• Senate Proposed CARES Act (S. 3548)

    The White House and Senate have announced they’ve come to an agreement in terms of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act being negotiated in the Senate Finance Committee. This is a first step in the process, which will still require passage by both the full Senate and the House, before reaching the […]

  • Summary of Tax Relief Programs in the Face of Covid-19

    We hope you and your family are safe and healthy. We want to bring you the most relevant and accurate information, and as the news on tax relief has been evolving daily over this last week here is a summary of what we know now. We have included a summary below of certain tax relief […]

  • Tips for those Working Remotely

    As we, and so many other companies enter the second week of working from home, and many who have had to possibly embrace this model overnight, we offer you well wishes and some tips for working at home. 1. Create a stable workplace. If you do not have an extra room, carve out a spot […]

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    *The situation is continually in flux, so please check back for the most up-to-date information*   On March 18, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. While the Act contains provisions authorizing funds for relief programs, it also includes some significant provisions impacting middle-market businesses. These provisions generally apply to employers with fewer […]

  • Profitable Growth, Take 2: Gaining Measurable Results from a Waste Audit

    An efficient route to profitable growth for many businesses lies in a waste audit. As I shared in my previous article, profitable growth is achieved by eliminating waste and minimizing overspending within an organization. We covered the helpful DOWNTIME list of eight common types of waste and discussed why it’s worth pursuing both top-line and […]

  • Conducting a Waste Audit for Profitable Growth

    Most business owners look at profitability as a one-way street, as a simple equation where more revenue equals more profitability. While there’s some truth to that, there’s much more to consider. As business advisors and CPAs, at Haskell & White we spend our time buried in profit and loss statements. We’ve found that often, the […]

  • 1031 Exchanges: A Go-To Strategy for Businesses and Investors

    Real estate transactions are showing no signs of slowing down, and part of the reason is a popular section of the tax code known as a 1031 Like-Kind Exchange. Exchanges are go-to strategies for businesses looking to upgrade or relocate facilities, and investors moving upstream, into newer properties, or into different sectors. The 1031 Exchange […]

  • GPS Diagnostic: Identify Your Top Factors to Maximize Growth and Profit in Your Business

    Whether you’re interested in exit planning or discovering opportunities for growing your profits, planning is an essential part of any business. As the adage goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. When you think about tax planning or public accounting services, business advisory doesn’t immediately come to mind. The role a CPA plays in […]

  • Prepare for Success with a Change Success Diagnostic

    Is your company preparing for a big change? We’re the first to admit that corporate change initiatives can be daunting. In fact, research indicates that 70% of all change initiatives fail. Whether you’re integrating a new software, in the middle of a merger, or hiring new staff, change is especially challenging if you haven’t prepared […]

  • Vacations Are an Asset – an Orange County CPA Firm’s Perspective

    This summer I took my first three-week vacation, and I learned a great deal about preparing for a successful vacation. With the holidays just around the corner, taking some time away to re-charge may be just what you need to finish the year strong. However, without making the conscious effort to plan time away from […]