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Join us on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 for the annual New York Construction Awards, presented by Anchin, in cooperation with the New York Building Congress (NYBC), the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York), the American Institute of Architects - New York Chapter (AIA New York), the Subcontractors Trade Association (STA) and Willis Towers Watson. Designed to highlight rapidly growing and innovative Construction, Design (Architecture & Engineering) and Development industry leaders and companies, this event will honor a select group of outstanding companies and will provide an incredible opportunity to network with other industry colleagues and professionals. Read More
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- WTW New York Construction Conference5/14/2019
Presented by Anchin, New York Building Congress and Willis Towers Watson. We hope you can join us for a morning of informative discussion, networking, and breakfast!
- Celebrating Women Leadership in Consumer Products5/9/2019
Join us for a lively discussion with Kathleen King (Entrepreneur and Founder of Tate’s Bake Shop), Melissa Facchina (Founder and CEO of Siddhi Shot) and Lauren Jupiter (Managing Partner of AccelFoods), moderated by Megan Klingbeil (Director, Consumer Products Group at Anchin).
- EFCG's 19th Annual CFO Conference5/8/2019
Anchin is proud to support EFCG's CFO Conference which will deliver new insights into the rapidly evolving business and financial challenges facing A/E/C firms.
- Webinar: R&D Tax Credits – Offsetting the Cost of Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry4/30/2019
This webinar will explore opportunities related to the Research & Development tax credit in the Food and Beverage industry. We will discuss a brief history of the program and define the components of the credit. Our presenter, Yair Holtzman, Tax Partner and Research and Development Tax Credits Practice Group Leader, will share specific industry examples that are common to the credit, help participants understand the qualification process, and discuss the four-part test including how different activities qualify for the credit.
- Insights on the Second Set of Qualified Opportunity Zone Regulations 4/24/2019
The long awaited second set of proposed regulations to the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program were released on April 17, 2019. Unfortunately, per the U.S. Treasury, certain sections of the regulations can be relied upon by the taxpayer and some cannot.
- The 2018 Gift Tax Return Deadline Is Almost Here3/20/2019
Large gifts made last year, such as ones made to children, grandchildren or other heirs, require filing a gift tax under certain circumstances. It is important to determine whether filing a 2018 gift tax return is required – or whether filing one would be beneficial even if it isn’t required.
- A Total Return Unitrust Can Help Maintain Family Harmony 3/20/2019
A traditional trust can sometimes create a conflict between the lifetime and remainder beneficiaries. For example, investment strategies that provide growth that benefits remainder beneficiaries can leave lifetime beneficiaries with little or no annual payouts. This makes it more difficult for a person’s estate plan to achieve his or her objectives and places the trustee in a difficult position. A total return unitrust (TRU) may offer a solution.
- Family Financial Fitness3/20/2019
Sometimes a change in circumstances forces a change in responsibilities at a time when all parties are not necessarily ready. In instances when the family member who typically takes care of the finances falls ill and is unable to continue, a spouse or child may need to step in.
- Guide to Maximizing Social Security Benefits3/1/2019
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP is pleased to present this compilation of strategies, “Guide to Maximizing Social Security Benefits”. Social Security benefits play an important role for retiring baby boomers. Different Social Security strategies can help to boost your monthly benefit if planned in advance. In order to optimize the use of these strategies, you need to know the basics about Social Security benefits. The strategies in this booklet explain various alternatives that can maximize Social Security benefits for your family.
- A SLAT Offers Estate Planning Benefits and Acts as a Financial Backup Plan2/28/2019
Some of the most effective estate planning strategies involve the use of irrevocable trusts, but it can be uncomfortable for someone to place assets outside of his or her control. What happens if a grantor’s financial fortunes take a turn for the worse after a large portion of wealth has been irrevocably transferred?