Becoming financially organized with D&F

In order to organize your life, and save for the future, begin by organizing yourself financially. Financial organization is a cornerstone of a healthy financial life. At the basic level, financial organization saves time and money because it aids in paying bills on time, finding needed documents during tax season, providing proof of payment, disputing […]

Happy New Year from Diapoules & Feinstein

We would like to wish you a Happy New Year and thank you for using D&F for your accounting and tax needs. Unfortunately, we believe that due to the complex aspects of the new tax law additional time will be necessary in assessing how they affect each of our client’s individually and increase the amount […]

We at D&F are happy to announce:

It is with great pleasure that Diapoules & Feinstein CPAs P.C. announces the merger of its accounting and tax practice with Richard Grebinger CPA. Rich is joining our team in his desire to utilize the benefits of a larger firm that offers additional services while still maintaining his personal touch.   Diapoules & Feinstein CPAS, P.C. utilizes a team approach so […]

Diapoules & Feinstein CPAs P.C. is happy to announce..

Diapoules & Feinstein CPAs P.C. is happy to announce that they have agreed to a merger and subsequent buyout of Union Accounting & Tax Services Inc and James Cavole, CPA of Baldwin NY.   Union Accounting & Tax Services Inc and James Cavole, CPA practice services the New York City Metro Area and includes a number of retail and professional […]

Important! Law update for all employers in NYS

On April 12, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State 2019 Budget bill, which contains, among other things, provisions regarding sexual harassment claims and policies in the workplace. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Under the New York State Human Rights Law, liability will be imposed on employers for permitting sexual harassment against non-employees, including contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and others […]

Tax Alert

There are new rules regarding sales tax collection and remittance for out of state sales. Up until June 21, 2018, registration is required only of remote sellers that have physical presence in a state. On that date the U.S. Supreme Court decided in the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. case that a new type of nexus was needed. Retailers with no physical […]

The IRS “Paycheck Checkup”

Launching a special week of activities the IRS today continued its effort to encourage taxpayers to do a “paycheck checkup” to make sure they have the right amount of tax taken out of their paychecks for their personal situation. To help taxpayers understand the implications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS unveiled […]


The IRS and partners in the Security Summit effort on January 17 warned that the upcoming tax season could bring a “new surge” in the Form W-2 phishing scam. The Form W-2 scam has emerged as one of the most dangerous phishing emails in the tax community. The scam involves cyber-criminals tricking payroll personnel or […]

New York State Legislative Changes

New York – Sales & Use Taxes Tax exemption for New York alcohol tastings. L.2017 , A6945 (c. 418), effective 03/01/2018, provides an exemption from sales and use tax for tastings (beer, cider, or liquor) held by a licensed brewery, cider producer, farm cidery, distillery or farm distillery. The bill was enacted to create uniformity across […]

Stock Market Worries

As you all most likely are aware of, we have seen a major correction in all of the major stock indices. At this time we believe that investors should keep a cool head and review their portfolio. If you would like to discuss your concerns and your portfolio with us please feel free to contact […]