Real Estate

Where Are the Women in Construction?

This article was originally published by Construction Today on August 16, 2017. Click here to view original article. Recently, while out to dinner with friends, I mentioned that I was involved in an initiative with the goal of enhancing the development and retention of women accounting leaders in our firm. I asked one of my friends, a […]

Tax Implications Of Rental Real Estate Activities

Certain online sites such as Airbnb and VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner) have made it easier and more appealing for homeowners to rent out their property, which has led to a nation-wide increase in short-term rentals over the last few years. According to, New York City has more than 34,000 active Airbnb listings. While […]

Who is Mazars?

We are pleased to announce an exciting development for the new year! As of January 1, 2017 we have officially changed our name to Mazars USA LLP. As the world’s 11th largest accounting firm, the Mazars name is renowned around the globe. Our new name reflects our expanded international capabilities and reinforces our standing as […]

Airbnb settles lawsuit with New York City

On December 2nd New York City and Airbnb resolved a lawsuit that was filed by Airbnb in October in Manhattan federal court. The lawsuit – as previously reported in the October 24 Mazars USA Real Estate Alert – challenged legislation signed by Governor Cuomo in October. Under the new law it is illegal to advertise […]

New Tax Act has Favorable Provisions for Real Estate

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (“PATH”), enacted into law on December 18, 2015, extended many popular tax provisions that had expired at the end of 2014 and made some permanent. Several of these provisions are beneficial for real property investments. PATH also includes several provisions that modify the tax rules relating […]