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Tax Law And Changes

Federal and California tax matters update

Federal California Tax Update - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

A follow-up to the recent letter we sent Sometimes letters can fall through the cracks. We hope that anything arriving at your house or office with a Sobul, Primes & Schenkel logo on it will be treated with reverence. But we’re realists and know that you may not always read what we send you. A recent letter, dated August 18, Read More »

Newsflash – Federal and California Tax Matters Update

Federal Calfornia Tax Matters - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

August 18, 2010 Dear Clients and Friends: FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA TAX MATTERS UPDATE Significant tax legislation has been passed so far this year, and it is likely that even more changes are upcoming. We want to make sure you are aware of your opportunities and obligations with respect to some of these activities and what might be on the horizon Read More »

Newsflash – California Tax Matters

California Tax Matters - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

January 14, 2010 Dear Clients and Friends: CALIFORNIA TAX MATTERS Over the past year, California has been very active in the tax area. We want to make sure you are aware of your opportunities and obligations with respect to some of these most recent activities. The majority of these activities were spurred by the state’s fiscal budget crisis. There are Read More »

Year-End Tax Planning

Year End Tax Planning 2010 - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

Being proactive eliminates surprises and optimizes results A few thoughts from Steve Levitt, shareholder with emphasis on taxation As we approach the final quarter of 2009, it is time to consider year-end tax planning strategies. While tax planning is a year-round measure, it is a good idea to summarize your tax position before year-end.  Doing so allows you to: Understand Read More »

Newsflash – Foreign Banks and Financial Accounts

Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

July 20, 2009 Dear Clients: FOREIGN BANK AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS The Internal Revenue Service has increased its scrutiny of offshore accounts and foreign income.  This is part of an effort by the U.S. government to recover tax dollars lost to offshore tax evasion and to increase the required reporting of offshore accounts.  Currently, the government has a high profile case Read More »

Thinking of remodeling and going greener? Now might be the time.

Green Remodeling Tax Benefit - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

Are you one of the many people who are not only considering remodeling but also reducing their carbon footprint while saving money? If you are, taking the next step just got a lot easier thanks to new, expanded tax benefits that are available for 2009 and 2010 as part of the recently enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Because of Read More »

An Appreciation for Depreciation

Depreciation - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel, CPA - Los Angeles

New Depreciation Rules are Part of the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 Earlier this year, the “Economic Stimulus Act of 2008” was passed in an effort to jumpstart the economy. In addition to the stimulus tax rebates for individuals and families, the new law includes a couple of business incentives that we want to make sure you know about, especially Read More »