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August012016
Financing Options to Help Drive the Success of M&D Businesses

Manufacturing | Distribution | Retail Practice 08.01.2016 | Hauppauge Reporter For companies to grow and thrive in today’s business environment, access to capital is critical, particularly in the manufacturing and […]

July262016
Tax Benefits of Owning Small Business Stock – A Neglected Opportunity

Berdon Tax Team 07.26.2016 | Client Alert One of the unheralded tax provisions of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) was the reinstatement of the […]

July132016
Audit Scam Warning, Identity Protection, IRA Funding Denied

The increase in telephone scams, phishing activity, and identity theft has resulted in a new policy as of May 6, 2016, from the Internal Revenue Service: When launching an audit, […]

June072016
FTC v. Wyndham: A Cybersecurity Wake-Up for the Hospitality Industry

Jack Pulvirenti, CPA 06.07.2016 | Client Alert Cybersecurity is a critical issue for many businesses, but the hospitality industry is particularly vulnerable to hackers and other cybercriminals. There are many […]

May232016
Energy Efficient Deduction, Work Opportunity Credit, Deducting Litigation Costs

Berdon Tax Team 05.23.2016 | eVisor Deduction for Investing in Energy Efficient Equipment Internal Revenue Code Section 179D provides for a deduction for the costs of new energy efficient equipment […]

May092016
Proposed Tax Regulations Target Inversions and Corporate Debt

Berdon Tax Team 05.09.2016 | Client Alert On April 4, the IRS and the Treasury Department issued proposed rules under Section 385 for determining whether corporate debt obligations will be […]

April012016
FASB’s New Leasing Standard Demands Immediate Action

Berdon Audit Team 04.01.2016 | Happauge Reporter The long-brewing new leasing standard of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has finally been ratified. Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-02 Leases […]

March292016
New Safe Harbor for Remodeling-Refreshing Restaurants and Retail Stores

Berdon Tax Team 03.29.2016 | Client Alert The IRS has released a Revenue Procedure1 that provides for a safe harbor in determining the tax treatment of the expenditures to remodel […]

March222016
FINRA Sets Ethics and Conduct as 2016 Examination Priorities

Alexander Moshinsky, Director 03.22.2016 | Client Alert Compliance officers and management teams are advised to prepare for sharper attention to ethics and conduct in light of the Financial Industry Regulatory […]