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December 19, 2014

Independence of Consultants Pursuant to Regulatory Actions

Regulatory compliance and independence of consultants - regulators are becoming more rigid as to the relationship between consulting firms engaged to perform independent oversight and the financial institutions subject to regulatory actions. Information on regulatory compliance. More

December 19, 2014

Preparing for a Bank Secrecy Act - Anti-Money Laundering Examination

2014-12-19 By Andrew Gilmore  As the regulators continue to turn the heat up on financial institutions related to the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) and Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), there are now discussions of making individuals (compliance officers) responsible for system lapses.  Numerous cases are being

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December 18, 2014

Real Estate Trends: An Interview with Kenneth Weissenberg

For Weissenberg, one the most rewarding parts about real estate tax work is walking down the avenues in New York, knowing he played a role in their purchase or sale. He has advised on multi-million dollar real estate transactions in New York as well as projects throughout the US. More

December 17, 2014

Commercial Real Estate Outlook- 2015 and Beyond

Real estate principals and senior executives at EisnerAmper joined Bloomberg’s 'Commercial Real Estate Outlook: 2015 and Beyond' breakfast forum. Learn more about the discussion including commercial real estate trends, REITs and money available for acquisitions and refinancing. More

December 17, 2014

Manufacturing Tax Deduction for Software Developers

Manufacturing Tax Deduction for Software Developers. Information on IRS IRC Section 199 regarding receipts received by a software developer. Facts and terms of clients’ agreements should be evaluated to determine whether revenues are domestic production gross receipts. More

December 17, 2014

Another Year for Bonus Depreciation: Congress Extends Expiring Tax Provisions

Both houses of Congress extended nearly all of the tax provisions that expired on 12/31/13, providing certainty for 2014 taxes. The 55 tax breaks will expire again on 12/31/14. Learn more about the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 and new tax law. More

December 16, 2014

The Effects of the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 on the Hedge Fund Industry

Since the Economic Stimulus Act took effect, hedge funds have returned positive every year except 2011. The Economic Stimulus Act also gave banks the ability to generate a significant amount of capital and fostered a decline in unemployment. What's ahead for hedge fund managers? More

November 25, 2014

Cloud Computing for Not-for-Profits

The term cloud computing is everywhere, but what exactly does it mean? As a not-for-profit organization, the flexibility and cost savings of cloud computing makes sense in the long run. Jenifer Keiser, CPA discusses what cloud computing is and four common deployment models for cloud services. More

November 20, 2014

2015 Personal Tax Guide - 2014 Tax Planning Goals

In this first chapter of the 2015 Tax Guide, EisnerAmper provides tax tips for 2014 filers. Ideas to help reduce the current year’s tax and reduce any potential future taxes. Tips for year-end capital gains and losses and effective tax planning for 2015. More

November 13, 2014

Social Media and Not-for-Profits: Harnessing the Power of Awareness

Not-for-profits have embraced social media because it allows organizations to spread their word and monitor their presence in a cost-effective and timely fashion. Not-for-profit organizations need to evaluate the investment and rewards in creating and implementing a social media plan. More

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