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Richard Wu, CPA is part of the Federal Tax Compliance group. He has over 10 years of tax compliance and consulting experience with Big Four and other CPA firms in Los Angeles.
His specialty is in real estate, where he has provided tax compliance and industry-specific consulting to both national and international publicly traded and private real estate investment trusts (“REIT”), homebuilding and construction companies, real estate funds and healthcare facilities. Richard has broad knowledge of ASC 740 for public and private real estate companies. He has significant experience in advising clients on partnership allocations and structuring, REIT qualification and due diligence, international in-bound/out-bound compliance, and federal and state taxation of corporations and partnerships. He also has extensive experience in providing tax planning and compliance to high-net-worth individuals and family offices.
Richard has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California.
In the past 12 months (starting late December 2017), we have seen perhaps the most significant changes to tax laws since the last major tax reform in 1986. These changes came from all three branches of the government. Congress passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” (“TCJA”) and the President signed it into law on Dec. 22, 2017. The TCJA contains several significant changes to the existing Internal Revenue Code. During 2018, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) […]
“Working remotely” or “Working from home” was taboo for many old-school thinkers in the work force. It was code phrase for “you are just taking the day off.” But in today’s day and age with the technology that is available to companies, is it really all that unbelievable to be able to work from anywhere, anytime? Silicon Valley companies are known to be at the forefront of technological advances and applying progressive principles to their employees. Is it really that crazy to think that these […]