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Paul Becht, CPA - Partner

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Paul’s practice is focused on overseeing audits and reviews of companies in a variety of industries, including real estate, manufacturing and distribution, the service industry and debt collection. He is also skilled at auditing employee benefit plans. Paul also assists clients in performing due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and collateral reviews for financial institutions. He offers guidance on accounting policies and procedures to improve operations and strengthen internal controls and has also done work advising clients on the accounting and reporting aspects of stock-based compensation plans.

Paul is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and is regularly quoted as an expert source for leading business and trade publications. Throughout his career he has also been active in staff training and mentoring.

Paul earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oswego State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He is an active member of the New York State Society of CPAs, for which he is Vice President of the Board of Directors, the Risk Management Association, for which he has been Director-Long Island Chapter since November 2015 and currently serves as Treasurer, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Over the years, he has actively participated in and held leadership positions with several charitable organizations. Paul lives in Glen Cove, New York with his wife Kelly and their two children.

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Featured In

  • The possible tax consequences of PPP loans

    If your business was fortunate enough to get a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan taken out in connection with the COVID-19 crisis, you should be aware of the potential tax implications.

  • For additional funding, take a stroll down main street

    If your business didn’t qualify for a PPP loan, you may want to check out the Federal Reserve’s new Main Street Lending Program.

  • Here’s what happens to your PPP loan if your small business fails

    Millions of small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic have received relief via Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster loans, but according to a survey, many of them still don’t expect to survive.In a recent article, MWE partner Paul Becht discusses what could happen to you and your loan(s) if your…

  • PPP Flexibility Act eases rules for borrowers coping with COVID-19

    Back in April, the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help companies reeling from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.Created under a provision of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the PPP is generally available to U.S.

  • Webinar: PPP – Forgiveness, Extensions & More

    On June 5th, changes to the Paycheck Protection Program were signed into law by President Trump.Join MWE Partner Paul Becht and Brian Califano, Managing Partner at AcceleratingCFO, on June 10th as they discuss the changes, guidance released on loan forgiveness, and more during their complimentary webinar.