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Failure to File Penalties for Partnerships and S-Corporations; Tips to Avoid Assessed Penalties


The IRS assesses penalties for taxpayers who fail to file their tax returns in order to motivate compliance with IRS tax deadlines. In 2015, the IRS collected over $24 billion in penalties.  For most taxpayers, the failure to file penalty is based on the total taxes due. However, pass-through...

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Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting is Changing. Get Ready Early!


The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities. This is the culmination of Phase 1 of a project that makes significant changes to...

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Back to School? Learn about Tax Credits for Education


If you pay for college in 2016, you may receive some tax savings on your federal tax return, even if you’re studying outside of the U.S. Both the American Opportunity Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit may reduce the amount of tax you owe, but only the AOTC is partially...

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New Program Introduces WNDE Staff to Accounting Students


    White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP hosted its inaugural Summer Leadership Program held at WNDE’s Irvine office and the nearby Second Harvest Food Bank July 21-22.  The event gave 20 Southern California sophomore and junior college students, who are interested in careers in public...

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WNDE Named to 2016 INSIDE Public Accounting’s IPA 200 List


  National magazine INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP (WNDE) #145 on its IPA 200 list of the country’s top accounting firms. The IPA 200 survey is highly regarded as one of the most thorough, complete and accurate sets of rankings and trends in the public...

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WNDE Team Building Event: Duffy Boat Scavenger Hunt


WNDE Team Building Event Eleven WNDE partners and 57 staff members participated in the Duffy Boat Scavenger Hunt, a team-building event sponsored by the firm. The group was divided into nine teams and did a scavenger hunt in Duffy boats in Newport Harbor.  Each team was given a list of questions...

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Tax Manager Profile: Kate Phelps


Kate Phelps is a tax manager.  In this role, she prepares and reviews various types of income tax returns including partnerships, s-corporations, c-corporations, individuals and trusts.  She serves clients in a wide variety of industries including real estate, business and professional services,...

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