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 […]

Michael Kaplan talks business accounting in the Los Angeles Business Journal
June 25, 2015 In the News
Michael Kaplan talks business accounting in the Los Angeles Business Journal

Recently the Los Angeles Business Journal invited one of our partners, Michael Kaplan, to participate in a roundtable discussion on business accounting. The participants discussed various trends, financial advice and a glimpse into the state of business accounting in 2015. Please click the image to read the article.

SD-3C LLC Wins $69 Million Judgment in Fraud and Trademark Infringement Case
March 31, 2015 In the News
SD-3C LLC Wins $69 Million Judgment in Fraud and Trademark Infringement Case

On March 17, 2015, SD-3C LLC won a summary judgment of more than $69 million when a federal judge ruled that two Chinese companies and four of its executives were guilty of fraud, trademark infringement, and breach of contract after underreporting sales and royalties on the sale of memory card technology licensed by SD-3C. In […]