Dear Clients and Colleagues, The Corporate Transparency Act was enacted by Congress in 2021 and became effective January 1, 2024 for corporations and limited liability companies with some limited exceptions.  We refer you to your business attorney and for details, but here are the highlights as we understand them. First, the following warning excerpted from the […]


If you have an IRS Payment due on 10/16 and plan to pay online, this applies to you:It has come to our attention that the “IRS Direct Pay won’t accept more than two payments within a 24-hour period”. Click here for IRS Website Information.If you have multiple payments to make, please be sure to process […]

Important Message Regarding IRS Notices.

UPDATED 6.12.23 To read the IRS Tweet in reply to the erroneous letter sent to taxpayers CLICK HERE Dear Clients and Friends,Some of you that have already filed your 2022 tax returns and have a balance due may have received a notice from the IRS requesting payment earlier than the 10/16/23 date noted on the filing […]

in memory.

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved office pup, Stiggy “The Shredder” Negrete. Also known as Mr. Stiggs, Stiggy-pants and the Stig-meister. Stiggy was adopted by his hooman family in October 2016 and quickly became a pup of legends on the Vanderbilt CPA’s team helping to keep their stress […]

October 16, 2023 Deadline Extension for Disaster Affected California Counties.

UPDATED 6.7.23 What are the affected Counties?All Counties in California EXCEPT FOR: LASSEN More information on SHASTA & MODOC county due dates can be found HERE Below information was last UPDATED 3.3.23 Dear Clients and Friends, IRS and the FTB have agreed to postpone all filing and payment deadlines for taxpayers in affected California counties […]

UPDATE: US & CA: Extended Filing Deadline in Specified California Counties Due to Storms.

*UPDATE*: As of 1.13.23, the California Franchise Tax Board HAS NOW conformed to the extension. US updated Information: CLICK HERE CA updated Information: CLICK HERE (below information current as of 1/13/23) Dear Clients and Friends, Good news! The Governor’s office has announced that California will conform to the filing extensions granted by the IRS for […]

Charitable Gifting Strategies

How to Give and Benefit Below are some strategies that we at Vanderbilt CPAs would like to share with you to help maximize the benefit of charitable giving during this holiday season. Keep in mind that the below are brief summaries of strategies – as with most tax planning we recommend meeting with a trusted […]

Shareholder News!

Vanderbilt CPAs is excited to announce Carmine Lepiane as our newest shareholder and Chief Operating Officer! Carmine truly fell in love with tax at Vanderbilt CPAs and has been vital in the growth and success of the firm since he joined this dynamic team in 2014. From his first day he has worked hands on […]

Covid-19 e-Blasts

Covid-19 Relief Package PPP Provisions Dear Clients and Friends,  There is much to unpack in this bill that is currently on the President’s desk awaiting his signature.  He said he would sign, hopefully we are not jumping the gun with this eblast. We are focusing on the PPP provisions today.  Spoiler alert – YES expenses paid with PPP proceeds WILL BE DEDUCTIBLE ON YOUR TAX RETURN!     The […]

Biden Tax Plan

Dear Clients and Friends, Now that the 2020 general election is mostly over, it’s time to consider what federal tax changes President-elect Biden would like to see for 2021 and beyond.   Even if the Democrats gain control of the Senate by winning both runoffs, the odds of dramatic tax reform may still be low. Some Democratic Senators, who […]