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October082019
New Import Duties on Host of EU Products from Aircraft to Swiss Cheese

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 18, 2019 The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) continues to struggle with the European Union (EU) and certain member states over U.S. rights under the World Trade Organization. That […]

September192019
2019-20 Tax Planning Guide – Maximizing the Pros, Mitigating the Cons

Automatic Updates as Laws Change The opportunities and challenges of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) continue to be pivotal to a taxpayer’s planning. Ongoing proposals for massive reform, […]

June102019
Eyes on the Next Generation—Creating a Succession Plan That Fits Your Firm

06.10.19 | The Mid-Market Report During the life cycle of a law firm, there will be a time when it will be faced with the issue of succession planning. A […]

June032019
International Reporting Standards Tighten the Noose on Family Office Offshore Investments

06.03.19 | MarketCurrents Wealth Management A global move towards transparency and information sharing has made it difficult for family offices to invest beyond their borders. A growing number of multilateral […]

May202019
The Impact of New Guidance on Qualified Opportunity Zones

Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M. 5.20.19 | Client Alert This article is an update on new developments related to qualified opportunity zone legislation.  By way of background, the 2017 Tax Cuts […]

May152019
Experienced Tax Attorney Augments Berdon Tax Team

NEW YORK — Naya Pearlman, J.D., LL.M., with more than 15 years of professional experience advising clients in the real estate, manufacturing, and distribution sectors, has joined Berdon LLP’s Tax […]

April102019
New York State Budget – What You Need to Know

Wayne K. Berkowitz, CPA, J.D., LL.M. and Sunday L. Vanderver, J.D., LL.M. 4.10.19 | Client Alert The New York State Assembly and New York State Senate passed the Budget Bill […]

February182019
TCJA’s Impact on Current Tax Season

02.18.2019 | BARRON’S Berdon Principal Merrick Shukan discusses the impact of “itemization shrinkage” and the $10,000 cap on state and local income, sales, and real estate taxes on the current tax […]

February132019
Small Businesses Have a New Tax Break, but There Are Many ‘Ifs’

By Conrad De Aenlle 02.12.19 | The New York Times The 2017 tax bill provides a 20 percent deduction for ‘qualified business income.’ But which small businesses are eligible? Small […]