Shant Bedrosian, CPA, MST, has over 10 years of public accounting experience in taxation, with a primary focus on real estate, high-net-worth individuals, flow-through entities and consolidated corporations. Shant is also a leader in the Firm’s Waste and Recycling Practice, where his passion lies.
Shant is a member of the Resource Recovery Coalition of California, previously known as the California Refuse Recycling Council, and is a participant in its Next-Generation Management and Leadership Program, Class of 2020. Shant has used his vast tax and industry-specific experience to help waste and recycling clients navigate through the ever-changing political landscape and regulatory requirements specific to this industry, including the most recent SB-1383. His team also assists in rate reviews, rate proposals and acquisitions.
Shant graduated with a Bachelor in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Shant also completed his master’s in Taxation at the California State University, Northridge. He is a member of the California Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Shant resides in Santa Clarita with his wife. His personal interests include gardening and investing, and he is an avid sports fan.
Starting from its genesis on Jan. 3, 2009, the taxation of Bitcoin transactions, as well as other cryptocurrencies (further referred to as “Altcoins”) that emerged using Bitcoin’s open source code, has been the subject of conversation for many novice investors and crypto enthusiasts alike. However, it was not until the sudden increase to the total market capitalization in 2017 that the conversations really started to heat up. In the span of one year, the total market capitalization encompassing […]
History Since its inception in 2001, many taxpayers have used the Qualified Leasehold Improvements (QLI) designation as an effective tax planning strategy to help accelerate depreciation and recover the cost of certain improvements over a shorter period of time. For improvements that qualify, the recovery period is reduced from 39 years to 15 years. The improvement is also eligible for Bonus Depreciation and Section 179 expensing in the year placed in service. As beneficial as the QLI […]