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Cloud Computing Taxable to Ohio Customers

In a recent opinion issued by the Office of the Tax Commissioner in Ohio, it was determined that a cloud-based service was taxable to Ohio customers as ... read more >

IPT Local Luncheon Group is Meeting Again!

After more than five years without a chairperson, the IPT (Institute for Professionals in Taxation) Western Pennsylvania Local Luncheon Group has been ... read more >

PA Court Strikes Down Manufacturing Exemption for MRI Equipment

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court (Court) recently concluded that the multi-step process of diagnostic imaging fails to qualify for the manufacturing ... read more >

PA Issues New Corporate ID Number and Faster Assessments

Corporate taxpayers should have received a new identification number recently, issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (Department). The new identification ... read more >

Independent Tax Tribunal v. Pennsylvania Board of Finance and Revenue

As part of his executive budget, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has proposed an initiative to create an independent tax tribunal that would replace ... read more >

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Affirms that Returnable Wooden Pallets Are Not Taxable

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has affirmed, without opinion, that returnable pallets utilized in the transport of finished paper products qualify for ... read more >

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Plans to Implement New Integrated Tax System Beginning with Corporation Taxes

Beginning in March 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (Department) will begin implementation of its new integrated tax system (ITS) starting ... read more >

Drop Shipments: Are You Liable for Sales Tax?

In the past few years, states have made numerous changes in statutes and regulations regarding the treatment of third-party drop shipment transactions. ... read more >

Kentucky Amnesty Begins October 1, 2012

Kentucky announced a tax amnesty program, which begins October 1, 2012 and ends November 30, 2012, for taxpayers owing taxes, penalties, fees or interest ... read more >

Working from the Other Side of the Table - After 23 Years with the State

After working as a hearing officer with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue for more than 23 years, I was invited to join the Schneider Downs State ... read more >