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Q&A with partner Paul Becht on changes in Lease Accounting Standards

MWE real estate partner Paul Becht recently sat down with Bloomberg BNA to discuss the new lease accounting standards and how they could effect the real estate industry. His responses were published in two Bloomber BNA articles and you can find the links here.    

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When Purchasing Loans, Look Beyond Dollars and Cents

It’s the kind of scenario managing members and/or CFOs of investment entities may dread: Just when you thought you’d highlighted a solid investment opportunity for investors, the calls start coming in – and they’re not sounding good.

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MWE Advisor September Highlights

September highlights from The MWE Advisor newsletter: learn how to maximize tax breaks for work-related costs, the potential downsides of reverse mortgages, and why it’s risky to rely on unofficial IRS guidance.

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Podcast: Lease accounting implications for commercial real estate

MWE real estate partner Paul Becht, CPA, was interviewed about lease accounting standards by Mike Cohn, Editor-in-chief of Accounting Today, for their podcast. Paul discusses FASB’s new leasing standard and how it will affect the real estate industry and other sectors. Find the audio below.    

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“Unified Framework” for Tax Reform Released

A tax reform plan has been released. The Trump Administration and select members of Congress have released a “unified framework” for tax reform. It provides more detail than other tax reform documents that have emerged from the White House over the past few months, but it still leaves many specifics to be worked out by…

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Creative Acquisition Strategies

Join us on November 2nd as we host a real estate panel discussion: Creative Acquisition Strategies – Debt, Loan to Own, REO and more. Hear from Michael Shah, Founder/CEO of Delshah Capital, Sidhartha Singh, Founder of Briar Meads Capital, and Jeff Young, Managing Director of WM Capital Partners. Click here for more…

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New accounting standard to change how leased real estate reported on financial statements

Published in: A new accounting standard will significantly change the way leased real estate is reported on financial statements. Since the new guidance came out in early 2016, companies with long term leases have been digesting the new standard and determining how to adapt.

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Tax Relief for Hurricane Irma Victims

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that it is granting relief for victims of Hurricane Irma. Affected taxpayers are granted an extension until January 31 within which to file certain individual and business returns and to make certain tax payments. Affected taxpayers are those in Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade,…

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The MWE Distribution Advisor – Summer 2017 Edition

The MWE Distribution Advisor is our quarterly e-newsletter focused on the specific concerns of Distributors. In this edition, you’ll learn how to deduct travel expenses with confidence, carefully weigh the pros and cons of automation, use the E-Verify system to confirm employment eligibility, and get a close-up on how forensic accounting investigations work.

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2017 – 2018 Web Tax Guide

Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP recently launched our 2017-2018 Web Tax Guide, a planning tool focused on recent tax legislation and the tax-related opportunities available for you and your business. Click here to begin planning for the future.

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New York real estate: Taking the market’s temperature

Published in: Federal tax reform may not pass congress until later this year, but its specter is already weighing on New York real estate professionals.

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Survey: LIRR expansion will boost LI real estate values

Construction and real estate accountant John Schmuck discusses the New York Special Additional Mortgage Recording Tax Credit

A survey conducted by Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP found that Long Island real estate professionals believe the new LIRR station under Grand Central and the addition of a third track between Floral Park and Hicksville will have the biggest impact on the island’s real estate property values.    

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Federal Tax Reform and Deregulation Top NYC Real Estate Industry Concerns

How will a new president and administration affect the New York City Real Estate industry? So far, the Trump Administration’s proposals for tax reform and deregulation are getting praise from the community, with leaders predicting that if they are enacted into law, many in the industry and community will benefit.

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MWE hosts ‘Escape The Office’ Event for Staff

At the conclusion of the 2017 busy season, MWE’s Marketing Department masterminded a fun, interactive, team-building event called “Escape the Office” for the staff. Twelve teams of four attempted to escape one of the firm’s prison themed conference rooms by solving numerous clues in 30-minutes or less. Following the event, Long Island Business News interviewed…

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MWE Partner Paul E. Becht, CPA, Begins Term as NYSSCPA Vice President

Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP, a CPA and Business Advisory firm, is proud to announce that partner Paul Becht, CPA, has been elected vice president of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Board of Directors. His one-year term began June 1.

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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.      

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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.  

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