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Nov 27, 2020

This week we have some answers to questions about PPP loan forgiveness and how to deduct expenses paid with loan proceeds, but the guidance raises more questions.

Nov 20, 2020

This week we’re covering some tax planning tips to consider before the end of the year.

Nov 13, 2020

This week we’re talking about reporting income for taxpayers who are independent contractors for federal purposes, but employees for California purposes.

Nov 6, 2020

This week we’re covering final regulations for certain estate and trust deductions.

Oct 30, 2020

This week we will be talking about a hot button election topic – Proposition 22 and Assembly Bill 5.

Oct 23, 2020

This week we’re covering the two tax-related California ballot propositions, which both would affect property tax law.

Oct 16, 2020

This week we’re covering payroll tax requirements and the associated penalties that can result from failing to file or pay those taxes.

Oct 8, 2020

This week we will be talking about your client’s sale of residence and some tips on how to compute the gain and exclusion.

Oct 2, 2020

This week we’re covering some CARES Act provisions that affect charitable contribution deductions and carryovers.

Sep 25, 2020

This week we’re talking about some reasons why businesses might want to wait until the end of their covered forgiveness period to submit their PPP loan forgiveness applications.

Sep 18, 2020

This week we’re covering a new credit that will provide some relief to California small businesses with $1,000 for every net increase in full-time equivalent employees.

Sep 11, 2020

This week we’re covering estimated tax payments and some considerations to keep in mind.

Sep 3, 2020

This week we’re covering some legislation that has moved on to the Governor to be signed or vetoed.

Aug 28, 2020

This week we’re talking about filing amended returns for partnerships subject to the centralized partnership audit regime.

Aug 21, 2020

This week we’re looking at two tax propositions that will be on the California ballot this fall.

Aug 14, 2020

This week we’re covering how to appeal decisions made by the SBA regarding PPP loan reviews and forgiveness.

Aug 7, 2020

This week we’re talking about worker classification and a federal case in which the taxpayer was able to prove her workers were independent contractors; although, we doubt the EDD would agree.

Jul 31, 2020

This week we’re covering the CARES Act fix regarding qualified improvement property.

Jul 24, 2020

This week we’re talking about making S corp elections, including how to make a late election and what criteria a corporation has to meet in order to do so.

Jul 16, 2020

This week we’re talking about an extension of time for rolling 2020 required minimum distributions back into a retirement account.

Jul 10, 2020

This week we’re covering some last-minute filing tips and reminders as we approach the July 15 filing and payment deadline.

Jul 2, 2020

This week we’re covering the California health care mandate, including an inflation-adjusted penalty increase.

Jun 26, 2020

This week we’re talking about some issues taxpayers may be facing come July 15 when estimates and 2019 tax payments are due.

Jun 19, 2020

This week we’re talking about California conformity to various provisions of the Families First and CARES Acts.

Jun 12, 2020

This week we’re covering residency audits and what the FTB is looking for and what kind of information they already have.

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