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The Financial Perils Celebrities Face in Hollywood

Hollywood can be a lucrative place to achieve heights of financial success and wealth; if one is able to navigate the difficult path to the top earning spots in the…

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The Cannabis Banking Crisis Heads to Washington

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by Linda Hurley, Governance, Risk, and Compliance Practice Leader Everyone involved in the cannabis industry, at any level, is all too aware of the obstacles and risks presented by the…

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The Growing Financial Crisis Facing Professional Athletes

The life of a professional sports athlete seems glamorous and spectacular from the outside. The money, the meteoric rise to fame, the cars, the mansions, the clothes, endorsements and general…

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TAX ALERT: Guidance for Qualified Opportunity Zone Tax Incentives

Last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 (“the Act”) created a federal capital gains tax deferral program through the opportunity zone statute, which is designed to attract private,…

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Tax Reform: Finding Opportunities Before 2019

As 2018 closes out it’s time to move into year-end tax planning, and examine tax savings opportunities. Helpful in this process is the fact that Business owners now have some…

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Four Partners from Prominent CPA firm for Entertainers & Celebrities Named to Variety’s Business Managers Elite 2018

LOS ANGELES, October 25, 2018 – MGO LLP, one of the fastest growing CPA & Advisory Services firms in the nation, is proud to announce that Adam Yorkshire, Anna Levin,…

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Women: Make Your Financial Voice Heard!

In recent months, we’ve seen a groundswell of support for gender equity issues in Hollywood. Most recently, as a sponsor of Variety’s Power of Women event, I’ve had the chance…

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TAX ALERT: Businesses can Continue to Deduct 50% of Client Meals

Last year’s tax overhaul via the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 (“the Act”) made cuts to write-offs and benefits for businesses. A significant change was made in terms…

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Seeking Capital in Canada: Why US Cannabis Businesses are Going Public in Canada

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2018 has been a landmark year for the cannabis industry in many ways. Not only did California’s legal market open on 1/1/2018, but Canada is soon to become the largest…

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TAX ALERT: How Tax Reform Affects UBI Calculation for Tax-Exempt Organizations

The recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97), effective for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017, has garnered much attention for its individual- and business-focused provisions, but it…

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