Is Your Will or Trust Up-to-Date?

1/24/20

When was the last time you or your attorney reviewed or updated your will or trust? If it was before the passage of the 2017 tax reform legislation, or the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), your documents may be out of date. Among the many changes in that law was a more than doubling of the estate tax...

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Repairing Your Business’s Bad Credit Score

1/24/20

The creditworthiness of your business is measured by its credit score. This number is issued by Dun & Bradstreet, Experian, Equifax, and FICO SBSS, and is an essential reflection of your company’s payment reliability and timeliness. Why is Your Business Credit Score Important? Your...

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Congress Passes Last-Minute Tax Changes

1/24/20

Congress, at almost the last minute, has passed a large number of tax changes, including retirement plan issues that will become effective in 2020, as well as extensions through 2020 of a number of tax provisions that had expired or were about to end. The list of changes is quite large, so we have...

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2020 Cybersecurity Guidelines for C-Suite Executives

12/10/19

THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF CYBER-ATTACKS Cyber-attacks arguably pose the single biggest modern threat to businesses. The number of cyber-attacks, their level of sophistication, and the financial and reputational impact they have all continue to increase at an alarming rate. The research firm...

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How Business Owners Can Improve Cash Flow By Thinking Profit First

12/10/19

Entrepreneurs don't necessarily need to be numbers people in order to succeed: You need drive, passion, the ability and will to follow things through, and the hustler's spirit that enables you to constantly try that new thing or relentlessly chase that next big opportunity. But whether you're a...

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Using Big Data on a Small Budget to Improve Real-Time Decision-Making

12/10/19

For years, companies looked to data tracked by their finance and accounting departments primarily as a way to understand past performance. But quantum leaps in computing power and other technology have made it possible for organizations to move far beyond historical analysis.   Today, companies...

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Section 199A Pass-Through Deduction

11/06/19

What is Section 199A?The Section 199A deduction for pass-through entities was signed into law as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017. Just as the TCJA benefited C corporations by reducing the corporate tax rate, the new 199A deduction was created to provide similar tax relief for the...

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Christina Wenk CPA CFE MST Profile

Partner Profile – Christina Wenk

11/06/19

An integral member of the firm’s partner group, Christina Wenk, CPA, CFE, MST has been with White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP (WNDE) since 2007. When she joined the firm, she brought with her over a decade of valuable industry experience. She is a certified public accountant, holds a Master of...

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WNDE Welcomes 14 New Professionals to its Growing Team

10/10/19

White Nelson Diehl Evans is thrilled to welcome 14 new tax, audit, accounting, and administrative professionals to the firm.  Here’s a brief introduction to our newest professionals: Karina Alvarez (Tax Associate) recently graduated from California State University Fullerton with a...

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Bonus Depreciation

10/07/19

What is Bonus Depreciation?Bonus depreciation, sometimes referred to as the additional first-year depreciation deduction, is a Federal tax incentive for businesses that purchase eligible assets, such as machinery. It allows the purchaser to deduct a large percentage of the purchase price of the...

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