Insights

Tax  |  By Arvinder Singh Matharu, BA (Hons), ATT

Indian Bank Interest, When is this Truly Tax Free?

A friend of mine, who is of Indian origin, was recently discussing with me how he had found a way to earn an eye watering 9% interest on cash deposits. He explained that deposits held in an Indian bank account typically earn interest of 7-9% and that...

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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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