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Here's one good reason to hold off on receiving your holiday bonus this year: It's a move that can help you save on taxes.

The Philadelphia Business Journal quoted Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti in a forecast for the industry in 2019.


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The Philadelphia Business Journal quoted Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti in a forecast for the industry in 2019.

2018 was a year of transformative mergers and acquisitions and consolidation in the food and beverage and consumer packaged goods industries.

 
California Apparel News quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a year-end holiday shopping wrap-up.


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California Apparel News quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a year-end holiday shopping wrap-up.

Sales for the 2018 holiday season were the strongest they have been in the past six years, rising 5.1 percent over last year's holiday sales and totaling $850 billion.

 
TriplePundit published 20 Questions for Private Foundations from Raffa - Marcum's Nonprofit & Social Sector Group


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TriplePundit published 20 Questions for Private Foundations from Raffa - Marcum's Nonprofit & Social Sector Group

Raffa - Marcum's Nonprofit and Social Sector Group, a service of Marcum LLP, recommends 20 questions that can help guide private foundations in remaining compliant with IRS regulations and avoiding unforeseen penalties.

 
The San Francisco Bay Times featured the 2018 Marcum Women’s Forum, keynoted by Chelsea Clinton.


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The San Francisco Bay Times featured the 2018 Marcum Women’s Forum, keynoted by Chelsea Clinton.

The second annual Marcum Women's Forum - Strength. Health. Influence. - was held on December 6 at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco.

 
Accounting Today reported Marcum’s merger with Silverman Kendall in Philadelphia.


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Accounting Today reported Marcum’s merger with Silverman Kendall in Philadelphia.

Top 20 Firm Marcum will merge in Horsham, Pennsylvania-based Silverman Kendall LLC, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

 
TriplePundit announced the 2019 Empowering Vital Leaders Initiative of Raffa-Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group, which will kick off on January 15.


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TriplePundit announced the 2019 Empowering Vital Leaders Initiative of Raffa-Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group, which will kick off on January 15.

Marcum LLP announced today that on January 15 it will host a special kick-off event in its Washington, D.C., office for a mentoring program designed to support women entrepreneurs from around the world.

 
Big Think published an article by Rich Tafel, director of Raffa Social Capital Advisors, on the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a hybrid for-profit / nonprofit business model.


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Big Think published an article by Rich Tafel, director of Raffa Social Capital Advisors, on the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a hybrid for-profit / nonprofit business model.

The rise of impact investing into for-profit social ventures makes this is a powerful alternative to the nonprofit model.

 
Printing Impressions announced the merger of Silverman Kendall into Marcum.


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Printing Impressions announced the merger of Silverman Kendall into Marcum.

The mutual chemistry and the business logic of joining a national firm of Marcum’s depth and stature will bring immediate benefits for our clients across the country as well as for our service team.

 
The CPA Journal published an article co-authored by Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti, about risk management through captive insurance.


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The CPA Journal published an article co-authored by Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti, about risk management through captive insurance.

Although many believe that captive insurance companies are a relatively new phenomenon, the captive insurance industry can be traced back to the 19th century. Today, nearly all Fortune 500 companies and thousands of midsized companies maintain captive insurance companies, and this author believes the captive insurance industry will continue to evolve as companies continue to face multiple threats to their survival on multiple fronts.

 
Bloomberg News quoted Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services in an article about how to lower your tax bill before the end of 2018.


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Bloomberg News quoted Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services Edward Reitmeyer in an article about how to lower your tax bill before the end of 2018.

President Donald Trump pledged that his tax law would kill off breaks and complex loopholes for the wealthy. Instead, the overhaul has ushered in a new generation of maneuvers that taxpayers can exploit before Dec. 31 to minimize next year's bills.

 
Food & Beverage Leader Lou Biscotti’s December column for Forbes focuses on how technology is changing the retail experience for brick-and-mortar shoppers.


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Food & Beverage Leader Lou Biscotti’s December column for Forbes focuses on how technology is changing the retail experience for brick-and-mortar shoppers.

As tech companies like Amazon rediscover retail, retail is discovering tech in a wedding made for the supermarket and store aisle. A technology revolution is embedding itself in the food and beverage industry, from smart shelf technology to facial recognition to cashierless stores to drone deliveries.

 
The Washingtonian featured Raffa – Marcum’s Nonprofit and Social Services Group in an article about philanthropy by Capital-area companies.


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The Washingtonian featured Raffa – Marcum’s Nonprofit and Social Services Group in an article about philanthropy by Capital-area companies.

This accounting group - now known as Raffa - Marcum's Nonprofit and Social Sector Group after a recent merger - gives its DC office unlimited paid leave for volunteering. In 2017, that meant the staff - a little more than 200 people - clocked 14,000-plus volunteer hours, at an average of almost 60 hours a person.

 
CNBC interviewed Tax Principal Michael D’Addio about year-end giving to take advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exemption.


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CNBC interviewed Tax Principal Michael D’Addio about year-end giving to take advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exemption.

If the holiday spirit is encouraging you to gift millions of dollars to family members, it’s time to start sharing the wealth.

 
Long Island Business News quoted from the Marcum 2018 Tax Guide in an article about opportunity zones.


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Long Island Business News quoted from the Marcum 2018 Tax Guide in an article about opportunity zones.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has had a major impact on accounting firms and their clients this year and it's only getting started.

 
Construction Accounting & Taxation published the latest column from Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu in the November-December issue, about the cyclical nature of construction input prices.


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Construction Accounting & Taxation published the latest column from Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu in the November-December issue, about the cyclical nature of construction input prices.

History tends to repeat itself. That is particularly true for construction, which seemingly travels an endless cycle of boom and bust. Trends in construction input prices are no different.

 
Entrepreneur magazine interviewed Tax Partner Kurt Koegl about the financial dynamics of retail vacancies and leasing, for an article about the challenges facing Main Street America.


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Entrepreneur magazine interviewed Tax Partner Kurt Koegl about the financial dynamics of retail vacancies and leasing, for an article about the challenges facing Main Street America.

Whether or not you have a retail store, you've seen the problem: Storefronts are shuttered on streets nationwide. And when one store closes, others will follow. How do we fix it.

 
HomeCare magazine quoted National Healthcare Leader Matthew Bavolack in an article about the factors driving providers to transition between not-for-profit and for-profit status.


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HomeCare magazine quoted National Healthcare Leader Matthew Bavolack in an article about the factors driving providers to transition between not-for-profit and for-profit status.

As the U.S. health care sector has grown into a $3.5 trillion economic juggernaut, the steady rise of for-profit health care providers has been credited with escalating the pace of the expansion.

 
California Apparel News quoted Retail Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a review of Black Friday results.


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California Apparel News quoted Retail Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a review of Black Friday results.

While more than 165 million Americans shopped online or in stores during the Black Friday weekend - which now extends from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday - the numbers were down by nearly 10 million shoppers from 2017.

 
Newsday quoted Tax Partner Robert Spielman in an article discussing the new IRS rules pertaining to deduction of business meals and other entertainment expenses.


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Newsday quoted Tax Partner Robert Spielman in an article discussing the new IRS rules pertaining to deduction of business meals and other entertainment expenses.

The IRS has issued interim guidance that allows a 50 percent deduction for meals if certain criteria are met.

 
The Huffington Post quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a 5-part series on the reinvention of retail in America.


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The Huffington Post quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a 5-part series on the reinvention of retail in America.

As more consumer spending moves online, the stores left behind will go luxury or go out of business.

 
Bloomberg Tax quoted Tax Credits & Incentives Leader Peter Downing in an article about economic inducements to Amazon for its new headquarters locations in New York and Virginia.


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Bloomberg Tax quoted Tax Credits & Incentives Leader Peter Downing in an article about economic inducements to Amazon for its new headquarters locations in New York and Virginia.

Depending on the extent to which the Long Island City facility relies on renewables, Amazon also may qualify for additional credits through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

 
Leaders magazine profiled chairman & chief executive officer Jeffrey Weiner as a New York City CEO, for the fourth consecutive year.


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Leaders magazine profiled chairman & chief executive officer Jeffrey Weiner as a New York City CEO, for the fourth consecutive year.

Jeffrey Weiner joined Marcum in 1981 and has led the firm since 1990, when he was named managing partner. In June 2017, he was named to his current post. Weiner is a nationally recognized expert on personal business management for the entertainment industry. He is a founding member of the LEA/Leading Edge Alliance.

 
The New York State Brewer’s Association blog posted an article by Tax Partner William Kuhlman, about the advantages of the R&D tax credit for craft brewers.


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The New York State Brewer’s Association blog posted an article by Tax Partner William Kuhlman, about the advantages of the R&D tax credit for craft brewers.

Craft brewers that have not yet done so should consider whether investment in product development, formulations, recipes, techniques, and manufacturing processes may qualify for a federal tax subsidy known as the Research and Development tax credit.

 
Inside Public Accounting quoted Advisory Partner Gary Rosen in a feature article about accounting services to the cannabis industry.


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Inside Public Accounting quoted Advisory Partner Gary Rosen in a feature article about accounting services to the cannabis industry.

It sounds like the perfect business opportunity: a fast‐growing industry with numerous, complex and unique challenges combined with strong demand for accounting services. But rather than rush to serve the cannabis industry, most CPA firms are hanging back, and for good reason.

 
Commerce magazine quoted Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti in a roundtable discussing best practices for the F&B industry.


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Commerce magazine quoted Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti in a roundtable discussing best practices for the F&B industry.

Given a growing list of challenges - from an increasing minimum wage to new sick time requirements to new depreciation rules - COMMERCE asked a panel of accounting experts to discuss best practices for food businesses and the industry's supply chain.

 
The Washington Examiner quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in an article about the upcoming holiday shopping season.


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The Washington Examiner quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in an article about the upcoming holiday shopping season.

Retailers are stocking their shelves to meet blockbuster holiday-shopping demand fueled by U.S. economic growth while preparing for slower sales next year as President Trump's escalating tariffs drive up prices.

 
Accounting Today announced the availability of the 2018 Marcum Year-End Tax Guide.


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Accounting Today announced the availability of the 2018 Marcum Year-End Tax Guide.

Marcum LLP released its 2018 Year-End Tax Guide on Wednesday, providing advice to taxpayers and tax professionals about how to handle the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act next tax season.

 
Talk of Connecticut Radio interviewed Tax Partner Edward Reitmeyer about the Super Bowl of taxation for real estate investors.


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Talk of Connecticut Radio interviewed Tax Partner Edward Reitmeyer about the Super Bowl of taxation for real estate investors.

Talk of Connecticut Radio interviewed Tax Partner Edward Reitmeyer about "the Super Bowl" of taxation for real estate investors.

 
Forbes published Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti’s November column on best accounting practices for F&B companies, Part III.


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Forbes published Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti’s November column on best accounting practices for F&B companies, Part III.

Budgeting or forecasting is extremely important for Food and Beverage companies of all sizes. Many companies use top down or bottom up approaches, but regardless, it is unacceptable when a company says it can't do a budget. It's like saying any old road will get me there.

 
The Hartford Business Journal published a column by Philadelphia Real Estate Chair Edward Reitmeyer for its latest real estate focus, on how commercial property owners are impacted by the new tax law.


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The Hartford Business Journal published a column by Philadelphia Real Estate Chair Edward Reitmeyer for its latest real estate focus, on how commercial property owners are impacted by the new tax law.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the most sweeping change to the U.S. federal income tax laws in over three decades, and it will have an effect on every U.S. taxpayer, but none more so than taxpayers engaged in the real estate business.

 
MarketWatch quoted Tax Partner Robert Spielman in an article about tax evasion and who is vulnerable to IRS pursuit.


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MarketWatch quoted Tax Partner Robert Spielman in an article about tax evasion and who is vulnerable to IRS pursuit.

IRS audits are at a 15-year low, with about 1 in every 160 individual returns audited in 2017, down from 1 in 90 in 2010. The agency says it lacks the resources to do more.

 
Accounting Today reported Marcum’s significant lead in net new SEC clients in the third quarter.


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Accounting Today reported Marcum’s significant lead in net new SEC clients in the third quarter.

A merger in July with a Texas-based CPA firm has helped skyrocket Top 100 Firm Marcum to a commanding lead in terms of new SEC audit client engagements in the third quarter of 2018.

 
Long Island Business News featured Marcum’s merger with Raffa P.C.


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Long Island Business News featured Marcum’s merger with Raffa P.C.

Marcum announced today that it has merged in Raffa, a Washington, D.C.-based public accounting firm focused on serving the nonprofit sector.

 
The Legal Intelligencer published an article by Advisory Partner Edward Waddington and Manager Taylor Rosanova, about measuring financial damages.


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The Legal Intelligencer published an article by Advisory Partner Edward Waddington and Manager Taylor Rosanova, about measuring financial damages.

As with any financial damage analysis, consideration must be given to the idea of continuing and non-continuing expenses.

 
NonProfit Times reported on Raffa PC’s merger into Marcum.


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NonProfit Times reported on Raffa PC’s merger into Marcum.

Nonprofit-focused accounting firm Raffa, P.C. was merged into Marcum LLP effective October 1. The Raffa team joined Marcum's Not-for-Profit Practice group, which will be known as Raffa - Marcum's Nonprofit and Social Sector Group.

 
Accounting Today reported on Marcum’s merger with Raffa P.C.


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Accounting Today reported on Marcum’s merger with Raffa P.C.

Marcum LLP has added Raffa P.C., bringing together two Top 100 Firms and supplementing Marcum’s not-for-profit practice with a nonprofit-focused group led by women partners.

 
The Wall Street Journal quoted Trusts & Estates Tax Partner Janis Cowhey in an article on how to protect your assets after your death.


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The Wall Street Journal quoted Trusts & Estates Tax Partner Janis Cowhey in an article on how to protect your assets after your death.

People usually take great pains to protect their assets from would-be thieves during their lifetimes. But they don't always give a lot of thought to safeguarding their estates from interlopers after death.

 
Financial Advisor reported the findings of the Marcum CEO Survey for the third quarter.


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Financial Advisor reported the findings of the Marcum CEO Survey for the third quarter.

CEOs of mostly midsize companies are largely optimistic about the business environment, but have grown more pessimistic for the third straight quarter, according to a new survey.

 
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Shot blog excerpted the Marcum CEO Survey for the third quarter, highlighting the top influences for business planning in the next 12 months.


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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Shot blog excerpted the Marcum CEO Survey for the third quarter, highlighting the top influences for business planning in the next 12 months.

The Marcum CEO Survey is a quarterly gauge of middle-market CEOs' outlook on the current business environment and their priorities for the next 12 months.

 
Tax Notes consulted Partner Elizabeth Mullen for an article analyzing the transfer-pricing dispute between Coca-Cola and the IRS.


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Tax Notes consulted Partner Elizabeth Mullen for an article analyzing the transfer-pricing dispute between Coca-Cola and the IRS.

Coca-Cola walked into the second quarter of 2018 unsure about how a new sugar tax in the United Kingdom would eat into its bottom line, bracing itself for potentially underwhelming results.

 
California Apparel News quoted co-Retail Leader Ronald Friedman in an article about the closing of remaining National Stores locations.


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California Apparel News quoted co-Retail Leader Ronald Friedman in an article about the closing of remaining National Stores locations.

After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in August, National Stores announced it is holding store-closing sales at its remaining 184 locations.

 
The New York Times quoted Partner Peter Buell in an investigative front-page article about Jared Kushner’s apparent avoidance of paying federal income taxes.


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The New York Times quoted Partner Peter Buell in an investigative front-page article about Jared Kushner’s apparent avoidance of paying federal income taxes.

Over the past decade, Jared Kushner's family company has spent billions of dollars buying real estate. His personal stock investments have soared. His net worth has quintupled to almost $324 million.

 
International accounting association ECOVIS published an article by Marcum’s International Tax Group, about the new Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII) Deduction, in its global newsletter.


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International accounting association ECOVIS published an article by Marcum’s International Tax Group, about the new Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII) Deduction, in its global newsletter.

Internal Revenue Code Section 250 has been added to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, creating a new preferential tax rate for income derived by domestic corporations serving foreign markets.

 
The Turn Around Management Association’s Journal of Corporate Renewal profiled Advisory Services Manager Sean Clancy in the October issue.


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The Turn Around Management Association’s Journal of Corporate Renewal profiled Advisory Services Manager Sean Clancy in the October issue.

Sean Clancy is a manager in the Forensic Services Division of Marcum LLP. He provides litigation services in the areas of bankruptcy and reorganization, fraud and misappropriation, computer forensics, and partner and shareholder disputes, specializing in asset tracing and recovery.

 
The Illinois CPA Society quoted Senior Accounting Services Manager Amanda Pictor in an article about the ascension of more women into the partnership ranks of accounting firms.


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The Illinois CPA Society quoted Senior Accounting Services Manager Amanda Pictor in an article about the ascension of more women into the partnership ranks of accounting firms.

Organizational support and personal drive are key to reaching the upper levels of leadership as a woman in accounting and finance.

 
ConstrucTech TV interviewed Assurance Partner James Miller in a segment about employment trends in the construction industry and how to attract Gen Z to construction jobs.


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ConstrucTech TV interviewed Assurance Partner James Miller in a segment about employment trends in the construction industry and how to attract Gen Z to construction jobs.

ConstrucTech TV interviewed Assurance Partner James Miller in a segment about employment trends in the construction industry and how to attract "Gen Z" to construction jobs in the era of Amazon and other tech giants.

 
The Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal published a version of the Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the 2nd quarter.


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The Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal published a version of the Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the 2nd quarter.

According to Census Bureau data, nonresidential construction spending expanded 4.2 percent from over a recent 12-month period.

 
The Associated Press interviewed Tax Principal Michael D’Addio for a syndicated story on the new rules for deducting business meals.


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The Associated Press interviewed Tax Principal Michael D’Addio for a syndicated story on the new rules for deducting business meals.

The IRS is making it simpler for business owners to deduct the cost of meals with customers and clients. The agency last week issued guidance for the deductibility of food and meals under the tax law enacted in December.

 
National Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti’s October column for Forbes focused on best practices for mature companies.


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National Food & Beverage Leader Louis Biscotti’s October column for Forbes focused on best practices for mature companies.

There are many other best practices for profitable, mature Food and Beverage companies.

 
MarketsInsider announced the winners of the 2018 Marcum Tech Top 40 Awards, now part of the ConnectiTECH Awards program of the Connecticut Technology Council.


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MarketsInsider announced the winners of the 2018 Marcum Tech Top 40 Awards, now part of the ConnectiTECH Awards program of the Connecticut Technology Council.

The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) helped technology companies from Connecticut shine at the inaugural ConnectiTECH Awards: Home of the Marcum Tech Top 40 on the evening of Wednesday, October 3 at the Connecticut Convention Center.

 
Construction Accounting & Taxation published Marcum’s latest column, on the impact of tax reform on capital expenditures, in the September/October issue.


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Construction Accounting & Taxation published Marcum’s latest column, on the impact of tax reform on capital expenditures, in the September/October issue.

One could argue that no industry deserved tax reform more than construction. In 2016, Construction Dive published an article detailing a U.S. Department of Treasury report. The report determined that construction firms paid the highest tax rate of any industry.

 
The Rhode Island Small Business Journal published an article by Assurance Services Manager Joshua Bloom about the importance of internal controls for small businesses and start-ups.


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The Rhode Island Small Business Journal published an article by Assurance Services Manager Joshua Bloom about the importance of internal controls for small businesses and start-ups.

The notion of internal controls can seem intimidating, but for a small business they are absolutely critical when it comes to preventing or detecting irregularities, whether due to error or fraud.

 
Women in Business interviewed Chicago Office Managing Partner Jenny Deloy for a podcast about the accounting profession.


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Women in Business interviewed Chicago Office Managing Partner Jenny Deloy for a podcast about the accounting profession.

Women in Business is a show directed to women who are CEOs, business owners, or consultants in business. The show is hosted by international women's business expert Dr. Gayle Carson who showcases successful women and informs others on how to become successful and survive.

 
Construction Dive reported highlights of the Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the second quarter.


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Construction Dive reported highlights of the Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the second quarter.

In its latest Commercial Construction Index report, accounting and advisory firm Marcum said nonresidential spending growth was lower than expected in the second quarter of 2018, increasing just 4.2% from the second quarter of 2017.

 
Crain’s New York Business featured three Marcum partners in its inaugural “Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting”: Janis Cowhey, Rorrie Gregorio, and Elizabeth Mullen.


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Crain’s New York Business featured three Marcum partners in its inaugural “Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting”: Janis Cowhey, Rorrie Gregorio, and Elizabeth Mullen.

Three tax partners in the New York City office of Marcum LLP were honored in the inaugural edition of Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting by Crain's New York Business.

 
Professional boxer Shawne Merriman told Sports Business Daily that he holds business meetings for his Lights Out brand at  Marcum’s Los Angeles office, where his Marcum advisors can sit in.


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Professional boxer Shawne Merriman told Sports Business Daily that he holds business meetings for his Lights Out brand at Marcum’s Los Angeles office, where his Marcum advisors can sit in.

My financial company, Marcum LLP, is a big accounting firm but they huge companies over there as clients, so I'll hold most of my meetings there.

 
Concrete Construction published the Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the second quarter of 2018.


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Concrete Construction published the Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the second quarter of 2018.

A noisy expansion is how Marcum LLP's chief construction economist describes the second quarter of 2018, in the newest edition of the Marcum Commercial Construction Index. The index is produced by Marcum's National Construction Services group.

 
The Authors Guild Bulletin quoted Tax Partner Robert Pesce in its authors’ guide to the revised tax code.


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The Authors Guild Bulletin quoted Tax Partner Robert Pesce in its authors’ guide to the revised tax code.

The many changes to the federal tax law passed by Congress last fall took effect on January 1, 2018. These changes will apply to your 2018 earnings; they do not affect your taxes payable for 2017. While the IRS is still working on implementing rules to provide guidance on how to interpret certain provisions, this is what we know so far.

 
Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti wrote about best practices for F&B companies in his September column for Forbes.


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Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti wrote about best practices for F&B companies in his September column for Forbes.

There are many best practices that could and should be followed by all Food and Beverage companies. Here’s a partial list of some of the more important practices for start-up and newer companies.

 
Accounting Today featured Marcum’s role in witnessing a new Guinness World Record for Breaking History, a new program dedicated to big social causes.


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Accounting Today featured Marcum’s role in witnessing a new Guinness World Record for Breaking History, a new program dedicated to big social causes.

New York firm Marcum recently participated in a Guinness world record-breaking event to honor 9/11 hero Welles Crowther, which was featured in the debut episode of new show "Breaking History."

 
Long Island Business News reported on Marcum’s role in history being made, as the official witness for a new Guinness World Record.


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Long Island Business News reported on Marcum’s role in history being made, as the official witness for a new Guinness World Record.

Partner John Hughes and Manager Nicholas O'Rourke served as official witnesses of a Guinness World Record-breaking feat for a new online show called "Breaking History."

 
NJBiz quoted State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney in an article about the higher taxes for New Jersey businesses under the state’s new budget.


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NJBiz quoted State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney in an article about the higher taxes for New Jersey businesses under the state’s new budget.

Business owners across the state breathed a sigh of relief this summer when Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Stephen Sweeney reached a budget compromise and narrowly avoided a government shutdown.

 
The Boston Business Journal quoted State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney for an article about a drop in the number of million-dollar tax filers in Massachusetts.


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The Boston Business Journal quoted State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney for an article about a drop in the number of million-dollar tax filers in Massachusetts.

Despite a strong economy, the number of Massachusetts residents with taxable annual income of $1 million or more essentially stayed the same from 2015 to 2016, according to new tax data.

 
Construction & Accounting Taxation published Marcum’s latest article, on the likely impact of tax reform on capital expenditures, in the July/August issue.


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Construction & Accounting Taxation published Marcum’s latest article, on the likely impact of tax reform on capital expenditures, in the July/August issue.

The impact of tax reform stands to be both larger and more durable than many observers realize.

 
The Mann Report published a column by Marcum Tax Partner Edward Reitmeyer, about the Firm’s upcoming Real Estate Summits.


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The Mann Report published a column by Marcum Tax Partner Edward Reitmeyer, about the Firm’s upcoming Real Estate Summits.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 places a limit on the amount of interest expense that businesses can deduct on their tax returns. Companies will only be permitted to deduct interest based on a formula. Real estate companies have the ability to elect out of this limitation if they meet certain criteria.

 
The Rhode Island Small Business Journal published an article by Senior Manager Michael Ung about the importance of small businesses maintaining accounting best practices.


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The Rhode Island Small Business Journal published an article by Senior Manager Michael Ung about the importance of small businesses maintaining accounting best practices.

Accounting errors can be damaging - even fatal - to small businesses. The potential losses from a missed investment in accounting often exceeds the cost of the accounting itself.

 
Philadelphia Business Journal quoted Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti in an article about the future of Campbell Soup Co.


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Philadelphia Business Journal quoted Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti in an article about the future of Campbell Soup Co.

It's a new dawn and a new day for Campbell Soup Co., according to company officials who - during an earnings call with analysts - emphasized the Camden soup maker is on the path to righting itself after back-to-back disappointing quarters.

 
The San Francisco Business Times quoted Jeff Pera, regional managing partner, Northern California, about how the new federal cap on state tax deductions is motivating senior executives to relocate.


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The San Francisco Business Times quoted Jeff Pera, regional managing partner, Northern California, about how the new federal cap on state tax deductions is motivating senior executives to relocate.

From CEOs to entrepreneurs to middle-class families, a lot of people have grumbled for years about California’s heavy tax burden and high cost of living. Some have almost certainly left as a result.

 
Bloomberg News quoted Tax Principal Michael D’Addio in an article about IRS efforts to quash workarounds to the new federal ceiling on SALT deductions.


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Bloomberg News quoted Tax Principal Michael D’Addio in an article about IRS efforts to quash workarounds to the new federal ceiling on SALT deductions.

Taxpayers in New York and Connecticut still have a few potential options to avoid the hit from a new cap on state and local tax deductions, while residents of other high-tax jurisdictions may only have creative estate planning as a last resort.

 
National Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu discussed the state of the construction economy, in their July/August column for Construction Accounting & Taxation.


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National Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu discussed the state of the construction economy, in their July/August column for Construction Accounting & Taxation.

The current economic expansion, now in its 10th year, was founded on a series of policy actions designed to replenish bank capital and liquidity, reflate asset prices, protect the future of the U.S. auto industry, save at least one major insurer, and keep borrowing costs ultra-low.

 
Bloomberg Markets’ Coast to Coast podcast interviewed Tax Principal Michael D’Addio about IRS efforts to block workarounds for the new deduction cap affecting New York State taxpayers.


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Bloomberg Markets’ Coast to Coast podcast interviewed Tax Principal Michael D’Addio about IRS efforts to block workarounds for the new deduction cap affecting New York State taxpayers.

Bloomberg Markets’ Coast to Coast podcast interviewed Tax Principal Michael D’Addio about IRS efforts to block workarounds for the new deduction cap affecting New York State taxpayers.

 
Virtual Strategy magazine announced the 2018 Marcum Tech Top 40 Awards.


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Virtual Strategy magazine announced the 2018 Marcum Tech Top 40 Awards.

Connecticut's 40 fastest growing tech companies will be recognized as part of the ConnectiTECH Awards to be held on Wednesday, October 3. The first ConnectiTECH Awards will feature the Marcum Tech Top 40 and will recognize the Most Disruptive Technology and Coolest Tech Workplace in the state.

 
Accounting Today announced Marcum’s merger with YKSM CPAs in Providence, R.l.


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Accounting Today announced Marcum’s merger with YKSM CPAs in Providence, R.l.

Marcum LLP, a Top 100 Firm based in New York, has added Yarlas, Kaplan, Santilli, Moran Ltd., an accounting firm in Providence, Rhode Island, expanding Marcum's New England presence, effective August 1.

 
The Providence Business News featured Marcum’s announcement about merging with YKSM.


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The Providence Business News featured Marcum’s announcement about merging with YKSM.

The local accounting firm of Yarlas, Kaplan, Santilli, Moran Ltd. has become part of the larger New York-based accounting firm of Marcum LLP, Marcum announced Monday.

 
Long Island Business News reported on Marcum’s merger with YKSM in Providence, R.I.


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Long Island Business News reported on Marcum’s merger with YKSM in Providence, R.I.

Marcum has merged Providence, Rhode Island-based Yarlas, Kaplan, Santilli, Moranor also known as YKSM into its business as of Aug. 1.

 
CNBC quoted Tax Principal Michael D’Addio in an article about the new IRS regulations for deducting pass-through income.


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CNBC quoted Tax Principal Michael D’Addio in an article about the new IRS regulations for deducting pass-through income.

The IRS proposed a new rule on Aug. 8, addressing the 20 percent qualified business income deduction. This is a break for so-called pass-through entities, including sole proprietorships and S-corporations.

 
Food & Beverage Leader Lou Biscotti’s August column for Forbes discussed contribution margins as the true measure of profitability.


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Food & Beverage Leader Lou Biscotti’s August column for Forbes discussed contribution margins as the true measure of profitability.

The problem with gross profit is that cost of goods sold often includes fixed expenses, such as rent, which don’t change incrementally with sales. Because of the distortion caused by fixed expenses, companies often make poor profitability decisions using a gross profit percentage.

 
Advisory Director John Heller participated a Litigation Support Roundtable produced by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine.


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Advisory Director John Heller participated a Litigation Support Roundtable produced by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine.

How litigation support is crucial in case outcomes. Some of the region's top CPAs convened to talk shop and share insights about litigation support accounting practices during a roundtable discussion.

 
The San Francisco Business Times quoted Regional Managing Partner Jeff Pera in an article about how new federal, state, and local tax laws are impacting the Bay Area housing market.


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The San Francisco Business Times quoted Regional Managing Partner Jeff Pera in an article about how new federal, state, and local tax laws are impacting the Bay Area housing market.

President Trump's tax overhaul limiting the deductions for mortgage interest as well as state and local taxes paid is already taking a toll on the Bay Area's housing market.

 
Long Island Business News reported on the 2018 Marcum Workplace Challenge.


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Long Island Business News reported on the 2018 Marcum Workplace Challenge.

"We had more sponsors than ever before, the company turnout was excellent, the crowd was very upbeat and the weather was perfect. We couldn't have asked for a better night."

 
The Legal Intelligencer published an article by Principal Rob Drover about litigation in the age of automation.


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The Legal Intelligencer published an article by Principal Rob Drover about litigation in the age of automation.

There are ethical, reputational and legal issues emerging from the new age of automation happening today. Law firms, accounting firms and other professional services consultants need to increase their level of knowledge and expertise in these areas to keep pace with the changes.

 
CPA Trendlines interviewed Advisory Partner Gary Rosen for an article about CPAs entering the cannabusiness.


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CPA Trendlines interviewed Advisory Partner Gary Rosen for an article about CPAs entering the cannabusiness.

A Top 100 accounting and advisory firm, with 23 offices nationwide, Marcum has been working with cannabusiness clients for several years, watching the ramp up to legalization and preparing internally by building out its Cannabis Services Group practice.

 
TheStreet quoted Partner Ron Friedman on worker compensation in California.


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TheStreet quoted Partner Ron Friedman on worker compensation in California.

Money will come in two ways, as extra pay for employees and as settlements, and as expenses connected to lawsuits against non-compliant companies.

 
Construction Executive published an article by Partner Ian Manning and Manager Christopher Sisk about tangible working capital and tangible equity ratios, in a special issue on construction accounting.


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Construction Executive published an article by Partner Ian Manning and Manager Christopher Sisk about tangible working capital and tangible equity ratios, in a special issue on construction accounting.

A contractor's financial statements are distributed to a variety of users, including owners, sureties, banks and other lenders, contractor licensing boards, departments of transportation and potential joint venture partners.

 
WCBS-TV invited Melville Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga to the studio to talk about the upcoming Marcum Workplace Challenge, taking place July 31 at Jones Beach.


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WCBS-TV invited Melville Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga to the studio to talk about the upcoming Marcum Workplace Challenge, taking place July 31 at Jones Beach.

Carolyn Mazzenga, Marcum LLP’s office managing partner for Long Island, joined CBS2’s Andrea Grymes and Cindy Hsu to talk about the 13th annual event happening on July 31, 2018.

 
Newsday asked Melville Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga about deducting unreimbursed business expenses under the new tax law.


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Newsday asked Melville Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga about deducting unreimbursed business expenses under the new tax law.

The tax overhaul wiped out the deduction for unreimbursed business expenses. Some companies might choose to ease the burden by setting up plans to reimburse their employees, experts say.

 
The New York Times quoted New Jersey Advisory Services Partner-in-Charge Ilan Hirschfeld about new alimony rules under the new tax law.


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The New York Times quoted New Jersey Advisory Services Partner-in-Charge Ilan Hirschfeld about new alimony rules under the new tax law.

Lawyers and accountants often push their clients to plan for unpleasant events. Better to be prepared now than to pay the consequences later. But the Republican tax law that took effect in January has added a new urgency for wealthy Americans contemplating divorce.

 
CNBC spoke with Melville Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga, also national leader of the Family Wealth Services group, about the long-range tax implications of converting a pass-through entity to a C-corporation.


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CNBC spoke with Melville Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga, also national leader of the Family Wealth Services group, about the long-range tax implications of converting a pass-through entity to a C-corporation.

Lower income tax rates have made incorporation an attractive strategy to some business owners, but accountants warn that entrepreneurs ought to think twice before going corporate.

 
Financial Advisor magazine reported the findings of the Marcum CEO Survey for the second quarter.


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Financial Advisor magazine reported the findings of the Marcum CEO Survey for the second quarter.

The Marcum CEO Survey is a quarterly gauge of middle-market CEOs' outlook on the current business environment and their priorities for the next 12 months. The Marcum CEO Survey is a companion to Chief Executive Group's CEO Confidence Index.

 
The Houston Business Journal featured Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs.


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The Houston Business Journal featured Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs.

GBH CPAs PC was acquired by New York-based Marcum LLP, a public accounting and advisory services firm, according to a press release.

 
Accounting Today reported on Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs of Houston, Texas.


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Accounting Today reported on Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs of Houston, Texas.

Marcum LLP, a Top 100 Firm based in New York, has expanded its footprint to Texas and the South Central region of the U.S. by adding GBH CPAs, a Houston-based firm, effective July 1.

 
Long  Island Business News announced Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs.


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Long Island Business News announced Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs.

Marcum now has a foothold in Texas, following a merger with Houston firm GBH CPAs. The addition of GBH, which provides tax and audit services, brought four partners and 25 associates to Marcum.

 
The Houston Chronicle announced Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs.


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The Houston Chronicle announced Marcum’s merger with GBH CPAs.

Marcum, an independent public accounting and advisory services firm based in New York City, has gained a presence in Texas through a merger with GBH CPAs of Houston.

 
Inside Public Accounting reported on Marcum’s merger with GBH of Houston, TX.


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Inside Public Accounting reported on Marcum’s merger with GBH of Houston, TX.

New York-based Marcum has acquired GBH CPAs of Houston, effective July 1. GBH brings four partners and 25 associates to Marcum. Jeff Houston, GBH's CEO and a founding partner, becomes OMP in Houston.

 
Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti has a new monthly column on Forbes.com.


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Food & Beverage Services Leader Louis Biscotti has a new monthly column on Forbes.com.

There are many factors and a disciplined approach that can be followed by companies faced with decisions about channel, customer or product profitability.

 
Advisors magazine interviewed Tax Manager Michael Feinfeld about the proper approach to estate planning.


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Advisors magazine interviewed Tax Manager Michael Feinfeld about the proper approach to estate planning.

If pop culture's biggest stars end up with estates that vanish or fail to receive the right attention, then how can the average investor or business owner properly prepare? Estate planning may be complex, but it can be dealt with thoroughly if planners begin their work early.

 
The American Society of Appraisers quoted Ken Pia, partner-in-charge of Valuation Services, in an article about appraisal standards for employee stock ownership plans.


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The American Society of Appraisers quoted Ken Pia, partner-in-charge of Valuation Services, in an article about appraisal standards for employee stock ownership plans.

The American Society of Appraisers has filed an amicus brief in connection with the appeal of an employee stock ownership plan case, outlining the district court’s appraisal-related errors and dangerous precedent set by the opinion.

 
EC&M interviewed Tax Partner James Lundy for an article about changes in the tax code affecting electrical contractors.


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EC&M interviewed Tax Partner James Lundy for an article about changes in the tax code affecting electrical contractors.

After a chaotic legislative session, Congress delivered a massive overhaul to the tax code. But what does it mean for electrical contractors?

 
Insight magazine quoted Partner & CIO Peter Scavuzzo and Advisory Principal Rob Drover in article about artificial intelligence and robotic process automation in the accounting industry.


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Insight magazine quoted Partner & CIO Peter Scavuzzo and Advisory Principal Rob Drover in article about artificial intelligence and robotic process automation in the accounting industry.

While fear-mongering headlines and keynotes proclaim that streamlining hours of human labor might soon remove need for, well, the human, the companies and firms already using these technologies to improve client service might argue otherwise.

 
The Orange County Register quoted Partner Warren Hennagin in an article about the deductibility of home equity lines of credit under new IRS rules.


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The Orange County Register quoted Partner Warren Hennagin in an article about the deductibility of home equity lines of credit under new IRS rules.

If you have an existing home equity line-of-credit or second mortgage, do you have to fold that into a new first mortgage for it to remain tax deductible under the new tax laws?

 
Tennessee Road Builder published an article by Senior Accountant Dillon Scott, discussing special tax planning considerations for construction contractors.


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Tennessee Road Builder published an article by Senior Accountant Dillon Scott, discussing special tax planning considerations for construction contractors.

Contractors have it rough. It's a competitive, low-margin business; good help is hard to find and keep; and financial strength can swing from one extreme to the other overnight.

 
Fox Business invited Tax Leader Joseph Perry onto Closing Bell to discuss prepaying certain 2018 expenses before the end of 2017.


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Fox Business invited Tax Leader Joseph Perry onto Closing Bell to discuss prepaying certain 2018 expenses before the end of 2017.

Fox Business invited Tax Leader Joseph Perry onto Closing Bell to discuss prepaying certain 2018 expenses before the end of 2017.

 
Inc. magazine interviewed Ed Reitmeyer, Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services, about the tax advantages of C corporations versus pass-through entities.


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Inc. magazine interviewed Ed Reitmeyer, Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services, about the tax advantages of C corporations versus pass-through entities.

Edward Reitmeyer, a partner at the Philadelphia accounting firm Marcum LLP, typically prepares between 800 and 1,200 tax returns for small business clients each year.

 
The Cooperator spoke with Tax Partner Peter Buell about how tax reform will affect New York City condo and coop owners.


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The Cooperator spoke with Tax Partner Peter Buell about how tax reform will affect New York City condo and coop owners.

President Trump signed into law a major $1.5 trillion tax plan that Congress had earlier passed, the first re-writing of our tax laws in over 30 years. The big question now is, who wins and who loses?

 
Associated Press spoke with Tax Leader Joseph Perry about the impact of the new tax bill on the accounting industry.


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Associated Press spoke with Tax Leader Joseph Perry about the impact of the new tax bill on the accounting industry.

From New York to Kentucky to Florida, accountants and tax lawyers are scanning the 1,000 page measure, fielding a swirl of questions from clients and swapping tips via email in their efforts to fully grasp the bill's far-reaching changes.

 
The Los Angeles Times published a follow-up story in collaboration with Marcum, about how taxpayers in various circumstances would fare under tax reform.


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The Los Angeles Times published a follow-up story in collaboration with Marcum, about how taxpayers in various circumstances would fare under tax reform.

Earlier this month, The Times reviewed tax returns submitted by a handful of readers to see how the House and Senate tax plans would have affected their 2016 taxes had they been law at the time.

 
Bloomberg Markets Radio had Tax Leader Joseph Perry on the show to discuss aspects of the new tax reform plan


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Bloomberg Markets Radio had Tax Leader Joseph Perry on the show to discuss aspects of the new tax reform plan.

Bloomberg Markets Radio had Tax Leader Joseph Perry on the show to discuss aspects of the new tax reform plan.

 
Bloomberg BNA's Daily Tax Report quoted Tax Principal Michael D'Addio in an article about the prospects for wholesale conversions of pass-through entities to C corporate structure.


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Bloomberg BNA's Daily Tax Report quoted Tax Principal Michael D'Addio in an article about the prospects for wholesale conversions of pass-through entities to C corporate structure.

Some lawmakers had predicted that the steep corporate tax cuts in the Republican tax bill could cause pass-through entities to convert to corporations to take advantage of the lower rates.

 
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Tax Partner Robert Spielman about 2017 tax strategies that can help in 2018.


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The Los Angeles Times interviewed Tax Partner Robert Spielman about 2017 tax strategies that can help in 2018.

Congress was poised this week to pass the most sweeping overhaul of the federal tax code in three decades. The Republican legislation, which President Trump has promised to sign before Christmas, delivers most of its benefits to corporations and the wealthy, but there are key changes that affect individuals.

 
Long Island Business News quoted Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services Ed Reitmeyer in an article about how corporations will benefit from the tax reform bill.


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Long Island Business News quoted Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services Ed Reitmeyer in an article about how corporations will benefit from the tax reform bill.

While both the Republican House and Senate proposals would drastically alter the nation's tax regulations for individuals, changes to the code for business may prove to be the centerpiece.

 
The New York Times quoted Ed Reitmeyer, partner-in-charge of the Philadelphia Tax Services Department, in an article about tax strategies for 2018.


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The New York Times quoted Ed Reitmeyer, partner-in-charge of the Philadelphia Tax Services Department, in an article about tax strategies for 2018.

The Senate and the House closed in on a final version of the tax bill on Friday, as Republican leaders stay on track for final votes on the consensus bill next week.

 
WCBS-TV 2 interviewed Tax Partner Robert Spielman about pre-paying 2018 state and local taxes to offset the loss of these deductions expected next year.


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WCBS-TV 2 interviewed Tax Partner Robert Spielman about pre-paying 2018 state and local taxes to offset the loss of these deductions expected next year.

WCBS-TV 2 interviewed Tax Partner Robert Spielman about pre-paying 2018 state and local taxes to offset the loss of these deductions expected next year.

 
Forbes talked with national Tax Leader Joseph Perry about the advantages of converting a traditional IRA into a Roth IRA in order to benefit from the state and local tax deduction in 2017, before it disappears under tax reform in 2018.


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Forbes talked with national Tax Leader Joseph Perry about the advantages of converting a traditional IRA into a Roth IRA in order to benefit from the state and local tax deduction in 2017, before it disappears under tax reform in 2018.

Do you have a big IRA? And live in a soak-the-rich state? Run, don't walk, to your accountant. You've got two weeks left to do a Roth conversion that just might save you a bundle.

 
Associated Press interviewed Ed Reitmeyer, Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services, about what small business owners should know about their tax bills.


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Associated Press interviewed Ed Reitmeyer, Mid-Atlantic Regional Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services, about what small business owners should know about their tax bills.

Some small business owners may pay lower taxes under the Republican tax overhaul, but accountants and consultants will want to read the fine print carefully - once the details are finally settled. And some owners may want to consider changing their corporate structure if parts of the proposed changes go through.

 
Crain's New York Business asked Tax Leader Joseph Perry about how tax reform is impacting Marcum's business.


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Crain's New York Business asked Tax Leader Joseph Perry about how tax reform is impacting Marcum's business.

With the hand-scribbled ink still wet on Washington's shifting legislative efforts, accounting executives such as Joseph Perry and his team at Marcum are fielding an onslaught of inquiries.

 
The Los Angeles Times asked Marcum to partner on a project to see how the 2016 tax returns of selected readers would fare under the House and Senate tax reform bills.


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The Los Angeles Times asked Marcum to partner on a project to see how the 2016 tax returns of selected readers would fare under the House and Senate tax reform bills.

Republican tax plans are working their way through Congress. If the House and Senate can agree on a final bill, will you owe more or less? The answer, of course, is it depends.

 
Bloomberg BNA quoted national Tax Leader Joseph Perry in an article about the treatment of the corporate alternative minimum tax in the House and Senate tax bills.


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Bloomberg BNA quoted national Tax Leader Joseph Perry in an article about the treatment of the corporate alternative minimum tax in the House and Senate tax bills.

The AMT, a much-hated provision of the tax code, requires corporations and individuals to recalculate their tax liability if they took too many credits or deductions.

 
Bloomberg BNA quoted national Tax Leader Joseph Perry in a Daily Tax Report story about the taxation of pass-through income under the House and Senate bills.


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Bloomberg BNA quoted national Tax Leader Joseph Perry in a Daily Tax Report story about the taxation of pass-through income under the House and Senate bills.

Pass-through taxation represents one of the biggest rifts between the House and Senate tax reform plans, a difference that will have to be resolved before a bill can become law.

 
The New York Times quoted Tax Leader Joseph Perry in an article about strategies to prepare for the loss of deductions for state and local taxes and property taxes.


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The New York Times quoted Tax Leader Joseph Perry in an article about strategies to prepare for the loss of deductions for state and local taxes and property taxes.

The Senate and House may spend most of the month ironing out the differences in their tax bills. Or they may be delayed by other legislation and not enact a new tax code until the new year.

 
The New York Times interviewed Tax Partner Kurt Koegl about the likely impact of tax reform on real estate investment trusts.


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The New York Times interviewed Tax Partner Kurt Koegl about the likely impact of tax reform on real estate investment trusts.

After a frenzy of congressional action to rewrite the tax code, salesclerks and chief executives are calculating their gains. Business was treated with the everyone's-a-winner approach that ensures no summer camper goes home without a trophy.

 
Fox Business interviewed national Tax Leader Joseph Perry for a story about how tax reform will impact homeowners in high-tax states.


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Fox Business interviewed national Tax Leader Joseph Perry for a story about how tax reform will impact homeowners in high-tax states.

Republicans are moving a tax reform bill through Congress that could have both short-and long-term impacts on housing prices and trends. Real estate lobbies are concerned that bills crafted in the House of Representatives and the Senate eliminate incentives for homeownership and put the ability to purchase a home out of reach for many individuals.

 
CNN-Money quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in an article about how some store chains are thriving while the sector as a whole continues to suffer.


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CNN-Money quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in an article about how some store chains are thriving while the sector as a whole continues to suffer.

A record number of stores have closed this year, and Wikipedia added an entry for "retail apocalypse." But some retailers have staved off pressure from Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) and competitors.

 
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Radio America's "Made in America" spoke with State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney about whether taxpayers in high rate jurisdictions will flee to low- or no-tax states.

Radio America's Made in America spoke with State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney about whether taxpayers in high rate jurisdictions will flee to low- or no-tax states.

 
Barron's quoted Family Wealth Services Leader Carolyn Mazzenga in an article about how high net worth taxpayers residing in New York City may be impacted by tax reform.


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Barron's quoted Family Wealth Services Leader Carolyn Mazzenga in an article about how high net worth taxpayers residing in New York City may be impacted by tax reform.

As Senate Republicans moved closer to an overhaul of the nation's tax code, the prospect of sharp cuts to corporate taxes loomed larger.

 
Construction Accounting & Taxation published the final article of the year from Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu, on the need for more apprenticeship programs in the construction industry.


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Construction Accounting & Taxation published the final article of the year from Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu, on the need for more apprenticeship programs in the construction industry.

By now, the refrain is quite common. Construction firms cannot secure enough skilled craftspeople, resulting in rising compensation costs, postponed retirements, slower construction, frustrated clients, attenuated disaster recoveries, greater legal liability, shrunken profit margins, and growing fears of the future.

 
Construction Accounting & Taxation published an article by Assurance Partner Robert Mercado and Director James Miller, about the new revenue recognition standards for engineering and construction entities.


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Construction Accounting & Taxation published an article by Assurance Partner Robert Mercado and Director James Miller, about the new revenue recognition standards for engineering and construction entities.

The accounting world is beginning to change how entities globally recognize revenue. Federal Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) is designed to have all entities recognize revenue universally.

 
The Wall Street Journal quoted Philadelphia Tax Leader Ed Reitmeyer in an article about how the House and Senate tax bills would likely affect President Trump.


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The Wall Street Journal quoted Philadelphia Tax Leader Ed Reitmeyer in an article about how the House and Senate tax bills would likely affect President Trump.

Opponents of the Republican tax proposal moving through Congress are focusing in part on one particular billionaire as they seek to rally Americans against it: President Donald Trump.

 
Construction Executive's Managing Your Business published an article by Tax Partner James Lundy about the critical importance for construction contractors to undertake annual tax planning.


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Construction Executive's Managing Your Business published an article by Tax Partner James Lundy about the critical importance for construction contractors to undertake annual tax planning.

More than almost any other industry, construction contractors need to spend time and resources planning for their income taxes before the end of their fiscal year.

 
Bloomberg News interviewed Family Wealth Services Leader Carolyn Mazzenga about whether the loss of the state and local tax deduction in New York will drive wealthy taxpayers to move.


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Bloomberg News interviewed Family Wealth Services Leader Carolyn Mazzenga about whether the loss of the state and local tax deduction in New York will drive wealthy taxpayers to move.

By eliminating the deduction for most state and local taxes, an individual making a yearly salary of $1,000,000 - a figure not uncommon in the financial industry - would owe the Internal Revenue Service an additional $21,000.

 
MLive.com asked Retail Co-Leader Ron Friedman for his view on mall shopping this holiday season.


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MLive.com asked Retail Co-Leader Ron Friedman for his view on mall shopping this holiday season.

The retail world is geared up for the holiday shopping season, the make-or-break time of year for many stores. And they're working hard to lure you in.

 
CNBC asked Tax Partner Janis Cowhey about how to approach estate planning.


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CNBC asked Tax Partner Janis Cowhey about how to approach estate planning.

If you think an estate plan is just for the rich and famous, think again. Anyone with assets, including a home, 401(k) plan, or savings account, should think about exactly how those possessions will be distributed one day.

 
The Hartford Business Journal published an article by State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney, on the tax changes contained in the bipartisan budget agreement enacted in Connecticut.


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The Hartford Business Journal published an article by State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney, on the tax changes contained in the bipartisan budget agreement enacted in Connecticut.

On Oct. 31, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a trick-or-treat bipartisan budget agreement that provided for a number of new tax changes. He also vetoed a hospital provider tax, but offered new language to revise it.

 
Long Island Business News quoted Trusts & Estates Co-Leader Ron Finkelstein an article about the estate tax.


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Long Island Business News quoted Trusts & Estates Co-Leader Ron Finkelstein an article about the estate tax.

Although the federal estate tax has been out of reach and out of mind for many, it has been rising, touching fewer and fewer people.

 
Associated Press quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a story about holiday retail sales outlook.


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Associated Press quoted Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman in a story about holiday retail sales outlook.

The online retailer now has more than a dozen Amazon Books stores, which also sell toys, electronics and small gifts. Kohl's has carved out space for Amazon shops in 10 of its department stores. Amazon also has small shops in several malls, and is selling most of its gadgets in 100 Whole Foods stores and opening pop-up shops in five.

 
Forbes tapped the expertise of Tax Partner Janis Cowhey for an article about smart ways to tap your retirement money early.


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Forbes tapped the expertise of Tax Partner Janis Cowhey for an article about smart ways to tap your retirement money early.

Ideally, you'll leave the money in your retirement accounts growing untouched until you retire. Uncle Sam imposes a 10% penalty on some early withdrawals to encourage you to do just that.

 
Newsday cited an analysis of President Trump’s leaked tax return by New York Tax Partner-in-Charge Maury Cartine for NBC News.


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Newsday cited an analysis of President Trump’s leaked tax return by New York Tax Partner-in-Charge Maury Cartine for NBC News.

The Joint Committee on Taxation, Congress' official nonpartisan budget analysts, reported that a pending Senate bill would give large tax cuts to millionaires while raising levies on American families earning $10,000 to $70,000 over 10 years.

 
Newsday spoke with Chief Human Capital Officer Claudio Diaz about flexible work arrangements at Marcum.


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Newsday spoke with Chief Human Capital Officer Claudio Diaz about flexible work arrangements at Marcum.

Offering employees flexible work options could be the difference between keeping them and losing them. In fact, 62 percent of working professionals have left or considered leaving a job because it didn't have work flexibility.

 
NBC Nightly News interviewed New York Tax Leader Maury Cartine for a story about how much President Trump stands to potentially save under the GOP tax plan.


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NBC Nightly News interviewed New York Tax Leader Maury Cartine for a story about how much President Trump stands to potentially save under the GOP tax plan.

NBC Nightly News interviewed New York Tax Leader Maury Cartine for a story about how much President Trump stands to potentially save under the GOP tax plan.

 
The New York Times spoke with Philadelphia Tax Partner-in-Charge Ed Reitmeyer about the treatment of pass-through income under the House Tax Cuts & Jobs bill.


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The New York Times spoke with Philadelphia Tax Partner-in-Charge Ed Reitmeyer about the treatment of pass-through income under the House Tax Cuts & Jobs bill.

The rewrite of the tax code, which the House passed on Thursday, proposed a 25 percent tax rate for small businesses for owners who report their profits as income on their tax returns. It was slightly higher than the 20 percent rate for corporations but a break from the top individual rate of 39.6 percent.

 
Bloomberg News spoke with Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman about whether Sears's discounting strategy will work to reverse a severe sales slump.


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Bloomberg News spoke with Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman about whether Sears's discounting strategy will work to reverse a severe sales slump.

Sears Holdings Corp., reeling from billions in losses and sputtering mall traffic, is increasingly turning to a time-honored retail tactic: putting everything on sale.

 
NBC News asked Marcum to analyze the impact of the House Tax Cuts & Jobs Act on the 2005 federal tax return of Donald Trump, and reported the Firm's findings.


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NBC News asked Marcum to analyze the impact of the House Tax Cuts & Jobs Act on the 2005 federal tax return of Donald Trump, and reported the Firm's findings.

President Donald Trump has insisted, for months, that the Republican tax plan he supports won't benefit him. In fact, Trump and his heirs potentially could save more than $1 billion overall under the GOP tax proposal that the House of Representatives passed Thursday, with most of that amount coming from a repeal of the estate tax, according to an analysis NBC News commissioned of Trump's one known 2005 tax return and his estimated net worth.

 
CBS television interviewed Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman about the closure of a local Macy's and the implications for the retail industry.


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CBS television interviewed Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman about the closure of a local Macy's and the implications for the retail industry.

CBS television interviewed Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman about the closure of a local Macy's and the implications for the retail industry.

 
The Los Angeles Times quoted Partner Ron Friedman, co-leader of the Retail & Consumer Products Practice, in an article about the closing of three California Macy's stores.


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The Los Angeles Times quoted Partner Ron Friedman, co-leader of the Retail & Consumer Products Practice, in an article about the closing of three California Macy's stores.

Macy's Inc. plans to close its store at Los Angeles' Westside Pavilion mall, as well as two others in California, the retail giant said Thursday as it grapples with consumers' increasing shift to online shopping.

 
TheStreet spoke with Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman about the U.S.'s China trade policies.


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TheStreet spoke with Retail Group Co-Leader Ron Friedman about the U.S.'s China trade policies.

All eyes in retail will be on how President Donald J. Trump handles trade with China, as he travels through Asia this week.

 
Bloomberg Markets spoke with Tax Partner Shaun Blogg, Marcum's office managing partner in West Palm Beach, FL, about the impact of tax reform for businesses and individual taxpayers.


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Bloomberg Markets spoke with Tax Partner Shaun Blogg, Marcum's office managing partner in West Palm Beach, FL, about the impact of tax reform for businesses and individual taxpayers.

Shaun Blogg, Marcum's office managing partner in West Palm Beach, FL, discussed the impact of tax reform for businesses and individual taxpayers with Bloomberg Markets.

 
Bloomberg Markets asked Tax Principal Michael D'Addio onto the program to discuss the prospects for the House and Senate tax bills.


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Bloomberg Markets asked Tax Principal Michael D'Addio onto the program to discuss the prospects for the House and Senate tax bills.

Bloomberg Markets asked Tax Principal Michael D'Addio onto the program to discuss the prospects for the House and Senate tax bills.

 
Tribune News Service interviewed Tax Partner Janis Cowhey for an article about the importance of couples in 2nd or 3rd marriages discussing finances and inheritance.


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Tribune News Service interviewed Tax Partner Janis Cowhey for an article about the importance of couples in 2nd or 3rd marriages discussing finances and inheritance.

Heading into a new committed relationship means both partners need to take stock of their retirement plans and legal documents, having detailed conversations not only about how to split monthly expenses, but how to plan for future health care needs, how heirs will factor into the estate and how aggressively they'll need to invest to stay ahead of inflation.

 
U.S. News & World Report featured Brandon Blitzer, a tax manager in the Firm's Alternative Investment Group, in an article about how the wash-sale rule can trip up investors.


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U.S. News & World Report featured Brandon Blitzer, a tax manager in the Firm's Alternative Investment Group, in an article about how the wash-sale rule can trip up investors.

Year-end investing moves can pay off nicely at tax time the next spring, but can also trip you up. Take the wash-sale rule. Running afoul of it can destroy your tax savings from selling losers. But understanding it will let you claim those losses and avoid missing investment gains by sitting on the sidelines.

 
Reuters quoted Tax Partner Janis Cowhey in an article about splitting retirement accounts in a divorce.


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Reuters quoted Tax Partner Janis Cowhey in an article about splitting retirement accounts in a divorce.

While many couples dissolve their marriages without significant legal involvement, divvying up retirement accounts, particularly pensions, is thorny. Doing it without a proper legal agreement could stick you with a hefty tax bill and penalties. In some cases, one party may end up with nothing.

 
Financial Advisor magazine spoke with Tax Partner John Mezzanotte about why so many taxpayers request extensions to file their tax returns in October.


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Financial Advisor magazine spoke with Tax Partner John Mezzanotte about why so many taxpayers request extensions to file their tax returns in October.

Taxpayers who want up to a six-month extension to file their tax return file IRS Form 4868 have until mid-October to file. In recent filing seasons, some 10 million filers opted annually for the extra time-the IRS does not publish specific numbers.

 
TheStreet interviewed Partner Janis Cowhey about the importance of financial independence for women.


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TheStreet interviewed Partner Janis Cowhey about the importance of financial independence for women.

Alpha Rising took a moment to recap what we've learned from the amazing women we have spent time with over the last few months and here's the takeaway: Women need to be financially independent. Period. End of story.

 
The Legal Intelligencer published an article by Advisory Partners Edward Waddington and Ricardo Zayas, about understanding the criminal tax plea agreement.


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The Legal Intelligencer published an article by Advisory Partners Edward Waddington and Ricardo Zayas, about understanding the criminal tax plea agreement.

Attorneys and accountants practicing in this area know that the amount of tax loss is then a crucial component to consider when the parties, including a Federal District Court judge, are assessing the potential and actual sentencing of a defendant.

 
The Philadelphia Inquirer interviewed Jeffrey Winkleman, partner-in-charge of corporate taxation, and Steve Brett, president of Marcum Financial Services, for an article about the proposed cap on 401(k) contributions.


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The Philadelphia Inquirer interviewed Jeffrey Winkleman, partner-in-charge of corporate taxation, and Steve Brett, president of Marcum Financial Services, for an article about the proposed cap on 401(k) contributions.

Wall Street can't be happy about Congress' proposal to cap our yearly 401k contributions at $2,400 - thats the tax-deferred amount we would be able to sock away in a retirement plan, down from $18,000.

 
CNN Money interviewed Partner Janis Cowhey about discussing retirement finances with your parents.


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CNN Money interviewed Partner Janis Cowhey about discussing retirement finances with your parents.

Discussing finances with your parents can be as uncomfortable as the talk they gave you about the birds and the bees. But it still needs to happen.

 
The Telegraph of London quoted Retail Services Co-Leader Ron Friedman in an article about the decline of U.S. shopping malls in the face of heated competition from e-tailers.


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The Telegraph of London quoted Retail Services Co-Leader Ron Friedman in an article about the decline of U.S. shopping malls in the face of heated competition from e-tailers.

Given the ferocity of winters in Minnesota, it was perhaps inevitable that the state would host Americas first climate- controlled indoor shopping mall.

 
Forbes interviewed Tax Partner Janis Cowhey about the increased lifetime estate and gift tax exemption.


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Forbes interviewed Tax Partner Janis Cowhey about the increased lifetime estate and gift tax exemption.

Its official. For 2018, the estate and gift tax exemption is $5.6 million per individual, up from $5.49 million in 2017. That means an individual can leave $5.6 million to heirs and pay no federal estate or gift tax. A married couple will be able to shield north of $11 million ($11.2 million) from federal estate and gift taxes. And the annual gift exclusion amount is $15,000 for 2018 - up from $14,000 where its been stuck since 2013.

 
HCPro published a definitive guide to SNF Medicare billing and reimbursement co-authored by Senior Manager Janet Potter.


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HCPro published a definitive guide to SNF Medicare billing and reimbursement co-authored by Senior Manager Janet Potter.

With value-based purchasing transforming the long-term care billing landscape, billers need to bill appropriately to ensure they are not leaving money on the table. The Medicare Guide for SNF Billing and Reimbursement will help tackle even the most complex billing issues.

 
Oregonlive.com quoted Partner Ron Friedman in a story about the updating of an aging mall into an entertainment venue.


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Oregonlive.com quoted Partner Ron Friedman in a story about the updating of an aging mall into an entertainment venue.

To remain relevant in the age of online shopping, he said, malls must completely change their mission, serving not as hubs for shopping, but for entertainment.

 
For the third consecutive year, Leaders magazine featured Marcum Chairman & CEO Jeffrey Weiner in the annual Leaders of New York issue.


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For the third consecutive year, Leaders magazine featured Marcum Chairman & CEO Jeffrey Weiner in the annual Leaders of New York issue.

Jeffrey Weiner joined Marcum in 1981 and has led the firm since 1990, when he was named managing partner. In June 2017, he was named to his current post.

 
GlobeSt.com quoted California Construction Leader Warren Hennagin about the viability of public-private partnerships as a financing option for a rebuild of the national infrastructure.


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GlobeSt.com quoted California Construction Leader Warren Hennagin about the viability of public-private partnerships as a financing option for a rebuild of the national infrastructure.

A few weeks ago President Donald Trump told lawmakers he had changed his mind about the structure of his $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan. Previously the plan was contingent on private sector participation; now, President Trump reportedly said, he didnt want to take that route.

 
The Boston Business Journal quoted Partner Paul Graney, partner-in-charge of Marcum's State & Local Tax Practice, in an article about state taxation of online sales.


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The Boston Business Journal quoted Partner Paul Graney, partner-in-charge of Marcum's State & Local Tax Practice, in an article about state taxation of online sales.

Last week, the Baker administration hauled Amazon.com Inc. to court over its refusal to share tax records, spurring debate about whether the move would hurt the states chances of landing Amazons second headquarters.

 
Inside Public Accounting reported on Marcum's winning the 2017 Innovative Firm of the Year Award from LEA Global.


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Inside Public Accounting reported on Marcum's winning the 2017 Innovative Firm of the Year Award from LEA Global.

Marcum LLP was named 2017 Innovative Firm of the Year by LEA Global: The Leading Edge Alliance. The award was presented at the LEA Global North American Conference in Denver on Sept. 26. It recognizes Marcum for continual innovation in all aspects of the firms operation.

 
The New York Post interviewed Tax Leader Joseph Perry about the impact of potentially losing the deductions for mortgage interest, property taxes, and state and local taxes.


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The New York Post interviewed Tax Leader Joseph Perry about the impact of potentially losing the deductions for mortgage interest, property taxes, and state and local taxes.

Homeowners would get a choice between deducting property taxes or mortgage interest on their federal tax returns as Republicans on Tuesday discussed modifications to the sweeping tax code overhaul proposed last month.

 
Financial Advisor magazine spoke with Tax Partner John Mezzanotte about how to help clients save taxes on required minimum distributions from IRA accounts.


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Financial Advisor magazine spoke with Tax Partner John Mezzanotte about how to help clients save taxes on required minimum distributions from IRA accounts.

Once your client reaches age 70 1/2, he or she must take required minimum distributions (RMDs) annually from taxable IRA and 401(k) accounts.

 
Business Valuation Update interviewed Partner Kenneth Pia for an article about serving on the Business Valuation Committee of the American Society of Appraisers. Mr. Pia is vice chair of the committee.


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Business Valuation Update interviewed Partner Kenneth Pia for an article about serving on the Business Valuation Committee of the American Society of Appraisers. Mr. Pia is vice chair of the committee.

BVU had the pleasure of speaking with some of the dedicated individuals who serve as members of the Business Valuation Committee of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).

 
Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Economist Anirban Basu wrote about the economic implications of hurricanes and other natural disasters for the Sept./Oct. issue of Construction Accounting & Taxation.


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Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Economist Anirban Basu wrote about the economic implications of hurricanes and other natural disasters for the Sept./Oct. issue of Construction Accounting & Taxation.

Adding to the irony, these disasters supply communities with opportunities to rebuild in ways that dramatically improve the quality and capability of their respective built environments.

 
WCBS-TV 2 interviewed Tax Partner Robert Spielman about the impact of the new Tax Reform Framework on Long Island homeowners.


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WCBS-TV 2 interviewed Tax Partner Robert Spielman about the impact of the new Tax Reform Framework on Long Island homeowners.

President Donald Trump calls his tax reform plan a middle class miracle. But the elimination of most deductions, including state and local taxes, has some in the Tri-State calling the proposal a middle class misery.

 
Tax Partner Robert Spielman wrote about maximizing your charitable contributions for his latest column in the Coconut Creek City News.


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Tax Partner Robert Spielman wrote about maximizing your charitable contributions for his latest column in the Coconut Creek City News.

There is seemingly no end to the solicitations we receive from qualified charitable organizations seeking our assistance.

 
Commerce magazine featured Advisory Partner Frank Rudewicz in a special feature about forensic accounting and white collar crime.


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Commerce magazine featured Advisory Partner Frank Rudewicz in a special feature about forensic accounting and white collar crime.

White-collar criminals are always looking for new ways to steal time and money, but forensic accountants are catching many of them in the act, assisting clients and protecting their assets.

 
CNBC spoke with Trusts & Estates Co-Leader David First about the proposed repeal of the estate tax.


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CNBC spoke with Trusts & Estates Co-Leader David First about the proposed repeal of the estate tax.

Donald Trump rallied the working class, but he is also championing one benefit favoring only the super-rich: eliminating the federal estate tax.

 
TheStreet spoke with Principal Michael D'Addio about the likelihood of passage for the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill.


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TheStreet spoke with Principal Michael D'Addio about the likelihood of passage for the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill.

Congressional Republicans refuse to let their latest iteration of Obamacare repeal to die, despite the bill's unpopularity.

 
The Sun Sentinel quoted Regional Managing Partner Michael Balter about the anticipated demand for construction workers in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.


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The Sun Sentinel quoted Regional Managing Partner Michael Balter about the anticipated demand for construction workers in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

South Floridas economy is being pumped up by new construction, but those projects could slow as the industry finds it cant hire the skilled workers it needs.

 
The Fairfield County Business Journal reported on the 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40.


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The Fairfield County Business Journal reported on the 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40.

Half of the fastest-growing technology companies in Connecticut are in Fairfield County, according to the annual 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40, selected by Marcum LLP, an accounting and advisory firm headquartered in New York City, and the Connecticut Technology Council.

 
CNBC spoke with Rorrie Gregorio, partner-in-charge of the Marcum Family Office practice, for an article about the financial challenges faced by


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CNBC spoke with Rorrie Gregorio, partner-in-charge of the Marcum Family Office practice, for an article about the financial challenges faced by "suddenly single" women recently divorced or widowed.

Becoming suddenly single can set your world in a tailspin, and a lack of financial planning is setting women in particular even further back.

 
Long Island Business News reported the promotion of 13 Marcum associates to the partnership.


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Long Island Business News reported the promotion of 13 Marcum associates to the partnership.

Accounting and consulting firm Marcum LLP has promoted 13 associates to partner, including its chief information officer, who is based Long Island.

 
Crain's named Partner Jenny Deloy to the inaugural list of the Most Influential Women Accountants in Chicago.


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Crain's named Partner Jenny Deloy to the inaugural list of the Most Influential Women Accountants in Chicago.

Jenny Deloy oversees approximately 30 professionals, and champions efforts to grow and build the Marcum SEC practice in the Midwest. She joined the firm in 2015 when it merged with Frost, Ruttenberg & Rothblatt, and since then has been instrumental in ensuring a successful and smooth merger integration.

 
Construction Executive's Managing Your Business published an article by Partner Barry Fischman and Principal Michael D'Addio about income recognition for construction contractors.


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Construction Executive's Managing Your Business published an article by Partner Barry Fischman and Principal Michael D'Addio about income recognition for construction contractors.

The 9th Circuit Courts review of how construction contractors should recognize income had a somewhat surprising outcome. The key question being considered was: When should developers recognize income under the completed contract method?

 
PPS Alert for Long-Term Care quoted Senior Manager Janet Potter in an article about prospective payment system rate increases for skilled nursing facilities.


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PPS Alert for Long-Term Care quoted Senior Manager Janet Potter in an article about prospective payment system rate increases for skilled nursing facilities.

As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) navigate what some may consider to be healthcares own modern-day Roman empire - a system undergoing serious revisions including how levels of care are monitored, the way reimbursement is divided, and the anything-but-straight-and-narrow shift from volume to value - SNF providers are participating in history being made.

 
South Florida Business Journal published an article by Partner David Appel about the importance of estate planning for Millennials.


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South Florida Business Journal published an article by Partner David Appel about the importance of estate planning for Millennials.

Estate planning is not just for Boomers. It is an essential part of financial adulthood and is especially imperative for Millennials who have already amassed or inherited wealth, or expect to in the future.

 
The Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies published an article by Principal Rob Drover about employee technology competency, in the organization's Pulse magazine.


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The Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies published an article by Principal Rob Drover about employee technology competency, in the organization's Pulse magazine.

Self-Driving Cars and Artificial Intelligence are around the corner, but do your employees even know how to write an Excel macro?

 
Moneyish interviewed Partner Ron Friedman for an article about Ivanka Trump's new brick-and-mortal retail venture.


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Moneyish interviewed Partner Ron Friedman for an article about Ivanka Trump's new brick-and-mortal retail venture.

About two years after quietly closing her boutique in New Yorks SoHo neighborhood, Ivanka Trump is opening another brick-and-mortar destination for her eponymous fashion line. The daughter of President Donald Trump is set to launch a new store this fall in Trump Tower, the Midtown Manhattan skyscraper that was her fathers longtime abode.

 
The National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts published an article on the importance of appraiser independence by Managing Director John DelGrego, in its QuickRead newsletter.


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The National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts published an article on the importance of appraiser independence by Managing Director John DelGrego, in its QuickRead newsletter.

To successfully work in the field of business valuation, appraisers must perform assignments with impartiality, objectivity, and independence, and without consideration of personal interests or the interests of those who hired them.

 
Construction Accounting & Taxation published the latest article by Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu, on the implications of American's EB-5 program for the building industry.


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Construction Accounting & Taxation published the latest article by Construction Leader Joseph Natarelli and Chief Construction Economist Anirban Basu, on the implications of American's EB-5 program for the building industry.

Despite enjoying institutional advantages with respect to attracting foreign capital, lawmakers have viewed it as appropriate to create additional vehicles designed to attract capital inflows to the United States.

 
Business Insurance interviewed Director Key Coleman for an article about increasing attention to climate change by corporate directors and officers.


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Business Insurance interviewed Director Key Coleman for an article about increasing attention to climate change by corporate directors and officers.

Climate change is not yet a major issue for directors and officers, but experts expect it to become one.

 
Bloomberg BNA interviewed State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney for an article about new user fees being imposed on car-sharing services in Pennsylvania.


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Bloomberg BNA interviewed State & Local Tax Leader Paul Graney for an article about new user fees being imposed on car-sharing services in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvanians who hop in a ZipCar or Enterprise CarShare to get around town will soon find errands a bit more expensive if a proposed measure in the Senates revenue package becomes law.

 
The Puget Sound Business Journal interviewed Partner Ron Friedman about Starbucks' decision to close its Teavana retail brand.


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The Puget Sound Business Journal interviewed Partner Ron Friedman about Starbucks' decision to close its Teavana retail brand.

It has been a tough year for malls around the country with announcements of more store closures everywhere you look. The latest is Starbucks' announcement to close its 376 Teavana stores because many of the mallbased stores have been persistently underperforming.

 
The San Jose Mercury News quoted Partner Ron Friedman in an article about the state of mall shopping in California's Bay Area.


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The San Jose Mercury News quoted Partner Ron Friedman in an article about the state of mall shopping in California's Bay Area.

It's mid-summer in the Bay Area. Do you know where your teenagers are? Well I don't know either, but one thing's sure, they're not at the mall. I checked. In fact, it seems a lot of people are not shopping at some of our venerable indoor malls.

 
Long Island Business News reported on the 2017 Marcum Workplace Challenge at Jones Beach.


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Long Island Business News reported on the 2017 Marcum Workplace Challenge at Jones Beach.

About 8,400 runners and walkers on 195 company teams completed the 3.5-mile Marcum Workplace Challenge at Jones Beach Tuesday evening.

 
The Chicagoland Cooperator interviewed Director Arlen Lasinsky, a forensic accounting specialist in Marcum's Advisory group, about preventing financial management fraud in co-ops, condos and homeowners associations.


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The Chicagoland Cooperator interviewed Director Arlen Lasinsky, a forensic accounting specialist in Marcum's Advisory group, about preventing financial management fraud in co-ops, condos and homeowners associations.

Co-op, condo and HOA living represents a unique social arrangement; its a paid-for membership club and a home at the same time. Many people enter into this arrangement without a complete understanding of the responsibilities of membership.

 
New Jersey Law Journal published an article by Partner Ilan Hirschfeld about the distinctions between


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New Jersey Law Journal published an article by Partner Ilan Hirschfeld about the distinctions between "fair market value" and "fair value," and the standards of value that apply to each.

Fair Market Value and Fair Value are both important terms in valuation. However, they are frequently mistakenly thought to be interchangeable.

 
WCBS-TV invited Long Island Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga to their studio to talk about the 2017 Marcum Workplace Challenge at Jones Beach.


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WCBS-TV invited Long Island Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga to their studio to talk about the 2017 Marcum Workplace Challenge at Jones Beach.

WCBS-TV invited Long Island Office Managing Partner Carolyn Mazzenga to their studio to talk about the 2017 Marcum Workplace Challenge at Jones Beach.

 
 
 
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