The Focus - Our Tax E-Newsletter

Understanding the New Qualified Business Income Deduction

Mike Burt, CPA, MBA (May, 2018)

The highly publicized Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) signed into law on December 22, 2017 had a rippling effect that changed, or modified, almost every area of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). One of...

Beyond the Numbers: David de Silva Appointed as Chairman of the State Board Committee of the Board of Examiners

(May, 2018)

David de Silva, CPA and Member/Owner at Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC, was appointed as Chairman of the State Board Committee (SBC) of the Board of Examiners (BOE). The BOE is a senior...

Business Interest Expense Limitations

Melissa Lanigan, CPA (May, 2018)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made major changes to just about every aspect of the tax code.  No one taxpayer (individual, corporation or sole proprietor) was unaffected by the changes.  Some...

Tax Scams to Watch Out For in 2018

Christian C. Samara, CPA (Feb, 2018)

It is everyone's favorite time of year again, tax filing season. You gather up your tax documents, send them to your trusted tax professional, and wait for confirmation that your tax return has been...

The New Audit Regime

Thomas R. Tartaglia, CPA (Feb, 2018)

On November 2, 2015 “The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015” (BBA) was signed into law by then President Obama. As part of this legislation the existing rules for auditing large partnerships were changed...

Beyond the Numbers: Kyle Unser

(Feb, 2018)

Kyle Unser recently joined Dermody, Burke & Brown as an Associate in the New Hartford office.He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is in the process of completing his Master’...