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A Friendly Face Out in Cyberspace

SPSCPA Website Update

SPS is always looking for new ways to communicate better. Given the firm’s commitment to technology that increases productivity and the fact that David Primes is a leader in business-related technology, getting better established in cyberspace is a natural. To start with, if you haven’t yet, please take a look at our website: www.spscpa.com. You’ll see a complete facelift to Read More »

The Maltese Connection

CPAAI Malta Connection - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

Though this may sound like the latest espionage thriller, it’s actually an example of how SPS’s affiliation with CPA Associates International (CPAAI) delivers a powerful, global reach for our clients. You can learn more about CPAAI at our website: www.spscpa.com But, back to Malta. As you may know, Malta is an island nation of some 400,000 residents that lies about 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 »

New Journeys to Peruse at spscpa.com

Management Team Page - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

Okay, We’ve just expanded the Management Team page of our website to include more of the good people who look after your accounting needs. It’s your chance to put faces to names, and learn a little more about us. These profiles include: the personal journey they’ve taken; degrees, certifications and memberships; professional appointments, and a few tidbits beyond the office. 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 »

Chris Morris and the Palisades-Malibu YMCA

YMCA Palisades-Malibu - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

Earlier It was about 12 years ago that Chris Morris found himself spending a lot of time at a place he had known his entire life…the local YMCA. His girls joined the Indian Princess program and Chris was a devoted parent. So much so, that by the third year of their participation, he became Chief of the Tribe. Eventually, a Read More »

When is gone not really gone at all?

Staying Virtually Connected

SPS technology means staff are always within reach However much we love our offices on Wilshire Boulevard, it’s important for us to go out into the real world at times to meet with clients, participate in professional conferences and fulfill speaking engagements. These out-of-office experiences are an important part of a thriving accounting firm. In the past, out of the 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 »

A Walk on the Wild Side

The Nature of Wildworks - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA Los Angeles

Contributing to the important work of The Nature of Wildworks Jeff Cameron, an SPS partner, and Mollie Hogan grew up next door to each other and have remained friends over the years. When she founded The Nature of Wildworks in 1995, Jeff offered to help. With Jeff’s leadership, SPS currently prepares annual financial statements and tax returns for the nonprofit Read More »

SPS European Tour 2008

European Tour - Sobul, Primes & Schenkel CPA - Los Angeles

How the firm helps musicians complete a successful tour Okay, we may not be headlining, but we do lend a lot of support to musical artists on tour, whether traveling domestically or internationally. It’s just another example of the kind of work we do in our Business Management group. Here’s how we help one of our clients recently completed a Read More »