Industry News

Extended Tax Deadline and Upcoming Tax Payments Due

April 12, 2021 | COVID-19, Firm News, Income Tax, Industry News

The recent news that the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service have extended the upcoming tax filing deadline continues to cause confusion for many people. Therefore, we are posting this important update to help provide more clarity.

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Tax Day for Individuals Extended to May 17, 2021

March 19, 2021 | COVID-19, Firm News, Industry News

The Department of the Treasury and IRS announced yesterday that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021.

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Covid-19 Resources and Updates

March 11, 2021 | COVID-19, Firm News, Industry News

A comprehensive list of COVID-19 resources for your business. Check back often for updates.

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Proposition 19? Step up in basis? What are these and will they affect me?

February 9, 2021 | Estates & Trusts, Income Tax, Industry News

With the passage of Proposition 19 and the change of administration in the White House, there is a lot of confusion about real property transfers,.

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Proposition 19 Goes Into Effect February 16, 2021

January 19, 2021 | Estates & Trusts, Income Tax, Industry News

Proposition 19 goes into effect on February 16, 2021 and the favorable property tax reassessment terms for gifts from parents to children are going to.

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THE STATUS OF NOLS FOLLOWING THE TCJA AND CALIFORNIA A.B. 91

March 12, 2020 | Agriculture, Industry News, Other

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%.

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Introducing Our New Partner- Scott Brubaker

February 19, 2020 | Firm News, Industry News

What makes Hayashi Wayland a great strategic partner? Our firm takes pride in the strong relationships we build with our clients. We take the extra.

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CalCPA Womens Leadership Forum

Events, Firm News, Industry News

By. Martha Gustavson I attended the 2019 CalCPA Women’s Leadership Forum on April 26th. I hope that this synopsis of the event can be both.

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Important Tax Updates for Partnerships and LLC’s

February 13, 2019 | Firm News, Income Tax, Industry News

  These new changes will affect you if you are a representative, partner, or member of a partnership or LLC. Effective for tax years beginning.

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Introducing Our New Partner- Tyler Willis

January 5, 2019 | Firm News, Industry News, Wine, Winery and Vineyard

What makes Hayashi Wayland a great strategic partner? Perspective. Our firm leads within the industries where we focus. This allows us to be very proficient.

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Hayashi Wayland Provides Expert Tax Assistance to Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology

November 21, 2017 | Agriculture, Firm News, Income Tax

  When launching a new business, filing your taxes is probably one of the last things on your mind. But it shouldn’t be. Hayashi Wayland.

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Top 5 Missed Tax Incentives for California Vineyards and Wineries

November 6, 2017 | Agriculture, Firm News, Other, Wine

By: Tyler Willis, CPA, MST, Senior Manager with Hayashi Wayland New clients regularly ask for the inside scoop on the latest loophole to reduce or.

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You May Be Paying Too Much Sales and Use Tax

October 19, 2017 | Agriculture, Firm News, Income Tax, Other, Wine

Senior Manager in our Tax Department, Tyler Willis, CPA, MST, had an article published in the Fall issue of the Coastal Grower Magazine.  Read below to find out.

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Western Grower Shipper Magazine Profiles HW

July 25, 2017 | Agriculture, Firm News, Income Tax

Hayashi Wayland, and Partner in Charge of the Tax Department, Gina Cochetti, have been featured in the July/August 2017 issue of the Western Grower Shipper Magazine.  Read.

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Partnership audit changes on the horizon

July 17, 2017 | Income Tax, Industry News

The Internal Revenue Service has proposed new audit regulations for partnerships and other entities classified as partnerships, such as limited liability companies (LLC’s). These regulations.

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Asset valuations and your estate plan go hand in hand

June 7, 2017 | Estates & Trusts, Income Tax, Industry News

If your estate plan calls for making noncash gifts in trust or outright to beneficiaries, you need to know the values of those gifts and.

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Six Ways the Trump Tax Plan Could Impact You and Your Business

May 3, 2017 | Income Tax, Industry News

The Tax Reform Act of 1986 was the last major US tax reform legislation. Prior to that were the Tax Acts of 1954, 1939, and.

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Acquaint Yourself With The Roth IRA As An Estate Planning Tool

April 26, 2017 | Estates & Trusts, Industry News

A Roth IRA can be a valuable estate planning tool, offering the opportunity for tax-free growth as long as it exists and requiring no distributions.

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Look At Your Employees With Cybersecurity In Mind

April 26, 2017 | Agriculture, Business Services, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

  Today’s businesses operate in an era of hyper-connectedness and, unfortunately, a burgeoning global cybercrime industry. You can’t afford to hope you’ll luck out and.

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Will your favorite charity accept your donation?

April 20, 2017 | Estates & Trusts, Industry News

If your estate plan includes charitable donations, be sure to discuss any planned gifts with the intended recipients before you finalize your plan. This is.

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The Ins and Outs of Holding Joint Title to Property

April 11, 2017 | Estates & Trusts, Industry News, Other, Service Areas

Owning assets jointly with one or more children or other heirs is a common estate planning “shortcut.” But like many shortcuts, it can produce unintended.

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Choosing the Right Lender

April 11, 2017 | Agriculture, Business Services, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

It’s easy to think of lenders as doing your company a favor. But business financing relationships are just that: relationships. Yes, a lender has the.

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Direct Tuition Payments Benefit Your Grandchild and Your Estate Plan

March 23, 2017 | Estates & Trusts, Income Tax, Industry News, Other

Grandparents often want to play a role in financing their grandchildren’s education. If you’re one of them, it’s important to consider the impact that different.

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Listen and Trust: The Power of Collaborative Management

March 15, 2017 | Business Services, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

Many business owners are accustomed to running the whole show. But as your company grows, you’ll likely be better off sharing responsibility for major decisions..

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Don’t Make Hunches — Crunch the Numbers!

March 6, 2017 | Agriculture, Business Services, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

Some business owners make major decisions by relying on gut instinct. But investments made on a “hunch” often fall short of management’s expectations.  In the.

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2017 IRS Rates and Limits

December 22, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Firm News, Governmental Agencies, Income Tax, Industry News, Nonprofit Organizations, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Private Schools & Faith-Based Institutions, Service Areas

To assist businesses we have compiled a quick reference guide for 2017 IRS rates and limits. To download a PDF of the guide, click here.

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IRS MANDATED TAX DUE DATE CHANGES

December 6, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Estates & Trusts, Firm News, Governmental Agencies, Income Tax, Industry News, Nonprofit Organizations, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Private Schools & Faith-Based Institutions, Service Areas

  The IRS has mandated due date changes for the upcoming tax filing season. These changes relate to certain tax returns, and informational returns and.

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WARNING: NEW, SOPHISTICATED IRS SCAM

October 13, 2016 | Business Services, Estates & Trusts, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Service Areas

Please take a minute to read about the following new and sophisticated scam the IRS is alerting the American public to: Scammers are sending phony.

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IRS Extends Filing Dates for ACA Forms

February 11, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

The IRS has announced that it has extended the due dates for information returns required to be filed under Sections 6055 and 6056 of the.

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New Due Dates For Tax Year 2016

February 11, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

At the end of July, congress passed, and President Obama signed, the short-term highway funding extension (H.R. 3236) that contains several important tax provisions. This.

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