HOT TOPICS / INSIGHTS

Hot Topics / Insights
March272019
The Place of Assembly Conundrum for NYC Hotel Occupancy Tax

State and Local Tax Team 03.27.19 | Berdon Industry Insights How New York City (NYC) treats banquet/rooms for hotel occupancy tax purposes has been briefly covered in the Primer on […]

March052019
Assessing Trump’s Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

Bridgitte McCalla 03.05.19 | Berdon Industry Insights On June 1, 2018, President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports into the United […]

February142019
WeWork Effect: Continuing Impact of Co-Working on the Face of Commercial Real Estate

Vincent Altieri, CPA 02.14.19 | Berdon Industry Insights In 1999, New York City’s first co-working space opened1 in a loft at 42 West 24th Street, in the heart of the […]

February122019
Follow the PATH to Benefit from Food Donations

By Yusef Rhymer, CPA 02.12.19 | Berdon Industry Insights For businesses that over produced or over purchased food, or have food inventory nearing the end of its shelf life, there […]

February072019
Becoming Less Valuable: S Corporation “Reasonable Compensation” in Light of IRC 199A

Evan Fox, J.D., LL.M. 02.07.19 | Client Alert Under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1366, shareholders of S Corporations report their share of net income as if it were directly […]

February052019
Section 199A: Treasury Regulations Answer Many Questions

Joseph Most, J.D. 02.05.19 | Client Alert Many, but not all, of the questions left open by Code Section 199A, the new provision added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

January252019
Shifts in NYC Property Values Drives Tax Certiorari Changes for Property Owners

Yesterday, The Council of the City of New York approved a local law amendment increasing the audit requirement threshold from $1 million of assessed value to $5 million of assessed […]

January162019
Great Expectations: Amazon HQ2 and Other Big Tech Moves Ring in the New Year

William Saya, CPA 1.16.2019 | Berdon Industry Insights The recent announcement by Amazon that the retail behemoth would split the location of its HQ2 between several contiguous locations in northern […]

January142019
Changes to Loss Provisions

Geoff Kayton, CPA 01.09.2019 | Client Alert Among the sweeping changes to the U.S. tax system made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) were modifications relating to the […]