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Rental Tax Treatment of Home Sharing

Christian Samara, CPA (Dec, 2019)

If you are like many American's today, you may have considered getting into the rental real estate arena to supplement, or possibly replace, your primary source of income. While owning separate...

Beyond the Numbers: Barone, Howard & Co. CPAs, Join Dermody, Burke & Brown

(Dec, 2019)

Barone, Howard & Co., CPAs, P.C., a full-service accounting, tax and consulting firm based in New Hartford and Rome, joined the practice of Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC, one of the...

Navigating the Requirements for Deducting Vehicle Expenses

Sarah Stehlik, CPA (Dec, 2019)

For a business owner, minimizing taxes is imperative to overall financial success. After all, who really wants to pay their hard earned money to Uncle Sam?  One key way to keep taxes low is to...

2019 Year-End Year-Round Tax Planning Guide

(Nov, 2019)

At Dermody, Burke & Brown, our tax professionals are committed to helping you maximize your income through a variety of tax-saving strategies. After seeing significant changes in 2018—both...

Beyond the Numbers: Winnie Nguyen Selected as 2019 40 Under Forty Recipient

(Nov, 2019)

Winnie Nguyen, Auditing & Accounting Manager at Dermody, Burke & Brown, has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2019 40 Under Forty Awards by the Business Journal News Network....

Choosing and Maintaining the Right Retirement Plan

Tina M. D’Agata (Nov, 2019)

Experts estimate that Americans will need to receive 70 - 90% of their preretirement income during retirement, in order to be able to truly retire and be happy.  Social Security most likely will...