International Tax Business Booming at Irvine Firm

International Tax Business Booming at Irvine Firm

By PETER J. BRENNAN Manuel Ramirez is reluctant to add employees. When the chairman of RJI International CPAs was asked if he might add, say, 10 more this year, he quickly said, “I hope not.” Ramirez, who doesn’t want the complexities of managing more than 50 people,...
Internal Controls – A Key Ingredient to Success!

Internal Controls – A Key Ingredient to Success!

Few restaurant and franchise owners would cite internal controls among the key ingredients to success. However, restaurant internal controls are crucial to operating a self-reliant business and minimizing financial mistakes and threats. Restaurants tend to experience...

Upcoming Changes to the Measure of Inventory

Confucius said, “Life is really simple,but we insist on making it complicated”. This truth can be said for the accounting profession and some of its related accounting pronouncements. With complex derivative instruments, hedging transactions, share-based compensation,...