Issues and Opportunities in Estate Planning Under the New Congressional Leadership

By  Ladidas Lumpkins and Alfred Pruskowski The political ground appears to be shifting on the taxation of assets that are transferred among family members as part of their estate planning. While many details have yet to emerge, there are...

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Tax  |  By Woody Goldstein, CPA

STAR Program Can Reduce Your NY State Property Taxes

If you own and live in your primary residence in New York State and you and your spouse have annual income lower than $500,000, you are eligible for a partial property tax exemption under the New York State School Tax Relief Program. This is known as...

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Forensic Accounting  |  By Barry Pulchin, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, CFE, CVA, DABFA

The Effect of Forensic Accounting and Business Valuations in Everyday Life

One of your friends and/or clients got married twenty-five years ago when they were twenty.  Along the way, the couple jointly purchased a beautiful ten room home in which they and their five children lived.  The children, who are of various ages,...

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7 Tips For Artists To Check Their Royalties

By Vincent Loris & Justin Buencamino Whether you’re an independent artist or signed to a label, you should be receiving some sort of accounting for streams, sales and other kinds of exploitation of your material. Independent artists will get...

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