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In the article, Mr. Friedman said, “The stores are not fresh and appealing, and the company has not invested in modernizing them and keeping people wanting to come back.”

Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Interviewed on FoxNews Segment


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Interviewed on FoxNews Segment "Holiday Shopping and What it Means for the Economy"

In the interview, Mr. Friedman said, “I think the consumer is still very nervous. We have an election year coming up. We have a major deficit problem to deal with.”

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in Los Angeles Times Article


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in Los Angeles Times Article "Hordes of Post-Christmas Shoppers Expected"

In the article, Mr. Friedman said, “With the help of carefully planned discounts throughout the season, many retailers have been steadily clearing through their holiday merchandise in the weeks after Thanksgiving.”

 
Rob Babek, Tax & Business Services Partner, Op-Ed


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Rob Babek, Tax & Business Services Partner, Op-Ed "Governor Would Pile Levies on Tax-Wracked Businesses" Featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal

Gov. Jerry Brown's tax plan unveiled earlier this month amounts to yet another tax on businesses – businesses that make jobs and contribute to our state's long-term growth and competitiveness.

 
Ronald Finkelstein, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in Forbes Article


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Ronald Finkelstein, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in Forbes Article "Why To Give Generously Before December 31"

Here's an extreme example. A widow recently got the big news that she got $500,000 in royalties for the rights to make a movie out of a book written by her late husband.

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in WWD.com Article


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in WWD.com Article "Michael Kors: Wall Street's Newest Player"

In the article, Mr. Friedman said, “The next few weeks will tell whether the price will hold or not.” He said it's a difficult equities market and growth rates will be “very hard to maintain. I don't think apparel stocks overall do that great at these multiples.”

 
James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, Quoted in CNNMoney.com Article


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James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, Quoted in CNNMoney.com Article "The MF Global Money Chase"

In the article, Mr. Ashe said, “And even when there are records to work with, they may not always be reliable. For that reason, Giddens and his staff will have to go through the tedious process of verifying transactions and making sure that the records are accurate.

 
James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, Interviewed on


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James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, Interviewed on "Morning Edition" on National Public Radio

James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, was interviewed on "Morning Edition" on National Public Radio regarding the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines.

 
James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, at Marcum LLP, Interviewed on


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James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, at Marcum LLP, Interviewed on "The Hays Advantage" on Bloomberg Radio

James Ashe, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services, was interviewed on “The Hays Advantage” on Bloomberg Radio regarding the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines.

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in Los Angeles Times Article


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in Los Angeles Times Article "Early Black Friday Sales Appear to Pay Off for Retailers"

In the article, Mr. Friedman says, “People have had so many years of recession that they want to spend money and feel good about themselves, and many people have set money aside and are paying off their credit cards more, so people can spend a little bit more than last year.”

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Interviewed on The Wall Street Journal Radio Network's


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Interviewed on The Wall Street Journal Radio Network's "Your Money Matters" Radio Show

Ronald Friedman, head of the retail practice and partner-in-charge of the Southern California region for Marcum LLP, was interviewed on The Wall Street Journal Radio Network's “Your Money Matters” radio show about his outlook for 2011 holiday retail sales.

 
Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Forbes.com Article


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Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Forbes.com Article "Student Debt Burden Can Be Eased With Family Loans"

In the article, which discusses student loans and family assistance in paying for college tuition, Mr. Spielman says, “It's a question of family fairness.”

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Interviewed on


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Interviewed on "The Hays Advantage" on Bloomberg Radio Regarding October Retail Sales & Holiday Sales Outlook

Ronald Friedman, Assurance Services Partner, was interviewed on “The Hays Advantage” on Bloomberg Radio regarding the October retail sales numbers and his outlook for holiday sales.

 
Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Quoted in CNBC.com Article


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Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Quoted in CNBC.com Article "Repeal of AMT: Why Politicians are Avoiding it for 2012"

In the article, Mr. Perry said, "Doing away with the AMT would require replacing a lot of lost tax revenue by increasing regular taxes." Additionally, Mr. Perry said, "Asking certain Americans, probably more of the lower to middle income, to make up for the shortfall, would be political suicide."

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in Crain's New York Business Article


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in Crain's New York Business Article "Syms Bankruptcy Opens Up Prime Manhattan Spots"

In the article, Mr. Friedman said. “a lot of owned real estate properties may go to paying back creditors.”

 
Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Featured in the New Jersey Business Journal Article


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Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Featured in the New Jersey Business Journal Article "Small-Business Owners may be Snared in Bid to Hike Taxes"

In the article Mr. Perry said, "And when the tax code changes, there are no blanket "right" or "wrong" steps to take."

 
Jeffrey Weiner, Managing Partner, Featured in CNBC.com Article


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Jeffrey Weiner, Managing Partner, Featured in CNBC.com Article "In This Economy, Productivity Comes Without Hiring"

In the article, Mr. Weiner said, "There's a permanent reduction in the workforce, due to productivity gains. There will be no short term reduction in unemployment. In a fiercely competitive sector, productivity and revenue among mid-sized companies are making headcount a secondary consideration, because a lower headcount hasn't meant a lower bottom line."

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in the Investor Uprising Blog Article


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in the Investor Uprising Blog Article "Retailers Already Geared Up for the Holidays"

In the article, Mr. Friedman said shoppers are buying online more than ever before. Online sales are expected to improve at name retailers, such as Macy's (NYSE: M) and Nordstrom and other stores that have brands that people know.

 
Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Discusses President Obama's Proposed Deficit Reduction Plan on WebCPA/AccountingToday.com


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Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Discusses President Obama's Proposed Deficit Reduction Plan on WebCPA/AccountingToday.com

Mr. Perry discussed how doing away with the mortgage interest deduction will not only have a negative impact on high-income and middle-income homeowners, but could be detrimental to the housing market.

 
Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Discusses President Obama's Proposed Deficit Reduction Plan on FoxNews Live


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Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge, Tax & Business Services, Discusses President Obama's Proposed Deficit Reduction Plan on FoxNews Live

Joseph Perry, Partner-in-Charge of Tax and Business Services at Marcum LLP, was interviewed on FoxNews.com LIVE regarding the impact of President Obama's proposed deficit reduction plan.

 
A Rising Star, Jeffrey Solomon, Assurance Services Director, Featured in the Connecticut Business News Journal


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A Rising Star, Jeffrey Solomon, Assurance Services Director, Featured in the Connecticut Business News Journal

The article reflects on Jeffrey's accounting career and his community involvement and non-profit endeavors.

 
David Bukzin, Assurance Services Partner, Quoted in the Long Island Business News Article


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David Bukzin, Assurance Services Partner, Quoted in the Long Island Business News Article "Chinese Firms on U.S. Exchanges Face Fraud Charges"

In the article, Mr. Bukzin comments on the slowed pace of Chinese firms going public in the United States.

 
Jeffrey Weiner, Managing Partner, Featured in Accounting Today Article


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Jeffrey Weiner, Managing Partner, Featured in Accounting Today Article "Marcum Concerned Over Mandatory Auditor Rotation"

In the article, Mr. Weiner says “There are not many PCAOB-registered audit firms qualified to meet the unique needs and partner-level attention required by America's mid- and large-cap companies. Mandating ‘term limits' for audit firms will lead to higher upfront costs for companies due to the time required to screen new firms as well as for the firm selected to get up to speed with a company's operations/financial systems and to create new audit files.”

 
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article


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Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article "UPDATE: JC Penney 2Q Profit Flat On Lower Sales, Margins"

In the article, Mr. Friedman comments on JC Penney's fiscal second-quarter earnings. He says "When you realize the sales are going to be somewhat soft, then expense cuts are the necessary adjustment to maintain profitability."

 
Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek Article


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Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek Article "Anticipate Your Company's Biggest Hurdles"

In the article, Mr. Spielman comments on choosing the appropriate legal structure and location. He says to make sure your company has the requisite license, permits, and tax registrations in place.

 
Kim Lamplough, Assurance Services Partner, Featured in Accounting Today Article Regarding IFRS Condorsement


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Kim Lamplough, Assurance Services Partner, Featured in Accounting Today Article Regarding IFRS Condorsement

In the article, Ms. Lamplough says "IFRS is on the SEC's burner, but not the same burner that [former SEC Chairman] Christopher Cox had it on."

 
Jeffrey Weiner, Managing Partner, Quoted in Reuters Article About the Proposed Mandatory Auditor Rotation from the PCAOB


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Jeffrey Weiner, Managing Partner, Quoted in Reuters Article About the Proposed Mandatory Auditor Rotation from the PCAOB

Your universe in these large, multinational companies gets limited, said Jeffrey Weiner, managing partner at accounting firm Marcum LLP. "There could be issues of lack of choice, and mandatory firm rotation might be difficult."

 
Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article


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Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article "Out-of-Staters Handed Tax Setback"

Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal article "Out-of-Staters Handed Tax Setback."

 
David First, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in Forbes.com Article


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David First, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in Forbes.com Article "A GRAT Opportunity: Taking Advantage of Low July 2011 AFRs"

David First, Tax & Business Services Partner, was quoted in the Forbes.com article “A GRAT Opportunity: Taking Advantage of Low July 2011 AFRs.”

 
Philip Weiner, Assurance Services Partner, Quoted in The Trusted Professional article


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Philip Weiner, Assurance Services Partner, Quoted in The Trusted Professional article "IFRS Convergence Deadline Delayed Again"

In the article, Mr. Weiner says “The most important thing is to try to get it right, so the fact that it's being delayed is not surprising.”

 
Janis Cowhey, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in SmartMoney Article About


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Janis Cowhey, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in SmartMoney Article About "The New Rules of Estate Planning"

In the article, Ms. McDonagh says the sudden ability to move as much as $5 million into such vehicles (and the fact that these trusts eventually could be curtailed, as the Obama administration is proposing) has clients lining up to draft dynasty paperwork.

 
Monte Colbert, Senior Manager, Tax & Business Services, Featured in Bloomberg Business Week Article


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Monte Colbert, Senior Manager, Tax & Business Services, Featured in Bloomberg Business Week Article "Prepare a Better Tax Strategy for an S Corp"

According to a January 2010 study by the Government Accountability Office, 68 percent of S corporation returns filed for tax years 2003 and 2004 (the years data were available) misreported at least one item. Following are five tips to help you bypass the scrutiny of an IRS audit and effectively plan and implement an efficient tax strategy for your business this year.

 
Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article - New Law Sought After N.Y. Tax Ruling


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Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article - New Law Sought After N.Y. Tax Ruling

In the article, Mr. Spielman says the bill was a good start toward clarifying and correcting the intent of the state's existing law.

 
Diane Giordano, Tax & Business Partner, Provides Tax Advice and Works the Phones for the New York Daily News' Annual Tax Hotline


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Diane Giordano, Tax & Business Partner, Provides Tax Advice and Works the Phones for the New York Daily News' Annual Tax Hotline

Seeking help as the tax deadline approaches, New Yorkers flooded the Daily News Tax Hotline again Wednesday.

 
Rob Babek, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Reuters Article - States, Business Watch for Effects of Illinois Tax


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Rob Babek, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Reuters Article - States, Business Watch for Effects of Illinois Tax

Now that Illinois has passed a law to collect sales taxes on items bought over the Internet, other states and big retailers are watching for the impact on other parts of the country.

 
John Mezzanotte, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in New Haven Register Article - Homestretch: Now's the time many must claim 2010 homebuyer credit


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John Mezzanotte, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in New Haven Register Article - Homestretch: Now's the time many must claim 2010 homebuyer credit

Tax credits available to first-time and repeat homebuyers spurred many across the country to purchase houses early last year, giving the otherwise sluggish housing market a temporary boost, and financial experts are reminding taxpayers that this is the time many should be claiming the credit when filing 2010 returns.

 
Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article: State Tax Probe Expands


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Robert Spielman, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article: State Tax Probe Expands

New York tax authorities have identified a potentially lucrative source of income: out-of-state residents who buy New York homes for their relatives.

 
Alan Markowitz, Assurance Partner, Quoted in New Jersey Business Journal Article - Move to adopt global accounting standards could be costly


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Alan Markowitz, Assurance Partner, Quoted in New Jersey Business Journal Article - Move to adopt global accounting standards could be costly

A move to adopt global accounting standards could hit small businesses in New Jersey and the rest of the nation in the wallet, insiders said.

 
Douglas Farrington, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in Boston Business Journal Article


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Douglas Farrington, Tax & Business Services Partner, Quoted in Boston Business Journal Article "Accounting Principals"

The highlight of my career was when I was presented with the opportunity to head up the Boston office for Marcum. Boston is a great city and we have a great team here. The opportunity to be a key part of our growth and success in the marketplace was and continues to be a highlight for me.

 
Robert Spielman,Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article - Second Homes May Be Costly at Tax Time


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Robert Spielman,Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal Article - Second Homes May Be Costly at Tax Time

With New York state buckling under severe financial stress, Albany is finding new ways to boost revenue through court decisions and new requirements on tax filings.

 
Rob Babek, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Los Angeles Business Journal Article - Tax Woes Build in Enterprise Zones


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Rob Babek, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Los Angeles Business Journal Article - Tax Woes Build in Enterprise Zones

Not only does Gov. Jerry Brown want to eliminate enterprise zones, he wants to kill more than $900 million in tax credits that have been banked by thousands of companies in California – including hundreds in Los Angeles County's eight enterprise zones.

 
Carolyn Mazzenga, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Long Island Business News Article - Prepping for spiking assisted living costs


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Carolyn Mazzenga, Tax & Business Partner, Quoted in Long Island Business News Article - Prepping for spiking assisted living costs

The goal of living with comfort and dignity in our final years has been shaken by some rude economic information.

 
Drew Bernstein, Co-Managing Partner, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, Interviewed by International Finance News for Article: Equal Choice Between RTOs and IPOs in the U.S. Stock Market


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Drew Bernstein, Co-Managing Partner, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, Interviewed by International Finance News for Article: Equal Choice Between RTOs and IPOs in the U.S. Stock Market

There is both good and bad news in the market for Chinese private companies who are planning to go public in the U.S. stock market. On one hand, the number and the size of IPOs have reached the highest level in history.

 
Douglas Farrington, Partner-In-Charge of the Firm's Boston Office, Featured in CPA Magazine Article


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Douglas Farrington, Partner-In-Charge of the Firm's Boston Office, Featured in CPA Magazine Article "Rolling Through Tax Season"

Tax season is high time for almost all main street CPA firms. It is the most productive time of the year. Gearing up for tax season is a matter of having all the right personnel in place as well as flex time and tax season-only professionals and para-professionals to assist with the heavy volume of traffic.

 
 
 
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