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Tax-Savings Tips Newsletter Available

Our November 2018 newsletter of Tax-Saving Tips is now available for download.
Topics include:

  • IRS Says TCJA Allows Client and Prospect Business Meal Deductions 
  • Tax Reform and the Cannabis Industry 
  • Defining “Real Estate Investor” and “Real Estate Dealer” 
  • Claiming the New Employer Tax Credit for Family and Medical Leave 
  • When Must Your […]
Tax-Savings Tips Newsletter Available2018-11-13T16:04:51+00:00

The New Kiddie Tax

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act greatly simplified the “kiddie tax”. The original kiddie tax required children under the age of 18, or under age 24 if they are a full time student, to pay taxes on their unearned income (interest, dividends, capital gains, rents, etc.) over $2,100 at their parents’ highest tax rate. It […]

The New Kiddie Tax2018-11-13T15:01:21+00:00

New Hudson Office Location Ribbon Cutting

Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci CPA’s celebrate their new Hudson Office with a Business After Hours and Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, October 18 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm sponsored by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce promoting excellent networking opportunities for area business people.  The Hudson Office is now located at One Hudson City Center, […]

New Hudson Office Location Ribbon Cutting2018-11-02T14:09:51+00:00

New York Sexual Harassment Requirements for Employers

Legislators in New York passed a law requiring employers to provide sexual-harassment training to all workers. This training must be implemented by October 9, 2018. The training must provide specific criteria to comply with New York state including but not limited to: specific examples of inappropriate conduct, the applicable laws and remedies to […]

New York Sexual Harassment Requirements for Employers2018-08-07T18:18:09+00:00

FASB issues ASU 2018-08

On June 21, 2018, the FASB issued ASU 2018-08 clarifying the scope and the accounting guidance for contributions received and contributions made. This standard will be applicable for non-public entities for annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2019 (2020 calendar year ends). This is a long awaited standard to bring clarity on how to […]

FASB issues ASU 2018-082018-08-07T18:17:13+00:00

Albany Shared Office Space

Matt VanDerbeck established an office for PKHB in Albany New York in the summer of 2016. The office is a new form of shared space and the flexibility of this space has allowed PKHB’s presence in Albany to grow and expand.

Coworking can also help firms save on office space and can offer them an opportunity […]

Albany Shared Office Space2018-07-22T17:45:19+00:00

ESSAE Annual Conference and Trade Show

On June 21, 2018, Matt VanDerbeck participated in Empire State Society of Association Executives (ESSAE) annual conference and trade show at Saratoga Springs Convention Center. Matt presented as part of ESSAE’s “CEO Track” which included a round table discussion. The topic covered was “2018 Financial Reporting Matters: New Accounting Standards” for non-profit organizations. Please find […]

ESSAE Annual Conference and Trade Show2018-08-07T18:22:12+00:00

A. Michael Bucci Recognized by the Columbia County Association with “Distinguished Citizen” award for 2018

HUDSON, NY – May 10, 2018 – A. Michael Bucci, managing shareholder of Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci (PKHB) CPAs PC, has been recognized by the Columbia County Association in the City of New York with its prestigious “Distinguished Citizen” award for 2018.

Bucci will be honored May 10 […]

A. Michael Bucci Recognized by the Columbia County Association with “Distinguished Citizen” award for 20182018-05-10T02:53:54+00:00

Audit Senior Manager

Pattison, Kaskey, Howe, & Bucci CPA, P.C. a Hudson Valley CPA Firm is seeking a full time Audit Senior Manager. Must have a minimum of 2 years of public accounting experience. CPA or individual seeking CPA with necessary education credits is required. Firm will pay for first CPA exam sitting. Full benefits provided including health, […]

Audit Senior Manager2017-10-19T19:10:27+00:00