Monthly Archives: December 2010

Let the Finger Pointing Begin!

State of California State Auditor John Chiang says Mayer Hoffman McCann did a bum job. Mayer Hoffman McCann says they were deceived. IMO (in my opinion) it is ridiculous that an auditee (say the City of Bell) get's to pick their own auditor. The job of the auditor in this situation is to please the [...]

By |2010-12-27T19:05:00-08:00December 27th, 2010|auditors, City of Bell, financial fraud, Forensic Accounting, fraud, non-profit, non-profit fraud|Comments Off on Let the Finger Pointing Begin!

Happy New Year, time to change your oil!

As I’ve written previously, we defend a lot of people that have been selected by IRS for examination. Sometimes these exams go well, particularly if the taxpayer has tight records and good explanations, and other times it’s more difficult, such as when documentation is spotty, or the explanations defy logic.Our office is good at dealing [...]

By |2018-02-07T14:19:15-08:00December 27th, 2010|Pauls's Tax Blog|0 Comments

A little clarity…

By now you’ve probably seen the headlines and heard the political rhetoric about the new tax law that was enacted yesterday. While a complete discussion of all the aspects of the law is more than I can fit in here (and more than you want to read, no doubt), I want to clarify a couple [...]

By |2018-02-07T14:19:15-08:00December 17th, 2010|Pauls's Tax Blog|0 Comments