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NJBIA Award for Excellence

Watch the Video! KRS Wins NJBIA Award for Excellence

KRS is proud to be the recipient of the 2017 NJBIA Award for Excellence.

Watch the award ceremony video and learn more about the KRS flexible work program.

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KRS Breakfast Insights Series Resumes on 12/7

Are you ready for major changes in tax policy? What will the changes mean to you individually or your business?

Join us on December 7th as we highlight the anticipated changes to federal and New Jersey tax policy. Our tax experts will provide you with some timely planning tips as well as what to watch out for as we prepare for this wave of change.

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KRS CPAs Featured in New NJBIA Marketing Campaign

When KRS senior staff accountant Diane Pineda learned about the NJ Business and Industry Association’s new campaign to feature association members in its marketing, she was quick to get KRS involved.

That’s why our offices were abuzz last Friday when NJBIA’s creative director Mike Sanchez and his audio/visual team stopped by for a morning-long photo and video shoot.

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Jerry Shanker golfing

KRS Partner Jerry Shanker Hits the Links for Nothing Is Impossible Fundraiser

KRS partner Jerry Shanker took to the fairway with clients Alvin and Andy Dietz, and Mark Kluger, longtime colleague and partner at Kluger Healey LLC.

The occasion was the 12th Annual Golf Outing for the Nothing Is Impossible Foundation, held at the Ballyowen Golf Course, Hamburg, NJ.

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Foreign business in the U.S.

Resources for Foreign Companies in the U.S.

Opening a business in the U.S. as a foreigner can be complex. The U.S. tax code alone runs to over 17,000 pages and non-U.S. companies must abide by U.S. accounting rules as well as international operating and reporting standards.

That's where KRS comes in. We help foreign businesses get established and successfully navigate U.S. accounting and tax requirements. We also offer free resources on our website...

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KRS attends World of Latino Cuisine Show

KRS Experiences Latino Foods Trends at the World of the Latino Cuisine 2017

Diane Pineda, Catalina Echeverry and Marika Dugan recently attended The World of the Latino Cuisine 2017 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. This is an important show in the metropolitan area, as the Latino food and beverage market is reaching $18 billion and growing at a pace of 4% annually.

“It was inspiring to meet the CEOs and faces behind the different specialty food exhibitors,” commented Dugan. She noted some of the trends they saw at the show...

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Tomasz Kotowski

Meet the Team – Tomasz Kotowski

Join us in welcoming Tomasz Kotowski, the newest staff accountant on the KRS team!

Tomasz graduated with a BS degree in Accounting, from Rutgers Business School, in Newark, N.J. He is currently working toward his CPA.

What attracted him to KRS was “the company culture, being part of a great and friendly professional team with a ‘let’s grow together’ attitude that encourages professional development.”

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Randi Kochman, Cole Schotz

KRS Breakfast Insights Series Resumes with Hot Topics in HR

If your growing business is experiencing HR headaches, then join us on September 28 for the next KRS Business Insights breakfast.

We know it can be stressful for you as a business owner or executive to handle all the human resources tasks that arise from recruiting, hiring and retaining the employees you need to support your growth strategy.

That’s why we’re pleased to have Randi W. Kochman, an attorney and member of Cole Schotz P.C., joining us for the September 28 KRS CPAs Insights Breakfast.

Her talk, Hot Topics in HR: Avoiding Employer Pitfalls, will cover employer documentation, hiring considerations and family/medical leave.

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KRS CPAs, LLC team

KRS CPAs Wins Two Awards for Excellent Work Environment and Culture

The team here at KRS is excited to have been notified that we've received not one, but two, best employer awards: 2017 Award for Excellence in the Outstanding Employer category from the N.J. Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) and the 2017 Best Accounting Firms to Work For from Accounting Today magazine. These awards are in addition to our firm being recognized by NJBIZ as one of New Jersey's Best Places to Work for seven consecutive years.

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KRS young professionals

YPs Get Personal Finance Advice at KRS Breakfast

Getting married, starting a family, buying a first home, finally paying off that student loan. These life changing events and more were the subject of the July 25 KRS and NJBIA Financial Planning for Young Professionals panel discussion.

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Checking out the Summer Fancy Food Show

The future of food was what the Summer Fancy Food Show was all about and KRS partners Maria Rollins and Jerry Shanker were on the scene to learn firsthand about the latest food industry trends as well as meet food purveyors and distributors.

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NJBIA YP Meeting

KRS Hosts NJBIA Young Professionals Networking Meeting

Join KRS CPAs as we host the New Jersey Business and Industry Association’s Young Professionals networking meeting on July 25, from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. The meeting will feature a panel discussion on personal finance planning for YPs.

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Get the Cash Flow Guide

KRS Guide and Checklist Help Small Business Owners Manage Cash Flow

Now that we're officially halfway through 2017, it's a good time to take stock of your company's cash flow. Since we're often asked by our small business and startup clients what they should be doing to manage their cash flow better, we've put together free resources to help you get a handle on the cash that is flowing into and out of your company. Get the KRS CPAs Cash Flow Checklist and more.

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KRS at Bergen Business Expo

KRS Builds Relationships at Bergen Business Expo

On May 25th, KRS team members came together to have fun for a good cause and raised $355 for Red Nose Day.

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KRS participates in Red Nose Day

KRS Team Dons Red Noses to Help End Childhood Poverty

On May 25th, KRS team members came together to have fun for a good cause and raised $355 for Red Nose Day.

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KRS participates in Paramus Rotary Career Day

KRS Hosts Students on Paramus Rotary Club Career Day

On Thursday, May 25, KRS hosted four Paramus High School juniors as part of the Paramus Rotary Club's 31st Annual Career Day. Senior accountants Diane Pineda and Lance Aligo gave students Andrew Del Monico, Parth Patel, Chloe Lee and Eric Abreu a tour of the KRS offices and a presentation about the accounting world.

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Network with Young Professionals at June 7 Happy Hour

KRS CPAs is happy to announce that we’re once again hosting a NJ Building Business Connections Happy Hour networking event on Wednesday, June 7, from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM. This time we’ll be at Bennigan's on 405 North Midland Avenue, Saddle Brook, NJ.

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KRS partner Brad Kreinces at William Paterson University

Brad Kreinces offers insights to WPU Career Development Center Advisory Board

Brad Kreinces, CPA, KRS partner, participated in the William Paterson University (WPU) Career Development Center Advisory Board meeting on Friday, May 12, 2017. This meeting focused on cultivating partnerships among the WPU Career Development Center, WPU faculty and potential employers.

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Working at KRS CPAs

Why Is KRS CPAs One of the Best Places to Work?

If you're a CPA and looking for a cool place to work, then check out this video clip from KRS CPAs. These accountants know their way around the general ledger and they're fun to work with too!

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NJBIZ Best Places to Work

The KRS Winning Streak Continues

For the eighth consecutive year, KRS CPAs has been named one of the NJBIZ Best Places to Work in New Jersey.

NJBIZ Best Places to Work award recognizes KRS as one of the state’s top employers who show a dedication to their employees’ professional growth and quality of life.

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Jean Oursler, the Queen of Results

May 9 Business Insights Breakfast Focuses on RESULTS Z to A

We’re 4 months into 2017, have you made any progress achieving the goals you set for the year? We know many business owners and executives are stressing right now about not making enough progress towards their goals, that’s why we’re pleased to have Jean Oursler, The Queen of Results, joining us for the May 9 KRS CPAs Insights Breakfast. In her talk RESULTS Z TO A, Jean will share with us a new way of thinking about goal setting and growing a business.

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KRS Tax Season Stress Relief

The KRS accounting team may be working six days a week during this year’s tax crunch, but they know that to maintain peak productivity it’s important to get some stress relief. That’s why they planned ahead and incorporated some fun activities into their busy season. Here's what they did...

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Corporate Fun Run

Join KRS CPAs for Corporate Fun Run to Tackle Kids Cancer

Join team “KRS CPAs” for a 5k Corporate Fun Run on Thursday, June 1, starting at 5pm. Billed as the summer’s best office party, the event supports “Tackle Kids Cancer” (Children’s Cancer Institute, Hackensack UMC).

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Marika Dugan

Meet the KRS Team – Marika Dugan

Meet the KRS team! Marika Dugan joined KRS in October 2016 as a bookkeeper assisting KRS outsourcing clients. She has a degree in accounting and loves to teach second grade Sunday school. Find out more about Marika.

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Brad Kreinces facilitates accounting panel

Brad Kreinces Moderates Accounting Conference Panel Discussion

Brad Kreinces, CPA, CGMA and KRS partner, moderated a panel discussion to prepare accounting students for employment. The discussion was held as part of William Paterson University's Cotsakos College of Business Accounting Conference for Young Professionals on February 28.

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Diane Pineda promoted to senior accountant

Diane Pineda Promoted to Senior Accountant

Please join us in congratulating Diane Pineda on her promotion to senior accountant. Diane’s new duties will focus on the execution of accounting, audit, and tax assignments with companies of varying sizes and needs, in addition to business development activities and management of junior level staff.

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NJ Building Business Connections Happy Hour – Joint Meetup

Join NJ Building Business Connections on Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Jersey Boys Grill. This is going to ...

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Managing Partner Maria Rollins

Maria Rollins Named KRS CPAs Managing Partner

KRS founding partner Maria Rollins has been named managing partner in recognition of significant accomplishments that have contributed to the firm's expansion. In her role as managing partner, Maria will continue to guide the growth and governance of the firm and run the KRS tax practice and business process outsourcing department.

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Maria Rollins and Jerry Shanker in NJBIZ

NJBIZ Cover Story Features KRS CPAs

KRS partners Maria Rollins and Jerry Shanker were featured in the January 9, 2017, NJBIZ cover story entitled, “Holiday Play.” The article, written by NJBIZ staff reporter Brett Johnson, discusses the new KRS unlimited time off policy that allows employees to choose for themselves how many vacation days they need.

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Mike Goldman

KRS CPAs Insights Breakfast Series Continues on February 2

People: The First Decision Every Growth Company Must Get Right

Mike Goldman, President of Performance Breakthrough, is our guest speaker on Thursday, February 2,. He'll be sharing principles, tools and powerful exercises you can put to use in your business immediately to help you select, hire, train and retain the right people who will help your business grow. Register today - space is limited.

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New Jersey Law Journal

Double Dipping in the Divorce Context Is Inherently Unfair

In this article originally published in the New Jersey Law Journal, authors Gerald Shanker and Alan Pralgever discuss why, in their view, the New Jersey Supreme Court's position on "double dipping" in matrimonial cases is simply not economically fair, justified or sustainable, and should be reconsidered.

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Maria Rollins Among Those Recognized at Leading Women Entrepreneurs Event

Maria Rollins Among Those Recognized at Leading Women Entrepreneurs Event

“Celebrating the Unstoppable” was the theme of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs’ (LWE) Monday, November 14, cocktail reception at which KRS CPAs partner Maria Rollins was recognized as a 2016 Top 25 Women Entrepreneur. In her interview with LWE CEO Linda Wellbrock prior to the event, Rollins shared what she sees as one of the biggest challenges to running a business, “There are challenges every day..."

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KRS CPAs Insights Breakfast Series

KRS CPAs Insights Breakfast Series

Learn How to Prepare for Cyber Attacks Presented by Attorney Michelle Schaap Is your company prepared for “when” – not ...

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FASB standards for leased property

What You Need to Know about New FASB Lease Reporting Standards

On February 25, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Accounting Standards Update, ASU 2016-02, Leases. The update impacts all entities that lease property, plant, or equipment. It requires both types of leases (finance leases and operating leases) to be recognized on the balance sheet. Here's what you need to know about this important update.

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Cure PSP - Unlocking the Secrets of Brain Disease

Network to Help Cure Prime of Life Brain Diseases

Join KRS CPAs and NJ Building Business Connections on November 16, 6:00PM, at Mills Tavern, Hoboken, for a networking event ...

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Simon Filip

Simon Filip Discusses Small Business Tax Planning and the PATH Act in National Business Blog

  KRS partner Simon Filip, CPA, recently had the opportunity to discuss tax planning and the PATH Act of 2015 ...

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New Jersey State Bar Association

New Article on Reporting Requirements & Penalties for Taxpayers with Foreign Financial Accounts

A new article recently published by the New Jersey Bar Association Business Law Section and written by KRS CPAs partner Jerry Shanker presents an overview of U.S. reporting requirements for foreign financial accounts and investments and the penalties for noncompliance.

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KRS Partner Jerry Shanker Teaches at Rutgers Law School

KRS Partner Jerry Shanker Teaches at Rutgers Law School

Jerry Shanker is teaching the Financial Statement Analysis course at Rutgers Law School in Newark. “Understanding financial statements and how they relate to business transactions is essential for all attorneys advising businesses,” says Shanker. No stranger to teaching at Rutgers Law School, Shanker has lectured on business valuation for the past nine years.

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NJ Building Business Connections - Find Meetups for any interest at Meetup.com

Networking for a Cause

  Join KRS CPAS, LLC and NJ Building Business Connections on November 16th for networking to support CurePSP‘s mission of care, consciousness, ...

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Join Us on October 6 for Insights from Labor Law Attorney Mark Kluger

Join Us on October 6 for Insights from Labor Law Attorney Mark Kluger

Are you protecting your company as well as your employees? Are you in compliance with the latest labor laws and ...

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KRS CPAs Meet Latino Food Manufacturers and Producers

KRS CPAs Meet Latino Food Manufacturers and Producers

Did you know that 95% of the largest Latino food and beverage distributors in the northeastern U.S. are located within ...

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Executive Exchange, Inc.

Maria Rollins Tapped to Lead Executive Exchange, Inc.

  Maria Rollins, CPA, MST and partner at KRS CPAs, was recently elected to serve a 2-year term as president ...

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It’s Time to Check Your Tax Withholding and Re-Evaluate Your Tax Estimates

It’s Time to Check Your Tax Withholding and Re-Evaluate Your Tax Estimates

Do you receive larger refunds than you are expecting?  Or do you owe a lot more tax than you thought ...

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Tax Scams

Tax Scams

It seems the news reports more stories on tax scams every year. Scam artists impersonating Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) agents ...

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Put Your Kids To Work This Summer

Put Your Kids To Work This Summer

The kids are home for the summer, sleeping past noon, and asking you for some extra spending cash.  Instead of ...

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