The Focus - Our Tax E-Newsletter

How Can the Paid Family Leave Act Benefit your Business?

Thomas R Tartaglia, CPA (Jun, 2018)

The sweeping Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted on December 22, 2017 provided for a new business credit for wages paid to employees during any period of time that the employee is on family and medical...

2017 Tax Reform - Business Autos

Karen A. Hovey, CPA, CFE/CFF (Jun, 2018)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has changed the tax rules for business autos including depreciation, lease deductions, trade-ins of autos, write-offs for heavy SUVs, and deductions for employee-provided...

Jennifer Kerr Graduates from Leadership Mohawk Valley

(Jun, 2018)

Jennifer Kerr, Tax Senior Advisor at Dermody, Burke & Brown, graduated from the Leadership Mohawk Valley program as a Certified Community Leader. Jennifer provides tax, financial statement,...

Understanding the New Qualified Business Income Deduction

Mike Burt, CPA, MBA (May, 2018)

The highly publicized Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) signed into law on December 22, 2017 had a rippling effect that changed, or modified, almost every area of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). One of...

Beyond the Numbers: David de Silva Appointed as Chairman of the State Board Committee of the Board of Examiners

(May, 2018)

David de Silva, CPA and Member/Owner at Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC, was appointed as Chairman of the State Board Committee (SBC) of the Board of Examiners (BOE). The BOE is a senior...

Business Interest Expense Limitations

Melissa Lanigan, CPA (May, 2018)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made major changes to just about every aspect of the tax code.  No one taxpayer (individual, corporation or sole proprietor) was unaffected by the changes.  Some...