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Supreme Court Puts Clean Power Plan On Hold

On Tuesday, February 9, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to put on hold or stay the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power ... read more >

Another Data Breach at the IRS

The IRS issued a statement on Tuesday, February 9 that it had identified and halted an automated cyberattack that occurred in January of this year. The ... read more >

Governor Wolf Reveals 2016 Pennsylvania Budget Proposal

On Tuesday, February 9, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced his 2016 budget proposal. While the governor and the legislature continue to work on finishing ... read more >

Form 990-N Submission Changes Effective February 29, 2016

On January 28, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued an exempt organization update for those organizations required to file Form ... read more >

An Update from the DOL Regarding Employee Benefit Plan Audits

ERISA

By Jeanne Barrett

On January 22, 2016, the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) held its annual Designated Partner 2016 Audit Planning webinar. The ... read more >

Captive Insurance Companies Impacted By Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act

Tax

By George Adams

On December 18, 2015 Congress enacted the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH). This legislation made significant changes to Internal ... read more >

Critical Procedures Within a Quality of Earnings Engagement

The goal of a quality of earnings engagement is to present a clear picture to the buyer of a target company’s financial condition. The business analyst ... read more >

Support for Your Charitable Contributions: Rules for Reporting Cash and Property Deductions

It’s that time of year when we start gathering tax documents to put together our 2015 individual tax returns. Most of the documents that support ... read more >

Numerous Tax Extenders Friendly to the Real Estate Industry

Several key tax provisions contained in the recently passed Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) are particularly favorable to the ... read more >

Making Decisions on Facts Versus a Gut Feeling: Monitoring Capital Expenditures

Audit

By Theodore Pettko

As with any new year, the routine task of completing a budget occurs, and that sets a measure for the organization to grade itself. Budgets are set up ... read more >