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April142016
Patent Litigation Costs Can be Currently Deducted

Berdon Tax Team 04.14.2016 | eVisor Whether attorney’s fees and other costs in business litigation can be currently deducted has always been a thorny issue. The IRS recently ruled 1 […]

April012016
Hitting the “Wall of Maturities

David Winzelberg 04.01.2016 | Long Island Business News It’s time to pay the piper. That’s what many owners of highly leveraged commercial properties are hearing these days, especially those who […]

March242016
IRS Loosens Restrictions on Cuba

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 03.24.2016 | eVisor As diplomatic relations with Cuba continue to open, the IRS has issued a revenue ruling removing some restrictions on income earned in […]

March242016
The Tax Scamming Season is On – What to Watch For

While tax scammers are active throughout the year, they are at their most aggressive during tax season. To alert taxpayers to be vigilant, the IRS releases a list of the […]

March242016
Trade Act Includes Tax Provisions

Berdon Tax Team 03.24.2016 | eVisor The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (Trade Act), signed in 2016 by President Obama, includes several tax-related provisions. The Trade Act […]

February192016
Berdon Estate Planning Guide – Strategies for 2016

Berdon Advisors 02.19.2016 | Client Alert Whether you are setting up your first estate plan or are looking for ideas to make your existing plan more effective and leverage the […]

February182016
PATH Act Impacts FIRPTA Rules

Berdon Tax Team 02.18.2016 | eVisor The enactment of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) on December 18, 2015 made significant changes to Foreign Investment […]

February182016
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 […]

February182016
Still No Relief for Substantiation of Charitable Donations of $250 or More

erdon Tax Team 02.18.2016 | eVisor Responding to thousands of negative public comments, the IRS has withdrawn proposed regulations that would have permitted charities to file a new information return […]