HOT TOPICS / INSIGHTS

Hot Topics / Insights
September102015
Law Firms: Designing an Effective Compensation System

John Fitzgerald, CPA, Berdon LLP, New York Accountants

September082015
Mortgage Interest Ruling, New Safe Harbor, Tax Avoidance Fails

Berdon Tax Team 09.08.2015 | eVisor FEDERAL TAX Favorable Decision on the Deduction of Mortgage Interest The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently allowed two unmarried co-owners of a property […]

September082015
Foundation’s Aggressive Estate Tax Avoidance Strategy Shot Down

09.08.2015 | eVisor The title of the foundation was an attention-getter: “Educational Assistance Foundation for the Descendants of Hungarian Immigrants in the Performing Arts, Inc.” Set up by the estate […]

September082015
Mortgage Interest Ruling, New Safe Harbor, Tax Avoidance Fails

Berdon Tax Team 09.08.2015 | eVisor FEDERAL TAX Favorable Decision on the Deduction of Mortgage Interest The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently allowed two unmarried co-owners of a property […]

September082015
Favorable Decision on the Deduction of Mortgage Interest

Berdon Tax Team 09.08.2015 | eVisor The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently allowed two unmarried co-owners of a property to apply the mortgage interest deduction on a per-taxpayer basis […]

September082015
New Safe Harbor for Ratable Service Contracts

Berdon Tax Team 09.08.2015 | eVisor Accrual method taxpayers are permitted to deduct the costs of services as they are provided. However, current rules do not offer guidance as to […]

September032015
To condo or not to condo: That is the question for owners

Meyer Mintz, CPA, J.D. LL.M. 09.03.2015 | Real Estate Weekly With the condominium market heating up in many areas across the country, some real estate owners are tempted to take […]

August182015
Transportation Act Imposes New Tax Compliance Requirements

Marc Ausfresser, J.D., LL.M. 08.18.2015 | Client Alert A temporary highway and transportation spending act1 signed into law by President Obama on July 31, 2015 was designed to offset the […]

August052015
Pension Plan Lump Sum Payments Halted by IRS

Berdon Tax Team 08.05.2015 | eVisor The IRS has dealt a blow to pension plans looking to replace annuity payments with lump sum payouts. A July 9, 2015 notice1 announcing […]