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  • 3 Reasons to Hire an Accountant to Do Your Taxes This Year

    Author: Mock Webware |

    CPA Long Island

    With tax season approaching, you may be assessing your financial situation a little more closely. While many people can simply file their W-2 and leave it at that, some of us are in a more complex situation that can turn tax time into a hassle. If you are in any of the following circumstances, it can pay to hire a CPA to prepare your personal tax return in Long Island, NY. You Own a Small Business or Work Gigs It can be challenging to navigate your taxes when you own a small business, as there are many write-offs for which you can qualify.…

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  • Welcome to the Michael J. Berger & Co. Blog

    Author: Mock Webware |

    CPA Long Island

    When you are trying to find an accountant in Long Island, NY, you don’t have to go far to find a reputable firm – just call Michael J. Berger & Co. Our personalized accounting services have been helping small and medium-sized businesses in Long Island keep their finances in top shape. We provide a wide variety of financial services, including accounting, auditing, tax planning, tax prep, estate planning, and more. We also offer personal tax preparation for individuals. In this blog, we will discuss a wide variety of financial topics that we feel will be interesting and helpful for our clients.…

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  • Directory Of News And Events

    Author: Mock Webware |

    2018 Year end memo to clients Sexual Harassment Update, Now Law in New York 2018 Preview of Tax Law Changes Tax Law Changes and 2017 year end memo to clients We are growing!

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  • 2018 Year End Memo to Clients

    Author: Mock Webware |

    YEAR END MEMO – 2018 TO:         All Clients DATE: January 2019 ***************** Accounting FICA Tax changes for 2019: FICA Tax includes both Social Security coverage and Medicare coverage, and are both a deduction from employee wages and matched by the employer. Maximum Wages Subject to Social Security Tax $ 132,900.00 Maximum Social Security Tax – Employers $8,239.80 Maximum Social Security Tax – Employees $8,239.80 Maximum Wages Subject to  Medicare Tax                        Unlimited Social Security Tax Rate: Employees                                                    6.20% Employers                                                    6.20% Medicare Tax Rate: Employees  1.45% (Employees earning over $200,000 are subject to additional 0.09…

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  • Sexual Harassment Update

    Author: Mock Webware |

    New York State Passes Legislation Requiring Employers to Provide Greater Protections against Sexual Harassment.  THIS IS NOW LAW IN NEW YORK. The New Your State budget included several initiatives designed to strengthen protections against sexual harassment in the workplace. Effective immediately, the legislation expands protections against sexual harassment under the NYS Human Rights law to non-employees including independent contractors and subcontractors. Effective October 9, 2018, all employers in New York must adopt a sexual harassment policy and training program that meet certain standards. Details of the new requirements are included below. Model Policy The NYS Department of Labor in consultation with the NYS Department of…

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  • 2018 Preview Of Tax Law Changes

    Author: Mock Webware |

    Big tax law changes are coming for 2018. We can explain the changes to you, discuss how they impact you, and help you plan for them. We will be glad to discuss these changes when we do you 2017 income tax returns. These changes may affect business and personal tax returns for 2018 (which will be filed in 2019) as well as income tax returns filed subsequently. Some changes may be huge, especially for New York taxpayers. Don’t believe everything you hear or read; we will have all the facts and we will be glad to update you. Our team…

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  • Tax Law Changes and Year End Memo to clients

    Author: Mock Webware |

    YEAR END MEMO – 2017 TO: All Clients DATE: January 2018 ***************** Accounting FICA Tax changes for 2018: FICA Tax includes both Social Security coverage and Medicare coverage, and are both a deduction from employee wages and matched by the employer. Maximum Wages Subject to Social Security Tax $ 128,400.00 Maximum Social Security Tax – Employers $7,960.80 Maximum Social Security Tax – Employees $7,960.80 Maximum Wages Subject to  Medicare Tax                        Unlimited Social Security Tax Rate: Employees                                                    6.20% Employers                                                    6.20% Medicare Tax Rate: Employees  1.45% (Employees earning over $200,000 are subject to additional 0.09…

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  • We Are Growing!

    Author: Mock Webware |

    We are proud to announce that Mike and Marlene from Michael D. McLeod CPA PC have merged into our firm effective June 1, 2017.  We welcome Mike, Marlene and all of their clients into our firm.  Mike and Marlene are here in our Ronkonkoma office with all of their client files.  If you receive any tax notices please forward to us for resolution.  The notice you receive may not be correct!

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