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News and Press Releases Archive

November 29, 2010

Proposed Tax Treatment of Series Organizations

2010-11-29 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on September 14, 2010, issued proposed regulations dealing with the tax treatment of series organizations. Background A series organization is an organization – usually, but not necessarily, a limited liability company (LLC) – structured so that the organiza

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November 01, 2010

New York Adopts its Version of “UPMIFA”

2010-11-01 Prior to the early 1970s, accountants and attorneys had wrestled with the legal, accounting, and financial-reporting issues surrounding the original gifts by donors [i.e., the “historic dollar value” (HDV)] to the endowment funds of not-for-profit organizations (NPOs), as well as the related manageme

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October 15, 2010

Update – Red Flags Rule on Identity Theft

2010-10-15 This past May, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it was further delaying enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010 to allow Congress time to fix certain unintended consequences of the legislation. The Rule, developed under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, r

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October 11, 2010

Individual and Tax Penalty Provisions of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

2010-10-11 In an effort to provide financial assistance to small businesses, Congress has passed the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297 or the “Act”) which was signed into law by the President on September 27, 2010. The Act is intended to encourage investment and job creation in part by establishing a $30

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October 04, 2010

Business Provisions of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

2010-10-04 In an effort to provide financial assistance to small businesses, Congress has passed the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297 or “the Act”) which was signed into law by the President on September 27, 2010. The Act is intended to encourage investment and job creation in part by establishing a

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September 27, 2010

New UTP Reporting

2010-09-27 The IRS is moving forward with the requirement that large corporations attach a schedule to their 2010 tax returns reporting uncertain tax positions (UTP). However, on September 24, the Service issued Announcement 2010-75 which makes numerous significant, and final, changes to the previously issued d

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September 22, 2010

SEC Trends and Developments

2010-09-22 Find out about current issues of interest to public companies in the latest edition of EisnerAmper’s SEC Trends & Developments .

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August 16, 2010

Eisner LLP and Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP Combine to Form the Preeminent Accounting, Tax and Business Advisory Firm in the Northeast

Eisner LLP and Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP announce their combination to form EisnerAmper Accountants and Advisors, the 14th largest accounting firm, tax and business advisory firm in the Northeast. This accounting firm serves the New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia corridor. Provides accounting, tax and other professional services to closely-held and publicly traded companies, financial institutions, and high net worth individuals and families. More

May 24, 2010

Aninda Dhar Quoted in BioWorld

2010-05-24 WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service and Health and Human Services (HHS) Friday issued the much-anticipated guidelines for the qualifying therapeutic discovery tax credit, which provides a tax credit or grant equal to 50 percent of eligible qualified investments for therapeutic discovery project

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May 17, 2010

Vijay Shah Quoted in Crains Health Pulse

2010-05-17 Biotech firms can tap $1 billion in federal money New York biotechnology companies are eligible to tap a little-known federal program that offers $1 billion in grants and tax credits. Dubbed the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Credit, the initiative is available to biotech companies a

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