We asked William J. Edwards, executive vice president and CFO of Kyocera International Inc. — the headquarters and holding company for six Kyocera enterprises in North America — about the challenges of doing business internationally in today’s economy.
The first quarter of 2012 was a good one for banks nationwide. According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., commercial and savings institutions recorded a combined profit of $35.3 billion for the quarter ended March 31. That’s an improvement of $6.6 billion over net income for the comparable quarter last year.
As summer ends and 2012 winds down, so does the time to take advantage of potentially expiring tax deductions. We asked these San Diego accounting firm executives if there are any significant deductions that are going to expire this year that business owners should be aware of and act on soon.
Pasadena-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities continued to post strong earnings in the first half of the year, while Rancho Bernardo-based BioMed Realty Trust’s numbers were affected by a major June investment.