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October292015
Accounting for Law Firms: Best Practices Lawyers Should Know

John Fitzgerald, CPA 10.29.2015 | Bloomberg BNA To operate successfully in today’s environment, law firms need to develop, implement, and monitor strong financial and operational practices. John Fitzgerald, Berdon’s Chair […]

October272015
IRS Teams with Foreign Tax Administrations to Uncover Tax Evasion

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 10.27.2015 | eVisor In its ongoing initiative to uncover offshore tax evasion by US taxpayers, the IRS has announced the exchange of financial account information […]

October272015
Transit Benefit Program Now Mandatory in NYC

Transit Benefit Program Now Mandatory in NYC Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 10.27.2015 | eVisor New York City has passed an ordinance requiring that companies with 20 or more full-time […]

October072015
Cyberattacks on CRE: Real and Inevitable

Rita Pierre, CPA and Suzy Zaky 10.07.2015 | Real Estate Weekly It is a common and dangerous misconception that cyberattacks happen to others – giant retailers, government agencies – but […]

October042015
Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans under Increased IRS Scrutiny

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 10.27.2015 | eVisor For 2016, the Employee Plans Team Audit (EPTA) division of the IRS is stepping up reviews of internal compliance controls for large […]

September282015
Connecticut Substantially Increases Probate Fees for Larger Estates

Marco Svagna, CPA 09.28.2015 | eVisor Under recent legislation, the large estates of Connecticut residents dying on or after January 1, 2015 are being hit with sizable increases in probate […]

September282015
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 […]

September282015
New Estate Tax Reporting Requirements Delayed

Scott Ditman, CPA/PFS and Marco Svagna, CPA 09.28.2015 | eVisor New estate tax reporting requirements imposed by the recent transportation spending act1 (the Act) have been delayed until February 29, […]

September082015
Foundation’s Aggressive Estate Tax Avoidance Strategy Shot Down

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 09.08.2015 | eVisor The title of the foundation was an attention-getter: “Educational Assistance Foundation for the Descendants of Hungarian Immigrants in the Performing Arts, Inc.” […]