Industries: Professional Services

Article Featured in the Daily Journal

Article Featured in the Daily Journal 

Although much of the business community expected to be back working in the office in some capacity by 2021, it appears many lawyers and law staff will continue to work from home until at least mid-year.  

BPM Director Elaine Leung sat down with the Daily Journal to discuss the tax withholding issues that arise from remote work and how law firms can start accurately reporting before the 2020 tax season begins.  

Read the full article on the Daily Journal website. 

About Elaine Leung 

Elaine is a Tax Director in BPM’s San Francisco office and is a member of the Firm’s State and Local Taxes (SALT) team. She has over 25 years of experience working with clients in all stages of business development and in a wide variety of industries. Elaine helps companies and organizations increase awareness of state income tax compliance and planning opportunities, as well as review their business operations to identify state income tax nexus. She also assists clients with audit defense services and compliance through state tax exposure assessment and identifying due diligence issues. 

BPM for Professional Services 

Professional Service Providers are focused on providing the highest quality services to their clients, and they should expect the same high-quality professional services from their own providers. The industry has its own set of financial complexities and it takes a dedicated team to know how to solve them in the most efficient, profitable ways. Many professionals who provide services to their clients, including attorneys, architects, consultants, staffing agencies, medical providers and advertising agencies run into many of the same challenges, and BPM’s dedicated Professional Services team focuses our time on learning the best tactics to proactively tackle these tax, assurance and accounting tasks for our clients. Learn more at