade war will … Read More

IC-DISC Tax Savings on Export Goods or Services

October 1, 2018By Evelyn Fernandez

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new issue, “IC-DISC Tax Savings on Export Goods or Services” by Evelyn Fernandez, CPA, MST: Interest‐Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC‐DISC) is quite a mouthful, which may be a reason why most people don’t know about this tax incentive. Thousands of businesses are not … Read More

KROST Quarterly: Manufacturing Issue Now Available – Cybersecurity, Tax Incentives, Transactions, Trends and More

September 20, 2018By KROST

We are happy to announce the release of our second quarterly magazine! The Manufacturing Issue highlights some of the hot topics in manufacturing including cybersecurity, tax benefits and incentives, technological advances in manufacturing, and trends. What You’ll Find Inside this Issue: Manufacturers Beware: The Continued Threat of Cybersecurity Breaches, Hacking & Malware by Keith Hamasaki, CPA … Read More

Career in Accounting: Audit or Tax

September 17, 2018By Keith Hamasaki

Campus recruiting is a daunting, time consuming and necessary task for students looking to enter public accounting. As a professional on the other side of the table, I can’t tell you the number of times the icebreaker is “audit or tax”. This is a common icebreaker but very few students know the answer, audit or … Read More