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Summary Professionals Matters News Publications
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Movers
April 29, 2013 -- National Law Journal
The column included the news that Herrick, Feinstein named Louis Tuchman a partner in the New York office and the new co-chair of the Tax & Personal Planning Group.
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Lawyers on The Move
April 24, 2013 -- Reuters Career Tracker
The weekly round up of legal industry moves noted that Herrick, Feinstein added Louis Tuchman as a partner and the new co-chair of the firm’s Tax & Personal Planning Group.
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Kaye Scholer’s Tuchman Joins Herrick Feinstein to Head Group
April 22, 2013 -- Bloomberg: Business of Law
The legal industry news round up noted that Herrick, Feinstein added Louis Tuchman as a partner and the new co-chair of the firm's Tax & Personal Planning Group.
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Executive Moves
April 17, 2013 -- Crain’s New York Business
The column included the news that Herrick, Feinstein named Louis Tuchman a partner in the New York office and the new co-chair of the Tax & Personal Planning Group.
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Kaye Scholer tax partner jumps to Herrick
April 10, 2013 -- The National Law Journal
The publication highlighted the recent addition of Louis Tuchman to Herrick, Feinstein's Tax & Personal Planning Group. Mr. Tuchman, who joined as partner and the co-chair of the group, said of the move, "I've been a tax practitioner for a long time, but this is a new environment that's going to give me a chance to build a department and build a practice on my own."
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Louis Tuchman Joins Herrick's Tax and Personal Planning Group
April 8, 2013
Herrick has announced today that Louis Tuchman has joined the firm's New York office as a Partner and the newly appointed co-Chair of the firm's Tax and Personal Planning Group.
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Thousands of N.J. groups stripped of tax-exempt status
June 12, 2011 -- Newark Star-Ledger
Gary Young analyzes why nearly 8,000 tax-exempt New Jersey entitites lost that status and how they can reclaim it, in this story, which notes that Gary has formed numerous not-for-profits and represents a major one -- the New Jersey Restaurant Association. The story also points out that many of the groups that lost their tax-exempt status were no longer operating anyway.
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Donate a Collection and Get a Tax Break
April 2011 -- Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Michael Kessel describes the tax scenarios of donating art or antiquities to various recipients. A donation of artwork that is unrelated to the recipient's exempt purpose, for instance, would result in a deduction only of the donor's basis, he says.
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401(k) fear: Can workers' stock decisions figure in layoffs?
December 26, 2010 -- USA Today.com
Employees who sell shares of company stock from their 401(k) plans are immune from retribution if they follow the rules of the plan, Fred Green says in a Q&A. Companies that establish 401(k) plans that seek to comply with ERISA Section 404(c) cannot even find out whether employees are selling company stock, whereas the plans that do not seek to comply with 404(c) allow employers to monitor -- but not act on -- employees' sales of such stock.
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How to strengthen the CPA/attorney relationship
November 1, 2010 -- Accounting Web.com
Brian Raftery says he often refers high-net-worth clients to CPAs, especially when their personal tax needs are more sophisticated than the tools they are using. This article notes that Brian is also a CPA, and he says he tries to match clients' personalities and tax needs with accountants' personalities and capabilities.
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How To Play The Changing Tax Picture in 2010
May 24, 2010 -- CNBC.com
Brian Raftery is quoted at length here, suggesting that that good tax and wealth preservation strategies include removing from estates assets that have lost value but are likely to rebound, and contributing to 529 college savings plans, which become more attractive when tax rates are rising.
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Tax deals return to bite owners
May 17, 2010 -- Crain's New York Business
Commercial property owners who engaged in 1031 exchange transactions as a means of lessening or deferring taxes may find themselves paying higher taxes than they anticipated, Michael Kessel says. The expiration of Bush-era tax cuts is likely to increase the capital gains rate from its current 15 percent, which is the lowest in decades.
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Section 1045: Deferring Capital Gains on the Sale of Qualified Small Business Stock
Winter 2008 -- Micro-Cap Review
Mike Kessel is featured as a specialist in the “Ask the Tax Guys” section.
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Meeting wife spawned love for art and new business
October 19, 2008 -- The Journal News
Larry Kaye was quoted, respectively, about the state of the art transaction market and the taxation implications of the disposition of art. Kaye notes that the art transaction market is booming for a variety of reasons.
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Think Global, Stay Local: Working From Home
October 2008 -- American Lawyer
This feature includes Herrick as one of the most prominent American law firms doing significant international legal work without having offices overseas. It mentions our insurance and reinsurance work in the U.K., France and Germany; Japanese corporate practice; and international art practice.
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Herrick advises Quiet Flight in Sale of Retail Operations to Billabong International
June 12, 2008 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick, Feinstein LLP advised renowned surf shop chain Quiet Flight in the sale of its retail operations to Australia-based Billabong International Limited. Quiet Flight is a leading U.S. east coast retailer and the operator of 13 stores, including the flagship Billabong and Element retail stores in New York, and has been one of Billabong Group’s key retail partners in the U.S.
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Dolphins Handoff May Come Quickly
March 3, 2008 -- Sports Business Journal
Michael Kessel is quoted in an article analyzing how owners of professional sports franchises are considering selling now because of a likely upcoming increase in capital gains tax.
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KPMG Charges May Be Dismissed
June 28, 2007 -- The Journal News
Arthur Jakoby is quoted regarding the possibility that former KPMG executives will have their federal tax-related charges dismissed.
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God's Work
April 19, 2006 -- SmartMoney.com
Michael Kessel is quoted in a story about the tax implications of not-for-profit businesses established by religious organizations as they compete with for-profit entities for business and revenue.