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  • 10/13/2021
    WDN Proudly Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is a crucial month in spreading important information regarding breast cancer facts and risk factors, and Friedman's Women's Development Network (WDN) is proud to help spread awareness amongst our Friedman family and friends. Facts: Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more...

  • 10/13/2021
    Friedman LLP Relocates Atlantic County Office to Northfield, New Jersey

    Northfield, New Jersey — Friedman LLP, an accounting firm with locations throughout the Northeast, and in California, Florida and China, announced today that it is relocating its Atlantic County, New Jersey office from Linwood to Northfield, NJ. Friedman has served the South Jersey region for more than thirty years and, with...

  • 10/12/2021
    5 Reasons You Need Managed Detection and Response Right Now

    Cybercrime has increased by 600 percent as a fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide, cyberattacks are estimated to cost companies $10.5 trillion by 2025, up $7.5 trillion since 2015. To stay ahead of cyberattacks before they happen, companies of all sizes increasingly turn to managed detection and response (MDR) solutions....

  • 10/08/2021
    With Tax Reform Plans Still Up in the Air, It’s Hard for Accountants to Advise Clients on Changes that May Not Happen

    With the U.S. government’s potential new $2 trillion-plus tax plan on the horizon, knowing how to guide clients through possible changes can be tedious. Friedman's Jo Anna M. Fellon, Partner, recently spoke with ROI-NJ about who may be affected most and her own advisement strategy. “We’ve all been really planning proactively in advance of...

  • 10/07/2021
    Harriet Greenberg Featured in Growth Strategies

    What do partners need from their marketing departments now more than ever? In the latest issue of Growth Strategies, Friedman Co-Managing Partner Harriet Greenberg weighs in with an emphasis on holistic planning. "A strong marketing team understands the needs of the practice leaders, the firm and the marketplace, synthesizing all of that into a comprehensive...

  • 10/05/2021
    Friedman LLP Extends Remote Work Option Until Spring 2022

    NEW YORK – October 5, 2021 – Friedman LLP, a nationally recognized top-40 accounting, tax and business consulting firm, today announced that its employees will continue to have the option to work remotely until at least the Spring of 2022. A decision on adjusting the firm’s hybrid work arrangements is...

  • 10/01/2021
    Robert Graham Appointed Partner in Charge of the Assurance Practice in East Hanover, New Jersey

    New York, NY – October 1, 2021 – We are thrilled to announce that Robert Graham has been appointed Partner in Charge of Friedman’s Assurance Practice in the firm’s Northern New Jersey location. Robert (“Bob”) Graham has earned a reputation as a dedicated partner and a hands-on manager who always demonstrates...

  • 09/23/2021
    Fred Berk Speaks on Friedman’s Approach to Vaccine Mandates

    Since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Friedman has followed CDC guidelines and steadily innovated ways to keep employees safe and connected. As offices around the world continue to reopen their doors, we maintain our approach.

  • 09/23/2021
    Friedman LLP Featured in LIBN’s 2021 "Reader Ranking" Award

    We are proud to share that Friedman was, once again, recognized in the Long Island Business News Reader Rankings.

  • 09/21/2021
    Crain’s Names Maria Gonzalez Among Their 2021 Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting

    We are proud to share that Maria Gonzalez, CPA and Partner, was named to the esteemed list of Crain’s 2021 Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting! This year’s cohort are experts in compiling, analyzing, evaluating and financial planning — each representing the very best in the industry. Explore the full list of...

  • 09/20/2021
    Expanding Our Holiday Schedule: Acknowledging and Honoring our Community

    In conjunction with Friedman’s expanded diversity program, we are adding the following days to our paid holiday schedule: Veterans Day and Juneteenth. We encourage our employees to use this time to conceive of, reflect on or participate in projects that contribute to a socially equitable future. Keeping our employees engaged in a...

  • 09/18/2021
    Pass-Through Entity Taxes Can Help With Loss Of SALT Deductions

    A number of states have enacted pass-through entity taxes (PTETs) as a workaround for reductions in SALT deductions—a development that could potentially affect many clients. Friedman's Tom Corrie, JD, LL.M., Principal, spoke with Financial Advisor on the topic, noting that state legislation is constantly changing, and some states require more care and consideration in...

  • 09/17/2021
    CyZen Recognized as a Top 250 MSSP for 2021

    CyZen is thrilled to be recognized by MSSP Alert on their list of the Top 250 MSSPs for 2021. The fifth-annual Top 250 MSSPs list and research identify the world’s top managed security services providers of the year. To see the full list, head here....

  • 09/14/2021
    Cyber Spotlight: CyZen’s Will Mendez

    Will Mendez, CyZen's Managing Director of Operations, recently sat down with Stephen Boughton from Plurilock to discuss how he got into the world of cybersecurity, advice to those looking for similar careers and his thoughts on cyber resiliency. Watch the full interview here....

  • 09/02/2021
    Summer 2021 Friedman Promotions

    Plus: New Tax Partner In Charge of East Hanover and Chief Technology Officer

  • 09/02/2021
    Customizing Your Approach to Look at Each Employee's Needs

    With the new normal of hybrid work environments, a one-size-fits-all approach to employment doesn't cut it anymore — yielding to a new era of several new paths forward, not just one. Lindsay Gaal, Friedman's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer, was recently featured in an exclusive interview with StrategicCHRO360 to discuss...

  • 09/01/2021
    Jo Anna M. Fellon Appointed Tax Partner in Charge of East Hanover

    We are thrilled to announce that Jo Anna M. Fellon has been appointed as the Tax Partner in Charge of Friedman's East Hanover office. Jo Anna has earned a reputation as a dedicated partner with an approach based on mutual trust, understanding and exceptional service. Throughout her career, Jo Anna has contributed to...

  • 09/01/2021
    Friedman Named One of Crain's 2021 "Best Places to Work in New York City"

    We are thrilled to once again be named among the esteemed list of Crain's "Best Places to Work in New York City." Though office life isn't what it used to be, now more than ever employees know what makes a good employer. For this list, Crain's partnered with the Best Companies Group to...

  • 08/30/2021
    Friedman Gives Back: Back to School Edition

    We are filled with gratitude for all our incredible volunteers across the Philadelphia, Long Island, and South Jersey offices for their help in preparing kids for the upcoming new school year. As part of our ongoing Friedman Gives Back initiatives, our volunteers have: Donated supplies like backpacks, notebooks, lunchboxes, pencils and...

  • 08/26/2021
    Friedman’s COVID-19 Resource Center Honored at Gartner Communications Awards 2021

    Friedman was named “Highly Commended” in the Achievement to Communications Response to 2020 at the Gartner Communications Awards held on August 25, 2021. The award pays tribute to Friedman’s COVID-19 Resource Center, which the Gartner judges felt was “a very impressive and commendable insight-led approach to helping the public.” To watch the...

  • 08/25/2021
    INSIDE Public Accounting Ranks Friedman as a 2021 Top 100 Firm

    We’re thrilled to announce that INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has once again recognized Friedman as a Top 100 Firm for 2021! IPA annually ranks the largest public accounting firms in the U.S. based on net revenues and by capturing data through surveys and analyses of firms. To check out this year’s full...

  • 08/24/2021
    Failure to Designate Beneficiaries Can Sabotage Estate Plans

    While the pandemic has raised awareness on the importance of naming beneficiaries for estate planning, some clients are still unaware of the crucial nature of making these designations. In the latest from Financial Advisor, Friedman’s Benjamin Bohlmann — CPA and Partner of our new Miami location — recounts the importance of designating...

  • 08/17/2021
    How to upgrade your well-being tactics during the hybrid return-to-office phase

    Throughout the pandemic, employees have worked in overdrive to maintain quality while balancing new professional and personal challenges. Fortunately, many employers were able to rely on existing mental wellness programs and quality of life promoting policies to help more easily introduce a flexible remote work structure. Thomson Reuters recently highlighted several law and...

  • 08/16/2021
    Friedman Gives Back Partners with the Alzheimer’s Association

    As a member of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Accounting Industry Leadership Council, Friedman is proud to make a difference in the lives of those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementia today and in the future. On August 10, Friedman Gives Back (FGB) sponsored a virtual presentation given by the Alzheimer’s Association on the 10 Warning...

  • 08/10/2021
    Tax Traps Abound For Clients Changing States

    With a recent trend in wealthy clients moving from high-tax to low-tax states, advisors are urging folks to think about the broader picture and possible ramifications — even if wealthy individuals save on taxes, relocations are still big investments in time and trouble. Friedman's Christian Burgos, J.D., LL.M., Managing Principal, shared his insights in...

  • 08/10/2021
    Dumping yards are treasure to malicious hackers

    Each year, thousands of electronic devices are thrown away, resulting in not only a burgeoning environmental issue, but one also of data insecurity. Cyzen's Senior Cybersecurity Consultant Michael Schenck recently spoke with Cybernews about  To read the full article, head here....

  • 08/09/2021
    Harriet Greenberg and Fred Berk: 2021 “Managing Partner Elite” Honorees

    We are thrilled to share that Friedman’s Co-Managing Partners Harriet Greenberg and Fred Berk were named among this year’s "Managing Partner Elites" by Accounting Today. The 2021 class has displayed incredible leadership skills and styles when guiding their workforce through the myriad of challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Fred and I encourage cooperation in...

  • 08/02/2021
    Friedman Launches New Cannabis Practice

    NEW YORK, NY, August 2, 2021 — Friedman LLP, a nationally recognized top-40 accounting, tax and business consulting firm, announced the launch of its cannabis practice. The firm’s dedicated professionals will focus on delivering financial statements, in-depth tax analyses and other consulting services to help emerging businesses navigate and thrive...

  • 07/27/2021
    Tax Planners Brace For Fierce IRS Enforcement Push

    The IRS has been making headlines this month as they continue to hire thousands of workers in preparation for a potentially massive tax-enforcement push spurred by the Biden Administration's proposal to increase the agency's budget for enforcement. David Shuster, JD, LL.M., Principal and Director of Tax Controversy Services at Friedman, spoke with Financial Advisor about the implications many...

  • 07/22/2021
    6 IT Management Traps to Avoid

    Friedman's Chief Information Officer Donald Logan was recently featured on CIO.com, sharing valuable takeaways and personal experiences from his long-time tenure as an IT leader. "In times of need, pressure, and crisis, the true leader will rise and use their experience and skill to overcome obstacles,” he said. “The IT leader needs...

  • 07/20/2021
    Digital Asset Exchange BlockQuake™ Partners with Leading Cybersecurity Firm CyZen

    BlockQuake™, a regulatory-driven digital asset exchange, recently announced a partnership with the Friedman-owned cybersecurity firm CyZen. "We are proud to partner with CyZen, which will support us in maintaining the highest standards of security on the BlockQuake™ Exchange," said Antonio Brasse, CEO, and Co-Founder of BlockQuake™. Head here to learn more....

  • 07/20/2021
    Certain Trusts Take The Sting Out Of Estate Tax Increases

    As possible estate tax increases loom over the horizon, clients can start considering moves to help soften the blow now, including making gifts to trusts. In particular, spouses can make a gift to a trust that allows for a qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) election. Friedman's Brandon Baker, CPA, Partner, Trust, Estate...

  • 07/14/2021
    Join the Fight to End Lymphoma

    A Heart-Felt Message from Harriet, Our Co-Managing Partner

  • 07/01/2021
    Two Friedman Partners Featured in 2021 Accounting Power 50 List

    Congratulations to two Friedman partners who were recognized in this year’s NJBIZ Accounting Power 50 list. Michael Saccomanno, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, CDFA, Partner FLVS - Marlton C. Christopher Smith, CPA, Partner-in-Charge - East Hanover Industry experts are hand-picked by the NJBIZ editorial board and all individuals must exercise influence in the states’ economy or...

  • 06/30/2021
    Friedman Listed Among NJBIZ 2021 "Best Places to Work"

    We are proud to share that Friedman was once again listed among New Jersey's Best Places to Work in 2021 by NJBIZ. The program collects data, allowing employees to share feedback about their employers, and for those companies to learn from and act on that knowledge. It is an honor to be...

  • 06/30/2021
    Lee Sheilds and Neil Levine Featured in South Jersey Biz Magazine

    Lee Sheilds and Neil Levine, Co-Managing Partners of Southern New Jersey, were recently featured in SJ Biz Magazine, the premier magazine dedicated to business in South Jersey, where they discussed their commitment to the Friedman culture, community and what that dedication meant over this past year.   Read more about Friedman's passion for the South...

  • 06/29/2021
    Miami-based Bohlmann Accounting Group Partners Join Friedman

    Expanding Our Footprint to Meet Clients' Growing Needs

  • 06/22/2021
    Friedman is Expanding Our Support to the Council of Urban Professionals

    Friedman is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion within our firm and throughout the communities in which we serve. We believe that change requires action. Adding to our previous support of the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP), Friedman is proud to announce that beginning this year, we will make an annual donation...

  • 06/22/2021
    Friedman Selected as a 2021 Gartner Communications Award Finalist

    Friedman is honored to be selected as a finalist for the 2021 Gartner Communications Awards in the category Achievement in Communications Response to 2020! Our COVID-19 Resource Center — featuring the latest on federal and state relief, industry insights, cybersecurity and more — earned us a place among the very best in...

  • 06/17/2021
    Recognizing Juneteenth

    What You Should Know About The Nation’s Newest Holiday

  • 06/16/2021
    SPAC IPO Market Slowly Resurfaces With Play-it-Safe Accounting

    Michael Cohen, Partner and member of Friedman’s Public Company Accounting Services Group, recently shared his insights with Bloomberg Tax on the classification of warrants. “The private company looking to be acquired by a SPAC, at the end of day, they care most about the money; they care less about whether that money is...

  • 06/14/2021
    The Power of Personal Connection Through the Pandemic

    As treasurer of the New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE), Friedman partner and Nonprofit Practice Leader Amish Mehta reflects on the past year and a half and how the city continues to beat ever-forward in the latest NYSAE newsletter. "As representatives of nonprofits and professional associations, community is at the heart of everything we do," Mehta opens....

  • 06/14/2021
    Navigating Mid-Year Tax Planning for Wealthy Clients

    With new tax laws on the horizon under the Biden administration, picking smart tax tactics for the rest of 2021 may get tricky, particularly for high-net-worth individuals. Friedman's Thomas Terry spoke with Financial Advisor about client fears. “Many are looking at their portfolios for potential moves but don’t know if it’s already too late," Terry...

  • 06/09/2021
    How Friedman LLP is Meeting the Challenges of a Newly Remote Workforce Head-on

    Thriving in a Remote Workforce: Unique Ways Friedman is Keeping Employees, Engaged, Connected and Appreciated

  • 06/02/2021
    How the Role of CIO is Changing

    Friedman's Chief Information Officer (CIO) Donald Logan sat for an exclusive interview with reporter Katie Kuehner-Hebert from Strategic CIO 360. Learn about how his role has transformed over the years to meeting the evolving demands of the digital environment to help you stay nimble and effective, here....

  • 05/26/2021
    Friedman’s CMO, Jill Jacobs, in Crain’s 2021 Notable in Marketing and PR

    We are thrilled to share that our Chief Marketing Officer, Jill Jacobs, was featured in Crain’s 2021 list of Notables in Marketing and PR! This esteemed list honors talented professionals who are especially skilled at gauging sentiment, crafting stories and reaching audiences both broad and narrow. Discover how these publicity virtuosos...

  • 05/26/2021
    How Certain Trusts Soften The Blow Of Estate Tax Increases

    Gifts to trusts can take advantage of high tax exemptions and remove future appreciation of assets from taxable estates. One example available to spouses is making a gift to a trust that allows for a qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) election. Spouses are named as the primary beneficiary of the trust,...

  • 05/24/2021
    New York Adapts SALT Cap Workaround

    Friedman's Christian Burgos recently appeared on the Stoler Report to discuss the SALT Cap Workaround, available to partnerships and S corporations, comprised solely of individual partners or shareholders. This workaround will enable those businesses that qualify, to deduct from their federal taxes, the $10,000. cap on state and local tax deductions, imposed by the 2017...

  • 05/20/2021
    Friedman LLP Launches Friedman Alliance

    A Comprehensive Resource for Accounting Firms

  • 05/14/2021
    Ransomware: The Malicious Software Behind the Colonial Pipeline Attack

    A recent cyberattack has crippled the fuel supply of the East Coast. By using ransomware, hackers were able to lock up basic computer functions and files and steal information, causing the Colonial Pipeline to cease operations until resolved. CyZen's Will Mendez helps explain to WUSA9 how a hack of this scale could happen, noting...