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Payroll fraud challenges in a remote work environment

July 29, 2021

Remote work has been a hot topic for the past several years. Since workplaces were strongly encouraged to allow non-essential employees to work from home in 2020, remote work has become an even bigger discussion.…

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Understanding business meal and entertainment deduction rules

July 29, 2021

The last few years have afforded quite a few changes in how the IRS allows businesses to handle meal and entertainment costs in relation to their taxes. The 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)…

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Tax facts to know about vacation rentals

July 29, 2021

Buying property and selling after it’s appreciated is a wealth-building strategy that has been around for centuries. It’s even better if that property can make you money, say through rental income. If you’ve been considering…

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PAUL DAVISON NAMED PARTNER

July 21, 2021

Fresno, California – July 1, 2021 — Malcolm Dedekian, Managing Partner of Dedekian, George, Small & Markarian Accountancy Corporation, is pleased to announce the promotion to partner of Paul Davison effective July 1, 2021.  Mr. Dedekian noted the significant contributions Paul has made as a staff accountant, senior accountant, supervisor, and manager at the…

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Implementing the new lease accounting standards for private construction firms

June 25, 2021

During the uncertainty of the pandemic in 2020, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) granted a temporary reprieve for private companies, delaying their deadline for implementing new lease accounting practices. If your construction firm is…

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Minimize the cash flow stress for your construction business

June 23, 2021

Have you ever started a project, only to realize that you’re short cash to pay for the supplies until your last project pays out? Or, you’re having to move funds from your personal account to…

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Tax implications for cryptocurrency owners

June 3, 2021

Cryptocurrency, a type of virtual currency that utilizes cryptography to validate and secure transactions digitally recorded on a distributed ledger, such as a blockchain, has been on the rise over the past several years. ‘ Approximately 14 percent of Americans…

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Revenue, cash flow, and how they affect your business

May 17, 2021

As a business owner, increasing sales can be a great mood lifter. But what happens if you get a large order and have no way to pay for the supplies? Sales don’t always equal immediate…

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Like-Kind exchange updates: Clarifying real property and escrow policies

May 17, 2021

If you are in possession of business or investment property, or looking to exchange real property for others, you might want to get acquainted with “like-kind exchanges,” also known as a 1031 exchange. As with…

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Top IRS audit triggers and best practices to protect your business from an IRS audit

May 16, 2021

Tax audit can strike fear and loathing into the hearts of business owners. But, in reality, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) won’t arbitrarily make your company the subject of an audit investigation. In fact, according…

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