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Who We Are

Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP ("MWE") is one of the largest accounting and business advisory firms in the Northeast. Since 1946, MWE has been providing accounting, auditing, tax planning, tax strategies and advisory services. Today, the scope of our services embraces virtually every industry and market niche.

Individual tax calendar: Key deadlines for the remainder of 2017

  While the main tax deadline (April 18th) has long passed, there are others through the rest of the year that are important to be aware of. To help you make sure you don’t miss any important 2017 deadlines, here’s a look at when some key tax-related forms, payments and other actions are due. Keep…

CPA Firms Tap Social Media for Recruiting, Business Development

MWE Director of Marketing Tracey Segarra offers insight to Long Island Business News on how and why the firm leverages social media to connect with the business community, and potential employees.      

The Section 1031 exchange: Why it’s such a great tax planning tool

Like many business owners, you might also own highly appreciated business or investment real estate. Fortunately, there’s an effective tax planning strategy at your disposal: the Section 1031 “like kind” exchange. It can help you defer capital gains tax on appreciated property indefinitely. How it works Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code allows you…

Q&A: A State-Level Perspective on Federal Tax Reform

The federal tax reform plan proposed by President Trump includes the repeal of the federal estate tax, consolidation of income tax brackets, and changes to deductions. MWE Tax Partner Lance Christensen speaks to Bloomberg BNA’s SALT Talk Blog about what the reforms could mean for taxpayers overall, and at the state level.  

How to shape up your working capital

Working capital — current assets minus current liabilities — is a common measure of liquidity. High liquidity generally equates with low risk, but excessive amounts of cash tied up in working capital may detract from growth opportunities and other spending options, such as expanding to new markets, buying equipment and paying down debt. Here are…

MWE Advisor May Highlights

May highlights from The MWE Advisor newsletter include: financial survival tips for recent college grads, distinguishing between capital and ordinary gains and losses, plus 10 simple, fun ways to cut taxes this summer.

Nonfilers, You Can Come Out Now!

Are you a nonfiler? Check out our infographic on how to get back in the IRS’s good graces.

Real estate investor vs. professional: Why it matters

  Income and losses from investment real estate or rental property are passive by definition — unless you’re a real estate professional that materially participates in each activity. Why does this matter? Passive income may be subject to the 3.8% net investment income tax (NIIT), and passive losses generally are deductible only against passive income,…

VIDEO: MWE Escape The Office Challenge

In early-May, MWE held our “ESCAPE THE OFFICE” Challenge! Teams of four raced against the clock to figure out how to escape our prison-themed conference room.  Everyone had a blast solving the riddles, finding the clues, and working together to find their way out. And you can find the video here:

Hire your children to save taxes for your business and your family

It can be difficult in the current job market for students and recent graduates to find summer or full-time jobs. If you’re a business owner with children in this situation, you may be able to provide them with valuable experience and income while generating tax savings for both your business and your family overall.

The MWE Distribution Advisor – Spring 2017 Edition

The MWE Distribution Advisor is our quarterly e-newsletter focused on the specific concerns of Distributors. In this edition, you’ll learn about the major accounting rule changes for lease and revenue recognition, what the research and development credit becoming permanent means for your business, and how to reduce waste.

Is annual financial reporting enough?

Businesses generally issue year-end financial statements to let investors and lenders evaluate their financial health. But proactive stakeholders — including the company’s CEO and board of directors — may want more than one “snapshot” per year of financial results. Interim statements let stakeholders know how a company is doing each quarter or month, but they…

Ambitious Rail Expansion Planned to Ease Long Island Rail Road Congestion

Easing Long Island Rail Road congestion via an ambitious rail expansion plan was the hot topic at a recent Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG) meeting. The panel discussion at last month’s meeting focused on the planned addition of a third track to the nearly 10-mile stretch of track along the main line of the…

The Price of Business Interviews MWE Partner Lance Christensen on Tax Reform

MWE Tax Partner Lance Christensen spoke at length with The Price of Business radio show recently. Among the topics they discussed was tax reform, state and local taxation, tax credits, compliance issues, and whether businesses should consider forming as C-Corps.  

LI’s tax widows and widowers cope without their CPA spouses

Tax ‘busy season’ typically runs from mid-January until the filing deadline in mid-April. During this time, many CPA spouses and their families find it challenging to keep it ‘business as usual’ at home as hours at the office increase. MWE Partner Scott Saulino and his wife Jennifer were interviewed by Newsday about the struggles…

No one knows your business like you do, but running a successful business is a challenge that requires outsourced skills and expertise. By teaming with MWE, you can focus on the core business that makes your company great, with the confidence that a trusted professional is attending to your other business obligations. Our partners understand the intricacies of your operations, as well as the industry rules that govern them, including ongoing changes that may be critical to your business’ long-term health and success.

A well-mapped plan for your business is essential to its success. As your business goes through its life cycle, those plans will need to adapt and change. As your trusted advisor, MWE can offer you tailored and in-depth guidance to reach your goals. We specialize in a variety of accounting, tax, business and personal advisory services which enable us to guide you to your desired destination.

2016- 2017 web tax guide


Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP recently launched our 2016-2017 Web Tax Guide, a planning tool focused on recent tax legislation and the tax-related opportunities available for you and your business.

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