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March 25, 2015
Heather Bearfield, National Technology Assurance Practice Group Leader, Interviewed about Corporate Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities by
Heather Bearfield, National Technology Assurance Practice Group Leader, was interviewed about Corporate Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities by
March 11, 2015
Ronald Friedman, Co-Leader, Retail/Consumer Products Industry Group, Quoted in Fortune Article "Lululemon Family Launches "Technical Cashmere" Brand -- and It's Selling"
Ron Friedman, a retail consultant for accounting and advisory firm Marcum LLP, touts the Kit and Ace strategy as the “future of apparel.”
March 2, 2015
Article Co-Authored by Donald Zidik, Tax & Business Services Director, "Recent Developments in Individual Taxation" Featured in The Tax Adviser
This article covers recent developments affecting taxation of individuals, including regulations, cases, and IRS guidance. The items are arranged in Code section order.
March 2, 2015
Article by Michael Molder, Advisory Services Director, "Piercing the Corporate Veil," Featured in The Pennsylvania Lawyer
According to, “If you’re not incorporated, first of all you don’t have the benefit of limited liability... which means that creditors of the business can come after your personal assets instead of the business.” With just a few clicks of a mouse and a small fee, new entrepreneurs can form limited liability entities and protect themselves and their personal assets.
February 26, 2015
Article by Edward Reitmeyer, Tax & Business Services Partner, "What Every Taxpayer Needs to Know this Tax Season," Featured in Philadelphia Business Journal
The annual anguish of tax filing may be a bit more painful this year for some taxpayers, as new regulations adopted by the Internal Revenue Service will require an additional form to be filed by taxpayers in every industry.
February 23, 2015
The Marcum Commercial Construction Index Featured in Commercial Construction & Renovation Article, "Construction Spending Carries Momentum into 2015."
Total nonresidential construction spending was 6.6 percent higher in 2014 than in 2013 on a nonseasonally adjusted basis, with all signs pointing toward continued construction spending growth in 2015.
February 17, 2015
Article by Michael Molder, Advisory Services Director, "Chipping Away at Dodd-Frank: Coming Full Circle," Featured in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
In 2008, the U.S. economy, and in fact, the world economy, was on the edge of a precipice. Hastened in large measure by loose lending standards, subprime mortgages and declining residential real estate values, IndyMac, the largest savings and loan in the Los Angeles market and one of the largest mortgage originators in the country, failed in July 2008.
February 10, 2015
Jeffrey Solomon, Connecticut Partner-in-Charge, Assurance Services, Featured in Inside Public Accounting Article, "Marcum Admits Solomon as Connecticut PIC of Assurance Services."
Jeffrey Solomon has been admitted as Connecticut PIC of assurance services by New York-based Marcum LLP (FY13 net revenue of $350.2 million). Based in New Haven, Conn., Solomon will additionally be responsible for assurance services to clients of the firm’s Hartford and Greenwich, Conn., offices.
February 9, 2015
Article by Robert Mercado, Assurance Services Partner & James Miller, Assurance Services Sr. Manager, "New Revenue Recognition Standards Require Contractors to Think Differently," Featured in Construction Accounting and Taxation
After nearly 1,000 comment letter s, with 350 letters from the construction industry alone, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) published a new joint standard on revenue recognition, replacing most of the existing guidance and taking a major step toward converging Accounting Principles Generally Accepted in the United States (U.S. GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
February 9, 2015
John Mezzanotte, Partner-in-Charge, Greenwich, CT Office, Quoted in Associated Press Article, "Connecticut Keeps Close Eye On Its Super-Rich Residents."
If you're a billionaire living in Connecticut, chances are the tax department is keeping an eye on you.

In a state home to some of the richest Americans, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them - or, more accurately, keep the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes generate.
February 4, 2015
Michael D'Addio, Tax & Business Services Principal, Quoted in Long Island Business News Article, "The ACA Meets the IRS."
This year, for the first time, the health insurance taxpayers carry may directly affect the size of the tax refund they receive from the Internal Revenue Service.

Confused? You’re not alone.
February 3, 2015
Janis Cowhey, Co-Leader of the LGBT Practice Group, Quoted in Bloomberg BNA 2015 State Tax Outlook Special Report Article, "Filing Uncertainty Remains For Married, Same-Sex Taxpayers in 2015."
Although the last two years have brought significant clarity at the state level regarding married, samesex couples’ filing status, many same-sex couples will still be unable to file joint state returns in 2015, leaving them restricted to filing separately or unsure as to their appropriate filing status.
February 3, 2015
Michael D'Addio, Tax & Business Services Principal, Quoted in Bloomberg BNA 2015 State Tax Outlook Special Report Article, "Changes in 2015 for Trusts and Estates."
When a trust is a resident trust under a state’s law, the state may tax the trust’s entire income. Double taxation becomes a concern because trust residency laws vary so much among the states that a trust may be considered a resident trust in more than one state, and thus, taxable on its entire income in multiple states.
February 2, 2015
Article by Brett McGrath, Partner, Tax & Business Services, "Time for an Estate Planning Checkup," Featured in Hartford Business Journal
Just as we should all be going to our family doctors as we get older to make sure we are healthy and in good physical condition, everyone should also periodically have a financial checkup, including a review of your estate plan and your estate planning documents, including wills and trusts.
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