ALERT: Check your withholding now to avoid surprises in April. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act May Have Negative Impact While most experts estimate that approximately two-thirds of U.S. taxpayers will see a decrease in their income tax liability due to … Continue reading

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Travel and Entertainment

Alert:  Significant Changes Coming for Meal and Entertainment Expenses With every passing day, more is being revealed about the implications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“the Act”).  One area that increasingly coming into focus is the … Continue reading

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AKM 2017-2018 Tax Planning Guide

Tax Planning in the Midst of Uncertainty AKM Tax Guide 2017-2018 [pdf] Overview of Changes Contained in the New Tax Law [pdf] We always urge clients to consider tax planning an ongoing activity.  Given recent significant changes in the law, … Continue reading

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New Tax Law Updates : Register Now

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2017 Tax Filing Deadline Changes: What You Need to Know.

New Due Dates for Tax Returns/Changes to Extension Deadlines for 2017 & 2018 Warren Bergstein, CPA, AEP Sidney Kwong, CPA Beginning with tax year 2016 returns due in 2017, a number of filing deadlines were changed.  The primary purpose of … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion : IFAC – Public Trust in Tax Global Forum

AKM Partner Warren Bergstein, CPA participated in a panel discussion on the Public Trust in Tax.  

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New Requirements for Paying Freelancers in NYC

A strict new law in New York City imposes new requirements on anyone who hires freelancers to perform work as independent contractors.  The law, known as The Establishing Protections for Freelance Workers Act or “Freelance Isn’t Free Act” (“FIFA”), imposes … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion : Future of the Profession

AKM Senior Accountant Deborah Hammett, CPA participated in a panel discussion on bridging the generations in accounting sponsored by The Accountants’ Club of America.  For more information on the lively, multi-faceted discussion, read the Accounting Today article.

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Tax Planning Guide – NYSSCPA

AKM Partner Warren M. Bergstein’s guide to tax planning for individuals and small businesses has been published by the New York State Society of CPAs “Tax Stringer”: Federal Tax Planning Strategies for Individuals and Small Businesses – See more at: … Continue reading

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1099 Deadline is January 31st

As part of a number of rules and deadline changes  intended to make compliance easier for everyone, the IRS this year is requiring that 1099s for non-employee compensation be completed and distributed by January 31.  This is a month earlier … Continue reading

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