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December 15, 2017

Green Hasson Janks Senior Tax Manager featured in The Hollywood Reporter

By | December 15, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Senior Tax Manager Frances Ellington offers possible remedy to skyrocketing taxes for actors, writers, directors, producers and crew.  Click here to read The Hollywood Reporter’s analysis of the proposed tax bill effect [...]

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Partner Akash Sehgal Announced as Incoming Head of Green Hasson Janks Tax Practice

By | December 4, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec. 4, 2017…  Effective January 1, 2018, Green Hasson Janks (GHJ) has appointed Akash Sehgal to lead the firm’s Tax Practice. Akash will transition into the role currently held by Partner Polina [...]

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November 9, 2017

Green Hasson Janks Promotes David Sternberg to Partner

By | November 9, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA, Nov. 9, 2017…  Effective January 1, 2018, Green Hasson Janks (GHJ) is pleased to announce the promotion of David Sternberg to Partner. David has been at GHJ since 2009 and is a [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Partner Interviews with KNX NewsRadio

By | November 8, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Partner Donella Wilson discusses the changing role of Nonprofit boards and implications of cuts to Housing and Urban Development Department funding with KNX NewsRadio. Changing government priorities and funding is also [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Partners recognized as “Most Influential Women in Accounting” by Los Angeles Business Journal

By | November 2, 2017|

Annually, the Los Angeles Business Journal recognizes women accountants for their outstanding leadership and contribution to the accounting industry. This year, Green Hasson Janks Partners Polina Chapiro and Donella Wilson were recognized among the 2017 top 25 “Most Influential Women in Accounting.” 

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October 24, 2017

Green Hasson Janks featured in HLB International Insight Magazine Autumn 2017 Issue

By | October 24, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks was recently featured in HLB International's Insight Magazine Autumn 2017 issue highlighting the Firm’s release of its 2017 Nonprofit, Food and Beverage and Entertainment and Media whitepapers. Annually, Green Hasson Janks publishes industry whitepapers based [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Partner Tom Barry Talks Retaining Talent with CPA Magazine

By | October 20, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Partner Tom Barry was feature in CPA Magazine discussing solutions to retaining talent while inspiring the workforce to #BeMore. Tom states, "Our industry’s workforce is changing rapidly and is skewing younger than ever. [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Featured in The Food Institute 2017 Report

By | October 20, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Food and Beverage Partner Don Snyder and Managing Director David Horwich were featured in The Food Institute's October 2017 Report.  The report cites findings from our  2017 Food and Beverage Whitepaper: The [...]

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Green Hasson Janks wins “Communication Campaign of the Year” by The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin

By | October 10, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Oct. 9, 2017... Green Hasson Janks has won the 2017 The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin "Communication Campaign of the Year - Single Firms" award for its messaging on the firm's [...]

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September 28, 2017

Green Hasson Janks Partner Featured in Supermarket News

By | September 28, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Partner Donald Snyder was featured in Supermarket News discussing our Food and Beverage Whitepaper, Future of Food: Meeting Consumer Demands With Sustainable Resources, on how consumers are driving sustainability in the food [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Senior Manager Weighs in on AMC’s Profit Dispute Case in LA Times article

By | September 21, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Senior Manager Michael Sippel weighs in on Los Angeles Times' recent article on a once-popular kind of Hollywood lawsuit that AMC is now confronting in three lawsuits. At the heart of the [...]

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PODCAST: Success in Succession Planning

By | September 20, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Partner Tom Barry, talks succession planning with AccountingToday in their September Podcast.  Click here to listen as Tom provides insights into the Firm’s succession planning process.

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Green Hasson Janks Partner Tom Barry Interviews Tender Greens CFO for LABJ

By | September 7, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Partner Tom Barry recently interviewed Tender Greens CFO Lina O’Connor to discuss her career at Tender Green and what makes for a successful CFO in the fast-moving food and beverage industry. This [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Food and Beverage Partner Featured in Progressive Grocer

By | September 6, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Food and Beverage Partner Donald Snyder was recently featured in the September issue of Progressive Grocer discussing our 2017 Food and Beverage Survey and Whitepaper. Green Hasson Janks 2017 Survey and Whitepaper [...]

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August 21, 2017

Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Partner Nominated for TA and IAB Personality of the Year Award

By | August 21, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA July 31, 2017...   Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Partner Donella Wilson is nominated for the 2017 The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin "Personality of the Year" award. "Donella is a prime example of what it [...]

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Donald Snyder Discuss Food and Beverage Industry Trends in LABJ

By | August 11, 2017|

This year, Green Hasson Janks Food and Beverage Leader Donald Snyder was featured by the Los Angeles Business Journal in their annual Food and Beverage Roundtable. In the article Snyder dives into current trends in [...]

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July 27, 2017

Green Hasson Janks Managing Partner Nominated TA and IAB Lifetime Achievement Award

By | July 27, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA July 27, 2017... Green Hasson Janks Managing Partner, Leon Janks, is nominated for the 2017 The Accountant and International Accounting Bulletin lifetime achievement award. Leon has dedicated nearly 50 years of his life to the accounting profession. As managing [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Welcomes Mark Kawauchi, Principal, Nonprofit Audit Practice

By | July 26, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA  July 26, 2017 ...The Los Angeles-based accounting firm, Green Hasson Janks, is once again expanding its Nonprofit Practice. Mark Kawauchi, CPA, is joining the Firm as a principal and a member of [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Expands Its Expert Witness and Litigation Practice

By | July 19, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 14, 2017... Los Angeles-based accounting firm, Green Hasson Janks ("GHJ"), is expanding its Consulting Practice. Ben Sheppard joined the firm as a principal to lead the Expert Witness and Litigation Support Service Line. "Ben will be [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Partner featured as CalCPA Trailblazer

By | July 14, 2017|

In California CPA Magazine’s July 2017 issue, Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Partner Donella Wilson shares her views on the challenges in accounting for nonprofits and importance of mentors and offers advice to young CPAs. Wilson was [...]

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June 2, 2017

CalCPA Women to Watch Award Winners

By | June 2, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Nonprofit Partner, Donella Wilson was featured in CalCPA’s June 2017 issue as recipient of the Women to Watch Award. CalCPA honored five women who serve as mentors for female CPAs at their [...]

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May 2, 2017

Green Hasson Janks Partner featured in AccountingToday

By | May 2, 2017|

Green Hasson Janks Partner Donella Wilson was featured in AccountingToday as recipient of CalCPA’s 2017 Women to Watch Award. Wilson was awarded the Experienced Leader Award based on her demonstrated leadership, involvement with educational institutions, [...]

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April 20, 2017

GHJ Nonprofit Partner honored by Southern California Leadership Network

By | April 20, 2017|

Nonprofit Partner Donella Wilson was recently recognized by Southern California Leadership Network as 30-in-30 honoree. The 30-in-30 campaign celebrates Southern California Leadership Network’s 30th anniversary by honoring 30 outstanding SCLN alumni throughout 2017. Donella, Riordan [...]

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CFS Featured on Forbes.com

By | April 17, 2017|

Rachel Aladdin, Director of Executive Recruiting at Creative Financial Staffing – an affiliate of Green Hasson Janks, was featured in Forbes.com article “How to Change Careers – And Kill It At Your New Job.”  In [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Featured in Journal of Accountancy

By | April 3, 2017|

In Journal of Accountancy’s latest feature on career development, Green Hasson Janks Principal Stephanie Yan shares her story of mentorship, passion and purpose. Click here to read more about how Yan discovered her passion for [...]

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March 15, 2017

International Accounting Bulletin Features Green Hasson Janks

By | March 15, 2017|

International Accounting Bulletin featured Green Hasson Janks latest #BeMore blog, "#BeMore and the Myth of Having it All," in its Women's Day feature.  International Accounting Bulletin is the leading global magazine covering professional services, and [...]

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Los Angeles Business Journal names Green Hasson Janks #17 on Accounting Firm List

By | March 8, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 8, 2017) Green Hasson Janks moves up from #18 to #17 on Los Angeles Business Journal’s “List of Largest Accounting Firms in Los Angeles.” LABJ’s comprehensive list compiles LA’s largest accounting [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

By | March 8, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 8, 2017) - While the Los Angeles-based accounting firm, Green Hasson Janks (GHJ) supports it female employees every day, it is marking special recognition in honor of International Women's Day 2017. This year International [...]

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February 24, 2017

Accounting Today Publishes Article on Tom Barry’s New Role

By | February 24, 2017|

Accounting Today published an article highlighting Tom Barry's new role as Managing Partner. Tom's appointment to Managing Partner succeeds Leon Janks and was part of a rigorous strategic planning process by the partner group. Click here [...]

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2017: A Year of Growth, Innovation, and Transition for Green Hasson Janks

By | February 16, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 15, 2017... Effective January 1, 2018, Green Hasson Janks has appointed Tom Barry as its next Managing Partner.  Tom will transition into the role currently held by Leon Janks. Tom has [...]

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January 9, 2017

Green Hasson Janks Expands Its Consulting Practice, Hires Managing Director

By | January 9, 2017|

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 6, 2017…  The Los Angeles-based accounting firm, Green Hasson Janks, is expanding its Consulting Practice. David Horwich joined the firm as Managing Director to lead the Growth Strategy and Value Planning [...]

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December 2, 2016

Accounting Today Announces Leon Janks Appointment at HLB

By | December 2, 2016|

Green Hasson Janks Managing Partner, Leon Janks, was cited in Accounting Today's round up of recent hires, promotions and awards in the accounting industry. Janks was recently appointed chairman of HLB USA.   CLick here [...]

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Managing Partner Leon Janks Appointed HLB USA Chairman

By | December 1, 2016|

Green Hasson Janks Managing Partner Leon Janks has been appointed HLB USA Chairman. HLB is ranked among the world's 12 largest accounting and business advisory groups. HLB International is represented in 130 countries, and Green Hasson Janks [...]

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November 18, 2016

PODCAST: Green Hasson Janks featured on Business of Film

By | November 18, 2016|

Green Hasson Janks Senior Managers Peter Klass and Dan Landes, co-authors of the 2016 Entertainment and Media Whitepaper – The Evolution of New Media: Making Money in a World Where Digital Streaming Rules, discussed trends [...]

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October 28, 2016

Green Hasson Janks Promotes Tax Director Akash Sehgal and Audit Principal Satpal Nagpal to Partner

By | October 28, 2016|

LOS ANGELES, CA, October 28, 2016… Green Hasson Janks is pleased to announce the promotion of Satpal Nagpal and Akash Sehgal to partner in January 2017. “The experience Nagpal and Sehgal have brought to our [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Welcomes Tax Principal Raymond Blatt

By | October 20, 2016|

Raymond Blatt becomes part of a distinguished Tax Practice LOS ANGELES, CA (Oct. 20, 2016) – The Los Angeles-based accounting firm, Green Hasson Janks, is expanding its Tax Practice. Raymond Blatt joined the Firm’s Tax [...]

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September 13, 2016

Green Hasson Janks Partner Ilan Haimoff Authors a Chapter in The Movie Business Book

By | September 13, 2016|

Ilan Haimoff, partner, at Los Angeles-based accounting firm Green Hasson Janks contributes to The Movie Business Book by authoring a chapter on movie and television participation audits. This book draws from a variety of industry [...]

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August 29, 2016

Green Hasson Janks Partner Anant Patel Writes About Booming Silicon Beach Business for LABJ

By | August 29, 2016|

Green Hasson Janks Partner Anant Patel provided his insight into the business opportunities presented for media and entertainment companies in Silicon Beach in the August 29, 2016 edition of the Los Angeles Business Journal. "There [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Named 2016 Top 200 Accounting Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

By | August 15, 2016|

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 15, 2016) – Green Hasson Janks was recently ranked 121st in INSIDE Public Accounting’s list of the Top 200 Largest Accounting Firms in the U.S.   “It is inspiring to see [...]

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July 18, 2016

GHJ Partner Donald Snyder Quoted in LABJ Food and Beverage Industry Roundtable

By | July 18, 2016|

Green Hasson Janks Partner Donald Snyder, head of our Food and Beverage Practice, was quoted in the Los Angeles Business Journal's annual Food and Beverage Roundtable Discussion. ‘Make sure you have a business plan and [...]

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June 30, 2016

Green Hasson Janks Partner Steven D. Sills is nominated as 2016 Entertainment Accountant of the Year

By | June 30, 2016|

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Hasson Janks Partner Steven D. Sills is nominated as 2016 Entertainment Accountant of the Year Also recognized by the CalCPA Education Foundation for 25 years of teaching LOS ANGELES, CA [...]

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April 12, 2016

Green Hasson Janks Tax Principal Lauren Haverlock to speak at CalCPA Not-for-Profit Conference

By | April 12, 2016|

Nonprofit Partner Donella Wilson co-chairing event LOS ANGELES, CA (April 12, 2016) – Los Angeles-based accounting firm Green Hasson Janks is sponsoring the 2016 CalCPA Not-for-Profit Conference again this year, and its Nonprofit Practice’s leadership [...]

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Green Hasson Janks 2015 Food and Beverage Whitepaper Featured in Food Dive Article

By | April 12, 2016|

PepsiCo CEO on being called 'sweetie' in the workplace: 'That has to change' By Carolyn Heneghan Dive Brief: PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, who has run one of the world's leading food and beverage companies for [...]

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January 4, 2016

Los Angeles Business Journal Features Green Hasson Janks Entertainment and Media Forum

By | January 4, 2016|

Green Hasson Janks Entertainment and Media Forum was featured in the “L.A. Business Seen” section of the Los Angeles Business Journal, which highlighted our panel on the future of multi-channel networks, content production and advertising. [...]

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Food Industry News Features “Women in the Food and Beverage Industry” Whitepaper

By | January 1, 2016|

A recent article in the trade publication Food Industry News highlighted the Green Hasson Janks whitepaper Women in the Food and Beverage Industry, which focuses on women and their roles within the food and beverage [...]

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November 23, 2015

Green Hasson Janks Peter Klass Discusses Ultra-Competitive TV Market with LABJ

By | November 23, 2015|

Peter Klass, senior manager for the Green Hasson Janks Entertainment and Media Practice, was quoted in the Los Angeles Business Journal article “CBS on ‘Trek’ To Streaming” discussing the ultra-competitive online TV market. Since the [...]

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Business Insights Interviews Peter Klass on “New Media Industry Trends” Whitepaper

By | November 12, 2015|

  Senior Manager Peter Klass of Green Hasson Janks Entertainment and Media Practice was interviewed by Business Insights on the segment "New Media Industry Trends: Consolidating to Meeting Customer Demands," which aired Thursday, Nov. 12, [...]

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Progressive Grocer Features Three-Part Series on Green Hasson Janks Food and Beverage Survey

By | November 12, 2015|

In a three-part series by Green Hasson Janks Partner Don Snyder, the industry publication Progressive Grocer highlighted Green Hasson Janks 2015 whitepaper, Women in the Food and Beverage Industry: A Green Hasson Janks Report, which [...]

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Los Angeles Business Journal Features Green Hasson Janks Women in Food and Beverage Forum

By | November 6, 2015|

Green Hasson Janks Women in Food and Beverage Forum was featured in the “L.A. Business Seen” section of the Los Angeles Business Journal highlighting how women are driving the food and beverage industry evolution. Leading [...]

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August 7, 2015

Green Hasson Janks Named 2015 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Business Journal

By | August 7, 2015|

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 7, 2015) – Green Hasson Janks was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. This [...]

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December 15, 2014

Podcast – Cedar Boschan on royalty audits, what they are and why you may need one

By | December 15, 2014|

On December 3, 2014, Cedar Boschan was interviewed about royalty audits on Musicbizcast.com with Kelly Castor. Cedar Boschan is a principal in the LA-based accountant and business advisory firm Green Hasson Janks. As part of [...]

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September 3, 2014

Cedar Boschan is quoted in the Los Angeles Business Journal Article: “Different Tune”

By | September 3, 2014|

Cedar Boschan, principal and music practice leader, was quoted on crowdfunding in the Los Angeles Business Journal Article: Different Tune.  Cedar specializes in music royalty audits and entertainment litigation.   Click here to read article

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August 25, 2014

Green Hasson Janks Named a 2014 “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal

By | August 25, 2014|

LOS ANGELES, CA – August 25, 2014 – Green Hasson Janks, the 19th largest accounting firm in Los Angeles, was recognized as one of the 2014 “Best Places to Work” in Los Angeles by the [...]

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April 4, 2014

California Ruling – Sourcing of Management Fees for California Nonresidents

By | April 4, 2014|

California recently issued Franchise Tax Board Chief Counsel Ruling 2013-04, which deals with the sourcing of management fees for nonresidents of California for services provided to a private equity fund (“PEF”) and to the fund’s [...]

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April 2014 The Long Haul Newsletter: Changes in Private Company Reporting by Tom Barry

By | April 3, 2014|

Tom Barry, partner, wrote the article "Changes in Private Company Reporting" in the April 2014 edition of the Long Haul Newsletter Historically, accounting standards have not differentiated between public and privately held companies when it [...]

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January 30, 2014

Try Something New This Busy Season

By | January 30, 2014|

Polina Chapiro, Tax Partner, and Donald Snyder, Audit Partner, co-wrote the article, "Try Something New This Busy Season", for the American Institute of CPAs. At Green Hasson Janks, we take busy season preparation seriously.  As [...]

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November 6, 2013

Green Hasson Janks Featured in Autumn Edition of HLB International’s Newsletter “HLB Insight”

By | November 6, 2013|

The Autumn edition of HLB International's Newsletter, HLB Insight,  features Green Hasson Janks partner Steven Sills and his perceptions on auditing in the entertainment industry in an article on page 13. In addition, an article [...]

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Green Hasson Janks Discusses CA Tax Changes in California Refuse Recycling Council’s Newsletter

By | November 1, 2013|

  State and local tax director Akash Sehgal and partner Tom Barry discuss the repeal of California's lucrative Enterprise Zone credit program, as well as its tax implications to the waste industry, in the November [...]

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July 29, 2013

Don Snyder Discusses Trends, Perspectives in the Food and Beverage Industry

By | July 29, 2013|

The food and beverage industry as a whole is unique in many ways – and here in Los Angeles, where we have some of the finest dining options in the nation, there's perhaps an even [...]

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Leon Janks and Other HLB International Members Share Insights in Global Trader Magazine

By | July 29, 2013|

Leon Janks and other members of HLB International share considerations for foreign investors in an article featured on page 32 of the Summer 2013 issue of Global Trader Magazine. Download PDF

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June 13, 2013

Green Hasson Janks in the May – June 2013 Edition of Produced By Magazine

By | June 13, 2013|

Green Hasson Janks writes about vertical integration and the effects of related party deals on profit participants (Page 60) in the May - June 2013 edition of Produced By Magazine. "I’m often asked by producers, [...]

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March 1, 2013

Green Hasson Janks Partners Featured in the Spring Edition of Food & Drink International Magazine

By | March 1, 2013|

Green Hasson Janks partners Donald Snyder, Anant Patel, Warren Shulman and Farshad Yashar are featured authors in the Spring 2013 edition of Food & Drink International magazine. Their article, titled "Real-World Strategies," discusses the increasing [...]

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Anita Wu in the March – April 2013 Edition of Produced By Magazine

By | March 1, 2013|

Anita Wu writes an article about The Reporting of New Media in the March - April 2013 edition of Produced By Magazine. To the generations of multi-taskers and people constantly on the go, Netflix’s brand promise of delivering content [...]

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February 15, 2013

Green Hasson Janks in the Winter 2012 Edition of Produced By Magazine

By | February 15, 2013|

David Robinson is a Senior Manager in the Motion Picture & Television Participation Services Group of Green Hasson Janks. Robinson writes about exercising your audit rights in Producer Share Participations in the Winter 2012 edition [...]

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June 6, 2011

Benefits of the Tax Relief Act of 2010

By | June 6, 2011|

In late December, the president signed into law the Tax Relief Act of 2010. While the media attention surrounding the legislation largely highlighted the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts and estate tax relief, there [...]

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