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August022018
Sales and Use Tax for the New York City Hotel Industry

State and Local Tax Team 08.02.2018 | Berdon Industry Insights Notwithstanding the nearly $2 billion in tax revenue collected by New York City (NYC) annually, the hotel industry remains one […]

July192018
Economic Substance Washing Away the Dream of Tax Benefits

Evan Fox, J.D., LL.M. 07.19.2018 | CryptoLogic Congress established the wash sale rules to disallow a tax deduction for a security sold at a loss in a wash sale. The […]

July092018
Tip Reporting Rules and Responsibilities

Thea Kruger, J.D., LL.M. 07.09.2018 | Berdon Industry Insights For restaurant owners, navigating the requirements surrounding employee tip income can prove challenging. Nevertheless, complying with the various tax and labor […]

June272018
Oopsie Daisy, Maybe: Diversifying your Built in Gains into Tax by contributing to a Crypto Investment Company

Evan Fox, J.D., LL.M. 06.27.2018 | CryptoLogic Ordinarily, property can be contributed to an entity by its owners in exchange for ownership interests without any recognition of gain or loss. […]

June222018
Most Impactful State and Local Tax Ruling in More Than 25 Years Expected to Significantly Alter E-Commerce Industry

State and Local Tax Group 06.22.2018 | Client Alert The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of South Dakota in a decision that will dramatically impact the way sales […]

June212018
Alimony Payments Costlier under the TCJA

Berdon Tax Team 06.21.2018 | Wealth of Insights With divorce, like marriage, comes major financial change, and it can be taxing. The new Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) will […]

June212018
Choosing Executors — A Life and Death Decision

Veronique Horne, J.D. 06.21.2018 | Wealth of Insights There are a few truly important decisions people make in their lives. Choosing the right people to carry out their will is […]

June212018
529 College Savings Plans are More Attractive than Ever

Abu Quayyum and Kevin Wong 06.21.2018 | Wealth of Insights Added to the tax code in 1996, Section 529 College Savings Plans (“529 plans”) have grown in popularity, leading to […]

June132018
U.S. Manufacturers Express Concern Over New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Manufacturing | Distribution | Retail Practice 06.13.2018 | Berdon Industry Insights Background Briefing On March 1st, President Donald Trump announced that his administration would be imposing a 25% tariff on […]