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July222021
Can a Hub-and-Spoke Office Model Work for You?

Mitchell Marcus, CPA and John Zummo 7.22.21 | Industry Insights If there’s one thing that COVID-19 has highlighted, it’s that the traditional setup of a corporate headquarters where employees congregate […]

July012021
As the Hospitality Industry Revives, Expect Fraud to Follow

Smit Shah, CPA 7.1.21 | Industry Insights During the COVID-19 pandemic, when the hospitality sector was operating with a reduced workforce, it might have been easier for employees and guests […]

June222021
Sales and Use Tax for Art Collectors – A Family Office Primer

Ada Clapp, Richard Goldstein and Quentin Marchal 6.22.21 | Industry Insights – Family Office If you are a professional in the family office of an art collector, you likely already […]

June032021
What the Business of Cannabis May Mean for Real Estate

Ryan Dolan, CPA and Travis Ludden, CPA 6.3.21 | Industry Insights In the early hours of March 31, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill passed by the state […]

May252021
New York State Announces Financial Assistance Programs for Restaurants

Sarah S. Kim, J.D., LL.M. and Ken Maeng, J.D. 5.25.21 | Industry Insights New York State’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget includes $1 billion in relief to help the hospitality industry […]

May202021
New York City Suspends 5.875% Hotel Occupancy Tax from June 1, 2021 through August 31, 2021

Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. Industry Insights | 5.20.21 Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an Executive Order eliminating the 5.875% hotel room occupancy tax rate for a three-month […]

May202021
Understanding the Lumber and Steel Boom and Your Options

John Fitzgerald, CPA 5.20.21 | Industry Insights Perhaps we could call it the ‘COVID Paradox’: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent recession, the U.S. housing market experienced a nearly […]

May062021
Major States Now Considering Changes in Law Firm Ownership Regulations

Jonathan San Solo, CPA 5.6.21 | Practice Made Perfect The legal profession is bracing as New York, Connecticut, California, and several other states contemplate changes in long-standing regulations that determine […]

April152021
NYS is the latest to Impose a Pass-through Entity Tax … and it actually is a good thing

Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Richard Goldstein, J.D. 4.15.21 | Practice Made Perfect Many law firm partners have felt the pain inflicted by the federal Tax Cuts and […]