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New Law Provides Temporary Special Relief for Flexible Spending Arrangements

Ada Clapp, J.D. 1.19.21 | Client alert The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 20211 (the “Act”), which was signed into law at the end of 2020, is one of several COVID-19 stimulus […]

The Coming “PropTech” Revolution in Commercial and Residential Real Estate

Jigar Shah, CPA 1.12.21 | Industry Insights By now, anyone who has a stake in the financial markets, from hedge fund managers down to holders of 401(k)s, knows that “FinTech” […]

PPP 2.0 – Stimulus Bill Upgrades the Paycheck Protection Program

Joseph Most, J.D. and Shayna Byrne, J.D. 1.7.21 | Client Alert On December 27, 2020, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA or the Act) into law. The […]

NYS Acts to Prevent Evictions and Foreclosures … and Protect Property Owners

Mitchell Marcus, CPA 1.6.21 | Client Alert Recognizing the ongoing devastating effect of the pandemic, Governor Cuomo has signed the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 (The […]

Congress Reaches New Stimulus Deal For COVID-19 Economic Relief

Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M. 12.28.20 | Client Alert The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”) was finally signed into law yesterday after months of stalled negotiations in Congress. The new […]

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

Wayne Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Richard Goldstein, J.D. 12.22.20 | Client Alert Identical bills are currently in committee in the NYS Assembly and Senate (S. 44, A.B. 4540). These […]

SBA Formally Releases Loan Necessity Questionnaire

Joseph Most, J.D. 12.21.20 | Client Alert Previously released as a draft and the cause of some controversy, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has formally adopted and released Form 3509, […]

2020 Year-End Charity Planning Opportunities to Consider

Merrick Shukan, CPA, MST and Mona Loong, MBA 12.21.20 | Client Alert So far 2020 has been a tumultuous year to say the least, and many high-net-worth individuals are showing […]

NYC Council Smooths the Way to Get Tenants into Buildings

Talita Isoton, CPA 12.17.20 | Industry Insights As a small year-end gift to building developers, the NYC Council passed Int. 2033-2020 to ease the move-in process for owners and occupants. […]