Firm News May 2023

Tax Deadlines

The KL partners would like to thank you for trusting us to provide prompt, personalized and quality service each year!

We would also like to encourage clients that have not yet submitted their information for the 2022 income tax return preparation to please gather your documents and send to us at your earliest convenience.

Happy Mother's Day

We hope that all of our clients had a very special and happy Mother's Day!


Please join the KL team in congratulating Wyatt Higgins, CPA who was recently named as President-Elect to the New Orleans Chapter of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants!

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IRS Dirty Dozen Top Tax Scams To Avoid

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service publishes its annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams highlighting various schemes that put taxpayers and their financial well-being at risk. In this video, we'll provide an overview of five of the top scams on the list.

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Employment agreements are under fire: here's what employers need to know

Employers must protect their interests when employees leave or join their company, but the use of non-compete agreements and similar contracts is becoming increasingly regulated at the state and federal levels. This article explores common business agreements and best practices to mitigate potential risks.

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Deductible medical expenses: IRS guidance on nutrition, wellness, and health expense claims

Confused about which nutrition, wellness, and general health expenses may be considered medical expenses? The IRS has published a series of FAQs to help clarify this. In this article, we explore these FAQs and offer guidance on when and how certain expenses may be eligible for deductions.

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Navigating trust taxation: strategies and insights

Trusts are an essential tool for estate planning, but their tax implications can be confusing. Understand the differences between revocable and irrevocable trusts, grantor and non-grantor trusts, and simple and complex non-grantor trusts to determine which trust is best for your unique financial situation and goals.

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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.