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Welcome to Maniscalco & Picone, CPAs, P.C.

Our firm is dedicated to individual attention.

Located in Staten Island, New York, our firm serves clients throughout the United States. 

Our practice is principally composed of privately held businesses, individuals and trusts. Peter offers tax & financial planning*.

Special attention is placed on our client’s financial needs. Our staff communicates with our client base at appropriate times, to insure compliance issues are met in a timely manner. Meetings are held to discuss and implement procedures for our clients to address their goals.

We encourage you to explore this site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email Peter at peter@mpcpafirm.com or call us at (718) 668-2901.

*Peter A. Maniscalco offers these services through his affiliation with Avantax Investment ServicesSM Member FINRA, SIPC and Avantax Advisory ServicesSM

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Bridging the Confidence Gap

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

 

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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