The Focus - Our Tax E-Newsletter

New York Establishes Employer Compensation Expense Program

John Calogero, Principal (Aug, 2018)

This past April New York established the Employer Compensation Expense Program (ECEP) as a component of the 2018-2019 New York Budget (S7509-C/A9509-C) which will begin in 2019.  The new...

Vacation Homes Under the New Tax Law

Patricia P. Greenhouse, CPA (Aug, 2018)

Upon returning home from that great summer vacation the idea of buying a second home in those beautiful locations may be on your mind, along with the sounds of the waves and Jimmy Buffet.  While...

Beyond the Numbers: DB&B Payroll Services

(Aug, 2018)

Payroll Services can provide you the solution to streamline your company’s payroll process and allow you to run a more efficient business and increase profitability.  Dermody, Burke &...

Sales Tax: How the South Dakota v Wayfair Court Decision Changes All the Rules

Thomas R. Tartaglia, CPA (Jul, 2018)

South Dakota v. WayfairOn June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court delivered its opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., et al. The opinion overturned the Supreme Court's prior...

Taxability of State and Local Tax Incentives: Pre Vs. Post "Act"

Josh Cook (Jul, 2018)

Is your company eligible for a state or local tax grant in the near future? There are several items that you need to be aware of when you consider applying for a grant. The Tax Cuts and Job Act (the...

Beyond the Numbers: Susana Brutsky

(Jul, 2018)

Susana Brutsky recently joined Dermody, Burke & Brown as an Associate in the New Hartford office.Susana received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from The State University of New York...