HOT TOPICS / INSIGHTS

Hot Topics / Insights
July132016
The IRS will not call you …

07.13.2016 | eVisor The increase in telephone scams, phishing activity, and identity theft has resulted in a new policy as of May 6, 2016, from the Internal Revenue Service: When […]

June072016
FTC v. Wyndham: A Cybersecurity Wake-Up for the Hospitality Industry

Jack Pulvirenti, CPA 06.07.2016 | Client Alert Cybersecurity is a critical issue for many businesses, but the hospitality industry is particularly vulnerable to hackers and other cybercriminals. There are many […]

May232016
Energy Efficient Deduction, Work Opportunity Credit, Deducting Litigation Costs

Berdon Tax Team 05.23.2016 | eVisor Deduction for Investing in Energy Efficient Equipment Internal Revenue Code Section 179D provides for a deduction for the costs of new energy efficient equipment […]

May172016
The State of the Real Estate Industry on Long Island: Co-operation Key to Future Development

Kayte Steinert-Threlkeld 05.17.2016 | LIBN: State of the LI Real Estate Event Developers, townships, and local governments on Long Island are working closer together than ever to create transit-oriented residential […]

May092016
Proposed Tax Regulations Target Inversions and Corporate Debt

Berdon Tax Team 05.09.2016 | Client Alert On April 4, the IRS and the Treasury Department issued proposed rules under Section 385 for determining whether corporate debt obligations will be […]

April162016
Deduction for Investing in Energy Efficient Equipment

Berdon Tax Team 04.14.2016 | eVisor Internal Revenue Code Section 179D provides for a deduction for the costs of new energy efficient equipment installed in a commercial building. The recent […]

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
FASB’s New Leasing Standard Demands Immediate Action

Berdon Audit Team 04.01.2016 | Happauge Reporter The long-brewing new leasing standard of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has finally been ratified. Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-02 Leases […]

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 […]