Doug Waite named one of LA’s most influential people
May 26, 2020 In the News
Doug Waite named one of LA’s most influential people

Congratulations to our managing partner, Doug Waite, on his recent recognition in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s LA500.  

There’s More to the CARES Act than the Paycheck Protection Program
April 27, 2020 COVID-19
There’s More to the CARES Act than the Paycheck Protection Program

by Michael Kaplan | On Friday, April 24, 2020, President Trump signed into law a $484 billion relief package that authorizes the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to spend an additional $310 billion; however, based on the number of applications that have already been submitted, experts suspect these new funds will run out just as quickly […]

Kami Cohen Named as Top Minority CPA
April 27, 2020 In the News
Kami Cohen Named as Top Minority CPA

The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Kami Cohen among the 2020 Top Minority CPAs.

Costs of Streaming | San Fernando Valley Business Journal
February 18, 2020 In the News
Costs of Streaming | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

“Where accounting firms can add value, Rosen said, is in data analytics as it relates to streaming platforms. It’s effectively the largest of available tangential services and fits in with a burgeoning specialty for Miller Kaplan.” Costs of Streaming | SFVBJ

Michael Kaplan Shares Insight on Company Growth with LABJ
November 25, 2019 In the News
Michael Kaplan Shares Insight on Company Growth with LABJ

“As innovation must be the prime objective in the early stages of a new or growing company, business owners generally focus on the product or service instead of running the business. However, as the business grows and becomes more complex, it is imperative that someone is tasked with focusing on the business itself – analyzing […]

Michael Quackenbush Featured in Intellectual Property Roundtable
November 18, 2019 In the News
Michael Quackenbush Featured in Intellectual Property Roundtable

“You don’t want to delay the registration of the trademark with Customs agencies because the trademark’s value and recognition could increase dramatically in a short period of time.” Read the full article here.

Andrew Rosen Named to LABJ’s 40 in Their 40s List
November 18, 2019 In the News
Andrew Rosen Named to LABJ’s 40 in Their 40s List

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Andrew Rosen as one of the accounting and financial services industries’ 40 in their 40s. Andrew Rosen is part of our Industry Metrics group, which specializes in the operational and financial structures of broadcast and media clients. From the early days, Rosen’s focus has been on advancing his clients’ […]

Beware of W-2 Phishing Scam
January 18, 2018 In the News
Beware of W-2 Phishing Scam

Right now, the IRS is warning of a “particularly dangerous email scam” that is circulating – W-2 phishing. In the last couple of years, this has become one of the most prevalent (and dangerous) scams that affect the tax industry. How it Works: By using either Business Email Compromise (BEC) or Business Email Spoofing (BES), […]

Disaster Tax Relief for Wildfire Victims in California
October 13, 2017 In the News
Disaster Tax Relief for Wildfire Victims in California

Updated on 10/13 to add IRS Notice of tax extension to January 31, 2018. Governor Brown has declared a State of Emergency in Napa, Sonoma, Yuba, Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada and Orange counties. More counties are expected. Evacuations have also been issued for parts of Solano County near Fairfield. IRS Filing and payment deadlines disaster relief […]

MKA’s Nicholas Sanchez Named as “Rising Star”
June 1, 2017 In the News
MKA’s Nicholas Sanchez Named as “Rising Star”

Congratulations to Nicholas Sanchez, one of MKA’s taxation attorneys, on being named as a “Rising Star” in the accounting industry!

Deadline Approaching for California Employers
October 28, 2016 In the News
Deadline Approaching for California Employers

California AB 1513, which went into effect on January 1, 2016, added section 226.2 to the California Labor Code. The statute establishes standards for compensating “piece-rate” employees for rest and recovery periods and other nonproductive time going forward from the effective date of the statute.  Labor Code section 226.2 also establishes a process for employers […]