Press Releases: 2013

New York Real Estate Executives Doubt de Blasio's Support of Commercial Property Owners' Interests,


December 17, 2013

New York Real Estate Executives Doubt de Blasio's Support of Commercial Property Owners' Interests, According to Survey by Marks Paneth NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 17, 2013) - http://www.markspaneth.com/ Most New York City commercial real estate executives say they're not confident Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will support the interests of...

Smart Tax Move for 2014: Forget Conventional Wisdom About Inheritance Taxes


December 11, 2013

Smart Tax Move for 2014: Forget Conventional Wisdom About Inheritance Taxes No Longer Assume It's Best to Reduce Your Estate: New Higher Exemptions Mean It Might Be Best to Include Assets in Estate, Says Accounting Firm Marks Paneth NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 11, 2013) http://www.markspaneth.com/ A standard tax strategy...

Smart Startups Can Get Massive Tax breaks Building or Relocating Near NY State Campuses


December 4, 2013

Smart Startups -- and Employees -- Can Get Massive Tax Breaks If They Build or Relocate Businesses Near New York State Campuses Revolutionary Program Gives 10-Year Tax-Free Window -- Unprecedented Opportunity, but Complex Rules, Says New York Accounting Firm Marks Paneth NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 04, 2013) - http://www.markspaneth.com/...

Married Same-Sex Couples Can Amend Past Federal Tax Returns But May Not Be Smart Move for Some


November 19, 2013

Married Same-Sex Couples Can Amend Past Federal Tax Returns But May Not Be Smart Move for Some Federal Recognition and New IRS Rules Bring Tax Challenges and Opportunities; Couples Should Review Wills and Insurance, Says New York Accounting Firm Marks Paneth NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 19, 2013) - http://www.markspaneth.com/...

Companies Looking to Raise Capital Often Overlook Alternative to Initial Public Offering


October 2, 2013

Companies Looking to Raise Capital Often Overlook Alternative to Initial Public Offering Private Placements Provide Good Options for Both Companies and Investors, Says Marks Paneth Advisor NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 2, 2013) - In spite of the challenging economic environment, the recent G-20 summit reaffirmed that the US remains...

Acquiring a Hotel for the First Time? Buckle Your Seat Belt


September 25, 2013

Acquiring a Hotel for the First Time? Buckle Your Seat Belt It Can Be a Great Investment and Adventure -- But Unlike Any Other Property Investment; Risks Lurk in Every Guestroom, Say Marks Paneth Videos NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 25, 2013) - Owning and acquiring a hotel can be...

Fully Using the Deposition Process Can Enchance Reliability of Economic Damages Analysis


September 23, 2013

Fully Using the Deposition Process Can Enhance Reliability of Economic Damages Analysis Critical Information Can Be Gathered During the Deposition to Ensure an Accurate Economic Analysis, According to Marks Paneth Video NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2013) - The calculation of damages requires inputs from several sources. Defendants and...

New York Law Journal Readers Select Marks Paneth As a Top Forensic Accounting Service Provider


September 16, 2013

Marks Paneth Ranked in Reader Survey for Fourth Consecutive Year  New York, NY (September 16, 2013) – New York Law Journal (NYLJ) readers have ranked Marks Paneth LLP among the top three forensic accounting service providers in the New York area. This is the fourth consecutive year that Marks Paneth...

Important Lesson Businesses Must Learn From Ratings Agencies: Be as Transparent as Possible, Says Ma


September 11, 2013

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2013) - Ratings agencies got a bad rap during the financial crisis because they acted too late, often reactively, when downgrading companies. As a result, many think ratings agencies did not warn investors of the true risk associated with a company's portfolio. A video from Steven Henning,...

Numbers Don't Lie, or Do They? Financial Statements Don't Always Depict the Reality of a Business


September 9, 2013

Business Owners and Financial Officers Need to Go the Extra Mile to Provide a More Accurate Picture of the Company, Says Marks Paneth Video NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2013) - When it comes to preparing financial statements, crossing t's and dotting i's isn't enough. It's difficult to accurately depict...

Downtown Brooklyn Is Where Office Rents Will Skyrocket Next, Say New York Property Executives in New


September 4, 2013

NEW YORK CITY, NY--(Marketwired - September 04, 2013) - http://www.markspaneth.com/ When presented with a list of New York office neighborhoods, real estate executives most frequently chose Downtown Brooklyn as the spot where office rents will skyrocket next. That's according to a new survey of more than 100 New York commercial...

New Pension Accounting Requirements Could Lead to Increased Taxes and Cuts for Public Programs


August 26, 2013

Local Governments and Businesses Must Work to Understand the Real Implications of the New Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Rules, Says Video From Marks Paneth NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 26, 2013) - New Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) rules are coming that will require localities to be more uniform...

A Word to Wise Business Owners: Don't Jump to "C" Corp Classification


August 19, 2013

Owners of Growing Companies May Be Best Served by Retaining Their "S" Corp Designation, so They Can Continue to Defer Revenue and Avoid Double Taxation, Says Video From Marks Paneth NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 19, 2013) The passage of the American Tax Relief Act raised tax rates for some...

Real Estate Executive Survey: Manhattan Commercial Real Estate Is Overvalued Compared With Property


August 13, 2013

Majority Believe Leasing Prices Aren’t Getting Back to Pre-Recession Levels Any Time Soon; Manhattan Property Values Dependent on Foreign Investment, According to Marks Paneth Survey of NY Commercial Property Executives NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 13, 2013) http://www.markspaneth.com/ Office buildings and other commercial properties in Manhattan are overvalued, especially compared...

Businesses Can Easily Undermine Their Overseas Expansion With The Wrong Tax Filing Decision


August 8, 2013

Understanding the Implications of Making an Entity a Branch or Separate Corporation Can Mean the Difference Between a Successful Overseas Venture or a Financial Mess, Says Marks Paneth Video NEW YORK, NY--( Marketwired - August 8, 2013) http://www.markspaneth.com/ A US business acquiring a company overseas, or a foreign company looking...

Business Owners And Partners Risk A Costly Mistake: They Forget That The IRS Can Take Their Deprecia


July 29, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (July 29, 2013) – Business owners, partners and other high-net-worth individuals are at risk: They’re getting depreciation wrong. They forget that when they sell an asset, the IRS can take their depreciation allowance back – often at the highest possible tax rate. Millions of taxpayers use depreciation...

Real Estate Executive Survey: Fear of Flooding Still Plagues Lower Manhattan Values


July 24, 2013

Most Real Estate Execs Think Concerns About Flooding Continue to Decrease Appeal of Financial District Offices; Majority Not Confident Government Will Work to Lessen Future Disasters, According to Marks Paneth Survey NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 24, 2013) - http://www.markspaneth.com/ Nearly nine months later, Hurricane Sandy continues to wash away...

Commercial Real Estate Limited Partnerships Can Be Great Opportunities - But Too Many Limited Partne


May 21, 2013

Invest in Commercial Real Estate Limited Partnerships as if It’s a “Hollywood Marriage”; There Can Be Great Benefits, but It Will Most Likely End, Says Marks Paneth Partner NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 21, 2013) http://www.markspaneth.com/ Commercial real estate can be lucrative for investors in the growing market of commercial...

Real Estate Tax And REIT Specialist Joins Marks Paneth & Shron


May 14, 2013

Michael W. Hurwitz, CPA, Brings Deep Experience Advising Public and Private Real Estate Investment Trusts and Helping Structure Strategic Transactions NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) http://www.markspaneth.com/ Accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP announced that real estate tax specialist Michael W. Hurwitz, 48, has joined the firm as an Executive...

Deterring Fraud at Nonprofit Organizations is Focus of New Team at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP


April 3, 2013

Focus Is On Preventing Fraud by Detecting It Before It Occurs NEW YORK, NY, April 3, 2013 – Fraud is on the upswing at nonprofit organizations – a result of the protracted economic downturn that has put organizations and individuals under financial pressure. According to the Association of Certified Fraud...

Smart Move for Business Owners Thinking They're Affected by New Tax Act: Avoid Knee-Jerk Assumption


March 19, 2013

Despite New Higher Tax Rates for High-Income Individuals, Being a Flow-Through Entity -- an S Corporation -- Probably Still Makes Sense; Owners Will Likely Still Save by Avoiding Double Tax, Says Advisor at Marks Paneth. NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire - March 19, 2013) - The American Tax Relief Act,...

Garment Center Is City's Next "Hot" Office Area, Say Commercial Real Estate Executives in New Survey


March 5, 2013

Commercial Rents Will Skyrocket on the West Side Like They Have in Flatiron/Midtown South; Hudson Yards Project to Have Major Impact on Property Values, Say Property Execs in Survey by Marks Paneth NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 05, 2013) - What's the next Flatiron District, i.e., the next trendy, expensive...

Commercial Real Estate in Manhattan Is Now Overvalued, According to Commercial Property Executives


February 11, 2013

NEW YORK, NY-- (Marketwire - February 11, 2013) - Most New York real estate executives believe commercial property in Manhattan is overvalued compared with real estate values in other major global cities, according to a new survey by accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP . Further, the real estate executives say...

Accounting Firm Specializing in Media and Entertainment Joins Marks Paneth & Shron


February 4, 2013

New York area accounting firm Rosenberg, Neuwirth & Kuchner, P.C. (RNK), which specializes in accounting and related services for the media and entertainment industries, has joined Marks Paneth & Shron LLP . RNK and its 39 people, including six partners and three senior consultants, will operate under the Marks Paneth...

Lower Manhattan Commercial Property Values and Rents Damaged by Hurricane Sandy, Say Local Real Esta


January 23, 2013

Commercial Tenants in Lower Manhattan Will Look to Relocate and Property Values Will Continue to Dip in Ongoing Sandy Aftermath, According to New York Owners, Brokers and Other Real Estate Execs in New Marks Paneth Survey NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 23, 2013) - As 2013 begins and many large...

Accounting Firm Marks Paneth & Shron Appoints New Partner and Two Principals


January 22, 2013

New York City (January 22, 2013) – Accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP has named a new partner to its Real Estate Group and two new principals to its Tax Practice and Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group. “These individuals have proven their superb expertise and effectiveness in advising businesses...

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