Author Bio
BERNICE DOWELL
HNN columnist

Bernice T. Dowell is the President of Cynsur, LLC and a former Senior Manager of Paradigm Tax Group. She has focused her career in real estate transfer and property taxes on hospitality assets and the concept of removing the value of intangibles from a going concern. She began this endeavor as an employee in Marriott’s Tax Department in 1991. While at Marriott she was a member of the inaugural class at George Washington University for the Masters of Science in Finance program and focused her senior thesis on the topic of hotel investment analysis and the contributory value of a tradename to a going concern.