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December282017
Prepayment of Real Property Taxes

Berdon Tax Team 12.28.2017 | Client Alert On December 27, 2017, the IRS issued IR-2017-210 (the Advisory), providing guidance on the deductibility for federal income tax purposes of prepaid property […]

December262017
Executive Order Signed to Allow 2018 Property Tax Prepayment in New York State

12.26.2017 | Client Alert Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed an emergency Executive Order that will allow New Yorkers to prepay next year’s property taxes this year, before the new […]

December012017
Changes to NYC Commercial Rent Tax – Potential Benefit to Small Businesses

State and Local Tax Team 12.01.2017 | Client Alert The New York City Council has passed a bill raising the rent threshold subject to New York City commercial rent tax […]

May172017
Economic Nexus: The New Normal?

Berdon State and Local Tax Team 05.17.2017 | Berdon Industry Insights States are continuously looking for additional revenue streams in order to mitigate budget shortfalls in today’s challenging economic environment. […]

April202017
New York State Enacts 2017 – 2018 Budget Legislation

Wayne Berkowitz, CPA, J,D., LL.M. 04.20.2017 | Client Alert New York State has finally enacted the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Passage was delayed due to many controversial proposals, […]

July212016
Avoiding Residency Audits

Wayne Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M.

July012016
Berdon’s Berkowitz on NJ’s Gas Tax Hike Debate

Wayne Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 07.01.2016 | WCBS-TV Wayne Berkowitz, Chair of the State and Local Tax Group, gives WCBS-TV News his insights on the potential impact of New Jersey’s […]

February052016
State of Flux

Claude Solnik 02.05.2016 | Long Island Business News Many states are changing the way they calculate corporate income tax for service providers, such as accountants and financial advisors, basing it […]

November112015
After a Sweet Sale of Your Stake in a Real Estate Project, Beware a Big Tax Trap

Terence Cullen 11.11.2015 | Commercial Observer George Harrison might have said it best 50 years ago with “Taxman,” on the Beatles’ Revolver album: “If 5 percent appears too small / […]