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Rory Cahill named an LIBN Mover & Shaker

MWE senior manager Rory Cahill, CPA, has been named to Long Island Business News’ most recent “Movers & Shakers” list. Rory recently joined the firm’s tax department where he specializes in tax planning and compliance for real estate clients. He has an extensive background in advising clients on the tax aspects of mergers &…

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What you need to know about the new W-4 form

In its first major overhaul in more than three decades, the W-4 form, which tells employers how much federal income tax to withhold from an employee’s paycheck, has dropped the withholding allowances portion of the form. In a recent news story, MWE tax senior manager Jennifer Bobé talks to Newsday about…

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New York, high-tax states dealt SALT cap blow in court, but fight likely not over

Yesterday, a Manhattan judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by four states including New York and New Jersey, saying that they failed to demonstrate that Congress exceeded its taxing authority when implementing the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions. After the news broke, Fox Business sat down with MWE SALT director Joseph Pizzimenti,…

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How to Survive an IRS Tax Audit

Receiving notice that you’re being audited by the IRS may send you into a frenzy. But experts recommend taking a deep breath. Last week, U.S. News & World Report spoke to MWE tax partner Lance Christensen about how you know if you’re being audited, what the actual procedure is, and whether you should hire…

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Strains Grow on Managers as Real Estate Cycle Rumbles On

Real estate investing is likely at its peak, with crowded markets, flat pricing, shrinking returns, and strain showing. That’s according to a recent article published on FundFire, a Financial Times news service, where MWE partner Nuruz Rahman and other real estate experts weigh in on the state of the private real estate investing market.  …

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What to Know About Your Investment Tax Forms

MWE partner Amy Joyce talks to U.S. News & World Report about what investors need to know about investment tax forms this year, including how they have changed, why you may have received a corrected 1099 form, and what it means if you didn’t receive one.    

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Aretha Franklin left no will, here’s why you should

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin reportedly did not put together a will before she passed away, which experts warn can create stress for beneficiaries and even burn cash. MWE Partner Amy Joyce spoke to Fox Business about what everyone should know about wills and trusts – and the consequences when you have no plan in place.

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NY Firm Escapes the Office After Tax Season

          Back by popular demand, MWE hosted its second annual post-busy season “ Escape the Office” event for the staff. In May, one of our conference rooms was transformed into a carnival, and participants had to escape before a thunderstorm struck. After the event, CPA Practice Advisor interviewed Managing Partner

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Feds end deduction for entertaining clients

“I don’t have any evidence that people have changed their minds about [entertaining their clients]. But these types of things usually have an impact,” said MWE Partner Lance Christensen in this Long Island Business News article. “People may not go to some of these business entertainment functions or they may get fewer tickets…

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