Are You Ready for New Data Privacy Regulations?

5/06/19

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is Here The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) advances the evolution in privacy protection for individuals, by imposing significant compliance requirements on businesses, and becomes effective as soon as January 1, 2020. The CCPA came about...

Key Trends in Employee Benefits in 2019

5/06/19

As employers and employee benefit plan sponsors create their strategies and approaches for 2019, there are a number of trends of which they should be mindful. What challenges face the employee benefits world? When it comes to employee benefit plans, there are many considerations and...

fraud prevention

WNDE’S Fraud Prevention E-Guide

4/10/19

As a service to our clients and the business community, WNDE has written and featured a series of articles on fraud detection and prevention, both on our website and in our monthly newsletters. This eGuide is a compilation of those articles and will serve as a comprehensive resource to help...

WNDE to Sponsor Annual Business Awards Gala

4/05/19

WNDE is pleased to announce our sponsorship of the 24th Annual ACG Corporate Awards presented by the Association for Corporate Growth of Orange County (ACG OC). The ACG Awards honor a select group of local, middle-market companies who have demonstrated outstanding growth and achievement in their...

A Primer on Research & Development Tax Credits

4/05/19

Questions about the Research & Development Tax Credit? We’ve got you covered.  What is the Research & Development Tax Credit? Enacted in 1981, the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit is a federal tax incentive that functions to encourage companies to make R&D...

Partner Profile – Candace Huie-Raffa

4/05/19

Candace Huie-Raffa, CPA, MS, CVA began her career in public accounting in 1990 when she joined White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP as an intern.  She earned her CPA designation in 1993. She worked her way up the ranks and was named partner in 2007. Currently, she is a member of WNDE’s Executive...

The Low-Down on Investment in Opportunity Zones

4/05/19

Among the many provisions included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the creation of a new type of community-development designation, referred to as Opportunity Zones. As defined by the IRS on their website, an Opportunity Zone is “an economically-distressed community where new investments,...

WNDE’s Growth Continues with the Addition of 9 New Professionals

3/03/19

Pictured (Left to Right): Christopher Ngo, Alexa Eilerts, Lisa Benken, Kaylee Wan, Louis Lin, and Paul Yoo; Not pictured: Jack Long, Chetna Patwa, and Jonathan Supple White Nelson Diehl Evans is thrilled to welcome nine new tax and accounting professionals to the firm, and excited that this...

Partner Profile – Paul A. Treinen

2/28/19

Paul A. Treinen, CPA, began his career in public accounting in 1990 upon joining White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP.  He earned his CPA designation in 1992, and in short order, moved up the ranks and was named partner in 2001. Currently, he is a member of WNDE’s Executive Committee and is the firm’s...

Prioritizing and Maximizing Retirement Savings – Social Security Alone Won’t Be Enough

2/27/19

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced the inflation-adjusted increase in benefits for 2019. SSA’s announcement states that Social Security beneficiaries should expect a cost-of-living increase of 2.8%. However, the same announcement says that for those who are retired at...