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The Future is Now - Autonomous Vehicles are Here

If you have walked or driven around downtown Pittsburgh in the past six months, you may have noticed a few cars on the road that look like they are straight ... read more >

Planned U.S. Manufacturing Investments: Momentum for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

If you have been following the news over the past three months, you have undoubtedly heard a great deal about the “wall,” a Russian-hacked ... read more >

In a Contentious Election Year, Tax Reform and Regulations Cited as Important Factors in 2016 Manufacturers' Economic Survey

Tax reform, environmental laws and other government regulations were cited among the factors most likely to impact manufacturers in the coming year, according ... read more >

Manufacturing Day 2016

Thousands of manufacturers from across the country participated in Manufacturing Day 2016. On Friday, October 7th, various manufacturers opened their doors ... read more >

The Proposed 2017 Federal Budget and Its Impact on Manufacturers

Earlier this month, President Obama released his final federal budget proposal for fiscal year 2017. The proposal has implications to a broad scope of ... read more >

All I Want for Christmas Is My Tax Extenders

Tax

By Evan Ogrodnik

‘Twas three weeks before the New Year and all through the land, no one was quite sure where the tax extenders stand. Men and women of Congress work ... read more >

Export Tax Incentives - Interest-Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC)

Companies that manufacture products within the United States and export abroad may derive tax benefits from the use of an Interest-Charge Domestic International ... read more >

The Results Are In: Schneider Downs Manufacturers Economic Survey Report

Late last year, Schneider Downs conducted its 2014 Manufacturers’ Economic Survey to assess the state of the manufacturing industry and to gain insight ... read more >

Small Taxpayers Rejoice - Relief from the Tangible Property Regulations Has Arrived!

Tax

By Evan Ogrodnik

On February 13, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2015-20 providing optional relief for small business taxpayers from the ... read more >

Where Did All the Incandescents Go?

The new year will undoubtedly bring with it many changes for manufacturers and consumers. One such change that may impact all of us is the phase-out of ... read more >