Knowledge and Insights: News and Press Releases

Mercadien Announces Executive Promotions; Names Three New Partners

Princeton, NJ & Philadelphia, PA – The Mercadien Group is pleased to announce several promotions within the firm’s corporate leadership team.  Ms. Bjondina Karpuzi, CPA, PSA, a member of the Private Company and Advisory Services Groups, was promoted to managing director of The Mercadien Group and principal in Mercadien, P.C., CPAs (the official titles of…

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Mercadien Announces New Tax Partner, Rahim Noorani

Princeton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA – Mercadien is pleased to announce Rahim Noorani, CPA, MAcc, has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Principal in the firm’s tax department. Rahim comes to Mercadien with over 15 years of diversified experience in partnership and corporate taxation along with federal, state, international and personal tax compliance;…

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Mercadien Serving as Subcontractor on U.S. HHS $15 Million Contract, for Provider Relief Fund Allocations & Support

Princeton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA – The Mercadien Group is pleased to announce a subcontract agreement with Kingstonville LLC, who was recently awarded a five-year $15 million contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through its subagency, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to provide administrative and technical support in…

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Estate Planning After the 2021 Tax Change Countdown (That Didn’t Happen)

If you remember in the Fall of 2021 lots of scary tax law changes came roaring out of the House Ways and Means Committee including significant changes that impacted estate planning. The biggest threat was the reduction of the $11.7 million estate and gift tax lifetime exclusion that many estate planners were hoping would still…

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Remembering Our Friend & Partner, Eugene “Gene” Elias

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our partner and dear friend, Eugene “Gene” Elias. We are so fortunate to have had Gene and his family as part of our Mercadien family for almost 30 years. He was a friend, mentor, advisor, and role model to many of us, and he…

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Webinar Replay: Why You Should Validate Your CECL Model

Mercadien’s Financial Institutions Services Group hosted a complimentary webinar “Why You Should Validate Your CECL Model” Thursday May 12, 2022 from 1-2:30 PM.   Presenters Joseph Galdo, CPA, CAMS, CFE, CERP, Director & David Healey, Supervisor reviewed the CECL readiness and model validation process, as well as considerations and best practices relating to CECL. During the webinar,…

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Webinar Replay: Surviving to Thriving: Employer Considerations in a Changing Employment Market

Mercadien’s Nonprofit & Human Services & Private Company Services Groups hosted a complimentary webinar “Surviving to Thriving: Employer Considerations in a Changing Employment Market”.   Presenters, Christina M. Reger, Esq., Founding Partner, Law Offices of Christina M. Reger & Kate Cione, Vice President of Strategy, The O’Connor Group provided insight on the most common challenges in the employment…

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American Heart Association Recognizes Mercadien For Workplace Health Achievement

Scientific, evidenced-informed tool rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce well-being. The results of the American Heart Association’s 2021 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 and Mercadien achieved national Silver recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health and well-being for its workforce. The American Heart Association’s…

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Mercadien Webinar Replay: M&A Series Pt. 3: Maximizing the Value of Your Business Through the Sales Process

Lee Boss, Managing Director of Mercadien, Valentina Midura, Senior Managing Director of BDO Capital Advisors, Kevin Hoyle, CEO of B2B Gateway & Nicholas San Filippo IV, Partner of Lowenstein Sandler LLP presented a webinar, M&A Series Pt. 3: Maximizing the Value of Your Business Through the Sales Process on Tuesday, November 2nd along with moderator Frank…

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Tax Changes Effecting Your 2021 Tax Return

There has been much conjecture around what tax law changes will impact US Taxpayer’s in the Biden Administration budget proposal, the Green Book, which was released in May 2021. Check out our articles on the proposed major tax changes to individuals, businesses & estates. There are, however, real tax impacts for 2021 which were part…

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