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…

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…

A Year to Celebrate: KROST Named #17 Among Accounting Today’s Top 100 Regional Leaders

April 23, 2019By KROST CPAs

KROST CPAs & Consultants recently ranked seventeenth out of Accounting Today’s 2019 Top 100 Regional Leaders in the West. The recognition is given to firms based on total number of employees, partners, offices, gross revenue, and percentage change year over year. Accounting Today divides the U.S. into 10 regions and establishes benchmarking data to calculate Read the full article…

KROST Celebrates 80 Years of Success in Pasadena

February 18, 2019By KROST CPAs

KROST is proud to announce the celebration of its 80th anniversary. Since 1939, the firm has assisted thousands of businesses and individuals to reach their financial goals through tax, accounting, and consulting services. KROST is headquartered in Pasadena, California with four strategic locations throughout Greater Los Angeles. In 2018, KROST experienced outstanding growth of 31.41% Read the full article…

Donor-Advised Funds

December 11, 2018By Matthew Weber, CPA, MAcc

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving vehicle administered by a public charity created to manage charitable donations on behalf of organizations, families, or individuals. A DAF enables a taxpayer to contribute personal assets, including cash, securities, and real estate, to an investment account, in which the assets grow tax-free. The taxpayer receives an Read the full article…

2018 Business Tax Planning

December 6, 2018By KROST CPAs

Businesses that have engaged in year-end tax planning know that as 2019 approaches, it is time to develop, finalize and undertake a year-end tax planning strategy. Businesses that have not yet explored year-end tax planning should take an immediate inventory of their situation and develop a year-end 2018 tax strategy. Our office is ready to Read the full article…

2018 Individual Tax Planning

December 6, 2018By KROST CPAs

As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to think of planning moves that will help lower your tax bill for this year and possibly the next. Year-end planning for 2018 takes place against the backdrop of the new 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that make major changes in the Read the full article…

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

September 20, 2018By KROST CPAs

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 the full article…

Press Release: KROST CPAs & Consultants Named Inside Public Accounting’s Fastest-Growing Firm for Third Year in a Row

August 14, 2018By KROST CPAs

Inside Public Accounting (IPA) has awarded KROST, and its affiliated tax consulting practice, five prestigious accolades based on their annual INSIDE Public Accounting Survey and Analysis of Firms: • 2018 IPA Best of the Best Firm. • 2018 IPA Best of the Best Fastest-Growing Firm. • 2018 IPA 200 Firm. • 2018 IPA 200 Fastest-Growing Read the full article…