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NYC Multifamily Market Remains Bullish, Despite 421-A Uncertainty

02.11.2016 | Berdon Alerts Regulatory uncertainty, with the expiration of 421-A, and rising land prices have resulted in developers finding themselves in a holding pattern with regards to new rental […]

Real Estate Sales: Don’t Get Blindsided by Transfer Tax

Wayne Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M., Berdon LLP, New York Real Estate Accountants

PATH Act Reforms REIT Rules

Berdon Tax Team 01.26.2016 | Client Alert The December 18, 2015 enactment of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) featured significant changes to various real […]

New Information Reporting Requirements Effective January 1st

Berdon Tax Team 01.11.2016 | eVisor Issuers of securities are generally required to file Form 8937 to report actions that affect the basis of issued securities. Rules effective on January […]

The Wrong Way to Take a Partial Bad Debt Deduction

Berdon Tax Team 01.11.2016 | eVisor An IRS ruling1 highlights that there is a right way and a wrong way to charge a bad debt off the books. The ruling […]

Court: CEO’s Compensation Must be Capitalized

Berdon Tax Team 12.28.2015 | eVisor The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a decision of the Tax Court regarding the capitalization of costs incurred by a real estate […]

Feds Gain Enhanced Ability to Collect Delinquent Taxes

12.28.2015 | eVisor As part of the highway funding bill, signed by President Obama on December 4, the IRS gets two more ways to go after delinquent taxes – via […]

Limited Financial Authority is No Protection from Liability

12.28.2015 | eVisor A federal court ruled in Waterhouse v. U.S. 1 that a shareholder with limited financial authority could still be liable for payroll tax deficiency. In the matter, […]

Tax Breaks Extended – Some Permanently

Berdon Tax Team 12.21.2015 | Client Alert On December 18, Congress approved and President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the Act) extending dozens of […]