Firm News August 2023

Firm Recognition Award

We are pleased to announce that KL has recently received the following recognition - thank you to our clients & team!!

KL Volleyball Team

After a hard-fought playoff in 100-degree weather and back to back games with no breaks, "Kicking Assets" ended the season winning 2nd place. We can't wait until next year!

Welcome to the Team!

Kushner LaGraize welcomed back a returning employee to our Tax Dept. on August 14

Huong Q. Vu
Tax Staff

Featured Insights

Protecting Your Personal Information in the Wake of Security Breaches

Due to the MOVEIt breach, monitor your credit and consider freezing it. Be cautious of email scams, hover over links, and verify attachments. Watch out for unexpected bills or invoices, as they may be scams. Avoid reusing passwords and sharing personal info over email. Stay safe from identity theft...

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Understanding the SALT deduction and PTE tax elections

The SALT deduction has been a longstanding benefit for taxpayers who pay state and local taxes. However, recent limitations to the SALT deduction have left taxpayers in high-tax states looking for alternatives. One such option is the PTE tax election, which allows pass-through entities to pay and deduct state and local taxes on behalf of their owners.

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Hiring Your Child Can Help You Save Big in Taxes

Hiring your child for your business can lead to significant tax savings by shifting income, reducing taxes, and reducing FICA and FUTA obligations. However, it's crucial to follow employment laws and withhold appropriate taxes. Learn more about the benefits and rules for hiring your child.

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Financial red flags: a guide for nonprofit board members and directors

Protect your nonprofit organization from financial crises with these expert tips for board members and directors. Discover the warning signs of financial mismanagement and how to prevent them.

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Join Our Team!

We are always interested in meeting highly qualified and motivated individuals to join our team. We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package and a good work life balance environment.

If you're interested in exploring employment opportunities with our firm, please email your CV/resume to

Kushner LaGraize, LLC, is a full-service accounting and consulting firm located in Metairie, Louisiana, serving clients principally in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area. Our primary mission is to provide business solutions to our clients through personalized and prompt service, and to provide challenging and rewarding career opportunities for our employees.

The firm began serving clients in December 1985 when Messrs. S. David Kushner and Wilson A. LaGraize, Jr. formed a partnership to provide professional accounting services. The firm has since grown to a staff in excess of 55 professionals and support personnel due to our reputation for providing outstanding quality service. New Orleans City Business has continuously recognized our firm as one of the top ten accounting firms in Metropolitan New Orleans.

For more information on how the Kushner LaGraize, LLC can assist you, please call us at (504) 838-9991.