Let’s connect!

CPA Chat

A Berdon Blog
Featured Articles
CPA CHAT
March012021
Before You Hoist Sail, Check Out the Sales and Use Tax Implications

Now may seem like the perfect time to head to the open waters and experience the feeling of fresh air on your face and wind in your hair. But before you […]

February222021
Thinking about leaving your wealth behind? Well, think again!

With Joe Biden as president and the Democrats in control of both chambers of Congress, we should expect changes coming to the federal tax law. President Biden has promised a […]

February222021
Websites More Essential to Business Than Ever – Are You Prepared?

COVID-19 made one thing certain for businesses … having an up-to-date, easy-to-navigate, website is essential. Now, more than ever, businesses must have multiple ways to engage customers and bring in […]

February162021
The Tale of Retroactive Depreciation

Recent changes to the depreciation rules provide potential tax benefits to real estate professionals. Recently enacted legislation fixed the mistake made by Congress, known as the ‘retail glitch’. This change, […]

February162021
Communication and Collaboration Tips for a Successful Remote Workforce

With many working remotely for nearly a year now, some business teams continue to struggle with how to keep communication, collaboration, and comradery alive and well, when physically separated from […]

February102021
AICPA Communicates with SBA on Errors and Communication and Anxiety!

Small businesses are facing challenges during this most recent round of applications for Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loans. As members of the AICPA, we are […]

February102021
Important Factors When Contesting 2021/22 Tentative Assessed Property Value

Contributing: Shirley Hu, CPA and Allesan Palumbo, CPA As property owners and operators prepare applications to contest their 2021/22 Tentative Assessed Property Value with the New York City (NYC) Tax […]

December222020
Having a Pied-À-Terre in New York City May Result in Higher Real Property Taxes

My colleague Richard Goldstein and I worked on an alert for clients on identical bills currently in committee in the NYS Assembly and Senate that, if passed, would raise the […]

December212020
Can You Qualify for a Medical Expense Tax Deduction?

You may be able to deduct some of your medical expenses, including prescription drugs, on your federal tax return. However, the rules make it hard for many people to qualify. […]