Focus Editorial Committee

The Focus - Our Tax E-Newsletter

2020 Year-End Year-Round Tax Planning Guide

(Nov, 2020)

The tax professionals at Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs are dedicated to helping you maximize your income through a variety of tax-saving strategies. To demonstrate our commitment to serving as...

Beyond the Numbers: Michele Dickey, CPA

(Nov, 2020)

Michele Dickey, CPA recently joined Dermody, Burke & Brown as a Principal in the Tax Department.Michele has over 30 years of experience in tax accounting, consulting, financial statement...

Tax Planning: A "Perfect" Ending to 2020 Part 1

Melissa Lanigan, CPA (Nov, 2020)

As we wind down this crazy uneventful, but somehow eventful, year we all know what that means. It’s time to think about 2020 year-end tax planning and tax planning strategies for 2021.  Even...

Change of Ownership in Business with PPP Loans

James Sikora, II, CPA (Oct, 2020)

On October 2, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new guidance and procedures for borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. The guidance that was issued specifically...

Beyond the Numbers: Christine Saar, CPA

(Oct, 2020)

Christine Saar, CPA recently joined Dermody, Burke & Brown as a Tax Senior Manager in the Syracuse office.Christine is a Certified Public Accountant with a diverse background in both public...

2020 Tax Planning Strategies

Brittany Becker, CPA (Oct, 2020)

As this unusual year comes to an end, one with unanticipated 2019 extended tax filing deadline twists, it’s now time to start gearing up for the 2020 tax filing season.  It is not too late to do...