Recovery Startup Businesses: Claiming the Employee Retention Tax Credit

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way we work, shop, learn, and live. For business, the pandemic has created a range of challenges—from compliance with safety mandates to logistics challenges—to staying profitable. What may be surprising is that during the pandemic, a remarkably large number of new startup businesses were...

The Aftermath of IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program- Foreign Bank Accounts

You made an Offshore Voluntary Disclosure, now what? In July 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) Large Business and International Division announced the next steps after taxpayers made a voluntary disclosure regarding unreported bank accounts or foreign assets. When taxpayers make a voluntary disclosure, each taxpayer essentially promises to stay...

Preparing for a California Residency Audit

California taxing authorities aggressively pursue state revenue through taxation, and devote a significant amount of their resources to residency audits and litigation. Gilbert Hyatt made history and $90 million when he invented the integrated circuit microprocessor (the computer microchip). Little did he know at the time that he would also...