COVID-19 Information Center

Preparation, Safety, Continuity COVID-19 Information Center

Preparation, Safety, Continuity

To assist clients during these uncertain times, Berdon professionals continue to serve as trusted advisors and are available to LISTEN to questions and concerns, work to help SOLVE problems and DO what they can to help develop and implement solutions.

Our COVID-19 Information Center provides relevant material that may be helpful in successfully adjusting to, and sustaining in, the current environment.

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8.31.20 | IRS Releases Guidance on Implementing September 1st Payroll Tax Deferral | Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M.

8.20.20 | The Impact of 2020 Required Minimum Distributions on Estate and Income Tax Planning | Veronique Horne, J.D. and Kevin Wong, CPA

8.20.20 | Pandemic Presents Planning Opportunities for High Net Worth Individuals | Merrick Shukan, CPA and Laura Genetelli, CPA

8.18.20 | Accounting for Various Matters Related to COVID-19 | Smit Shah, CPA

8.08.20 | President Issues Executive Order on Payroll Tax Deferral | Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M.

7.31.20 | Retail – Overcoming the COVID-19 Hurdles, Finding Opportunities | Marcy Greenfield, CPA and Anthony Graci, CPA

Additional COVID-19 information below.

COVID-19 Impact and Response:

7.30.20 | NYC Unincorporated Business Tax – Impact of Telecommuting | Richard Goldstein, J.D.

7.30.20 | Navigating Through QIP and 163(j) Opt-Out Elections Changes | Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M. and Nastassia Koyman, J.D., LL.M.

7.29.20 | PPP Loan Forgiveness – Maintaining FTE and Salary Levels | Joseph Most, J.D.

7.10.20 | Accounting for a PPP Loan | Smit Shah, CPA

7.09.20 | Business Continuity Management Planning – Lessons Learned | Alexander Moshinsky, CPA

7.02.20 | VIDEO: Paycheck Protection Program Update | Joseph Most, J.D.

7.02.20 | Congress Passes Paycheck Protection Program Extension | Joseph Most, J.D

7.02.20 | IRS Relief for Individuals Taking Retirement Plan Distributions in 2020 | Sanford Stolar, CPA and Shayna Byrne, J.D.

6.30.20 | PPP Roundup and a Simplified Borrowers’ Guide to PPP Updates | Joseph Most, J.D. and Shayna Byrne, J.D.

6.26.20 | NYC Council Approves Bill to Reduce Interest Rate for Late Payments of Certain Property Taxes | Wayne Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Richard Goldstein, J.D.

6.23.20 | A Borrower’s Guide to the Recent Updates to the Main Street Lending Program | Joseph Most, J.D., Shayna Byrne, J.D. and Ken Maeng, J.D.

6.22.20 | WEBINARS: COVID-19 State & Local Tax Impact on Individuals and Businesses | Wayne Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Richard Goldstein, J.D.

6.18.20 | SBA Releases Updated Loan Forgiveness Application | Joseph Most, J.D.

6.17.20 | Breaking the Chains: COVID-19’s Impact on Global Supply Chains | Ian Alberts, CPA and Christopher Taglianetti, CPA

COVID-19 Impact and Response:

COVID-19 Impact and Response:

5.19.20 | COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims – There’s Still Hope | John Fitzgerald, CPA

5.19.20 | Federal Reserve Announces Changes to the Main Street Lending Program | Joseph Most, J.D., Shayna Byrne, J.D. and Ken Maeng, J.D.

5.15.20 | SBA Issues New FAQs and IFR to Provide More Clarity on PPP Loan Program | Joseph Most, J.D.

5.15.20 | VIDEO: Business Continuity Questions Family Offices Should be Considering | Elizabeth Zabludoff

5.11.20 | WEBINAR: Coming Back to Healthy Buildings – Planning for Post-COVID-19

5.08.20 | Suspension of Excess Business Loss Limitation for Tax Years 2018-2020 Presents Opportunities and Issues | Nastassia Koyfman, J.D., LL.M.

5.06.20 | SBA Provides Safe Harbor for Returning PPP Funds | Joseph Most, J.D.

5.06.20 | Historic Gifting Opportunity in the Time of COVID-19 | Melissa Abbott, CPA, J.D., Marco Svagna, CPA and Scott T. Ditman, CPA/PFS

5.05.20 | Hoteliers and Restaurateurs: How Forgivable Are Your PPP Loans? | Jack Pulvirenti, CPA

5.05.20 | General Overview of Factors and Considerations in Terminating a NYC Domicile and Establishing a New Domicile only in NYS | Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M.

5.04.20 | Pandemic Heightens Need for Vigilant Cybersecurity | Alex Moshinsky, CPA

5.01.20 | IRS Issues Notice Addressing Deductibility of Business Expenses Paid with PPP | Joseph Most, J.D.

4.28.20 | VIDEO: The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact of Businesses – Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail | Marcy Greenfield, CPA and Frank Vitale

4.28.20 | New Ways to Claim 2018-2020 NOLs Under CARES Act | Nastassia Koyfman, J.D., LL.M.

COVID-19 Impact and Response:

COVID-19 Impact and Response:

4.14.20 | Are Your Internal Controls Still Effective? | Alexander Moshinsky, CPA

4.13.20 | My REIT Partner Wants … To Know How the CARES Act Affects Our Business | Evan Fox, J.D., LL.M.

4.13.20 | CARES Act – Individual Tax Relief | Veronique Horne, J.D., and Shayna Byrne, J.D.

4.13.20 | IRS Updates Deadlines, Expands List | Ben Westbrook

4.09.20 | CARES Act – Unemployment Assistance | Veronique Horne, J.D. and Geoffrey Kayton, CPA

4.08.20 | WEBINAR: Remote Workforce Revolution | Align and Berdon LLP

4.08.20 | VIDEO: COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on State Residency: PART 1 and PART 2 | Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Richard Goldstein, J.D. – UPDATED  4.15.20

4.08.20 | COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on the Real Estate Industry | Geoffrey Kayton, CPA

4.08.20 | COVID-19 and Its Impact on NYC Property Managers | Jonathen Scalzitti, CPA

4.07.20 | Financial Reporting Considerations Related to COVID-19 | Grace Singer, CPA and Angela Katehis, CPA

4.07.20 | SBA Issues New Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program | Joseph Most, J.D.

4.07.20 | COVID-19 Pandemic: Business Relief Options Analysis | Nastassia Koyfman, J.D., LL.M. and Shayna Byrne, J.D. – UPDATED 4.13.20

4.06.20 | How the CARES Act and Operational Adjustments Can Help Businesses Survive COVID-19 | Marcy Greenfield, CPA and Ian Alberts, CPA

4.06.20 | SBA issued an Interim Final Rule relating to PPP | Joseph Most, J.D.

4.02.20 | CARES Act Relaxes Limits on Deducting Business Interest Expense | Thea Kruger, J.D., LL.M. and Nastassia Koyfman, J.D., LL.M.

COVID-19 Impact and Response:

4.01.20 | Summary of Employee Retention Credit and Deferral of Payroll Taxes | Shayna Byrne, J.D.

3.31.20 | CARES Act Designates Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) | Marc Ausfresser, J.D., LL.M.

3.30.20 | CARES Act Provides Significant Relief for Small Businesses | Joseph Most, J.D. and Ken Maeng, J.D.

3.30.20 | NY Executive Order Extends Tax Due Date to July 15 | Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Richard Goldstein, J.D.

3.30.20 | IRS Updates Guidance on Gift Tax Filings and Payments | Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M.

3.27.20 | CARES Act Injects Massive Stimulus into the American Economy | Naya Pearlman

3.25.20 | Managing the Business of Law with COVID-19 | John Fitzgerald, CPA and Christopher Imperiale, CPA

3.25.20 | SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Summary (Pre-CARES Act)

3.25.20 | IRS Responds to Questions on Gift Tax Filings, Information Returns, IRA Contributions, and More . . . | Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M. – UPDATED 3.28.20

3.24.20 | Managing Cash Flow and Liquidity During the Crisis | Marcus Hahn

3.24.20 | Berdon LLP Response Update – Message from our Managing Partners

3.23.20 | IRS Extends April 15 Deadline and Lifts Cap on Postponed Payments | Naya Pearlman – UPDATED 3.28.20

3.23.20 | BLOG: SALT TALK: NYS Guidance Clarifies Penalty and Interest Relief for Late Payment of Sales Tax Due March 20th | Richard Goldstein, J.D..

3.23.20 | NYC Waives Penalties for Late Real Property Transfer Tax Filing and Payment | Richard Goldstein, J.D. and Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M

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