What is FRF for SME?

April 12, 2022By Rebecca Hickle

Running a small to medium-sized business has always come with a unique set of challenges. Securing credit, managing employees, and staying involved in the day-to-day running of the business creates a constant set of obstacles to be addressed by the business owner, leaving very little time for a life outside of work, let alone applying Read the full article…

AB150 Update – What do I do Now?

February 25, 2022By David Troost

As previously communicated, recent updates to the State and Local Tax (SALT) workaround issued by the State of California, clarified some of the more troubling provisions of this law. This update should allow taxpayers to take advantage of the new deduction opportunity. The election and payment for 2021 are due by March 15th. The deduction Read the full article…

What is Client Accounting Services?

February 23, 2022By Stacey Korman, CPA, MST

Did you know that we provide Client Accounting Services (CAS)? CAS can be a cost-effective way to have high-level financial reporting without having to hire a team of Certified Public Accountants and accounting professionals. At its core, CAS is a shift from traditional compliance-based accounting to a 360-advisory mindset. CAS is a fully customizable service, Read the full article…

Updated Tax Provisions: Corrections to Issues Related to Assembly Bill 150 (AB150)

February 14, 2022By David Troost

On February 9, 2022, the California Governor signed Senate Bill 113 (SB113). SB113 addresses numerous tax provisions, including correction to issues related to Assembly Bill 150 (AB150). AB150 allowed certain owners of qualified passthrough entities to work around the individual $10,000 federal limit on SALT deductions by paying a new elective state pass-through entity (PTE) Read the full article…

Tax Changes for the Entertainment Industry

October 21, 2021By Alan Lo

This is one of the articles in the KROST Quarterly Sports & Entertainment Issue, titled “Tax Changes for the Entertainment Industry” by Alan Lo, CPA, MAcc. Immediate Expensing of Qualified Production Costs The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 181, which allows immediate expensing of qualified production costs associated with a Television Series, Films, and Live Read the full article…

5 Powerful and Innovative Software Tools for Your Team

October 19, 2021By KROST CPAs

This is one of the articles in the KROST Quarterly Technology Issue, titled “5 Powerful and Innovative Software Tools for Your Team.” Today, more than ever, companies are looking for powerful tools to make decisions and drive innovation during these uncertain times. In some instances, innovation is needed to keep track of sales or tasks Read the full article…

Client Accounting and Advisory Services: The Benefits of Outsourced Accounting vs. In-House

March 1, 2021By Stacey Korman, CPA, MST

Our Principal, Stacey R. Korman, CPA, MST, earned a certificate in AICPA’s Client Accounting Advisory Services course. We had the chance to sit down with Stacey to hear her experience. Q: What is Client Accounting Services (CAS)? Client Accounting Services (CAS) is a certificate program that has been developed by the AICPA. Accountants are considered Read the full article…

IRS to Audit High-Income Tax Returns

August 26, 2020By Brad Pauley, CPA

The IRS announced on June 18th that they will be looking at hundreds of high-income tax returns between July 15th and September 30th. They are expected to be looking at not only the taxpayer’s individual returns but any business-related pass-through entities as well. These reviews create exposure for athletes and entertainers who have high income and Read the full article…