Marks Paneth in the News

Mark Cuccia Featured in Long Island Business News


Featured: Mark Cuccia  |  October 30, 2019

Partner in our Commerical Business Group, Mark Cuccia was featured in the Long Island Business News special edition, "Who's Who 2019: Accounting & Payroll."  Read More +

A Successful Career Transition to Forensic Accounting


By Eric A. Kreuter  |  October 29, 2019

In this article, Advisory Services Partner Eric Kreuter writes about his own career path to forensic accounting and demonstrates the impact that a CPA can have by expanding into subfields of their practice areas.  Read More +

Fourth Circuit Upholds IRS Collection of Canadian Income Taxes Payable


By Paul Bercovici  |  October 25, 2019

With more and more individuals maintaining significant connections to both the US and Canada it appears inevitable that the IRS and CRA will seek to increase their use of Article XXVI A in appropriate circumstances to collect on outstanding tax debt on behalf of the other country.  Read More +

Jay Brower Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer


Featured: James (Jay) M. Brower, Jr  |  October 9, 2019

State and local tax partner Jay Brower discussed Pennylvania's new state tax requirements with The Philadelphia Inquirer.  Read More +

Marks Paneth’s 2019 Nonprofit Pulse Survey Results


October 7, 2019

Nonprofit leaders can now download Change Management for a New Era, the report of our findings from Marks Paneth's 2019 Nonprofit Pulse survey.  Read More +

Best of the Bar Honorees Announced


September 25, 2019

Marks Paneth is pleased to celebrate Philadelphia’s legal community for the third consecutive year through the continued Presenting Sponsorship of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Lawyers awards program.  Read More +

Laura LaForgia Named to Crain’s Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting List


Featured: Laura E. LaForgia  |  September 23, 2019

Partner Laura LaForgia has been named to the Crain’s New York Business list of Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting for a second consecutive year.  Read More +

Ripple Effect of New Rent Regulations in NYC Real Estate Industry


By Abe Schlisselfeld  |  September 17, 2019

Co-Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate Abe Schlisselfeld examines how the new rent regulations will have far-reaching implications on the real estate industry for the Commercial Observer.  Read More +

Marks Paneth Named Westchester’s Best Accounting Firm


August 20, 2019

Marks Paneth’s Purchase, NY office has been recognized as one of Westchester County’s favorite businesses, earning the title of “Best Accounting Firm” in 914INC. magazine’s inaugural Best of Business Awards.  Read More +

Pamela Cianciotta Featured in Long Island Business News


Featured: Pamela Cianciotta  |  August 19, 2019

Pamela Cianciotta, director in our Real Estate Group, was highlighted in the Long Island Business News feature “Who’s Who 2019: Women in Professional Services.”  Read More +

Christopher Cacace Featured in McClatchy DC


Featured: Christopher A. Cacace  |  August 19, 2019

Christopher Cacace, Partner-in-Charge of the Theater, Media and Entertainment Group, was recently featured in McClatchy DC Bureau in an article titled, “Your town could be the set for Hollywood Films- if SC allows more taxable breaks.”  Read More +

Angela Sadang Featured in QuickRead


Featured: Angela Sadang  |  August 5, 2019

Angela Sadang, Principal in our Advisory Services group, was featured in QuickRead with her article “Valuation Discounts Applicable to Real Estate Holding Companies (Part I of II).”  Read More +

Harry Moehringer Named 2019 Managing Partner Elite


Featured: Harry Moehringer  |  August 2, 2019

Harry Moehringer, Managing Partner of Marks Paneth LLP, has been named to Accounting Today’s 2019 Managing Partner Elite.  Read More +

The Stoler Report: All You Need to Know about Investing in Opportunity Zones


Featured: Abe Schlisselfeld  |  July 29, 2019

Abe Schlisselfeld, Co-Partner in Charge of the Real Estate Group at Marks Paneth, appeared on an episode of The Stoler Report to discuss what the additional IRS guidance regarding investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds that was issued earlier this year means to real estate investors looking to take advantage of the tax incentive program.  Read More +

Commercial Observer Asks Abe Schlisselfeld for Insights into the NYC Real Estate Market


Featured: Abe Schlisselfeld  |  June 28, 2019

In a recent conversation with Commercial Observer, Co-Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate Abe Schlisselfeld contributed his insights on a number of issues affecting New York City’s commercial real estate market.  Read More +

It’s Not Too Late To “Come Clean”— Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Is Still Available


By Paul Bercovici  |  June 28, 2019

Despite the September 2018 elimination of the 2014 OVDP, US individual taxpayers who have failed to report the existence of offshore assets and/ or to report income derived from such assets continue to have access to options to become compliant regarding such past failures.  Read More +

Vivian Martinez Featured in Real Estate Weekly’s “Leading Ladies”


Featured: Vivian Martinez  |  June 14, 2019

Vivian Martinez, Partner in the Real Estate Group at Marks Paneth, was named to Real Estate Weekly’s 2019 list of “Leading Ladies,” which celebrates female leaders in the real estate industry.  Read More +

Nominations for Best of the Bar Now Open


June 12, 2019

Marks Paneth is proud to renew its presenting sponsorship of the Best of the Bar program, honoring the top lawyers in Philadelphia.  Read More +

Avery Neumark Featured in The Trusted Professional


Featured: Avery E. Neumark  |  June 10, 2019

The Trusted Professional featured insights from Tax Partner Avery Neumark and his recent session "Form 5500 for Auditors" at the NYSSCPA's Employee Benefits Conference.  Read More +

Julio Jimenez Featured in Tax Notes


Featured: Julio M. Jimenez  |  June 7, 2019

Tax Principal Julio Jimenez was featured in Tax Notes for his recent speaking engagement at the International Tax Withholding and Information Reporting Conference, where he and fellow panelists remarked upon issues pertaining to section 871(m) regulations and section 1446(f) challenges.  Read More +

Tax Reform’s Impact on Family Office Trusts & Estate Planning Strategies


Featured: Laura E. LaForgia  |  June 6, 2019

Laura LaForgia, Partner in the Private Client Services Group at Marks Paneth, discusses the impact of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act on family office trusts and estates planning strategies in the Family Office Special Report issue of Bloomberg Markets.  Read More +

John Evans Featured in NJBIZ


Featured: John N. Evans  |  May 6, 2019

John Evans, Partner-in-Charge of Marks Paneth’s New Jersey office, spoke with NJBIZ about this year’s tax filings in the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how businesses and individuals can start to prepare for next year.  Read More +

Darya Shneyder Named “Rising Star” in Real Estate Weekly


Featured: Darya Shneyder  |  April 26, 2019

Darya Shneyder, Partner in the Real Estate Group at Marks Paneth, was named to Real Estate Weekly’s 2019 list of “Rising Stars.”  Read More +

Erin Kiernan Featured in New York Real Estate Journal


April 18, 2019

Erin Kiernan, Senior Manager in our Real Estate Group, was featured in New York Real Estate Journal’s “Ones to Watch” spotlight.  Read More +

Ask the CPA – Is My Company Affected by the Wayfair Ruling?


Featured: James (Jay) M. Brower, Jr  |  April 9, 2019

State and local tax partner Jay Brower answers common Wayfair questions for the Philadelphia Business Journal.  Read More +

Relocating to the US? Don't Forget About Social Security Taxes


By Paul Bercovici  |  April 3, 2019

While it is common for Canadians who relocate to the US to focus on income tax issues, social security tax issues are often overlooked. It is important that the social security tax issues associated with such moves be considered, especially in light of the fact that social security taxes in both countries often account for a significant portion of the overall tax burden imposed on individual taxpayers.  Read More +

Ask the CPA – How Does the New Interest Expense Limitation Affect My Business?


Featured: Anthony Delfiner  |  April 2, 2019

Tax partner Anthony Delfiner advises on the effect of the new interest expense limitation under IRC Section 163(j).  Read More +

Responding to Regulatory and Organic Changes in the Middle-Market Landscape


Featured: Ryszard Jania  |  March 19, 2019

As part of a Crain's New York Business roundtable discussion, Partner Ryszard Jania examined the challenges and opportunities facing middle-market firms in New York City.  Read More +

New Financial Reporting Standards for Nonprofits: ASU 2016-14


By John D'Amico  |  March 1, 2019

It has now been twenty-five years since the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 117, Financial Statements for Not-for-Profit Organizations.  Read More +

Get Ready for the New Lease Accounting Rules


By Richard Stern  |  February 26, 2019

The Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are changing the way that leases are going to be accounted for. The new rules will affect all companies that lease office space, equipment and other assets.  Read More +

Edwin Morris featured in NYSSCPA's TaxStringer


Featured: Edwin B. Morris  |  February 22, 2019

Edwin Morris, Senior Tax Consultant, was featured in NYSSCPA’s Taxstringer outlining the final regulations recently released on the Code Section 199A pass-through deduction.  Read More +

Westchester Partner Michele Lazzara Featured Among “Powerful Women in Business”


Featured: Michele A. Lazzara  |  February 12, 2019

The “Powerful Women in Business” issue of Westchester County Business Journal featured Partner Michele Lazzara.  Read More +

The Stoler Report: Major Changes in Commercial Real Estate in the Past Decade


Featured: Darya Shneyder  |  February 11, 2019

Watch Darya Shneyder, Partner in the Real Estate Group, as she appears on The Stoler Report to discuss what's happening in today's commercial real estate market.  Read More +

Challenging Your NYC Property Value Assessment May Be Easier Than Ever


By Darya Shneyder  |  February 11, 2019

Real Estate Partner Darya Shneyder examines a new measure making it easier to challenge NYC property assessments for the Commercial Observer.  Read More +

What New York Taxpayers Need to Know About the New Tax Landscape


Featured: Joseph M. Giampapa  |  February 6, 2019

Tax Partner Joseph Giampapa was featured in a Crain's New York Business roundtable discussion on ways the TCJA will affect individual and corporate taxpayers in New York.  Read More +

The Stoler Report: Everyone Loves Opportunity Zones


Featured: Michael W. Hurwitz  |  February 1, 2019

Watch Michael Hurwitz, Partner in the Real Estate Group at Marks Paneth, as he appears on The Stoler Report to discuss Opportunity Zones.  Read More +

Mordecai Lerer Published In CPA Journal On Taxation Of Cryptocurrency


By Mordecai Lerer  |  January 28, 2019

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies experienced record-breaking growth in recent years, leaving many investors and their CPAs grappling with uncertainty and surprise during tax season. In this article, Mordecai Lerer examines the tax implications and tax treatment of cryptocurrency.  Read More +

The Stoler Report: Opportunity Zones


Featured: Abe Schlisselfeld  |  January 15, 2019

Watch Abe Schlisselfeld, Co-Partner-in-Charge of the Real Estate Group at Marks Paneth, as he appears on The Stoler Report to discuss Opportunity Zones.  Read More +

Robert McGuinness featured in NJBIZ


Featured: Robert McGuinness  |  January 14, 2019

Robert McGuinness, Director in Marks Paneth’s Commercial Business Group, was quoted by NJBIZ in an article that outlines the major changes both individuals and business owners can expect to face during this tax season.  Read More +

Abe Schlisselfeld featured in Crain’s New York Business


Featured: Abe Schlisselfeld  |  January 11, 2019

Abe Schlisselfeld, Co-Partner-in-Charge of our Real Estate Group, provided Crain's New York Business with his insights into some the latest trends in the accounting industry.  Read More +

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Changing Tax Strategies


By Mordecai Lerer  |  January 4, 2019

Marks Paneth was recently featured in Crain’s New York Business’s “Ask the Expert” series. The Q&A with Tax Partner Mordecai Lerer covered tax strategies that business owners should consider as they adjust to changes brought by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the U.S. Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision.  Read More +

When to consolidate a not-for-profit’s interest in low-income housing projects


By Joseph J. Kanjamala  |  January 3, 2019

It is very common these days for not-for-profit (NFP) entities to sponsor affordable housing programs for the needs of the low-income community and the constituents the NFP serves. Among the various models of affordable housing programs available, the most common one is the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, created by the Tax Credit Reform Act of 1986.  Read More +

Is it a Grant or a Contribution? FASB Has Now Made It Clearer


By John D'Amico  |  January 3, 2019

There has been a long-standing diversity in practice on how nonprofits accounted for grants, especially government grants. FASB has now effectively ended this diversity and clarified its guidance with the issuance of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2018-08, “Clarifying the Scope and Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Made.”  Read More +

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