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…

More on the State Tax Deduction Workaround (AB 150)

December 22, 2021By Phil D'Amico

Over the weekend, we received clarification regarding a couple of the many unanswered questions regarding the implementation of the State Tax Deduction Workaround. First, we are being advised that a Grantor Trust is eligible to participate in making the election to pay tax on a partnership/LLC or S corporation. Second, since it is unlikely that 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…

KROST Welcomes New Principal – Evelyn Fernandez

August 17, 2021By KROST CPAs

Los Angeles-based CPA Firm, KROST CPAs and Consultants, welcomes Evelyn Fernandez, CPA, MST, as a new Principal. Evelyn has over 15 years of experience in the public accounting profession, providing strategic advice and tax planning to her clients. Her areas of expertise include inbound and outbound tax planning for individuals and multi-national entities, tax planning Read the full article…