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Tax Tip: Find Easy-to-Use Online Tools on IRS.gov

4/20/17
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If you need tax help, the IRS has many online tools. You can e-file your tax return, check your refund status or get your tax questions answered.  Best of all, you can use the tools on IRS.gov any time.  Wayne Lai, a WNDE tax manager, said, “The IRS provides an assortment of filing tools on the...

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WNDE Partner Serves Staff Pancakes

3/28/17
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One of the things that the team looks forward to each busy tax season at WNDE is the firm’s Annual Pancake Breakfast.   In its 17th year, this is a much anticipated event on the Saturday following the March 15th  corporation tax filing deadline.  This Saturday morning breakfast...

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Manager Profile: Jeremy Shaw

3/28/17
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Jeremy Shaw, CPA, is an audit manager at WNDE.  In this role, he serves clients in a wide variety of industries, including distribution, manufacturing, business and professional services.  He specializes in working with for-profits and non-profits—his non-profit clients serve the homeless,...

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Claiming a Tax Deduction for Medical and Dental Expenses

3/21/17
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  Your Medical Expenses May Save You Money at Tax Time, But a Few Key Rules Apply Due to the 10% AGI threshold for taxpayers less than 65 years old, explained Krystle Dean, CPA, a senior tax manager for WNDE, clients often are not able to take the available tax deduction for medical...

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Fraud Series: Red Flags that Fraud May Be Occurring in Your Business

3/16/17
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Welcome to our WNDE 2017 Series on Fraud. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) publishes data on why employees commit fraud. According to the ACFE, employees may commit fraud if three elements are present: Motive: The employee has an immediate need for money that cannot be...

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Developing a Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy

3/06/17
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Mergers and acquisitions are an important part of the strategic long-term management of a company. So just what is a mergers and acquisition strategy?  A company merger is defined as the consolidation of companies or assets into one where the acquired company ceases to exist, and a company...

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Manager Profile: Melissa Hou

3/03/17
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Melissa Hou, CPA, MST, is a tax manager.   In this role, she works with clients in a wide variety of industries including distribution, manufacturing, sales, business and professional services, real estate and non-profit organizations.  She specializes in rental real estate, real estate...

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WNDE Partner Paul Treinen Discusses Prospects for Tax Reform

2/28/17
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U.S. businesses and individuals are, for the most part, hopeful of tax reform legislation this year as both the White House and U.S. Congress are focused on improving productivity and growth.  With the GOP in control of the White House and both the House and Senate, it appears that comprehensive...

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WNDE Welcomes 11 New Interns

2/28/17
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WNDE has welcomed 11 new interns: Sam Aarons (senior, attending CSULB, working in the tax department), Lucas Alfonso (junior, Chapman, working in the audit department), Jesus Barrios (junior, CSUF, audit), Clayton Dowdy (senior, Cal State San Marcos, tax, Carlsbad office), Tony Hoang (senior, UCI,...

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Seven Reasons Taxpayers Should E-file Their Taxes in 2017

2/14/17
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Taxpayers who still file paper returns may find now is the best time to switch to e-file. Last year over 85 percent of taxpayers filed their taxes electronically. There are really no good reasons to paper file, said WNDE Partner Candace Huie, unless a filer is specifically prohibited from...