Shant Bedrosian, CPA, has more than eight years of public accounting experience in taxation, with a primary focus on real estate, high-net-worth individuals, flow-through entities and consolidated corporations. Before coming to Green Hasson Janks in 2014, Shant worked at Gettleson Witzer & O’Connor where he managed select clients and worked primarily on high-net-worth individuals and their respective flow-through entities.
Shant graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting and remains heavily involved with the school’s Accounting Society as the Chair of the Green Hasson Janks recruiting team. Shant completed his master’s in Taxation at the California State University, Northridge, which has helped to enhance his technical skills and build his expertise.
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 […]