Charitable Contributions for Farmers: How farms can donate fresh food for tax deductions

It is common for businesses to receive tax deductions for cash donations, but did you know that the agriculture community can donate fresh foods for a similar benefit? California farmers and agriculture businesses have the opportunity to donate fresh [...]

By | 2018-04-11T15:17:45+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Blog, Tax|Tags: , |0 Comments

When It’s Time to Take Money Out of Retirement Plans

The term "distributions" refers to money withdrawn from a retirement plan. Generally, traditional IRA and 401(k) account holders are eligible to take penalty-free distributions at age 59 1/2, but the IRS doesn't require distributions until you turn 70 1/2. [...]

By | 2018-04-11T15:18:09+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments

Divorce and Taxes in 2018

Divorce and Taxes in 2018 A guide to healthy tax planning Finances are the last thing you want to worry about when going through a divorce. Splitting assets and filing tax returns can often spur confusion, anxiety and tension [...]

By | 2018-01-31T13:59:57+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Megan McManus, Tax|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How Do 125 Plans and HSAs Work Together?

How Do 125 Plans and HSAs Work Together? A cafeteria plan is a reimbursement plan governed by IRS Section 125, allowing employees to contribute a certain amount of their gross income to a designated account or accounts before taxes [...]

By | 2018-01-31T14:27:20+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , |0 Comments

Confused About the Difference Between Categories of Workers?

Confused About the Difference Between Categories of Workers? So what are the tangible differences between the categories of workers referred to by the industry as subcontractors and independent consultants? And how do those roles differ from permanent employees? Correctly [...]

By | 2018-01-31T14:12:51+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Audit, Blog, Tax|Tags: , |0 Comments

What an Estate Plan Can Do for You

What Can an Estate Plan Do for You? While most people know they should consider estate planning, it’s a topic that often finds itself on the backburner. A new year is a great time to start thinking about the [...]

By | 2018-01-17T17:32:42+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Tax, Wonsun Shin Willey|Tags: , |0 Comments

Pass-Through Entities and the 20 Percent Tax Break

Pass-Through Entities and the 20 Percent Tax Break Small-business owners and partners are scratching their heads over the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how the new 20 percent tax deduction for pass-through entities will work. Here's a little [...]

By | 2018-01-17T13:35:53+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Tax|0 Comments

Tax Reform for Individuals

How Tax Reform Affects Individual Filers Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has officially been passed, it’s time to start thinking about how these tax changes will affect taxpayers. Below is a brief overview of what’s in [...]

By | 2018-01-15T17:06:33+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Monic Ramirez, Tax|Tags: , |0 Comments

Q&A With a Winery Tax Expert

Q&A with a Winery Tax Expert Answers to this year’s most relevant tax questions From disaster relief to R&D credits, here are the answers to this year's most relevant tax questions for wineries. 1.  What tax relief is available [...]

By | 2018-01-30T13:47:19+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Food & Beverage, Monic Ramirez, Tax|Tags: , |0 Comments

Stop Worrying About Your Spouse’s Taxes

Stop Worrying About Your Spouse's Taxes If you’re married and file jointly, the IRS affords you certain benefits. For instance, your spouse can be a tax shelter, can contribute to an investment retirement account, and help you avoid estate [...]

By | 2018-01-02T15:53:41+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Tax|0 Comments