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The Advantages of Hiring Your Children and Grandchildren

Hal Zemel, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 07.16.19 | Berdon Industry Insights Business owners who hire children or grandchildren can obtain a host of tax breaks and other nontax benefits. These advantages […]

Sweeping New Tenant Protections Raise Uncertainties about the Future of Affordable Housing

Matthew Doty, CPA 6.17.19 | Berdon Industry Insights The New York State Assembly and Senate have agreed to, and Governor Cuomo has signed, comprehensive tenant protections in the rent regulation […]

IRS Expands Scope of Tax Relief for Identity Protection Services

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 07.13.2016 | eVisor Recognizing the increasing threat of identity fraud today, the IRS has expanded the scope of its tax treatment of identity protection services […]

Procedures for the Retroactive Application of Increased Transit Benefits

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 02.18.2016 | eVisor For all of 2015, the maximum exclusion for a commuter vehicle or transit pass was $130 per month, while the amount allowed […]

The Wrong Way to Take a Partial Bad Debt Deduction

Berdon Tax Team 01.11.2016 | eVisor An IRS ruling1 highlights that there is a right way and a wrong way to charge a bad debt off the books. The ruling […]

IRS Addresses the Taxability of Identity Protection Services

Berdon Tax Team 09.28.2015 | eVisor In the harsh reality of the identity fraud era, employers are taking steps to protect the safety of private information. In a welcome bit […]

Business Record Retention Guide

Robert Sattler 08.01.2015 | Berdon Business Advisory Services Knowing What Stays and What Goes and When. JUST HOW LONG DO YOU NEED TO KEEP RECORDS? Do those ledgers and cancelled […]

Patent Holders: Give Up Control before Royalty Income can be Treated as Capital Gains

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 07.07.2015 | eVisor Patent holders must give up control of a transferred patent to treat the royalty income as capital gains. The Tax Court recently […]