Aric Wong, CPA, MBT
MANAGER - TAX
Aric is a Tax Manager in the tax department at KROST. He has been in the public accounting profession for over 10 years.
His areas of expertise include tax planning and compliance for high net-worth individuals, partnerships, and corporations. He is knowledgeable in all areas of taxation including personal, corporate, partnership, nonprofit, trust, estate, and gift taxation. He services clients in various industries including but not limited to restaurant, real estate, professional services, and financial services industries.
Aric is currently a 3rd-degree black belt in Taekwondo and has coached kids and adolescents as young as 3 years old.
• KROST, Tax Manager (2019 – Present)
• KROST, Tax Senior (2015 – 2018)
• Aguiar Novack & Associates, Tax Staff (2011 – 2015)
• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration w/ Emphasis in Management, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
• Master of Business Taxation, University of Southern California
• Member of California Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Aric's Thought Leadership
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in California v. Texas. Previously known as Texas v. US in the lower courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals declared that the requirement for individuals to carry health insurance was unconstitutional. This decision was largely based … Read More
The overhaul of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has proven to be a challenge since it took effect in 2018. As tax advisors struggle to understand the implications for their clients, the resource-deprived Internal Revenue Service has made efforts to issue guidance on how to implement many of the complex provisions. One of … Read More
Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Hospitality Issue, “The Battle to be a Profitable Restaurant: How to Deal with Employee Theft” by Aric Wong, CPA, Manager – Tax. “With 72,000+ restaurants in California, the state does everything possible to ensure taxes are properly reported, collected, and paid … Read More
Taxpayers constantly feel entitled to deduct losses from their businesses and investments. However, taxpayers need to be aware of the multiple loss rules provided by the Internal Revenue Code that limit the ability to deduct these losses from their trade or businesses. Taxpayers need to take their losses through four different loss limitations before one … Read More