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      Several Tax Deadline Changes Result from Highway Funding Billby Jim Guarino and Rosanna DiFilippo, August 18, 2015

      The short-term highway funding bill, H.R. 3236, contains several important tax provisions which change tax filing deadlines for individuals and corporations [...]

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      Taking a Pulse on Your Control Environment through COSOby Michelle Mackey of MFA Cornerstone Consulting , August 03, 2015

      The most widely-used control environment guidance in the U.S. is COSO’s updated 2013 Internal Control-Integrated Framework [...]

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      Examining the Role of Private Equity in Cleantechby The MFA Companies, August 26, 2015

      In 2015, clean energy investment in the first quarter of the year slumped to its lowest level in two years globally – and dropped 15 percent year-on-year, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance [...]

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      Looming IRS Proposal Will Limit Valuation Discounts for Family-Owned Entities by Gregg Hamilton-Piercy of MFA Cornerstone Consulting, July 30, 2015

      Catherine Hughes of the US Treasury Department recently indicated that proposed IRS regulations may limit the availability of lack of control and lack of marketability discounts for transfers of closely held interests among family members [...]

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      MFA Affiliate New Wealth Advisors Rebrands as MFA Asset Managementby The MFA Companies, July 15, 2015

      New Wealth Advisors, LLC, a leading Registered Investment Advisory firm and MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico affiliate company, has rebranded as MFA Asset Management, LLC [...]

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    Several Tax Deadline Changes Result from Highway Funding Billby Jim Guarino and Rosanna DiFilippo, August 18, 2015

    The short-term highway funding bill, H.R. 3236, contains several important tax provisions which change tax filing deadlines for individuals and corporations [...]

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    Taking a Pulse on Your Control Environment through COSOby Michelle Mackey of MFA Cornerstone Consulting , August 03, 2015

    The most widely-used control environment guidance in the U.S. is COSO’s updated 2013 Internal Control-Integrated Framework [...]

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    Examining the Role of Private Equity in Cleantechby The MFA Companies, August 26, 2015

    In 2015, clean energy investment in the first quarter of the year slumped to its lowest level in two years globally – and dropped 15 percent year-on-year, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance [...]

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    Looming IRS Proposal Will Limit Valuation Discounts for Family-Owned Entities by Gregg Hamilton-Piercy of MFA Cornerstone Consulting, July 30, 2015

    Catherine Hughes of the US Treasury Department recently indicated that proposed IRS regulations may limit the availability of lack of control and lack of marketability discounts for transfers of closely held interests among family members [...]

    read more
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    MFA Affiliate New Wealth Advisors Rebrands as MFA Asset Managementby The MFA Companies, July 15, 2015

    New Wealth Advisors, LLC, a leading Registered Investment Advisory firm and MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico affiliate company, has rebranded as MFA Asset Management, LLC [...]

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    Examining the Role of Private Equity in Healthcare Real Estateby The MFA Companies, August 25, 2015

    While the number of senior housing real estate deals continues to rise, deal sizes seem to be on the wane [...]

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    Regulation A+ Means More Access to Capital for Smaller Companiesby Timothy D. Brown, July 01, 2015

    On June 19, 2015 new SEC-adopted amendments to Regulation A, based on requirements of the JOBS Act, went into effect. The modernized Regulation A, also referred to as “Reg A+”, permits companies to offer and sell [...]

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    Celebrating the Essence of Leadershipby Carl Famiglietti, June 29, 2015

    The following promotions reflect our firm’s commitment to foster leadership and learning within a culture of excellence. I would like to recognize these courageous, skillful leaders for their impact, influence and inspiration [...]

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    MFA Names John Antonelli II as Partnerby The MFA Companies, June 29, 2015

    MFA today announced it has named John Antonelli II, CPA, MST as partner. Mr. Antonelli has more than 15 years of experience in the CPA profession [...]

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    Massachusetts Taxpayers Included on Both Federal and State "Top Ten" Audit Listsby Jim Guarino, April 29, 2015

    According to a study of 1.4 million U.S. returns for the 2013 tax year, Massachusetts taxpayers have the undesirable distinction of being on two top ten lists for [...]

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    Fulfillment by Amazon Could Mean State Tax Filing Requirements for Your Companyby Lauren Zebniak and Shannan Gilmartin Cuddy, February 24, 2015

    Does your company utilize Amazon’s fulfillment services? If so, you may have state tax filing requirements in a number of jurisdictions [...]

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    Tax Extenders Legislation for Tax Year 2014by MFA's Tax Practice , December 22, 2014

    Congress approved and President Obama has signed a bill into law which extends dozens of individual and business tax provisions and allows several popular tax breaks to be claimed for tax year 2014 [...]

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    Tax Bracket Management for Tax Year 2014by Jim Guarino, December 15, 2014

    Tax savings can be achieved using several different strategies. One particular strategy, tax bracket management, is a critical component to managing one’s wealth and avoiding payment of unnecessary income tax [...]

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    External Auditor Assessment Toolsby MFA's Public Company Practice, June 11, 2015

    In June 2015, the Audit Committee Collaboration, facilitated by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), released both the “External Auditor Assessment Tool: A Reference for Audit Committees Worldwide” [...]

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    PCAOB Audit Committee Dialogue and Other Resourcesby MFA's Public Company Practice, June 11, 2015

    As part of its focus to engage stakeholders in improving the quality of corporate governance and in response to requests from public company audit committees, the PCAOB is finding new ways to share insights from its oversight activities [...]

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    What Your Life Science Company Needs To Know About Common FCPA ViolationsApril 10, 2015

    Earlier this month, SEC Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney discussed current priorities of the Commission’s enforcement efforts, highlighting common FCPA violations and risks [...]

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    The Impact of Social Security Numbers on Employee Benefit PlansApril 01, 2015

    Social Security numbers (SSNs) in employee benefit plans (EBP) are a topic of growing concern for multiple reasons [...]

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    Examining the Role of Private Equity in Healthcare Real Estateby The MFA Companies, August 25, 2015

    While the number of senior housing real estate deals continues to rise, deal sizes seem to be on the wane [...]

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    Regulation A+ Means More Access to Capital for Smaller Companiesby Timothy D. Brown, July 01, 2015

    On June 19, 2015 new SEC-adopted amendments to Regulation A, based on requirements of the JOBS Act, went into effect. The modernized Regulation A, also referred to as “Reg A+”, permits companies to offer and sell [...]

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    Examining the Role of Private Equity in Manufacturingby The MFA Companies, June 24, 2015

    Manufacturing of transportation equipment (TE) is a key economic driver worldwide and private equity has become an increasingly popular source of funding in many TE sectors [...]

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    Finding A New Leaderby The MFA Companies, May 28, 2015

    A company’s next leader may already be on the company’s leadership team, in which case it may seem that the leader has all the right attributes. But being on the leadership team is vastly different than being the leader of the team [...]

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    Ensuring Business Continuityby The MFA Companies, March 16, 2015

    You may think that the company you created will last forever, especially if it’s a family business with siblings or children involved in its operation. But statistics say otherwise [...]

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    Business Transactions: Who’s On Your Team?by Laura Moruzzi of MFA Capital Advisors, February 09, 2015

    Ask the 2015 Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots how essential it is to have the “right” team working together to reach a common goal. Having access to the right team at the right time will enhance the likelihood of success [...]

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    Cross-Border Deals: Have You Considered A CFIUS Filing?by Laura Moruzzi of MFA Capital Advisors, November 24, 2014

    If your company is pursuing a cross-border deal there are a number of complex challenges that you may face during the life of your transaction. One of the largest and most complex hurdles that you may face is [...]

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    Deal Influencers: Earnout Provisions and Working Capital = Cash in Your Pocketby Christine Schneider and Robert Busch, July 29, 2014

    The third and final blog of our series will discuss two elements of your deal which not only influence its ultimate value but also directly impact the amount of cash you’ll walk away with [...]

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    Celebrating the Essence of Leadershipby Carl Famiglietti, June 29, 2015

    The following promotions reflect our firm’s commitment to foster leadership and learning within a culture of excellence. I would like to recognize these courageous, skillful leaders for their impact, influence and inspiration [...]

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    MFA Names John Antonelli II as Partnerby The MFA Companies, June 29, 2015

    MFA today announced it has named John Antonelli II, CPA, MST as partner. Mr. Antonelli has more than 15 years of experience in the CPA profession [...]

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    MFA Establishes Canadian Subsidiaryby The MFA Companies, May 19, 2015

    MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP, a CPA and consulting firm, is pleased to announce the expansion of its operations with the establishment of a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary, MFA Canada [...]

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    MFA Moves up on BBJ’s List of Largest Accounting Firms in MAby The MFA Companies, March 10, 2015

    Through organic growth and the continued support of our clients and constituents in the community, we are honored to rank as the 14th largest accounting firm in Massachusetts in 2015 – up from 15th in 2014 [...] 

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