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  • 04/18/2019
    Friedman Voted Number One in Six Quality of Life Categories and Number 10 Top Firm in 2020 Vault Rankings

    Friedman is proud to announce that we were voted number one across six quality of life categories and ranked number 10 in Vault's Accounting 50 for the 2020 Vault Rankings. Notably, the featured quality of life categories include: Culture Hours Relationships with Supervisors  Satisfaction  Travel Requirements Work/Life Balance  The Vault Accounting Survey questions assess accountants’ perceptions of...

  • 04/15/2019
    Friedman Named One of Accounting Today’s 2019 Top 100 Firms

    10th Among its "2019 Regional Leaders" for the Mid-Atlantic Region

  • 04/09/2019
    Harris Devor Recognized as Centennial Honoree

    Temple University Fox School of Business

  • 04/03/2019
    Bob Charron Discusses Tax Reform Impact with Fortune

    Tax Practice Leader, Bob Charron was recently interviewed by Fortune about how changes to the tax code have affected individual tax players and businesses. While a lot of Americans expected a higher return this year, many were caught off guard when they received a much smaller check or even worse -...

  • 03/29/2019
    Friedman Cybersecurity and Digital Currency Experts to Speak at Crypto Invest Summit

    New York — March 26, 2019 — Friedman is a proud sponsor of the 2019 Crypto Invest Summit. Steve Baum, Principal in Friedman’s Digital Currency Practice Group and Eric Freeman, CyZen's Lead Security Engineer, will share key insights on the Storage and Custody Solutions panel. Head here to learn more about this...

  • 03/28/2019
    New Site. New Brand. Same Great Cybersecurity.

    Cybersecurity + Zen, Your security, enlightened.

  • 03/21/2019
    Launching a Fulfilling Career in the Tax and Accounting Space

    From "Summer Fridays" to flexible work schedules, our employees enjoy a work structure that puts their happiness in the center. Our frequent recognition as a "Best Place to Work" and as a national and regional leader in the tax and accounting space reflects our beliefs that investing in our employees'...

  • 03/19/2019
    Harriet Greenberg on the Accounting Industry Skill Shift

    Co-Managing Partner, Harriet Greenberg recently sat with CPA Insider to discuss the ever-evolving skills needed to excel as an accountant. The demand for a highly technical skill set is rising exponentially, as the need to keep up with advancing technologies is at the top of most firms' minds. Artificial intelligence (AI) and...

  • 03/18/2019
    Jo Anna Fellon on the Difficulties of This Tax Season

    Friedman's Jo Anna Fellon was recently quoted in an article by ROI NJ about the difficulties of this tax season. "It's a challenging time," she said, "but the good news is for taxpayers that most accountants have been working though this tax code overhaul material and digesting it for well over a...

  • 03/14/2019
    Tom Corrie on New Jersey Tax Filing

    Friedman's State and Local Tax Practice Leader, Tom Corrie, recently spoke with ROI-NJ about the dilemma New Jersey tax payers face - weighing the benefits of staying domiciled in New Jersey or leaving in favor of a state with low or no income tax. "States such as New Jersey are caught...

  • 03/12/2019
    Opportunity Zones: 8 Questions with Friedman's Steve Bokiess

    Qualified Opportunity Zone Practice Leader, Steve Bokiess recently sat down with the Philadelphia Business Jornal to discuss common questions related to the long-term investment strategy, Opportunity Zones. Steve discusses what these zones are, how to set up an opportunity zone fund, time requirements and much more! Click here to read the full article....

  • 03/08/2019
    Bob Charron on Mileage Tax Deduction

    Tax Practice Leader, Bob Charron gave his expert insight on claiming mileage tax deductions in a publication by US News and World Report. "It used to be an employee could deduct their mileage, but that is no longer allowed," says Charron. To learn more about the new regulations under the Tax Cuts...

  • 03/07/2019
    A Powerful Global Cause with Lasting Impact

    In celebration of 2019 International Women's Day, Friedman's Women's Development Network (WDN) and Friedman Gives Back (FGB) invited employees across the firm to participate in a raffle to raise money for an incredible charity, HerStory Foundation! This powerful organization strives to improve the lives of girls and women in Bangladesh. Friedman was thrilled...

  • 03/06/2019
    Jay Graham Joins Friedman LLP as Tax Partner in the Firm's Robust New York Office

    Friedman LLP is pleased to announce that Jay Graham has joined the firm’s New York office as a Tax Partner. Jay has more than 25 years of diversified public accounting experience. He has developed strong client relationships through his extensive background in delivering tax services to privately held C corporations,...

  • 03/06/2019
    Lights, Camera, Action. Kim Dula shares Tax Filing Tips with CNBC

    Managing Partner of our Philadelphia office, Kim Dula shared critical insights with CNBC about the significant effects the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA") will have on tax returns. Watch this exclusive video to learn why you, among many others, may receive a surprisingly lower tax return compared to previous years. Want more insights on...

  • 03/05/2019
    Friedman Named in NJBIZ Best Places to Work 2019

    Friedman is honored to be recognized by NJBIZ in their Best Places to Work in New Jersey for another consecutive year! We are proud to be honored alongside other esteemed New Jersey businesses. These rankings are determined by the true experts: the company's own employees! To learn more about the award and to...

  • 03/01/2019
    Carl Bagell Named in ROI Influencers Power List 2019

    We are delighted to announce that Managing Partner of Southern New Jersey, Carl Bagell was featured in the ROI Influencers Power List 2019 among a group of esteemed professionals across the accounting industry.  In a numbers-driven industry, Carl leads with human interest as demonstrated by his passion for creating lifestyle solutions for his...

  • 03/01/2019
    Christi Gallagher Named in SJBiz Women to Watch

    Christi Gallagher, Principal was named in South Jersey Biz's "Women to Watch!" Each year, the publication honors 20 bright, bold and determined business women who are making their mark in the South Jersey community. See her exclusive feature in this year's spread....

  • 02/25/2019
    Long Island Business News' Opportunity Zone Panel

    Friedman's Qualified Opportunity Zone Practice Leader, Steve Bokiess was joined by industry experts for an insightful panel discussion on one of the current most popular long term-investments, Opportunity Zones. The discussion included how you can set up an opportunity zone fund, how to reap tax benefits and how this new investment...

  • 02/15/2019
    Michael Greenwald on New Partnership 'Sleeper' Requirement

    Friedman's Corporate and Business Tax Practice Leader, Michael Greenwald, sat with NBC News to discuss a new addition to partnership tax filing forms. The new rule requires partnerships to disclose a negative capital balance, which is essentially the money partners would receive if the partnership was liquidated. The update is predicted...

  • 02/12/2019
    Joseph M. Klein Joins Friedman LLP as a Tax Partner in Our New York Office

    Joseph M. Klein brings more than 15 years of specialized experience providing tax and advisory services to high-net-worth and real estate clients. He has an extensive background providing accounting and advisory services to commercial and residential real estate owners, developers, managers and REITS. Joseph holds a Housing Credit Certified Professional designation,...

  • 02/11/2019
    Bob Charron on Tax Returns Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Friedman's Tax Practice Leader, Bob Charron, was quoted by NBC News in an article on how tax returns have been affected under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA"). The article discusses how many people have been caught off guard when filing their taxes this year, expecting a larger return but...

  • 02/11/2019
    Friedman Gives Back Joins Forces with Cycle for Survival

    As part of Friedman's employee-inspired philanthropy initiative, Friedman Gives Back, a team of enthusiastic employees participated in this year's Equinox Cycle for Survival on Sunday, February 10. This impactful event is dedicated to raising money to fund research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for rare forms of cancer. Each team...

  • 02/07/2019
    Ask the CPA - Shaji Varghese

    In the January edition of "Ask the CPA", Shaji Varghese shares how to keep your business compliant with the new lease accounting standard. Any business that leases it's property or equipment will be affected by these changes, and the Wall Street Journal predicts that corporate balance sheets could swell by almost $2...

  • 02/05/2019
    Opportunity Zones: Profit Potential In Underdeveloped Areas

    Qualified Opportunity Zone Practice Leader, Steve Bokiess, was featured in an article by Crain's New York Business regarding the high potential of opportunity zones. In the article, Steve discusses what an opportunity zone is, how to form a fund and how different parties can benefit greatly from investment. To learn more,...

  • 02/04/2019
    Ryan Dudley on 'Arm's-Length' Tax Policy in the OECD

    Friedman's International Tax Practice Leader, Ryan Dudley, provided Law360 with exclusive insights and knowledge on the possible changes to the Arm's-Length Principle. The current policy states that in allocating income among corporate entities across borders, internal transactions should be priced at what an independent party might pay based on market analysis. Find out...

  • 02/01/2019
    Growth at the Partner and Principal Level in 2019

    Friedman LLP is delighted to announce the addition of two new professionals, appointment of a new regional department head and promotion of 12 to the partner and principal levels. Reflective of the depth and breadth of Friedman's services, these accomplished professionals specialize in a wide array of areas. They are based...

  • 01/30/2019
    Libra Becomes the First Crypto-Native Technology Company to Receive SOC 1 Type 2 Attestation Report

    On January 24, Libra announced that it had become the first crypto-native software company to receive a Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 Type 2 attestation report for its Libra Crypto Office platform. The report was issued by Friedman LLP. To receive such report Libra had to develop an in-depth set of policies, procedures and...

  • 01/29/2019
    Bob Charron on Exemptions Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Tax Practice Leader, Bob Charron, was recently quoted in an article by LifeHacker.com, "When You Should Itemize Your Taxes". In the article Bob discusses the exemption and deduction changes brought about under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA"). While personal exemptions were eliminated, increases to the child credit and new...

  • 01/25/2019
    Michael Greenwald on New Pass-Through Tax Deduction Rules

    After much waiting, the IRS has provided the final rules for the new 20% deduction for pass-through businesses. The final rules are said to make it much easier for a business owner to determine whether they can receive the tax break or not. In a Bloomberg article on the deduction, Friedman's Michael Greenwald shared...

  • 01/24/2019
    Qualified Opportunity Zone Podcast with Commercial Property Executive

    With 8,700 Qualified Opportunity Zones ("QOZ") covering the United States, now is the time to understand how you can take advantage of one of the most popular tax-incentivized opportunities under the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. Listen to a recent podcast featuring our QOZ Practice Leader, Steve Bokiess, as a special guest on Commercial...

  • 01/14/2019
    How to Remain Cyber-Secure While Traveling

    Friedman CyZen's Jake Lehmann was recently interviewed for a publication by Wherever Family, in which he was asked for tips on how to keep your personal information safe while traveling. Jake discusses the importance of remaining diligent and using certain precautions in order to reduce the likelihood of your information falling into the...

  • 01/10/2019
    Michael Greenwald on the Government Shutdown's Effect on QOZs

    Real Estate Finance and Investment reached out to Friedman's Michael Greenwald for insight on how the government shutdown has affected Qualified Opportunity Zones. In the article, Michael explains that the shutdown has prevented important legislation regarding Opportunity Zones from being discussed. A hearing within the Department of Treasury that was due to...

  • 01/09/2019
    Michael Lawrence Named in LIBN "40 Under Forty"

    Friedman's Michael Lawrence is an honoree for Long Island Business News' 2019 "40 Under Forty"! This prestigious title pays tribute to Long Island's most promising business people under the age of 40, working towards success and positively impacting their community. To see the full list of honorees, click here. ...

  • 01/04/2019
    Chris Smith Shares Importance of Work/Life Balance

    In a NJBiz article on management in accounting firms, Friedman's Chris Smith shared the importance of work/life balance, especially in the professional services industry. Chris references Friedman's initiatives such as Summer Fridays, a casual dress policy and Friedman U, an internal program for employees that focuses on topics such as business development...

  • 01/03/2019
    Michael Greenwald on Why Partnerships Need to "Look Under the Hood"

    Corporate and Business Tax Practice Leader, Michael Greenwald recently gave his expert advice to partnerships in an article published by Bloomberg BNA. Greenwald stresses the importance of preparing for audits sooner rather than later, based on currently proposed rules from the IRS that could be made final soon. "It is a good opportunity to look under...

  • 01/02/2019
    David McKelvey Thinking Forward to 2019

    In Long Island Business News' issue on "Forward Thinking", Friedman's David McKelvey gave his outlook on what 2019 will be like for the accounting industry. "We project 2019 to be an exciting, challenging and advantageous year for the accounting profession," says McKelvey. David discusses how the sweeping reform brought about by the...

  • 12/27/2018
    Kim Dula on How New Tax Laws Affect Charitable Giving

    Friedman's Kim Dula was recently quoted by Fortune on the effect new tax laws have on charitable donations. Dula says, "without itemized deductions, most people will lose all tax benefits associated with charitable giving." To read the full article, click here....

  • 12/20/2018
    Donald Logan Joins Friedman LLP as Chief Information Officer

    Donald Logan joined the firm’s headquarters as the Chief Information Officer ("CIO"). Don’s extensive background supporting the unique IT needs of the accounting profession will further enhance the firm’s already well-fortified IT structure. We look forward to continuing to expand Friedman’s capabilities in this critical area. Don brings more than 20...

  • 12/18/2018
    Friedman LLP Launches Qualified Opportunity Zone Consulting Practice

    New York — December 18, 2018 — Top 50 accounting and advisory firm, Friedman LLP, expands its dynamic service offerings to include Qualified Opportunity Zone (“QOZ”) Consulting . The QOZ program, created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), is a tax incentivized investment initiative meant to spur...

  • 12/13/2018
    Steve Bokiess on Qualified Opportunity Zones

    Steve Bokiess, Partner and Leader of Friedman's new Qualified Opportunity Zones Consulting practice presented on the topic of Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ) at Friedman's Real Estate Forum that took place last month. As a new opportunity for tax incentives formed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, QOZ is a very hot...

  • 12/12/2018
    Jo Anna Fellon on Easing Nerves Over New Reporting Requirements

    Jo Anna Fellon, CPA, Partner gave her reassuring insights to Compliance Week in their article on companies' shift in tax reporting under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  Fellon is quoted on how high anxiety over the new reporting standards is often blown out of proportion. To read the full article, click here....

  • 12/11/2018
    Shaji Varghese, CPA, Partner and Brandon Baker, CPA, Principal Join Friedman LLP’s Philadelphia Office - Expanding the Firm's Robust Client Offerings

    New York - December 11, 2018 - Top 50 accounting and advisory firm Friedman LLP announced today that Shaji Varghese, CPA, Partner, and Brandon Baker, CPA, Principal, have joined the firm’s Philadelphia office, bringing with them a wealth of cross-industry expertise. Shaji Varghese is an Audit Partner at Friedman LLP, bringing...

  • 12/10/2018
    Kevin Hyams on Corporate Culture in Japan

    Kevin Hyams, Partner in Charge of Friedman's Governance, Risk and Compliance practice, was recently quoted in an article by Law360 concerning the arrest of Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn. In the article Hyams discusses the lack of consistent corporate culture in Japan and how this has affected numerous companies in the country. To read...

  • 12/07/2018
    NYC Real Estate Forum Spotlight: Alternative Financing, Opportunity Zones

    On Thursday, November 29th, Friedman hosted its NYC Real Estate Forum in Midtown Manhattan. The focus of the forum was "The Rise of Alternative Lending in Commercial Real Estate" showcasing industry leaders' firsthand experience and knowledge of this growing source of financing. The forum also featured keynote speaker John Catsimatidis of Red Apple Group and was...

  • 12/04/2018
    Friedman LLP Names Kim Dula Managing Partner for Philadelphia Office

    Accomplished tax and planning professional to succeed current Managing Partner Chuck Shechtman, who will remain as Partner

  • 12/04/2018
    Jake Lehmann on Wifi Security at Airports

    Managing Director of Friedman CyZen, Jake Lehmann, gave his expert insight on the risks of using airport public wifi and the safety measures you can take to avoid your personal information being compromised. To read the full article by the Los Angeles Times, click here....

  • 12/03/2018
    Bob Charron on Wall Street Tax Parties

    Tax Practice Leader, Bob Charron, gave his expert insight to the New York Post on how many Wall Street bankers and traders are using elaborate parties as write-offs for their inflated tax bills.  “The taxes on their income this year are enormous, especially if they live in Manhattan, where it can be...

  • 11/30/2018
    Jake Lehmann on Avoiding Holiday Cyber Scams

    Jake Lehmann was recently interviewed by US News and World Report for his expert insight on cyber scams around the holiday season. Lehmann discusses the shady tactics used by many hackers to steal valuable personal information, especially during a time when many people are shopping online for gifts. To learn how hackers are...

  • 11/29/2018
    Highlights from Commercial Observer’s Downtown Forum Featuring Friedman’s Fred Berk

    Fred Berk, Co-Managing Partner and Real Estate Practice Co-Chair, joined distinguished real estate leaders from Brookfield Properties, Cushman and Wakefield, Jack Resnick and Sons and Howard Hughes Corporation for an interactive panel discussion on “Downtown's Return as One of NYC's Hottest Submarkets.”   For exclusive coverage of the event, head here....