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Blockchain in Manufacturing | Engineers working on an airplane
AuditManufacturing and Distribution
January 17, 2020

How Can Blockchain Technology Help the Manufacturing Industry Evolve?

Since 2010, we have found ourselves in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). It is a revolution characterized by intelligent automation and data exchange in technology. The manufacturing industry is well-aware, as…
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PFIC Passive Foreign Investment Companies | Berlin Germany
Tax
January 15, 2020

An Introduction to Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFIC)

In July of 2019, the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") released proposed regulations regarding the tax treatment of investors that own stock in a passive foreign investment company ("PFIC"). More…
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Congratulations to Our New Partners Header Image
Newsroom
January 14, 2020

New Partner Announcement

Squar Milner LLP is pleased to announce that David Yu, Jigna Doshi, Justin Demere, Lisa Yamakawa and Thomas Ohlgren have been promoted to Tax Partner, effective January 1, 2020. “The tax partners admitted this year…
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NOL Carryback - man with documents making notes
State & Local TaxesTax
January 8, 2020

The Status of NOLs Following the TCJA and California A.B. 91

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has officially been in place for two years now. It lowered the corporate income tax rate from 35% to 21% and provided a 20% deduction for qualified business…
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OCBJ Fastest Growing Private Companies 2019
Newsroom
January 6, 2020

Orange County Business Journal Fastest-Growing Large Private Companies

We were proudly named the 2019 #2 Fastest-Growing Private Company in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal! As we grow, it gives us an even greater chance to work with new clients and…
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Switzerland Sunset | International Tax Treaty
InternationalTax
January 6, 2020

Going Global and the Benefits of a U.S. Tax Treaty

Tax treaties entered the U.S. news headlines in July as the Senate approved updates to international tax treaties for the first time in nearly a decade. With an overwhelming vote in the Senate, the treaty…
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Gold Meets Golden
Newsroom
January 2, 2020

“Gold Meets Golden” Welcomes In the New Decade With New Hosts, New Home, And Pure Gold For Seventh-Annual Event Benefiting Angel City Sports

Top Hollywood Celebrities Nicole Kidman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez, Eddie Murphy, Geena Davis Octavia Spencer, Elton John, Taron Egerton, Jessica Chastain, Laura Dern, Rami Malek, Matt Bomer Chrissy Metz, Ryan Murphy, Beanie…
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Bookkeeping vs Accounting | Corporate professionals meeting for new business ideas
ConsultingOutsourced Accounting
January 2, 2020

Bookkeeping vs Accounting: Knowing the Key Differences

Every business and not-for-profit entity needs a reliable bookkeeping system based on established accounting principles. It is essential for assessing your business’ financial situation and forecasting for the future. However, many small business owners are…
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Section 280e | Marijuana Flower Plant
CannabisTax
December 29, 2019

How is Section 280E Hindering the Cannabis Industry?

Earlier this year, Illinois became the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana. Beyond that, a continuously growing number of states do offer legal medicinal marijuana. However, the drug remains illegal on all accounts at the…
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Inside the Heavy Industry Factory Female Industrial Engineer Works on Personal Computer She Designs 3D Turbine Model, Her Male Colleague Talks with Her and Uses Tablet Computer | XaaS in Manufacturing
AuditManufacturing and Distribution
December 20, 2019

As XaaS Takes Over, It’s Up To Manufacturers To Adapt

Today we find ourselves fully entrenched in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. Like steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization, this new era of industry challenges the ways in which…
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