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Go Phish: Be On Guard Against IRS-Related Scams This Tax Season

Every year around this time, news reports are filled with stories of people who have fallen victim to identity theft and had their tax refunds stolen or suffered other crimes as a result. Each year, the schemes seem to get cleverer … Continue reading

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Seven Tips for Thriving this Tax Season

The annual tax filing deadline is still several weeks away for both individual and business taxpayers.  That may seem like a long way off, but a lot needs to happen fairly quickly if you are going to be ready to … Continue reading

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2016 Staten Island Tax Law Update Seminar

AKM partners Warren M. Bergstein and Jack E. Gold presented at the 2016 Staten Island Tax Law Update Seminar, highlighting new federal and state tax updates for small businesses.  

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2016 Service Menu

2016 Service Menu

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AKM 2015-2016 Tax Planning Guide

With an uncertain playing field, nimbleness is critical. Click here to download AKM Tax Guide 2015-2016 [pdf] We’ve been here before.  Tax “extenders” – various deductions and credits, typically affecting higher net worth individuals and business owners – are again … Continue reading

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AKM Partner Warren M. Bergstein has been elected President of the Accountants Club of America, Inc. and Accountants Forum, Inc.

AKM Partner Warren M. Bergstein has been elected President of the Accountants Club of America, Inc. and Accountants Forum, Inc.

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AKM 2014-2015 Tax Planning Guide

At the beginning of 2013, many tax rates and breaks were made permanent. The increased certainty brought by these tax law changes has in some ways made tax planning in 2014 a little easier.

But the changes also brought tax hikes to higher-income taxpayers — including the return of the 39.6% income tax rate and 20% long-term capital gains rate. In addition, some new and expanded taxes under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) now affect higher-income taxpayers: the 3.8% net investment income tax and the 0.9% additional Medicare tax.
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August 4 Deadline for Disclosing Offshore Accounts

US taxpayers who do not voluntarily disclose offshore holdings by August 4, 2014 could face significant penalties – up to 50% of each account’s highest balance, in addition to possible criminal prosecution.   The IRS issued a reminder of this looming … Continue reading

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New Day for New York Non-Profits: Law Modernizes and Clarifies Many Issues

The New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 (“the Act”) will significantly impact the way most non-profits and charitable trusts handle a variety of issues. The law’s provisions, most of which go into effect July 1, 2014, cover three broad … Continue reading

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AKM Managing Partner David E. Mond oversaw voting process at Impact100 Westchester meeting

June 10, 2014: AKM Managing Partner David E. Mond oversaw the annual meeting voting process for Impact100 Westchester.

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