Client Corner: Henry Hildreth, Hildreth’s Home Goods

Residence: Southampton Mission: America’s oldest and longest family-run, held and owned home essentials retailer at 51 Main Street Southampton, NY. Status: Celebrating 175 years in business, since 1842; Henry’s family, including his wife and children, are entering the business. Henry Hildreth was questioning whether he wanted to be the third-generation owner of Hildreth’s Home Goods. …

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Client Corner: Joe Densieski, Wastewater Works, Inc.

Name: Joe Densieski Residence: Riverhead Mission: To clean Long Island’s water of nitrates and other pollutants Status: Launching “green,” cost-effective home wastewater treatment system Partners: Hydro-Action Industries (manufacturer); Eco Supply Company (local distributor) Lifelong resident Joe Densieski remembers many childhood days of camping and swimming at East End beaches. His experience as a landscaper, excavator …

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New York State Paid Family Leave: The Facts

On July 19, 2017, New York State (NYS) released final implementing regulations confirming that employees who regularly work 20 hours or more each week will become eligible for NYS Paid Family Leave (PFL) after working 26 consecutive weeks for their covered employer. Employees who regularly work less than 20 hours per week become eligible on …

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Learn how a business valuation can determine the market value of your business.

As a business owner, why would you want or need a business valuation report prepared by a certified business appraiser? By preparing a report, the appraiser is giving you a professional opinion as to what a willing buyer, with all relevant facts, would consider the value of the business. The true market value will only …

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Hurricanes and Homesteads: Recovery in Florida May Also Require Proving Domicile for Some

According to U.S. Census data, New York had more than 69,000 people move to Florida in 2015, the most recent statistics available. More than 1.5 million native New Yorkers now live in Florida. That’s more than the number of native New Yorkers living in New Jersey. They aren’t all retired. A surprising 78% of New …

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