East Massapequa, New York

DSJ CPA

Certified Public Accountants - Accounting, Tax & Advisory Services

DSJ CPA

5788 Merrick Road
Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 541-6549
DSJ CPA, Accounting, Finance, Massapequa, New York

DSJCPA is a full-service accounting firm with a staff of highly trained and dedicated accounting and bookkeeping professionals. We provide a wide range of accounting and tax expertise to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, schools and other agencies.

The firm, established in 1972, has been built on the highest standards of knowledge in the fields of business management, financial planning and taxes pertaining to estates, trusts and businesses, as well as individuals.

From our offices in Massapequa, New York we service clients throughout Long Island, the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester County, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Announcements & Events from DSJ CPA
7 Tax Tips for the New Year, Oyster Bay, New York
By now you are most likely deep in the throes of holiday planning, shopping and celebrating. So, your 2015 tax return may be the furthest thing from your mind right now. But you wo...read more
Full Service Accounting Firm - Long Island, Oyster Bay, New York
We are a full service accounting firm. During our 40 years of serving clients throughout the NY Metropolitan area, we have established a solid reputation for effectiveness and effici...read more
7 Stocking Stuffer Tax Tips to Usher in the New Year, Oyster Bay, New York
By now you are most likely deep in the throes of holiday planning, shopping and celebrating. So, your 2015 tax return may be the furthest thing from your mind right now. But you wo...read more
Get To Know DSJCPA, Oyster Bay, New York
Each week, we will be introducing a new member of our team. You'll get an inside peak into what makes DSJCPA so unique – our team members!This Week Get To Know:Vic Belgiorno: ww...read more
Full Service Accounting Firm - Long Island, Oyster Bay, New York
We are a full service accounting firm. During our 40 years of serving clients throughout the NY Metropolitan area, we have established a solid reputation for effectiveness and effici...read more
1. If you wait until full retirement age to claim Social Security, you are entitled to full benefits. If born between 1943 and 1954, full retirement is age 66If born between 1955 and...read more
Most parents are aware of the general rules for claiming their children as dependents, including the extended period allowed to full-time college students who are under the age of 24...read more
Self-employment tax, also known as Self-Employment Contributions Act tax (SECA or SE), is imposed on net earnings from self-employment (NESE) and is paid in addition to regular incom...read more
A tremendous amount of attention has been paid by the media recently to credit and debit card cyber hackers. But the truth is that more criminals are using stolen personal informati...read more
If you thought your money problems were solved when you settled your credit card debt, you might be in for a ghostly surprise. For many with debt struggles, once the debt collector ...read more
We are often asked this question, but the truth is, the answer depends on a number of factors: your company’s policies, the type of files in question, whether they continue to serve ...read more
Back-To-School Reminder: Now Is The Time To Consider College Tax Credits For 2015 And BeyondNow that your college students are finally squared away with school transportation, regist...read more
1. Medical Expensesa. For those over 65 and are still working, consider enrolling in your employer’s pre-tax medical deduction plan to reduce your salary to effectively shift your me...read more
Although legal precedent and published literature have attempted to standardize the criteria used to distinguish between employees and independent contractors, there is by no means a...read more
The IRS groups evidence of the degree of control and independence into three primary categories:Behavioral Control – relates to the business’ control, or right to direct and control ...read more
From our early beginnings in the 1970’s, DSJ CPA has grown in both the scope and depth of its services. We are rebranding our identity to reflect this progress and our continued...read more
Whether you win a lawsuit or settle out of court, the same tax rules apply. With that being said, typically, you will have a better chance of minimizing the tax bite if you are able ...read more
The IRS has long viewed the issue of S corporation employee-shareholder compensation as a hot topic; one that it has successfully pursued both through the courts and under audit in r...read more
With business structuring advice, you can set up your operation to avoid problem areas, operating at maximum efficiency. Over the years, the firm has established itself as the CPA re...read more
How can you reduce your taxable estate without utilizing your lifetime estate tax exemption or “Unified Credit? —Give tax-free monetary gifts to your loved ones.Unlike the presents y...read more
Demasco, Sena & Jahelka LLP is a full-service accounting firm with a staff of highly trained and dedicated accounting and bookkeeping professionals. We provide a wide range of ac...read more
A tremendous amount of attention has been paid by the media recently to credit and debit card cyber hackers. But the truth is that more criminals are using stolen personal informatio...read more
If you are like most hard-working Americans, you have been building your retirement nest egg by contributing to either a traditional IRA, some form of self-employed tax-deferred acco...read more
Entry Level AccountantAs a growing LI CPA firm, we are seeking full-time entry level accountant. Position offers excellent opportunities for leadership and career advancement to...read more
Senior AccountantAs a growing LI CPA firm, we are seeking individual to lead and manage multiple engagements for our small business clients. Position offers excellent opportuni...read more
1. If you wait until full retirement age to claim Social Security, you are entitled to full benefits. If born between 1943 and 1954, full retirement is age 66If born between 1955 an...read more
WILL YOU PAY CAPITAL GAIN RATES WHEN YOU SELL?It’s a fact: if you sell capital property like your home or stocks at a gain, you’ll have to pay capital gains taxes.But the more you kn...read more
If you are like many small business owners, you own both the company that operates your business, as well as the entity that owns the property that is rented to that business. This i...read more
MAKE YOUR TAX REFUND WORK FOR YOUTax season is well underway, and many of us are already thinking about that refund check. Actually, about 75% of individual taxpayers receive a refun...read more
The IRS has published the following list of factors used by its auditors to analyze whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor: Instructions – workers who must comply ...read more
Human Resource Compliance: Guide To Peace Of MindIf you are like many small business owners or small not-for-profit organizations with less than 50 employees, human resource (HR) com...read more
April 15th is right around the corner... have you filed your state and federal tax returns yet? If not, below are three last minute tips that will help you make the April 15th d...read more
TAX TIP FOR BUSINESSES: EMPLOYEE HIDDEN RAISESOffering fringe benefits such as health, vision and child-care assistance in lieu of standard raises can provide tax free perks to your ...read more
*TAX TIP FOR INDIVIDUALS - TAX PENALTIESFor purposes of determining the underpayment tax penalty, income tax withholdings are considered to be made ratably over the year, regardless ...read more
Tax Tip for Businesses: Best State to Incorporate InNevada has some privacy benefits which make it an attractive state for business formation. Besides being a tax-free state, Nevada ...read more
Tax Tip for Individuals: Does the IRS know you?If you were married or divorced during the year and changed your name, make sure to inform the Social Security Administration (SSA) by ...read more
Tax Tip for BusinessesHave you created sales tax nexus in any new jurisdiction? Although you may not have a physical presence in a particular state or jurisdiction, if you have done ...read more
TAX TIP FOR INDIVIDUALSTake advantage of the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction If you itemize deductions, you have the option of deducting the greater of state and local sales tax ...read more
TAX TIPS FOR BUSINESSES: SELF EMPLOYED FILING REQUIREMENTS If you are self-employed, you are generally required to file an annual tax return and pay quarterly estimated income and se...read more
TAX TIP FOR INDIVIDUALS ON TAXABLE SETTLEMENTS A settlement received to compensate you for physical injury or illness is not taxable.Punitive damages, which are intended to punish th...read more
Student Dependency Test RequirementsThe dependent can be classified as either a qualifying child or a qualifying relative. To be a qualifying child, a student must meet four tests: R...read more
TAX TIP FOR BUSINESSES: HEALTH CARE TAX CREDIT HELP!Subsidizes the cost to small businesses of health care coverage offered to employees. You may be eligible if you have fewer than 2...read more
TAX TIP FOR INDIVIDUALS: Taxable Gifts From Your EmployerEmployer gifts in the form of cash, a gift certificate or another item that can easily be exchanged for cash are taxabl...read more
TAX TIP: PAY YOUR SPOUSE'S FRINGE BENEFITS!As a business owner, if you hire your spouse, then as his or her employer you can pay for the healthcare of his or her (your) family and de...read more
POINTS ON REFINANCEPoints paid solely to refinance a home mortgage usually must be deducted over the life of the loanIf some of the refinanced mortgage was used to finance improvemen...read more
Elimination of Updated NYS LS Labor Forms!On December 29, 2014, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill, effective immediately, eliminating the requirement that before February 1 of e...read more
REQUIRED IRA DISTRIBUTIONS If you’re at least age 70½, you must take a required minimum distribution (RMD), from your traditional IRA You normally must take your RMD by Dec...read more
Beware of the Home Office Deduction!If you claim the home office deduction for your business, you may be subject to depreciation recapture should you sell your home in the future, ev...read more
1. Establish or Build Your Emergency FundAn emergency fund is an important means by which to avoid the financial disaster that can result from just one surprising bad set of circums...read more
Tax season is well underway, and many of us are already thinking about that refund check. Actually, about 75% of individual taxpayers receive a refund every year at an average of abo...read more
Save Taxes on the Cost of Summer Day CampIf you and your spouse both work or are full-time students, you may be entitled to the federal Dependent Care tax credit for the cost of summ...read more
Even though you elect to use the standard mileage rate to deduct the business costs of your vehicle, you may still be entitled to deduct the following expenses as they are not includ...read more
Follow us on your favorite social media site to receive TAX TIPS every Tuesday and Thursday. Facebook - LinkedIn - TwitterFor even more accounting tips, visit our News &am...read more
The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2015 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or mo...read more
DSJ CPA is pleased to announce that Anthony Carrella has been named Partner.Anthony is dedicated to the company's cross-industry clients and maintains a proactive, diligent approach....read more