Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP is a regional certified public accounting firm that provides closely-held business and personal clients with a wide array of accounting services. Our domestic multi-state and international clients have come to rely on our highly technical and personalized expertise. For over twenty-five years, our firm has provided these services in a proactive, knowledgeable, and caring manner. We skillfully respond to the varied goals and needs of our clients, as we help to preserve and enhance their economic well-being.
Latest News & Events
August 17, 2015
Identity theft is becoming a significantly troublesome problem for the IRS. Increasingly, stolen social security numbers are used by criminals to file fictitious claims for tax refunds.
August 12, 2015
For any business expense to be deductible it must be ordinary and necessary to a business's operations. The IRS determines the deductibility of club dues based on the nature of the club’s activities.
July 30, 2015
Talking to the IRS is more difficult now than at any other time in the recent past. Between 2014 to 2015, the IRS' customer service budget was slashed by almost 76%. As a result, in 2015 it answered only 37% of incoming calls compared to answering 71% in 2014.
Product Pricing and Cost Analysis
Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP successfully assisted a major client with substantially improving its profitability by performing a study of its product pricing and current cost structure. The study enabled the client to identify areas of underpricing relative to competitors, identified specific costs related to product lines and assisted the client in creating procedures to monitor specific costs and apply them to various pricing models. As a direct result of implementing changes to its product pricing, the client’s bottom line increased over 100%, strengthening the Company’s financial position considerably.
Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP provided valuable assistance to a client in analyzing a specific investment opportunity. The investment was suboptimal for the client with respect to both tax and retirement planning based on its structure and contractual requirements. We were able to assist the client in choosing an alternative investment plan that saved substantial income taxes, preserved retirement benefits and achieved the goals desired while avoiding the financial pitfalls of the original proposal.
Eric Seidman Discusses MLB Mega-Trade
Eric Seidman, a Senior Accountant at Wouch, Maloney & Co, was on WYGM-740 The Game in Orlando, FL to discuss the tax ramifications of the baseball mega-trade between the Miami Marlins and the Toronto Blue Jays. Listen as Eric discusses "The Jock Tax", deductible expenses for athletes, and how the differences between the United States and Canada, and the state of Florida and the province of Ontario, will impact the traded players.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP successfully assisted a major client with structuring a buy-in. The buy-in encompassed a commercial real estate portfolio valued at over $166 million owned by 9 separate partnerships. Advice on entity selection and extensive tax planning resulted in a structure that was acceptable to the purchaser yet enabled our client to complete the transaction at a tax cost that was several million dollars less than the taxes that would have resulted from the original proposed structure.
Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP provided valuable assistance to a client in connection with the re-structuring of its existing businesses. We successfully developed a structure that enhanced asset protection, provided positive tax benefits, and also leveraged estate planning opportunities. We also worked with the client’s attorney to draft a Shareholders Agreement which contained business continuity provisions that were acceptable to both the majority and minority owners as well as structured compensation agreements.