Vlahos to Speak at LICF Professional Advisors 2021 Fall Forum
September 29, 2021 | Tax

Louis Vlahos will be presenting, “Legislation Update and What it May Mean for Tax Planning” at the Long Island Community Foundation Professional Advisors 2021 Fall Forum.

The event will take place on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 8:00am – 10:30am at the Greentree Foundation Whitney Center in Manhasset, NY.

Participants will be eligible for 2

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Introducing…TaxSlaw – a blog by leading tax lawyer and author Louis Vlahos
September 21, 2021 | Tax

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – September 21, 2021 – Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that Louis Vlahos, a partner in the firm’s tax practice and who was named the No. 2 lawyer on the topic of tax law by JD Supra for 2021, has developed a blog called TaxSlaw, available at

Positioned as a

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Marcin and Vlahos to Speak at Tax Webinar
September 16, 2021 | Tax

Patricia Marcin and Louis Vlahos will be featured panelists at the Wealth Enhancement Group Tax Increase Webinar.

The program will discuss the clarity around the proposed tax changes and the potential impact of these changes and what it may mean for your own planning.

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 29th at 4pm.

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Vlahos Comments on Biden’s Tax Plan
September 9, 2021 | Tax

Louis Vlahos was quoted in the ThinkAdvisor article, “Biden’s Tax Plan May Trigger Key-Person Life Settlements.”

The article explains that capital gains tax bills could rise, boomer business owners may want to avoid the tax bills by selling quickly and the shift could leave the sellers with unwanted life insurance policies.

Vlahos stated, “The owners

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Vlahos Offers ‘Wish List’ for Gov. Hochul in Long Island Business News
August 30, 2021 | Tax | Corporate

In the Long Island Business News article, “To: Gov. Kathy Hochul, From: Long Island, Re: Wish list,” several Long Island business leaders offered their perspective on the issues New York’s newest governor should focus on first.

Louis Vlahos provided a business-friendly agenda:

  • Eliminate the stock transfer tax
  • Eliminate NYC’s commercial rent tax
  • Reduce the personal
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Vlahos Comments on New York SALT Cap Workaround
August 26, 2021 | Tax

Louis Vlahos was quoted in the Bloomberg Tax article, “New York SALT Cap Workaround Sets Stage for Delayed Refunds.”

New York has issued new guidance on how to get around the $10,000 federal cap on state and local tax deductions, but it isn’t offering some taxpayers the reprieve they were hoping for.

Pass-through entity partners

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35 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®/ Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022
August 19, 2021 | Insurance Fraud | Tax | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2022. For the first time, the firm was recognized in the areas of tax and technology.

One Rivkin attorney, based in Albany, has been named Lawyer of the Year: Richard A. Frankel, for Trusts and Estates.

In addition,

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Vlahos Comments on Tax Threat for Real Estate Investors
May 3, 2021 | Tax

Lou Vlahos was quoted in the article, “Real Estate Investors Face Yet Another Tax Threat.”

The article discusses how the White House wants to tax the property of wealthy Americans if it is not donated to charity.

“[Biden] says he’s going to end the step up in basis, and then he says we’re going

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Vlahos Interviewed for Article on Ending Carried Interest
April 29, 2021 | Tax

Louis Vlahos was quoted in the article, “Biden Plan Puts Carried Interest On the Chopping Block.” It discusses President Biden’s plan to partially fund his initiatives through eliminating the tax characterization of carried interest and the likelihood of the plan surviving.

Lou noted, “I think it’s got a very good chance, regardless of what

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JD Supra Names Vlahos a Top Tax Author for 2021
April 8, 2021 | Tax

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Louis Vlahos placed No. 2 among the top 10 authors on the topic of tax law for 2021 in JD Supra’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Lou is a partner in the firm’s Business Dissolution; Cannabis; Corporate; Personal, Family & Business Planning; and Tax practice groups.

This year’s Readers’

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