Biden Administration Launches Initiative for Green Energy Code Enforcement and Adoption

September 15, 2022By KROST CPAs

President Biden recently signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Among many benefits, the bill aims to fight climate change, conserve energy, and reform legislation for the §45L Tax Credit and §179D Tax Deduction. The act significantly extended and expanded incentives for homebuilders and commercial building owners. The deduction and incentive can now be used Read the full article…

New Schedules K-2 and K-3 Reporting for Form 1065, Form 1120-S, and Form 8865 – What You Need to Know

August 11, 2022By Elvira Frencillo

For the tax year beginning in 2021, the IRS has implemented a new reporting requirement for partnerships, S corporations, and filers of Form 8865 to include Schedules K-2 (Partner’s Distributive Share Items – International) and Schedules K-3 (Partner’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc. – International) with their returns. What are Schedules K-2 and K-3 Read the full article…

Tax Credit for Hiring New Employees

August 8, 2022By Kimberly Hoang

This is one of the articles in the KROST Quarterly Hospitality Issue, titled “Tax Credit for Hiring New Employees” by Kimberly Hoang, CPA. The restaurant industry took a massive hit during the pandemic. With statewide mandates enforcing closures, layoffs were necessary. As vaccines have become widely available, the industry is slowly making its way back Read the full article…

Press Release- KROST Announces Paren Knadjian as Principal of M&A and Capital Markets and Brad Pauley as Principal of Tax

July 28, 2022By KROST CPAs

LOS ANGELES, CA [July 28, 2022] — Los Angeles-based CPA Firm, KROST CPAs and Consultants announced Paren Knadjian as Principal of M&A and Capital Markets and Brad Pauley as Principal of Tax. Paren Knadjian has successfully completed over 200 M&A and Capital Markets transactions worth over $1 billion. Having been at the firm since 2017, Read the full article…

Uncommon Trusts

June 13, 2022By Richard Umanoff

In our last article in this series, we covered the different types of trusts that can be established. In this article, we’ll discuss uncommon trusts that can be utilized. Other Trusts That Can Be Established Blind Trust The trustees of a blind trust manage the assets in the trust without the beneficiaries’ knowledge. The beneficiaries Read the full article…