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Charitable Giving Under the New Tax Law

James Sikora II (Aug, 2019)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changed many sections of the Internal Revenue Code. One of those areas impacted by changes in the TCJA is charitable giving.  Some taxpayers are unaware of these...

Beyond the numbers: Taylor Moore

(Aug, 2019)

Taylor Wendler, CPA joined Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC in 2015 as an Associate. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from University of Kentucky and a Master of Business...

Beyond the Numbers: Nicole Cerrone

(Jul, 2019)

Nicole Cerrone recently joined Dermody, Burke & Brown as an Associate in the Tax department.She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Business...

The Aftermath of the 2018 New Tax Law: 2019 Tax Planning

Amie Vanderpool, CPA (Jul, 2019)

Are you breathing a sigh of relief now that you have finished your 2018 taxes?  Maybe you filed an extension and are just wrapping up your tax returns for 2018.  Either way, the 2018 filing...

Beyond the Numbers: Alyssa Hurley

(Jun, 2019)

Alyssa Hurley recently joined Dermody, Burke & Brown as an Administrative Assistant in the Syracuse office.Alyssa works in the Retirement Plan Design & Administration Services department...

Opportunity Knocks

Michael Burt, CPA (Jun, 2019)

Does opportunity really knock only once in a lifetime?  How much truth is there that when one door closes another is certain to open?  With the close of the past two calendar tax years, we...