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  • 10/11/2018
    Webinar Recording: What the Wayfair Ruling on Sales Tax Means for Out-of-State Sellers

    The Wayfair Ruling on sales tax overturned the physical presence rule and gives states the authority to impose sales tax requirements on out-of-state sellers based on economic nexus. This landmark decision has far-reaching sales tax implications for all remote sellers as well as traditional brick and mortar businesses who ship...

  • 10/11/2018
    Tips on How to Avoid the Cyber Security Pitfalls of Big Companies in 2018

    As companies grow, there is a greater possibility for a growing number of potential cyber attacks. 2018 has proven that even the biggest companies—and government entities— aren’t immune. In October alone, headlines noted the recent Google+ bug, which led to the social network’s closing, Facebook’s disclosure of both a software...

  • 10/10/2018
    Jake Lehmann Featured in Reuters Article

    Managing Director of Friedman CyZen, Jacob Lehmann, was cited in an article by Reuters regarding the recent Google+ security breach. Over 500,000 GOogle+ users' personal information was exposed in the breach; however, they weren't informed until many months later. Lehmann beleives these users had the right to know sooner about the...

  • 10/08/2018
    Webinar Recording: Navigating the New 199A Tax Guidance

    The IRS recently released the highly anticipated proposed regulations for Section 199A deductions. For self-employed individuals and pass-through entities, these regulations could allow for the deduction of up to 20% of trade or business income. While the regulations have not been finalized, the proposal gives taxpayers a sense of what's...

  • 09/28/2018
    Michael Greenwald Featured in Accounting Today

    Corporate and Business Tax Practice Leader, Michael Greenwald, was featured in an article on Tax Reform 2.0 by Accounting Today. Michael gave his expert analysis regarding the need to fix qualified improvements and inequities in state and local taxes in the new tax reform bills. You can view the full article...

  • 09/28/2018
    Jo Anna Fellon Featured in US News and World Report

    Jo Anna Fellon, Partner in Friedman’s Tax Service Group, was recently cited in an article by U.S. News and World Report regarding retirement financial planning. Jo Anna discussed how many retirees may live on much less than 70 percent of their pre-retirement income, while others’ expenses actually go up in...

  • 09/27/2018
    Friedman Celebrates Auditor Proud Day 2018

    Our firm is celebrating #AuditorProud Day, when auditors across the globe share what they love most about their jobs! See what some of our employees think about what it's like to be part of an award-winning firm culture. To learn more about life at Friedman, click here.  ...

  • 09/26/2018
    Harriet Greenberg Named as Notable Woman in Accounting

    We're proud to announce that our Co-managing Partner, Harriet Greenberg, was recognized as a Notable Woman in Accounting by Crain's New York Business! This honorable award celebrates industry-leading women who set an excellent example for all women in accounting. See more, here....

  • 09/24/2018
    Is your nonprofit ready for new revenue recognition changes?
    By Sylvia Mazur, Manager

    The new revenue recognition guidance, issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, takes effect for fiscal years beginning December 15, 2018. This exclusive Nonprofit Advisor provides critical background information and actionable steps to prepare your organization for the steadily approaching deadline.  In May 2014, FASB and the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”)...

  • 09/24/2018
    Tom Corrie Featured in NJBiz

    Director of Friedman's State and Local Tax Group, Tom Corrie, recently shared exclusive insights in an article by NJBiz covering New Jersey's tax laws. To learn how your business may be impacted by the rising tax rates and ways to minimize these negative effects, read here....

  • 09/24/2018
    Post Wayfair Supreme Court Decision: New State of Mind for Businesses

    In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s pivotal Wayfair decision, Friedman’s Michael Sacco, Partner, sat with Alan Goldenberg, Principal in the firm's State and Local Tax Group, to discuss the decision's far-reaching impact in regard to e-commerce and wholesalers. Michael Sacco: Can you share some historical background on this Supreme Court ruling? Alan...

  • 09/21/2018
    Colleen Crandall Gives Insight on Auditing a 401k Plan

    Friedman's Colleen Crandall discusses when 401k plans and other retirement plans require an audit. Colleen gives her expert advice to the Philadelphia Business Journal on the timing and requirements of these audits, here....

  • 09/20/2018
    Tax Reform Resource Center

    Expert Insights on Sweeping Tax Changes Affecting You and Your Business

  • 09/20/2018
    Friedman's Brian Duffy Shares Key Insights on Fraud Protection with Philadelphia Business Journal

    Learn how updated internal fraud measures help companies prevent fraud and how an accountant can be an invaluable resource when creating these internal controls. See what Brian Duffy had to say, here....

  • 09/14/2018
    Michael Greenwald Featured in The Real Deal

    Michael Greenwald, Partner at Friedman and Corporate and Business Tax Practice Leader, was recently quoted in New York Real Estate News' "The Real Deal" regarding tax deductions for real estate brokers. To read what Michael's expert analysis, click here....

  • 09/14/2018
    Kevin Hyams Featured in Law360

    Partner in Charge of Friedman’s Governance, Risk and Compliance services, Kevin Hyams, was asked for expert insight in a publication from Law360 regarding Volkswagen’s recent issues with compliance. Hyams shares his view on how the German automobile manufacturing giants have been dragging their feet when dealing with a compliance monitor...

  • 09/11/2018
    Ryan Dudley Featured in Bloomberg Tax

    Ryan Dudley, Partner and Practice-Leader of the International Tax Group, was recently featured in an article by Bloomberg Tax on the topic of foreign companies relocating to the U.S. due to the new tax law. Dudley was asked for his expert insight on Foreign Derived Intangible Income (FDII), the permanency of the...

  • 09/07/2018
    Harriet Greenberg appointed President of DFK International

    Friedman is delighted to announce the appointment of Co-managing Partner, Harriet Greenberg, as President of DFK International. Harriet will be the first woman to become president of the association in its 56 year history. Speaking on her historic appointment, Harriet said, "It is an unbelievable honor and I am proud to...

  • 09/05/2018
    Adial Pharmaceuticals Goes Public

    Friedman is excited to announce the stock opening of our client, Adial Pharmaceuticals. On Tuesday, September 4th, Adial received their initial public offering (IPO) and listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Friedman served as Adial’s initial auditors when the company first decided to go public. Adial is a pharmaceutical company that...

  • 09/04/2018
    Private Foundation Requirements and Restrictions Webinar

    Join Nonprofit Director, Sarah Avery for an exclusive on-demand webinar addressing tax laws surrounding private foundations. The webinar will cover critical topics including: Applying for Exempt Status Tax on Net Investment Income Minimum Distribution Requirements Taxable Expenditures Philanthropic Enterprise Act To access the full webinar and for a complete list of topics disccussed, head here....

  • 09/04/2018
    Friedman Receives Readers' Pick Best of Biz 2018

    Friedman LLP is honored to have received the Readers' Pick Best of Biz 2018 Award in Accounting! Each year South Jersey Biz Selects businesses, across many industries, in the South Jersey area that have proven to be most reliable and excel in their respective fields. For more information, visit here....

  • 08/29/2018
    Friedman Promotes Four to Director

    Friedman LLP is delighted to announce the promotion of four professionals to director. Reflective of the depth and breadth of Friedman's services, these accomplished professionals specialize in a wide array of areas. They are based across our New York, Philadelphia, and New Jersey offices. Director Promotions John Chipperfield, CPA, Director, Philadelphia, PA Howard...

  • 08/28/2018
    Bruce Marks Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

    Friedman’s own Bruce Marks was recently featured in the Sunday Business section of the Philadelphia Inquirer in which he spoke about the key role a company’s employees play in its overall success. Marks stresses the importance of targeting top talent and making your business stand apart from the competition. Read...

  • 08/25/2018
    NJCPA Annual Charity Kickball Tournament

    On Thursday, July 19 employees from Friedman's East Hanover office participated in the NJCPA Annual Charity Kickball Tournament. This charitable event was in support of the Valerie Fund, which is an organization that is dedicated to providing individualized care to children at medical centers close to their homes.  To learn more about...

  • 08/24/2018
    [Tax Alert] IRS proposes regulations on the pass-through business income deduction
    By Michael J. Greenwald, MPPM, CPA, Partner | Robert Charron, CPA, Partner

    Insights to help you maximize your tax position

  • 08/22/2018
    Safe Travels: Cyber Security Tips for Your Next Journey
    By Author: Jacob Lehmann and William Mendez | Friedman CyZen LLC

    Whether you’re traveling domestically or internationally, for business or for pleasure, the risk of cyber-attacks soar the moment you hit the road. Using an unprotected network while traveling or leaving your device momentarily unattended while you admire a tourist attraction can make you a prime target for hacking. Be as...

  • 08/20/2018
    [Watch Now] Unraveling Tax Reform Video Series!

    Episode 9: Tax Talks: Changes to 529 Plans Under the New Tax Law

  • 08/16/2018
    Jake Lehmann Featured in ROI NJ

    Jake Lehmann, Managing Director of Friedman CyZen LLC discussed the impact of cybersecurity risks on e-commerce companies in an exclusive ROI NJ feature.  Check out the full article here! ...

  • 08/15/2018
    Prepare your company for the new revenue recognition standard
    By Patrick Dugan, CPA, Director, Director

    The clock is ticking. With the January 1, 2019 deadline for the implementation of Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606 fast approaching, now is the time to act. This deadline applies to calendar year-end private companies. Issued on May 28, 2014 by the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB"), Accounting Standards Update No....

  • 08/13/2018
    [Watch Now] Unraveling Tax Reform Video Series!

    Episode 8: Tax Talks: Navigating the New FDII Deduction

  • 08/09/2018
    Adnan Islam Joins Friedman LLP as International Tax Partner and Co-Practice Leader

    Friedman LLP is pleased to announce that Adnan Islam has joined the firm’s New York office as an international tax partner and co-practice leader. Adnan has more than 15 years of public accounting experience as a licensed tax attorney. He specializes in cross-border strategies, comprehensive inbound tax services, global information reporting and...

  • 08/08/2018
    Friedman CyZen’s Managing Director Talks Cyber Security Tips for Tax and Accounting Firms

    Managing Director of Friedman CyZen LLC, Jacob Lehmann shares vital insights on how tax professionals should safeguard their clients’ valuable assets from cyber threats by following critical cyber security precautions. To find out how tax and accounting firms may be a high-risk target for cyber-attack, click here....

  • 08/06/2018
    [Watch Now] Unraveling Tax Reform Video Series!

    Episode 7: Planning Opportunity Leveraging Trusts

  • 08/02/2018
    David Shuster’s Exclusive Feature in The Times of Israel

    Times of Israel sought expert advice from David Shuster, JD, LL.M., Principal on key information on tax evasion in Israel. For the full article, head here....

  • 08/01/2018
    Friedman Celebrates 2018 Team Day!

    On July 31, all offices convened in celebration of Team Day to strengthen bonds through fun team-building activities. In New Jersey, employees met at Liberty Park to face off in a little friendly competition to take home prizes and earn office bragging rights. In Philadelphia, employees boarded the Spirit of...

  • 07/30/2018
    Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: UBIT Changes Nonprofits’ Decision-Makers Must Know
    By Michael F. Sutter, CPA, Partner

    Prevent unwelcome surprises when filing 2018 returns with must-know details on the changes impacting the Unrelated Business Income Tax ("UBIT") Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA"). Read on to learn how unrelated business activities will be taxed to stay compliant and maximize your nonprofit's tax position.  What are the four major changes...

  • 07/30/2018
    [Watch] Unraveling Tax Reform Video Series!

    Episode 6: GILTI's Impact on Offshore Investments

  • 07/24/2018
    Credit Union Times Features Friedman’s Sarah Avery, CPA Director

    Friedman tax expert, Sarah Avery was quoted in an exclusive Credit Union Times article on the consequences of failing to file Form 990. Learn how to safeguard your assets by staying compliant, here!...

  • 07/23/2018
    Friedman CyZen Collaborates on Newly Released SplitKey System—Secure Solutions for Your Encryption Keys

    In response to the rapidly growing cyber security threats, Friedman CyZen is proud to partner with Enveloc, Inc. – a full service offsite data backup and storage provider— on its patent-pending SplitKey System for managing client encryption keys. This proprietary software, released in June 2018, is designed to securely back...

  • 07/23/2018
    [Watch Now] Unraveling Tax Reform Video Series!

    Episode 5: Federal Tax Reform's Impact on High-Tax States

  • 07/18/2018
    Media Outlets Seek Exclusive Insights from SALT Expert Tom Corrie

    Friedman’s Tom Corrie responds to the recent news about the four Democratic-led northeastern states that sued the Trump administration to invalidate the new $10,000 cap on the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes, which they claim unfairly targets them. Corrie stated that the “stakes are very high” for the...

  • 07/18/2018
    Friedman’s South Jersey Office Celebrates 2018 Volunteer Day

    As part of Friedman’s firm-wide commitment to empowering local communities in which we serve, on Tuesday July 17 employees from the South Jersey office convened at the Cherry Hill Food Pantry to celebrate Friedman Gives Back 2018 Volunteer Day. Employees unloaded supplies from trucks, sorted donations and stocked shelves. Staff...

  • 07/16/2018
    [Watch] Unraveling Tax Reform Video Series!

    Episode 4: Tax Implications of New Partnership Audit Rules

  • 07/16/2018
    Harriet Greenberg appointed Deputy President of DFK International

    Co-Managing Partner, Harriet Greenberg was unanimously voted by the DFK International Council to the position of Deputy President! Friedman's DFK membership allows us to accommodate clients who conduct business out of state and/or in foreign countries. Our proactive membership provides seamless access to global resources from 200+ member firms operating in 90+ countries.  Harriet will...

  • 07/10/2018
    New Guidance from New York on Employer Compensation Expense Program
    By Tom Corrie, JD, LL.M, Principal and Alan Goldenberg, JD, LL.M.

    The New York Department of Taxation and Finance has issued a much anticipated tax memorandum clarifying how its new, optional employer payroll tax will function. New York’s recent budget contained various provisions aimed at mitigating some of the adverse effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97), particularly...

  • 07/09/2018
    [WATCH NOW] Unraveling Tax Reform Video Series

    Episode 3: Planning Opportunities Triggered by the Transition Tax

  • 07/09/2018
    Friedman’s co-managing partners share new ways of doing business with Accounting Today

    In an exclusive interview with Accounting Today, Friedman’s co-managing partners Harriet Greenberg, CPA, PFS and Frederick Berk, CPA discussed some of the exciting changes they have implemented under their leadership. From the launch of two new practice groups to firm-wide workplace culture changes, these enhancements continue to position the firm...

  • 07/03/2018
    Are You Ready for the Next Recession?

    Crain’s New York featured Tax Partner, Dave McKelvey in an exclusive article about business readiness in preparation for a future recession. Access expert insights on the gradual money saving moves you’ll want to make in order to safeguard your business and your assets. Read the full article, here....

  • 07/03/2018
    New Sales Tax Means a New Strategy for New Jerseyans

    ROINJ sought Tom Corrie’s expert knowledge about the new sales tax ruling in New Jersey. Learn how this recent ruling may impact small businesses now that the location of inventory is no longer as impactful. Head here to read the full article....

  • 07/03/2018
    Fraud Risks for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

    Friedman’s Harry Steinmetz was featured in Crain’s New York in an exclusive article on fraud risks in small and medium-sized companies. For tips on prevention, head here!...