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Here’s how Blackstone and Allianz respond to rising interest rates
April 24, 2018 by The Real Deal
On Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Mazars USA hosted the commercial real estate summit where some of the country’s largest institutional real estate owners discussed how to cope with rising interest rates and the changing environment.

Mazars USA Welcomes McCreath as a Principal in Health Care Consulting Group
April 11, 2018 by Inside Public Accounting
Gillie McCreath principal in our New York Office was recently mentioned in Inside Public Accounting for joining the firm.

Today is Tax Day. How to deal if you still haven’t filed
April 16, 2018 by cnbc.com
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted throughout a story about what to do if you have not submitted your income tax return.

Mazars USA Welcomes McCreath as a Principal in Health Care Consulting Group
April 11, 2018 by Inside Public Accounting
Gillie McCreath principal in our New York Office was recently mentioned in Inside Public Accounting for joining the firm.

Win-win: Better benefits benefit employers, employees
March 12, 2018 by NJBiz
New Jersey office Managing Partner, Michael Coletti, talks with NJBiz about how innovations to employee-benefit packages come in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes a simple tweak can produce ample returns.

Introducing Our Annual Salute to New Jersey Companies that Care
March 9, 2018 by Commerce Magazine
Mazars USA was recently mentioned in Commerce Magazine for being a New Jersey company who embraces giving back.

Keeping the flu at bay
February 12, 2018 by LIBN
With this year’s flu season being the worst since 2009, keeping the work environment healthy is a priority. Lisa Bott and Jessica VanRossem gives LIBN helpful tips to keeping the office environment germ free.

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC
January 29, 2018 by Yahoo! Finance
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted throughout a story on Yahoo Finance about the new tax law and starting an LLC.

Mazars Recruits Raphy Soussan for Manufacturing & Distribution Practice
February 12, 2018 by CPA Trendlines
CPA Trendlines recently mentioned Raphy Soussan joining our team.

Mazars USA Admits Soussan as Partner in Manufacturing and Distribution Practice
February 9, 2018 by Inside Public Accounting
Raphy Soussan, partner in our New York Office was recently mentioned in Inside Public Accounting for joining the firm.

2018 Off-Price Retail Predictions
February 8, 2018 by Off-Price Retailing Magazine
Stuart Nussbaum, partner in the New York, was quoted in a Off-Price Retailing Magazine article about changing buying habits and the affect it will have on off-price retailing.

The New Tax Law -What Businesses Can Expect
February 7, 2018 by Crain’s Chicago
Ryan Vaughan, Director in the Chicago office was quoted in Crain’s Chicago about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the impact it will have on individuals and corporations.

The Outsourced CFO
February 2, 2018 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Paula Ferreira, partner at the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Group, was quoted in a New Jersey Business Magazine article about outsourced CFOs.

How Firms are Refilling CPA Pipeline
January 29, 2018 by NJBiz
Chris Roberts, director of talent management, was quoted throughout an NJBiz story that discusses how CPA firms are filling the talent pipeline.

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC
January 29, 2018 by Yahoo! Finance
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted throughout a story on Yahoo Finance about the new tax law and starting an LLC.

New year, new charitable giving strategy
January 28, 2018 by Crain’s New York
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted in a Crain’s New York story discussing the tax benefits to charitable donations.

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC
January 25, 2018 by cnbc.com
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted throughout the CNBC.com story about the new tax law.

Picking the best 529 plan: You’re probably doing it wrong
January 18, 2018 by cnbc.com
Mazars USA Partner Jonah Gruda spoke with cnbc.com on picking the best 529 plan.

Engaged or Divorced, Young or Old: Planning Can’t Be One Size Fits All
January 18, 2018 by Wall Street Journal
Mazars USA’s Joan Antoniello talks with the The Wall Street Journal how financial planning is not one size fits all.

Stormy Forecast
January 16, 2018 by Water & Waste Digest
Mazars USA Partner Jerome Devillers was interviewed by Water & Waste Digest. Jerome discussed highlights of the Mazars USA Water Survey. Jerome leads the Mazars USA and Mazars Group initiative in the water sector and oversees the firm’s relationships with a major water utility, a water investment fund, and other clients in the infrastructure sector.

Mazars USA announces $100K donation to fight hunger in NJ, 5 other states
December 20, 2017 by NJBiz
Mazars will be making donations from its Philanthropic Fund to charities in the fight against hunger in New Jersey, New York City, Long Island, Philadelphia, Maryland, Sacramento and Chicago.

Mazars USA to donate $100K towards hunger charities
December 20, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA was mentioned in Accounting Today about the launch of its Annual Giving Theme for 2018, which will be “Fighting Hunger.”

Succession Success
December 18, 2017 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Jason Pourakis, Partner in the New Jersey office, was quoted extensively in an article about succession planning and creating a smooth transition when passing your family business’s reins to the next generation.

How to reduce your tax bill when selling your NYC apartment
December 13, 2017 by ICAS
Kyle Wissel, Principal in the real estate group, was quoted in an article about how to reduce your tax bill when selling an apartment in New York City.

3 Great Ways Hotels Can Cater To Millennial Guests
November 27, 2017 by Bisnow
Donald Bender, Partner in the Long Island office, is quoted in this Bisnow article that explains three ways hotels can cater to Millennials.

Farewell Black Friday, Hello Green Monday?
November 22, 2017 by Brick Underground
Stuart Nussbaum was quoted in Andrea Murad’s article “Farewell Black Friday, Hello Green Monday?” Stuart talks about how shoppers can now get a great deal any day of the year which is creating a lack of excitement during the holiday shopping season.

Raging against the machines
November 14, 2017 by Long Island Business News
Charles Abraham, partner and Financial Services Practice Leader, was quoted in an article in Long Island Business News discussing fee pressures on financial advisors.

Think Tank: The Impact of the ‘Brexit Effect’ on Luxury Goods
November 10, 2017 by Women’s Wear Daily
Mazars USA Senior Manager Caroline Brown’s article titled, “Think Tank: The Impact of the ‘Brexit Effect’ on Luxury Goods” ran in Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). Caroline discusses that in the wake of the Brexit vote, and as a result of currency fluctuations, the U.K. has experienced some major disruption in their luxury market.

The Challenges of Financing Water Infrastructure Projects
November 7, 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor
Mazars USA Partner Jerome Devillers talks infrastructure financing in this CPA Practice Advisor article.

WALS New York a Great Success
November 7, 2017 by IMA
On Friday, October 27, 2017 IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) and Pace University hosted the seventh event in the Women’s Accounting Leadership Series at Pace University in New York City. The event drew more than 120 women from 14 different states plus one attendee from Brazil. Audre Lukosevicius, LIO Senior Manager was one of the panelists. Audre is pictured furthest to the left in the photo.

People on the move: AICPA elects new chair
October 27, 2017 by Accounting Today
Our three newest Partners can be found among the “People on the Move” in Accounting Today!

Survey Highlights Food Industry Concerns
October 25, 2017 by FoodBizNJ
Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, was quoted in the NJBiz article titled “Survey highlights food industry concerns.” This article and Biscotti speak on the topic of adapting to the new innovations and trends of the food and beverage industry.

Private Equity Gains Appetite for Food
October 24, 2017 by NJBiz
NJBiz quoted, Howard Dorman, Partner in the New Jersey office, about how next-generation issues are causing many founders to sell their companies and how to plan for successors.

Entrepreneurs Need Help in a Variety of Areas
October 2017 by New Jersey Business
Jason Pourakis, partner in the entrepreneurial services group, was quoted throughout an article discussing how small business, startups and entrepreneurs need a solid support system of advisors.

Auditors prepare for PCAOB audit reporting changes
October 4, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA Partner and Financial Services Practice Leader, Charles Abraham, was quoted in Accounting Today regarding PCAOB audit reporting changes.

2017-2018 Annual Best Practices Issue
Fall 2017 by Commerce Magazine New Jersey & CIANJ
Mazars USA was mentioned in Commerce Magazine announcing company winners and individual winners for Best Practices in 2017.

Generational Viewpoints: Requests from one age group to another
September 27, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA team members Lauren Reo and John Confrey were highlighted in Accounting Today’s Viewpoints section, representing the Millennial and Gen X points of view.

Food, beverage study helps grow N.J. industry
September 17, 2017 by NJBiz
NJBiz covers key highlights from the ‘Mazars 2017 Food and Beverage Industry Study Results Report’ and how these findings will help build and share knowledge critical to the growth of the food and beverage industry in New Jersey.

Food and beverage companies banking on consumers’ health kick
September 11, 2017 by The Produce News
Lou Biscotti, Partner and Global Food and Beverage Practice Leader, was quoted in a The Produce News discussing the results of the Mazars 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report.

Food and Beverage Companies Expect Significant Growth
September 8, 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor
Lou Biscotti, Partner and Global Food and Beverage Practice Leader, was quoted in a CPA Practice Advisor discussing the results of the Mazars 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report.

Survey: Food and beverage firms bullish on sales and profits despite challenges
September 8, 2017 by FoodDIVE
Lou Biscotti and Brian Todd discussed the ins and outs of the Mazars 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report via webcast on September 7th. Cathy Siegner from FoodDive listened in and covered some great points in the article.

Recent Press Mentions

A Balancing Act: Finding a Winning Recipe for Top Line Growth
August 28, 2017 by FoodDive
Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, was quoted in the FoodDive article that reviews how the top line growth has affected the food and beverage industry.

The 2017 Under 40 Honorees: Breaking New Ground on All Levels
August 21, 2017 by CPA Practice Aadvisor
Michael Coletti, Office Managing Partner of the New Jersey office, was mentioned by CPA Practice Advisor in this article that congratulates the 2017 40 Under 40 Honorees.

Analyzing Forensic Accounting
August 14, 2017 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Michael Kupka, Mazars USA director with over 15 years of forensic and public accounting experience, was quoted in a New Jersey Business Magazine article discussing forensic accountants’ reliance on a team approach as one of the biggest mental paradigm shifts in the industry.

Persistence Pays Off
August 6, 2017 by Global Trade Magazine
Kathryn Byrne, Mazars USA partner and manufacturing and distribution practice leader, was quoted in an article featured in Global Trade Magazine discussing some key things to consider when considering export financing.

The doctor is in: Should you have a medical professional on your project team?
August 1, 2017 by Construction Dive
Marc Lion, partner in Mazars USA’s Entrepreneurial Services Group, was quoted in a Construction Dive article discussing the benefits of large companies having staffed medical facilities onsite.

Challenges & Benefits of SARS New Transfer Pricing Guidelines
July 27, 2017 by Cover.com
Transfer pricing has now become a key area of focus for the South African Revenue Service (SARS), as companies with multinational ties will be expected to submit more detailed documentation of their inter-company transactions.

Small business trend: Why corporate types are going on their own
July 24, 2017 by NJBiz
Howard Dorman, Partner in the New Jersey office, is quoted in an NJBiz article discussing small business trends related to the food and beverage industry.

NJBiz announces Forty Under 40 for 2017
July 18, 2017 by NJBiz
Michael Coletti, Office Managing Partner of the New Jersey office, was mentioned by NJBiz in the article highlighting NJBiz’s Forty Under 40, class of 2017.

Mazars Holds third annual "Days of Service"
July 14, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA was mentioned in an Account Today article, which celebrates its third annual Day of Service.

Accounting Firm Gives Back with Day of Service
July 13, 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor
Mazars USA was featured in an article published by CPA Practice Advisor that focuses on Mazars Day of Service.

What You Need to Know About Retirement at Every Age
July 11, 2017 by NBC News
Joan Antoniello, principal at Mazars Wealth Advisors LLC, is quoted in an NBC News article discussing what individuals need to know about retirement in your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.

Changing landscapes
July 7, 2017 by Long Island Business News.com
Mazars Global Food & Beverage Practice Leader, Lou Biscotti, shares his thoughts on the Amazon/Whole Foods purchase and how innovation will play a big role in terms of survival in the food & beverage industry.

Child’s play: Whether at the prompting of aging parents, or of their own choice, more young people are using financial advisers to plan for the future
June 26, 2017 by NJBIZ
Joan Antoniello, principal at Mazars Wealth Advisors LLC, is quoted in NJBiz discussing how clients typically want their children to be in the loop about the family’s finances, and how many work with a financial planner to plan for their future.

Modern retirement: Hope for the best, but plan for the worst — Advisers say clients’ doubts about entitlement programs should spur careful planning
June 26, 2017 by NJBIZ
Joan Antoniello, principal at Mazars Wealth Advisors LLC, is quoted in NJBiz discussing how the younger generation can plan for retirement.

A Balancing Act: What M&A activity is on the food industry’s horizon for the rest of 2017?
June 26, 2017 by FoodDive
Lou Biscotti, Partner and the global food and beverage leader at Mazars USA, is quoted throughout this article featured on FoodDive.com where experts examine trends uncovered in earnings reports and discuss strategies that impact the balance sheet.​

New Jersey Society of CPAs Names Eclectic Group of Diversity & Inclusion Impact Award Recipients
June 15, 2017 by Publicnow.com
The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) today announced the winners of its 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Impact awards.

Presiding Officer Gonsalves Attends 12th Annual Prairie Benefit
June 13, 2017 by Long Island Tech News
Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves attended the 12th Annual Prairie Benefit of Friends of Hempstead Plains which took place in David S. Mack Hall at the Hofstra University Club in Hempstead.

7 Items for Your Summer Financial Bucket List
June 9, 2017 by U.S. News & World Report
Bruce Lev, Partner in the New York City office, was quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article “7 Items for Your Summer Financial Bucket List.”

The Fiduciary Rule Goes Live at Long Last
June 6, 2017 by Barrons
Charles Abraham, Mazars USA Financial Services Practice Leader, was quoted in an article featured in Barron’s that discusses the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule.

The Fiduciary Rule Goes Live at Long Last
June 2, 2017 by HFMA.org
Michael Kovar, Partner and Taylor Pedone, Principal, were featured as speakers in the HFMA article highlighting the 2018 Proposed Rule Changes webinar.

Eat, drink & reinvent: N.J. food and beverage execs talk about industry’s future
May 29, 2017 by NJBiz
Mazars USA was mentioned in an article published in NJBiz highlighting its fifth annual New Jersey Food and Beverage Executive Forum that took place at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, New Jersey.

La Colombe now on West Coast, at PHL & Outpacing Ready-to-Drink Competition
May 23, 2017 by Philadelphia Business Journal
"The ready to drink category will eventually hit a saturation point as it continues to grow," Biscotti of Mazars USA LLP said. "Look what happened with yogurt. It was hot, and a bunch of people jumped on it, but the strong survive in that situation," Biscotti said. "There will be a saturation on many of these types of products."

Mazars USA New Jersey Food & Beverage Executive Forum Featured in NJBiz
May 17, 2017 by NJBIZ
NJBiz covered the Mazars USA Food & Beverage Executive Forum held on Wednesday, May 17th at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, New Jersey. Check out the article to see what some top N.J. food and beverage executives had to say about the industry’s future.

Construction Issues Seen Delaying Jumbo New York Developments
May 3, 2017 by Real Estate Finance & Investment
Kaitlyn Mitchell a reporter from Real Estate Finance & Investment wrote an article with information derived from the New York Commercial Real Estate Summits megaproject panel that explores how constructions issues in New York are delaying major developments.

Top 12 Best Accounting Firms in New York City, New York
May 2, 2017 by AdvisoryHQ
Mazars USA was acknowledged by AdvisoryHQ as one of the 12 best accounting firms in New York City.

Ones to Watch: Accounting
April 26, 2017 by Long Island Business News
Charles Abraham, Financial Services Practice Leader was recently featured in Long Island Business News’ “Ones to Watch: Accounting” special section.

Big Apple Landlords Tackle Shorter Leases, Density Backlash
April 26, 2017 by Real Estate Finance Investment
Mazars USA’s NY Commercial Real Estate Summit was mentioned in Real Estate Finance Investment, which discusses issues that landlords have when creating leases for companies in New York.

Keeping Accountants Happy
April 25, 2017 by Long Island Business News
Chris Roberts, Director of Talent Management was recently quoted in the Long Island Business News article titled, “Keeping accountants happy.”  The article focuses on the challenges accounting firms face when attracting and retaining talent particularly at the senior accountant/manager level.

Taxpayer ID Numbers: Difficult Road Ahead for Banks
April 19, 2017 by Bloomberg BNA
Susan Grbic, Partner in the New York office, was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA article titled, “Taxpayer ID Numbers: Difficult Road Ahead for Banks,” which addresses the new IRS regulations and their effects on companies.

How to Succeed in Your First Accounting Job
April 6, 2017 by Journal of Accountancy
The Journal of Accountancy article quoted Allison Towle in a piece titled, “How to Succeed in Your First Accounting Job.” The focus of this article is on tips for succeeding in your first accounting job.

Boost Your ROI
April 3, 2017 by Transportation & Logistics International
Michael Rofman, Leader of the New Jersey Transportation and Logistics group, authored an article published in Transportation & Logistics International on the importance of training drivers on safety use and trust technology. Click the link to view the full article.

Start-Up Advice
April 3, 2017 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Sheila Grice, Manager in the New Jersey office, was quoted in an article titled, “Start-Up Advice” that was published by the New Jersey Business Magazine. The article focuses on advice from accountants on how to establish and maintain a small business.

Report: Inheritance causes tension in 25% of families
April 2, 2017 by Newsday
Gregory Black, Partner, was quoted in a Newsday article that talks about how inheritance causes family fights and how to avoid fights when discussing a family member’s estate.

Ship comes in: Logistics industry, once down, is not only on an upswing in state, it appears on verge of huge growth
March 27, 2017 by NJBIZ
In this article Michael Rofman discusses the changing trends of the logistics industry.

Here’s to the winners
March 22, 2017 by Long Island Tech News
In the Long Island Tech News article congratulating the top business and science minds of 2017, Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, was pictured and mentioned.

CIANJ Celebrates Good Works of Business 4th Annual Chairman’s Reception
March 21, 2017 by Tapinto.net
The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine recently hosted their Fourth Annual Chairman’s Reception – paying tribute to the kindness and generosity of the business community.

Best 50 Women in Business
March 20, 2017 by NJBIZ
NJBIZ is honoring New Jersey’s most dynamic business women who are making headlines in their field. The top 50 women are listed in alphabetical order below.

What if the IRS thinks you’re dead?
March 20, 2017 by Asbury Park Press
James Toto, Partner in the New Jersey office, was quoted in this article published by the Asbury Park Press.

2017 Chief Medical Officers Roundtable: Advances in Patient Care for Woman
March 10, 2017 by New Jersey Commerce Magazine
We were recently referred an opportunity to audit a life science company going through an IPO. Like many clients, these companies have small accounting and finance departments with limited resources, and are not aware of the requirements for these types of transactions. We were able to take many steps to help our client.

Rule Made to be Broken
March 8, 2017 by Long Island Business Journal
The Obama administration’s so-called fiduciary rule is scheduled to take effect April 10. The rule would require financial professionals who are compensated by commission to act only in their client’s best interest when giving advice on retirement investments, regardless of the size of the commission they would get on particular products.

Professionals on the Move – February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board recently announced the following eight new and seven reappointed members to its Standing Advisory Group.

Are Job Cuts The Future of The Food Manufacturing Industry?
February 21, 2017 by FoodDive
Kellogg recently announced 1,100 workers would most likely be losing their jobs in an effort to help the
company improve efficiency.

The Return of the Neighborhood Market: Why Grocery-anchored Developments Are on The Rise
February 16, 2017 by Construction Dive
People need to eat. Unless they live on a self-sustaining farm, growing and raising what they need to survive
— or dine out for every meal — an occasional visit to a grocery store is a necessary part of life.

Food and Beverage Trends For 2017… Will They Continue?
February 8, 2017 by Long Island Food Council
The Long Island Food Council article quoted a piece from Mazar’s February Ledger where Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, discusses the food and beverage trends for 2017.

F for Fraud
February 6, 2017 by Long Island Business News
If you want to find fraud, who are you going to call? Your accountants? Not necessarily.

Health Management Firms Combine With The Aim to Leverage Big Data
January 23, 2017 by San Fernando Valley Business Journal
One of the Valley’s public companies, Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. is set to grow from its pending merger with Alhambra-based NetWork Medical Management Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction expected to close in the first half of this year.

Rising Rate Environment Requires New Home-Shopping Strategy
January 16, 2017 by Newsday.com
Say goodbye to those historically low interest rates. If you’re looking to buy a house now, rising rates could be a game changer.








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Featured Mentions

Here’s how Blackstone and Allianz respond to rising interest rates
April 24, 2018 by The Real Deal
On Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Mazars USA hosted the commercial real estate summit where some of the country’s largest institutional real estate owners discussed how to cope with rising interest rates and the changing environment.

Today is Tax Day. How to deal if you still haven’t filed
April 16, 2018 by cnbc.com
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted throughout a story about what to do if you have not submitted your income tax return.

Mazars USA Welcomes McCreath as a Principal in Health Care Consulting Group
April 11, 2018 by Inside Public Accounting
Gillie McCreath principal in our New York Office was recently mentioned in Inside Public Accounting for joining the firm.

Win-win: Better benefits benefit employers, employees
March 12, 2018 by NJBiz
New Jersey office Managing Partner, Michael Coletti, talks with NJBiz about how innovations to employee-benefit packages come in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes a simple tweak can produce ample returns.

Introducing Our Annual Salute to New Jersey Companies that Care
March 9, 2018 by Commerce Magazine
Mazars USA was recently mentioned in Commerce Magazine for being a New Jersey company who embraces giving back.

Keeping the flu at bay
February 12, 2018 by LIBN
With this year’s flu season being the worst since 2009, keeping the work environment healthy is a priority. Lisa Bott and Jessica VanRossem gives LIBN helpful tips to keeping the office environment germ free.

Mazars Recruits Raphy Soussan for Manufacturing & Distribution Practice
February 12, 2018 by CPA Trendlines
CPA Trendlines recently mentioned Raphy Soussan joining our team.

Mazars USA Admits Soussan as Partner in Manufacturing and Distribution Practice
February 9, 2018 by Inside Public Accounting
Raphy Soussan, partner in our New York Office was recently mentioned in Inside Public Accounting for joining the firm.

2018 Off-Price Retail Predictions
February 8, 2018 by Off-Price Retailing Magazine
Stuart Nussbaum, partner in the New York, was quoted in a Off-Price Retailing Magazine article about changing buying habits and the affect it will have on off-price retailing.

The New Tax Law -What Businesses Can Expect
February 7, 2018 by Crain’s Chicago
Ryan Vaughan, Director in the Chicago office was quoted in Crain’s Chicago about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the impact it will have on individuals and corporations.

The Outsourced CFO
February 2, 2018 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Paula Ferreira, partner at the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Group, was quoted in a New Jersey Business Magazine article about outsourced CFOs.

How Firms are Refilling CPA Pipeline
January 29, 2018 by NJBiz
Chris Roberts, director of talent management, was quoted throughout an NJBiz story that discusses how CPA firms are filling the talent pipeline.

New year, new charitable giving strategy
January 28, 2018 by Crain’s New York
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted in a Crain’s New York story discussing the tax benefits to charitable donations.

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC
January 25, 2018 by Yahoo! Finance
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted throughout a story on Yahoo Finance about the new tax law and starting an LLC.

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC
January 25, 2018 by cnbc.com
Jonah Gruda, partner in the New York office, was quoted throughout the CNBC.com story about the new tax law.

Picking the best 529 plan: You’re probably doing it wrong
January 18, 2018 by cnbc.com
Mazars USA Partner Jonah Gruda spoke with cnbc.com on picking the best 529 plan.

Engaged or Divorced, Young or Old: Planning Can’t Be One Size Fits All
January 18, 2018 by Wall Street Journal
Mazars USA’s Joan Antoniello talks with the The Wall Street Journal how financial planning is not one size fits all.

Stormy Forecast
January 16, 2018 by Water & Waste Digest
Mazars USA Partner Jerome Devillers was interviewed by Water & Waste Digest. Jerome discussed highlights of the Mazars USA Water Survey. Jerome leads the Mazars USA and Mazars Group initiative in the water sector and oversees the firm’s relationships with a major water utility, a water investment fund, and other clients in the infrastructure sector.

Mazars USA announces $100K donation to fight hunger in NJ, 5 other states
December 20, 2017 by NJBiz
Mazars will be making donations from its Philanthropic Fund to charities in the fight against hunger in New Jersey, New York City, Long Island, Philadelphia, Maryland, Sacramento and Chicago.

Mazars USA to donate $100K towards hunger charities
December 20, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA was mentioned in Accounting Today about the launch of its Annual Giving Theme for 2018, which will be “Fighting Hunger.”

Succession Success
December 18, 2017 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Jason Pourakis, Partner in the New Jersey office, was quoted extensively in an article about succession planning and creating a smooth transition when passing your family business’s reins to the next generation.

How to reduce your tax bill when selling your NYC apartment
December 13, 2017 by ICAS
Kyle Wissel, Principal in the real estate group, was quoted in an article about how to reduce your tax bill when selling an apartment in New York City.

3 Great Ways Hotels Can Cater To Millennial Guests
November 27, 2017 by Bisnow
Donald Bender, Partner in the Long Island office, is quoted in this Bisnow article that explains three ways hotels can cater to Millennials.

Farewell Black Friday, Hello Green Monday?
November 22, 2017 byBrick Underground
Stuart Nussbaum was quoted in Andrea Murad’s article “Farewell Black Friday, Hello Green Monday?” Stuart talks about how shoppers can now get a great deal any day of the year which is creating a lack of excitement during the holiday shopping season.

Raging against the machines
November 14, 2017 by Long Island Business News
Charles Abraham, partner and Financial Services Practice Leader, was quoted in an article in Long Island Business News discussing fee pressures on financial advisors.

Think Tank: The Impact of the ‘Brexit Effect’ on Luxury Goods
November 10, 2017 by Women’s Wear Daily
Mazars USA Senior Manager Caroline Brown’s article titled, “Think Tank: The Impact of the ‘Brexit Effect’ on Luxury Goods” ran in Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). Caroline discusses that in the wake of the Brexit vote, and as a result of currency fluctuations, the U.K. has experienced some major disruption in their luxury market.

The Challenges of Financing Water Infrastructure Projects
November 7, 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor
Mazars USA Partner Jerome Devillers talks infrastructure financing in this CPA Practice Advisor article.

WALS New York a Great Success
November 7, 2017 by IMA
On Friday, October 27, 2017 IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) and Pace University hosted the seventh event in the Women’s Accounting Leadership Series at Pace University in New York City. The event drew more than 120 women from 14 different states plus one attendee from Brazil. Audre Lukosevicius, LIO Senior Manager was one of the panelists. Audre is pictured furthest to the left in the photo.

People on the move: AICPA elects new chair
October 27, 2017 by Accounting Today
Our three newest Partners can be found among the “People on the Move” in Accounting Today!

Survey Highlights Food Industry Concerns
October 25, 2017 by FoodBizNJ
Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, was quoted in the NJBiz article titled “Survey highlights food industry concerns.” This article and Biscotti speak on the topic of adapting to the new innovations and trends of the food and beverage industry.

Private Equity Gains Appetite for Food
October 24, 2017 by FoodBizNJ
NJBiz quoted, Howard Dorman, Partner in the New Jersey office, about how next-generation issues are causing many founders to sell their companies and how to plan for successors.

Entrepreneurs Need Help in a Variety of Areas
October 2017 by New Jersey Business
Jason Pourakis, partner in the entrepreneurial services group, was quoted throughout an article discussing how small business, startups and entrepreneurs need a solid support system of advisors.

Auditors prepare for PCAOB audit reporting changes
October 4, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA Partner and Financial Services Practice Leader, Charles Abraham, was quoted in Accounting Today regarding PCAOB audit reporting changes.

2017-2018 Annual Best Practices Issue
Fall 2017 by Commerce Magazine New Jersey & CIANJ
Mazars USA was mentioned in Commerce Magazine announcing company winners and individual winners for Best Practices in 2017.

Generational Viewpoints: Requests from one age group to another
September 27, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA team members Lauren Reo and John Confrey were highlighted in Accounting Today’s Viewpoints section, representing the Millennial and Gen X points of view.

Food, beverage study helps grow N.J. industry
September 17, 2017 by NJBiz
NJBiz covers key highlights from the ‘Mazars 2017 Food and Beverage Industry Study Results Report’ and how these findings will help build and share knowledge critical to the growth of the food and beverage industry in New Jersey.

Food and beverage companies banking on consumers’ health kick
September 11, 2017 by The Produce News
Lou Biscotti, Partner and Global Food and Beverage Practice Leader, was quoted in a The Produce News discussing the results of the Mazars 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report.

Food and Beverage Companies Expect Significant Growth
September 8, 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor
Lou Biscotti, Partner and Global Food and Beverage Practice Leader, was quoted in a CPA Practice Advisor discussing the results of the Mazars 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report.

Survey: Food and beverage firms bullish on sales and profits despite challenges
September 8, 2017 by FoodDIVE
Lou Biscotti and Brian Todd discussed the ins and outs of the Mazars 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report via webcast on September 7th. Cathy Siegner from FoodDive listened in and covered some great points in the article.

Recent Press Mentions

A Balancing Act: Finding a Winning Recipe for Top Line Growth
August 28, 2017 by FoodDive
Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, was quoted in the FoodDive article that reviews how the top line growth has affected the food and beverage industry.

The 2017 Under 40 Honorees: Breaking New Ground on All Levels
August 21, 2017 by CPA Practice Aadvisor
Michael Coletti, Office Managing Partner of the New Jersey office, was mentioned by CPA Practice Advisor in this article that congratulates the 2017 40 Under 40 Honorees.

Analyzing Forensic Accounting
August 14, 2017 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Michael Kupka, Mazars USA director with over 15 years of forensic and public accounting experience, was quoted in a New Jersey Business Magazine article discussing forensic accountants’ reliance on a team approach as one of the biggest mental paradigm shifts in the industry.

Persistence Pays Off
August 6, 2017 by Global Trade Magazine
Kathryn Byrne, Mazars USA partner and manufacturing and distribution practice leader, was quoted in an article featured in Global Trade Magazine discussing some key things to consider when considering export financing.

The doctor is in: Should you have a medical professional on your project team?
August 1, 2017 by Construction Dive
Marc Lion, partner in Mazars USA’s Entrepreneurial Services Group, was quoted in a Construction Dive article discussing the benefits of large companies having staffed medical facilities onsite.

Challenges & Benefits of SARS New Transfer Pricing Guidelines
July 27, 2017 by Cover.com
Transfer pricing has now become a key area of focus for the South African Revenue Service (SARS), as companies with multinational ties will be expected to submit more detailed documentation of their inter-company transactions.

Small business trend: Why corporate types are going on their own
July 24, 2017 by NJBiz
Howard Dorman, Partner in the New Jersey office, is quoted in an NJBiz article discussing small business trends related to the food and beverage industry.

NJBiz announces Forty Under 40 for 2017
July 18, 2017 by NJBiz
Michael Coletti, Office Managing Partner of the New Jersey office, was mentioned by NJBiz in the article highlighting NJBiz’s Forty Under 40, class of 2017.

Mazars Holds third annual "Days of Service"
July 14, 2017 by Accounting Today
Mazars USA was mentioned in an Account Today article, which celebrates its third annual Day of Service.

Accounting Firm Gives Back with Day of Service
July 13, 2017
Mazars USA was featured in an article published by CPA Practice Advisor that focuses on Mazars Day of Service.

What You Need to Know About Retirement at Every Age
July 11, 2017 by NBC News
Joan Antoniello, principal at Mazars Wealth Advisors LLC, is quoted in an NBC News article discussing what individuals need to know about retirement in your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.

Changing landscapes
July 7, 2017 by Long Island Business News.com
Mazars Global Food & Beverage Practice Leader, Lou Biscotti, shares his thoughts on the Amazon/Whole Foods purchase and how innovation will play a big role in terms of survival in the food & beverage industry.

Child’s play: Whether at the prompting of aging parents, or of their own choice, more young people are using financial advisers to plan for the future
June 26, 2017 by NJBIZ
Joan Antoniello, principal at Mazars Wealth Advisors LLC, is quoted in NJBiz discussing how clients typically want their children to be in the loop about the family’s finances, and how many work with a financial planner to plan for their future.

Modern retirement: Hope for the best, but plan for the worst — Advisers say clients’ doubts about entitlement programs should spur careful planning
June 26, 2017 by NJBIZ
Joan Antoniello, principal at Mazars Wealth Advisors LLC, is quoted in NJBiz discussing how the younger generation can plan for retirement.

A Balancing Act: What M&A activity is on the food industry’s horizon for the rest of 2017?
June 26, 2017 by FoodDive
Lou Biscotti, Partner and the global food and beverage leader at Mazars USA, is quoted throughout this article featured on FoodDive.com where experts examine trends uncovered in earnings reports and discuss strategies that impact the balance sheet.​

New Jersey Society of CPAs Names Eclectic Group of Diversity & Inclusion Impact Award Recipients
June 15, 2017 by Publicnow.com
The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) today announced the winners of its 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Impact awards.

Presiding Officer Gonsalves Attends 12th Annual Prairie Benefit
June 13, 2017 by Long Island Tech News
Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves attended the 12th Annual Prairie Benefit of Friends of Hempstead Plains which took place in David S. Mack Hall at the Hofstra University Club in Hempstead.

7 Items for Your Summer Financial Bucket List
June 9, 2017 by U.S. News & World Report
Bruce Lev, Partner in the New York City office, was quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article “7 Items for Your Summer Financial Bucket List.”

The Fiduciary Rule Goes Live at Long Last
June 6, 2017 by Barrons
Charles Abraham, Mazars USA Financial Services Practice Leader, was quoted in an article featured in Barron’s that discusses the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule.

The Fiduciary Rule Goes Live at Long Last
June 2, 2017 by HFMA.org
Michael Kovar, Partner and Taylor Pedone, Principal, were featured as speakers in the HFMA article highlighting the 2018 Proposed Rule Changes webinar.

Eat, drink & reinvent: N.J. food and beverage execs talk about industry’s future
May 29, 2017 by NJBiz
Mazars USA was mentioned in an article published in NJBiz highlighting its fifth annual New Jersey Food and Beverage Executive Forum that took place at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, New Jersey.

La Colombe now on West Coast, at PHL & Outpacing Ready-to-Drink Competition
May 23, 2017 by Philadelphia Business Journal
"The ready to drink category will eventually hit a saturation point as it continues to grow," Biscotti of Mazars USA LLP said. "Look what happened with yogurt. It was hot, and a bunch of people jumped on it, but the strong survive in that situation," Biscotti said. "There will be a saturation on many of these types of products."

Mazars USA New Jersey Food & Beverage Executive Forum Featured in NJBiz
May 17, 2017 by NJBIZ
NJBiz covered the Mazars USA Food & Beverage Executive Forum held on Wednesday, May 17th at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, New Jersey. Check out the article to see what some top N.J. food and beverage executives had to say about the industry’s future.

Construction Issues Seen Delaying Jumbo New York Developments
May 3, 2017 by Real Estate Finance & Investment
Kaitlyn Mitchell a reporter from Real Estate Finance & Investment wrote an article with information derived from the New York Commercial Real Estate Summits megaproject panel that explores how constructions issues in New York are delaying major developments.

Top 12 Best Accounting Firms in New York City, New York
May 2, 2017 by AdvisoryHQ
Mazars USA was acknowledged by AdvisoryHQ as one of the 12 best accounting firms in New York City.

Ones to Watch: Accounting
April 26, 2017 by Long Island Business News
Charles Abraham, Financial Services Practice Leader was recently featured in Long Island Business News’ “Ones to Watch: Accounting” special section.

Keeping Accountants Happy
April 25, 2017 by Long Island Business News
Chris Roberts, Director of Talent Management was recently quoted in the Long Island Business News article titled, “Keeping accountants happy.”  The article focuses on the challenges accounting firms face when attracting and retaining talent particularly at the senior accountant/manager level.

Taxpayer ID Numbers: Difficult Road Ahead for Banks
April 19, 2017 by Bloomberg BNA
Susan Grbic, Partner in the New York office, was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA article titled, “Taxpayer ID Numbers: Difficult Road Ahead for Banks,” which addresses the new IRS regulations and their effects on companies.

How to Succeed in Your First Accounting Job
April 6, 2017 by Journal of Accountancy
The Journal of Accountancy article quoted Allison Towle in a piece titled, “How to Succeed in Your First Accounting Job.” The focus of this article is on tips for succeeding in your first accounting job.

Boost Your ROI
April 3, 2017 by Transportation & Logistics International
Michael Rofman, Leader of the New Jersey Transportation and Logistics group, authored an article published in Transportation & Logistics International on the importance of training drivers on safety use and trust technology. Click the link to view the full article.

Start-Up Advice
April 3, 2017 by New Jersey Business Magazine
Sheila Grice, Manager in the New Jersey office, was quoted in an article titled, “Start-Up Advice” that was published by the New Jersey Business Magazine. The article focuses on advice from accountants on how to establish and maintain a small business.

Report: Inheritance causes tension in 25% of families
April 2, 2017 by Newsday
Gregory Black, Partner, was quoted in a Newsday article that talks about how inheritance causes family fights and how to avoid fights when discussing a family member’s estate.

Folio Awards Put Spotlight on Long Island News
March 31, 2017 by Newsli.com
Hundreds of guests from Long Island, New York City and Northern New Jersey enjoyed a welcome reception with coffee and dessert in the Library and Terrace rooms of the New York Institute of Technology’s de Seversky Mansion, while lunch was served in the Ballroom, Dining Room and Garden Room — each with its own distinct ambiance, yet all brimming with a who’s who in news and business from Long Island and New York City.

Ship comes in: Logistics industry, once down, is not only on an upswing in state, it appears on verge of huge growth
March 27, 2017 by NJBIZ
In this article Michael Rofman discusses the changing trends of the logistics industry.

Here’s to the winners
March 22, 2017 by Long Island Tech News
In the Long Island Tech News article congratulating the top business and science minds of 2017, Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, was pictured and mentioned.

CIANJ Celebrates Good Works of Business 4th Annual Chairman’s Reception
March 21, 2017 by Tapinto.net
The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine recently hosted their Fourth Annual Chairman’s Reception – paying tribute to the kindness and generosity of the business community.

What if the IRS thinks you’re dead?
March 20, 2017 by Asbury Park Press
James Toto, Partner in the New Jersey office, was quoted in this article published by the Asbury Park Press.

Best 50 Women in Business
March 20, 2017 by NJBIZ
NJBIZ is honoring New Jersey’s most dynamic business women who are making headlines in their field. The top 50 women are listed in alphabetical order below.

2017 Chief Medical Officers Roundtable: Advances in Patient Care for Woman
March 10, 2017 by New Jersey Commerce Magazine
We were recently referred an opportunity to audit a life science company going through an IPO. Like many clients, these companies have small accounting and finance departments with limited resources, and are not aware of the requirements for these types of transactions. We were able to take many steps to help our client.

Rule Made to be Broken
March 8, 2017 by Long Island Business Journal
The Obama administration’s so-called fiduciary rule is scheduled to take effect April 10. The rule would require financial professionals who are compensated by commission to act only in their client’s best interest when giving advice on retirement investments, regardless of the size of the commission they would get on particular products.

Professionals on the Move – February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017 by CPA Practice Advisor
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board recently announced the following eight new and seven reappointed members to its Standing Advisory Group:

Are Job Cuts The Future of The Food Manufacturing Industry?
February 21, 2017 by FoodDive
Kellogg recently announced 1,100 workers would most likely be losing their jobs in an effort to help the
company improve efficiency.

The Return of the Neighborhood Market: Why Grocery-anchored Developments Are on The Rise
February 16, 2017 by Construction Dive
People need to eat. Unless they live on a self-sustaining farm, growing and raising what they need to survive
— or dine out for every meal — an occasional visit to a grocery store is a necessary part of life.

Food and Beverage Trends For 2017… Will They Continue?
February 8, 2017 by Long Island Food Council
The Long Island Food Council article quoted a piece from Mazar’s February Ledger where Lou Biscotti, Partner in the Long Island office, discusses the food and beverage trends for 2017.

F for Fraud
February 6, 2017 by Long Island Business News
If you want to find fraud, who are you going to call? Your accountants? Not necessarily.

Health Management Firms Combine With The Aim to Leverage Big Data
January 23, 2017 by San Fernando Valley Business Journal
One of the Valley’s public companies, Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. is set to grow from its pending merger with Alhambra-based NetWork Medical Management Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction expected to close in the first half of this year.

Rising Rate Environment Requires New Home-Shopping Strategy
January 16, 2017 by Newsday.com
Say goodbye to those historically low interest rates. If you’re looking to buy a house now, rising rates could be a game changer.


 

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