Because of Sweeping Tax Changes in 2018 Make Sure You Benefit in 2017

Because of Sweeping Tax Changes in 2018 Make Sure You Benefit in 2017

BY PHIL GOLDSTEIN Managing Partner, Goldstein, Lieberman & Co. LLC Make sure you take these deductions for 2017 as the new tax law has become the biggest piece of tax reform legislation that’s been enacted since the landmark Tax Reform Act of 1986. It’s expected to have a major impact on individual taxpayers in 2018. […]

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WIN SOME AND LOSE SOME UNDER NEW TAX BILL

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WIN SOME AND LOSE SOME UNDER NEW TAX BILL

BY PHIL GOLDSTEIN Managing Partner Goldstein & Lieberman There are many highly palatable advantages to the 2018 Tax Bill but businesses may find one provision difficult to swallow: the IRS is no longer serving up a 50 percent deduction for “directly related and associated entertainment”. That means there will be no more write offs if […]

Carlucci: Protect the Next Generation from Tobacco Addiction

Carlucci: Protect the Next Generation from Tobacco Addiction

State Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) announced new legislation to enact a tax on vapor products used in an electronic cigarette or other similar device. New York State does not currently tax the liquids used in e-cigarette devices. “Not only will this tax help stunt the growth of e-cigarette use it will also help us protect […]

County Executive’s Corner: Dividends for Taxpayers

County Executive’s Corner: Dividends for Taxpayers

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day A New Year and new opportunities to make good on a vow that has been a centerpiece of my administration – economic development. Attracting business – clean industry – is tied to our way of life and your pocketbook. Keep in mind that every cent of the taxes paid […]

Taxes stay flat for 2018 in Town of Stony Point

Taxes stay flat for 2018 in Town of Stony Point

BY KATHY KAHN Stony Point’s 2018 budget may have exceeded the tax cap (4.77 percent increase in the tax levy), but there is good news for both residents and business: due to new revenues flowing in from Spectra Energy, taxpayers will see no increase in their bills next year. The town board closed its public […]