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Anchin offers a broad range of financial reporting services to meet the diverse needs of various types of business. Our breadth of experience gives us the perspective to perform accounting and auditing services skillfully and efficiently.

Accounting & auditing services include:

  • Internal & external risk assessments

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    • Trend analyses
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    • Special financial reports
    • Budgets
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    • Financing assistance
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    • Recommendations to improve controls and operations
    • Employee benefit plans
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Continuity of business
    • Succession planning
    • Personnel recruitment
    • Turnaround analysis
  • Accounting services
    • Forecasting and projections
    • Internal control systems
    • Litigation support
    • Bookkeeping assistance

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  • Anchin in the News
    Planning Ahead: Expected Changes for the Real Estate Industry July 15, 2021

    The Trump Administration enacted one of the largest changes to the tax code when it passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs of 2017 (“TCJA”), which contained various provisions that resulted in significant benefits to the real estate industry, such as the pass-through deduction and the extension of bonus depreciation, to name a few. The question now is, how will this, and other long-standing federal policy norms that the real estate industry relies on to do business, all change under the Biden Administration?

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    ‘Totally Inadequate’: CRE Tax Experts Say City Underestimating Extent Of FalloutJuly 2, 2021

    New York City slashed property values this year, drastically reducing tax obligations for many commercial landlords across the city. But even with assessments down by more than 20% in some cases, some owners say the reductions are not nearly enough relief, given the circumstances, and are squaring up to fight the city with greater force than ever before.

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    Business & Finance AwardsJune 30, 2021

    Robert S. Gilman, CPA, CGMA, is an accounting and audit partner at Anchin and co-leader of the firm’s real estate group. He has extensive experience serving real estate owners, developers, and operators in both the commercial and residential sectors. Gilman advises his clients on day-today operations, tax saving opportunities, and transactional support that includes due diligence on the acquisition and disposition of real estate, 1031 exchanges, and opportunity zones. His experience extends to tax structuring on deals, securing financing, reviewing, and analyzing operating agreements and assisting with client investor relations for both domestic and international investors. Gilman also advises clients on financial and estate planning, budgeting, tax planning, and cash flow strategies. Many of his clients’ projects are built from the ground up and require intensive reviews of construction and ancillary costs. He also consults on compliance, accounting, and tax issues that impact the real estate industry.

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    Anchin: Personalized Accounting Services for Holistic GrowthJune 18, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges to accounting firms and their clients, many of whom are still working on a strategy to combat this unprecedented situation. While CFOs and other finance professionals spent much of 2020 addressing the pandemic's hardships, in 2021 they will likely be shifting their focus toward implementing long-term plans to position their organizations for growth and profitability. Despite its toll on people and businesses, the pandemic has created an opportunity for accounting firm leaders to influence positive outcomes by reevaluating and adjusting their goals and executing wellthought-out strategies. As a result, advisory services are among the fastest-growing segments for firms such as Anchin, one of the country's leading accounting and advisory firms. Since the onset of the pandemic, Anchin’s team of professionals have made it a priority to assist their clients through COVID-19 related hardships including guiding clients through the transition to remote working, evaluating cash flow and costs, and providing them with continuous information and updates on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and other incentives and programs.

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    NYC Real Estate Biz is Fighting Bevy of New Taxes, RegulationsJune 15, 2021

    The real estate industry is reeling in the face of new legislation, extended eviction moratoriums, environmental regulation and higher taxes. Now, trade organization and industry leaders vow to fight back.Most recently, industry executives are warning that the Biden administration’s plans to hike the tax on long term capital gains above $1 million from 20% to the top bracket would result in a top bracket rate of 43.4%. In late May, the administration also revealed that the capital gains tax hike would be retroactively applied to assets sold after April 2021. 

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    New FASB lease accounting standard could impact bank debt agreements June 14, 2021

    The new requirements are effective for private companies with annual reporting periods beginning after Dec. 15. For companies with calendar-year reporting, the standard goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022. It impacts financial institutions in two ways. 

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    Time is (Like) Money - How to Make Sure You Have EnoughJune 1, 2021

    Successful people have busy lives. Entrepreneurs, C-Level and financial service executives’ days (and nights) are filled with making important business decisions and attending client, investor and board meetings. They typically have a sophisticated and complicated financial picture. weekends creating spreadsheets to track investments and personal financial obligations should not be the reward for creating multi-generational wealth. 

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    Biden Tax Proposal Would Squeeze Apartment-Building OwnersMay 11, 2021

    The Biden proposal has yet to become part of a bill and passed by Congress. But property investors already view it as the latest threat to their business after the pandemic undercut many of the biggest real-estate categories. Widespread work-from-home policies have reduced office demand while travel restrictions have hurt hotel owners.

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    Best Bosses 2021April 5, 2021

    MARC WIEDER & ROBERT GILMAN Anchin, Block & Anchin As partners and co-leaders of the real estate practice group at Anchin, Block & Anchin, Marc Wieder and Robert Gilman lead a 36-member team that represents some of the biggest players in commercial real estate on everything from transactional guidance and 1031 exchanges to advisory on tax strategy to cash flow analysis. The duo has an impressive reputation among both clients and colleagues.

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    Want Commercial Property Tax Relief? Don't Hold Your BreathMarch 28, 2021

    Economic slumps traditionally set off battles between local governments trying to make up lost revenue by holding the line on property taxes and property owners trying to cut their taxes to be more in line with their diminished bottom lines.

    For many commercial property owners, the pandemic-inspired recession has set that dynamic in play once again but with some new twists. For one thing, not all owners have had a hard time, such as most industrial owners. More importantly, tax experts say the prospect of a relatively short downturn might give taxing authorities the upper hand.

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    Groups See Target on 1031 ExchangesMarch 26, 2021

    Concern is mounting that the Biden Administration’s next policy package could eliminate a crucial tax break for commercial real estate owners, which could translate into lower transaction volumes and demand for lending.

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    Changes to Accounting Rules Provide Alternatives to Costly Performance Record VerificationsFebruary 3, 2021

    Aspiring investment managers looking to raise capital often find a lack of a documented track record of past performance to be a roadblock.  However, with recent changes to accounting rules, investment managers may have caught a break. The Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 19 - Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements (“AUP” or “SSAE 19”), issued in December 2019 may provide alternatives to performance record verifications that have previously been accomplished through costly examinations or Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) verifications. 

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    Anchin’s Real Estate Group’s Robert Gilman and Marc Wieder Named to Crain’s New York’s 2021 Most Notable in Real EstateFebruary 2, 2021

    NEW YORK--()--Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP (“Anchin”), a leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, today announced Robert Gilman and Marc Wieder, co-leaders of the Real Estate Group, have been recognized on Crain’s New York’s Notables in Real Estate list for 2021. The award honors real estate executives who have significantly impacted the New York City real estate industry, and celebrates their professional, civic and philanthropic achievements.

  • Anchin in the News
    How Class C Apartment Residents are Getting ByDecember 29, 2020

    The pandemic’s impact on apartment dwellers hasn’t been uniform.

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    The Nitty Gritty on Federal Rent ReliefDecember 22, 2020

    As the multifamily sector welcomed the inclusion of $25 billion in rental assistance in the federal relief package, it rushed to decipher the 5,000-page bill.

  • Anchin in the News
    Multifamily Beats the OddsNovember 18, 2020

    While hotels, retail and offices sink, the multifamily sector is sailing along.

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    U.S. Retail Industry Experiences the Worst and Best of Times Amid COVID-19 PandemicOctober 30, 2020

    U.S. retail businesses have never faced challenges as severe as those of the past half-year, with the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic massively disrupting the global supply chain of merchandise just as businesses sought to adapt themselves to the rise in e-commerce.

  • Anchin in the News
    City Landlords' Biggest Property Tax Hurdle Still to ComeAugust 6, 2020

    Property owners have been pleading with city and state officials to offer tax relief ahead of the July 1 deadline amid waves of rent nonpayment from tenants and empty properties. Lawsuits between tenants and their landlords are clogging up the courts, and the future of retail remains murky. 

    Still, landlords have been putting aside money for taxes for months and collecting enough rents over the course of the pandemic to foot their July 1 property tax bill, said Robert Gilman, head of accounting firm Anchin, Block & Anchin's real estate practice.

  • Anchin in the News
    Industry Executives Take Long View on COVID RecoveryJuly 17, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is likely to infect the city’s real estate sector well into next year, according to a new survey of C-Suite executives.

  • Anchin in the News
    20 Things To Know About the New Tax DeadlineJuly 2, 2020

    In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline to file and pay any taxes owed from the original date of April 15 to July 15.

    everything you need to know." data-reactid="18">If you’re planning on taking advantage of the new deadline, here’s everything you need to know.

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    Rebuilding Your Business in the Face of COVID-19 June 25, 2020

    Rebuilding your business in the face of COVID-19

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    Owners Call On Cuomo to Scrap RGB After It Delivers Another Rent FreezeJune 18, 2020

    The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) is calling on the State to scrap the city’s Rent Guidelines Board after it voted to freeze rents for one million New Yorkers.

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    Anchin: The Virtual Strategist CFOJune 12, 2020

    Chris Noble explains how Anchin's outsourced accounting services group, now rebranded as the Client Accounting Advisory Services Group (CAS), is a natural extension of Anchin's proactive client service model.

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    Seeing Around Corners: Positioning Your Business For A Post-Lockdown Environment June 11, 2020

    Managing Partner Russell B. Shinsky shares what considerations business leaders should make as the economy gradually begins to reopen.

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    Bracing for More Job Losses, Looking Toward Better DaysJune 4, 2020

    As tomorrow’s U.S. unemployment numbers are predicted to hit at least 20 percent due to the COVID-19 shutdowns, economists and commercial real estate experts say there will be post-pandemic changes on the commercial real estate landscape during the slow road to recovery.

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    Anchin Eyes Impact of Lower Than Expected Rents on Valuations, ProfitabilityJune 4, 2020

    Anchin, Block & Anchin is talking with its clients about the impact that potential declines in office rental rates could have on commercial real estate valuations and profitability. The question is an important one for real estate fund managers and other institutional-backed capital focus on the office market, which has traditionally been a core asset class fo real estate fund managers and other institutional-backed capital focus on he office market, which has traditionally been a core asset class for investment, noted Rob Gilman, partner.

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    Questions New York's CRE Companies Have for Their AccountantsMay 20, 2020

    NEW YORK CITY—The pandemic has caused a level of economic disruption never seen before. Not surprisingly, real estate companies have many questions for the professionals that they rely on, such as financial advisors and accountants. Marc Wieder, an accounting and audit partner at the real estate group at Anchin, Block and Anchin, one of North America’s largest public accounting firms, has been fielding queries from the firm’s New York’s owners, developers, fund managers, agents and brokers, since day one.

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    Coronavirus PPP Exclusion Puts Landlords in Financial JeopardyMay 20, 2020

    While lawmakers provided aid to small businesses across the country through their multitrillion-dollar stimulus legislation, landlords have been unable to apply for funding – leaving some facing serious financial challenges.

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    19 Things To Know About the New Tax DeadlineMay 4, 2020

    In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline to file and pay any taxes owed from the original date of April 15 to July 15.

    If you’re planning on taking advantage of the new deadline, here’s everything you need to know.

  • Anchin Alert
    Covid-19 – Addressing Key Business IssuesMarch 16, 2020

    The disruption to the economy and to how we socialize due to Covid-19 is quite significant. As with other major disruptions of the past, we will likely progress through a period of uncertainty after which businesses will slowly recover. Here are several key items to address so you can keep your business and its employees on track.

  • Anchin Alert
    New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Payroll Changes Take EffectJanuary 7, 2015

    On January 1st, New York’s minimum wage for most employees increased to $8.75 an hour from $8.00 per hour. On December 31, 2015, the minimum wage will rise again to $9.00 an hour.

  • COVID-19 Update Center

    The Anchin COVID-19 Update Center is available to simplify your access to critical financial information. It is updated regularly to supplement your communications with your…

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