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Solutions Beyond the Obvious.

jss.JPGSolutions Beyond the Obvious. More than a theme line, it's the philosophy that Tronconi Segarra & Associates' partners adopted many years ago to convey how they, and all Firm associates, serve and work with our clients...providing more in-depth information, taking a closer look at our clients' business activities, inquiring about more than just accounting, auditing and tax matters, ensuring that our most senior level professionals are intimately involved in every client engagement, and tapping into the unique, collective expertise and experience of all of our associates to develop innovative ways to assist our clients in achieving their objectives.

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Official Toys for Tots Drop-Off Location

2018 Marine Corp Toys for Tots toy drive!

We will be an official toy drop-off site for this year’s campaign, running through Friday, December 14th.

Please consider dropping off a new, unwrapped toy in the collection box located in our reception area no later than the morning of Friday, December 14th. Children up to age 12 typically receive the toys. Your donation will directly benefit children in Western New York through “Holiday Partnership,” a WNY agency that provides toys and gifts to low-income families for the winter holidays.

 Thank you for your contributions and participation in this special holiday event!

Wayfair Decision Creates Sales Tax Complications for Businesses

On June 21, the Supreme Court issued their decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. and overturned the physical presence requirement for sales tax nexus established in Quill. This victory opens the door for states to tax remote sales by sellers who do not have physical presence in their states. This landmark decision may create serious sales tax compliance issues for your business if you sell products and services to customers across the U.S.

Click below for more information and the latest sales tax news and developments related to the Wayfair decision. 

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Tronconi Segarra Names Two New Partners

Tronconi Segarra & Associates LLP announced that John J. Callahan, CPA, and Thomas E. Mazurek, Jr., CPA have been named Partners of the Firm. Both Mr. Callahan and Mr. Mazurek were Principals of the Firm prior to their being named Partners.

Mr. Callahan joined Tronconi Segarra & Associates in 2001 as a Manager in the Firm's Tax Department. Prior to joining Tronconi Segarra & Associates, Mr. Callahan worked in public accounting firms in Ithaca and Rochester, New York. He focuses his practice on tax consulting, planning and compliance for domestic and international business and individual clients. Additional information about Mr. Callahan may be found here

Mr. Mazurek joined Tronconi Segarra & Associates as a Senior Manager in the Firm's State & Local Tax practice group in 2007 after beginning his career in public accounting with the Buffalo office of Ernst & Young LLP in 1997. He focuses his practice on State & Local Tax/Sales & Use Tax, including sales tax audit representation, nexus issues, sales tax consulting and more. Mr. Mazurek's full bioigraphy may be found here.

The Partners and Associates of Tronconi Segarra offer their sincere congratulations to both John and Tom.

Senior Tax Manager Lisa Mrkall Talks with Business First About Gov. Cuomo's Proposed Payroll Tax Idea

Tronconi Segarra's Lisa Mrkall spoke with Business First to provide a measure of understanding about this concept, which was announced with very few details.

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Watch our Tax Pros on WIVB-TV Discuss Gov. Cuomo's Executive Order Re: Pre-paying 2018 Property Taxes

Tax pros Mark Tronconi and Tom Mazurek were interviewed on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, by WIVB anchor and reporter Marissa Perlman @MPerlman4 to discuss the pros and cons of Gov. Cuomo's Executive Order allowing taxpayers to prepay 2018 property taxes before 12/31/17. See the interview as archived on the WIVB website.

How Will the New Tax Reform Law Impact You?

The sweeping Tax Cuts and Jobs legislation that was signed into law on December 22, 2017 promises to have an impact of virtually every American. How might it impact you? Are there actions you can take before December 31, 2017, to maximize the benefits of the current tax law? And what opportunities might the new law bring, once it goes into effect January 1, 2018?

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New Issue of Small Business Newsletter

Two key articles in the latest issue of our Small Business newsletter include a side-by-side comparison of the differences between the House and Senate tax reform bills, and helpful information for taxpayers impacted by a natural disaster. Read the newsletter, as well as our annual Payroll/Form 1099 Update, here.

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Alyce Notaro to Speak at January AFWA Meeting

Alyce Notaro, Senior Tax Manager at Tronconi Segarra & Associates, will be the guest speaker at the January 9, 2018 Annual Tax Update meeting of the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA) to be held at Brennan's at Main & Transit in Williamsville. Click the button below for details and registration. (You will be redirected to the AFWA's website.)

AFWA Annual Tax Update Details and Registration
Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements Still in Effect for Certain Employers

Despite efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the law is still intact, as are the ACA reporting requirements for certain employers. Enactment of the ACA created reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) code Sections 6055 and 6056. Under these new reporting rules, applicable large employers (ALEs) – those with 50 or more full-time employees – are required to provide information to the IRS and to their full-time employees on health plan coverage the employer did or did not offer to employees.

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More States Join Online Seller Voluntary Disclosure Program

Many more states and the District of Columbia are jumping on the online marketplace seller voluntary disclosure initiative, offered for a very limited time. Read more to learn whether the states in which you have or may have nexus are participating, and the eligibility criteria.

Please contact Tom Mazurek, CPA, Principal here at Tronconi Segarra & Associates, if you have any questions or would like assistance determining whether your business is eligible to take advantage of this voluntary disclosure program.

Tom Mazurek - 716.633.1373, 

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