Our Approach

Five Key Pillars

These are unprecedented times. And we know you, your families and your organizations need support, now more than ever. As noted, one of our top priorities as your trusted advisor is to ensure we’re helping you through these tough times. In speaking with our clients, we think there are five key pillars addressing crisis response management where we can help alleviate stress and overcome hurdles:

Cash Controls & Crisis Management

We answer the question, “How do I stay in business given market volatility?”

Government Aid & Access

We answer the question, “How do I access government assistance?”

HR & Remote Workforce Enablement

We answer the question, “How do I manage my employees?”

Internal & External Communications

We answer the question, “How do I manage what is being shared about the pandemic?”

Industry Solutions

We answer the question, “How do I solve for issues specific to my industry?”


We’ve created several resources that align to our five pillars of Crisis Response Management. Those resources are outlined below and are added and updated in real-time. Continue to check back daily for updates.
To avoid penalties, pay at least 50% of the total 2020 deferred employer tax by year-end.

September 28, 2021

Know these key considerations for grant accounting, restrictions on use of the funds and Single Audit requirements.

September 27, 2021

Financially distressed companies can no longer postpone hard decisions about their operations and ability to compete.

June 11, 2021

Employers with 20+ employees must act now to identify and notify eligible individuals.

April 02, 2021

The long-awaited guidance regarding treatment of PPP expenses applies to any size company.

February 24, 2021

SALT experts provide clarity by state on PPP Loan deductibility and whether it’s viewed as income.

January 18, 2021

The SBA has changed the rules of the PPP again and created new questionnaires for large borrowers.

November 11, 2020

Nonprofits will need to determine which method to use to meet the eligibility of PPP loan forgiveness.

September 29, 2020

The SBA issued additional guidance of FAQ #46 on certification concerning the necessity of a borrower’s PPP loan.

May 13, 2020

With new provision taxpayers may choose to make certain elections to waive carryback periods.

April 20, 2020

This funding is not a loan, but a payment to infuse much needed funds into the health care system.

April 10, 2020

This summary of key pieces in the CARES Act can help business leaders focus their energies.

March 31, 2020

SBA Loans: The Basics of Personal Guarantees

March 25, 2020

Take a deeper look into the nuances that complicate the recent CARES Act during the COVID-19 crisis.

April 9, 2020 | 8:00 AM -9:00 AM PST

Navigate Your Business to its New Normal
White Paper
Navigating to the New Normal
Keeping your business running through typical disruption is challenging, but when faced with a crisis like the coronavirus pandemic, it seems insurmountable. Whatever your path to your new normal looks like, you may find yourself in some or all of the five stages outlined in this white paper. Each phase has its own set of challenges and opportunities but can be overcome.
Rapid Response Team
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Gerry Clancy - Partner, Tax - San Ramon CA
Gerry specializes in taxation and business advisory services.

Denver, CO
Vintage Foster - Partner, Consulting - San Ramon CA | Armanino, AMF Media Group
CEO, AMF Media Group
Vintage Foster started AMF Media Group, a media strategy and communications firm.

San Ramon, CA
Jenn McCabe - Partner, Outsource HR - El Segundo CA | Armanino
Jenn has more than 25 years of outsourced HR & accounting and finance experience.

El Segundo, CA
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