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Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Redesigns Website to Improve User Experience

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (“PADOR”) recently introduced their new and improved website. It is intended to offer improvements in ... read more >

Pennsylvania's Fiscal Health is Ranked Near the Bottom

As many are suffering from cold and flu symptoms at this time of year, a recent report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University indicates that ... read more >

Veteran Sales and Use Tax Practitioner, Bill Vohsing, Joins SD SALT Group

Bill Vohsing, an experienced and trusted state and local tax practitioner, recently joined Schneider Downs’ State and Local Tax (SALT) practice ... read more >

Pennsylvania Sales Tax on Amazon.com Purchases

If you haven’t made an online purchase from Amazon.com yet this month, you might be surprised to find that Amazon is now collecting sales tax in ... read more >

Incentives for Natural Gas Conversion of Fleet Vehicles

Governor Tom Corbett has signed House Bill 1950, the Marcellus Shale bill, into law. The law creates a Natural Gas Energy Development Program, which will ... read more >

The End of the Delaware Holding Company "Loophole"?

For many years, Pennsylvania taxpayers have heard the calls and threats to end the Delaware Holding Company “loophole.” In this time of significant budget challenges, the ability of taxpayers to shift income out of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to tax advantageous jurisdictions (e.g., Delaware or Nevada) may be nearing its end.... read more >

Michigan Tax Reform - Corporate Income Tax Replaces the Business Tax

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation to repeal the Michigan Business Tax (MBT) and adopt a new corporate income tax effective January 1, 2012. Tim Adams explains what this means to you.... read more >

PA Tax on MRI Equipment Has Broad Implications

Pennsylvania has ruled that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment and positron emission tomography/computerized tomography (PET/CT) scan equipment are “real estate” for Pennsylvania sales tax purposes in cases in which sufficient equipment has been installed pursuant to a construction contract.  Accordingly, such equipment is not subject to sales tax. Tim Adams explains how this may impact the taxability of other structures. ... read more >

What State Budget Deficits Most Likely Means to You

As an individual or corporate taxpayer, these current state budget deficits most likely will result in increased department of revenue contact and tax ... read more >