Focus Editorial Committee

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Beyond the Numbers: Committed to the Community for Over 60 Years

(May, 2019)

Did you know that Dermody, Burke & Brown has been giving back to the community it has served for over 60 years? With the belief that looking forward takes giving back, members of the firm uphold...

Sales Tax Post Wayfair Update

Thomas R. Tartaglia, CPA (May, 2019)

You may recall that back in July 2018 I reported on the “recent” South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., et al. opinion. The opinion overturned the Supreme Court's long-standing decision made in ...

Rental Activities & the Qualified Business Income Deduction

Kristi Jeffres, CPA (May, 2019)

There are still many questions that arise as soon as anyone mentions the Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction. In our November Focus article, we took a look at various aspects of the deduction....

Beyond the Numbers: 2019 Best Places to Work in CNY

(Apr, 2019)

Dermody, Burke & Brown was named one of the 2019 top 40 Best Places to Work in Central New York, in the 50-100 employee category. Best Places to Work recognizes and celebrates Central New...

Net Operating Losses: Pre vs. Post Tax Reform

Josh Cook (Apr, 2019)

Do you expect your business to have a loss in 2018, or in the future? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed on December 22, 2017 significantly changed the tax code, with nearly every business and...

Beyond the Numbers: Katie Rivers

(Mar, 2019)

Katie Rivers recently joined Dermody, Burke & Brown as an Associate in the Syracuse office.Katie is part of the Tax department and came to the firm with previous accounting and tax experience in...