IRS Delays Issuing Tax Refunds for Foreign Tax Filings

Overview The Internal Revenue Service has continued to delay issuing tax refunds for nonresident alien/foreign taxpayers upon the filing of applicable ... read more >

Highlights of the 2015 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments

The annual AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments was held in Washington, D.C. last week, and included representatives of the Securities ... read more >

Q4 2015 Commercial Real Estate Outlook

Real Estate

By Trevor Warren

On November 24, 2015 the National Association of Realtors released its Q4 2015 Commercial Real Estate Outlook. Some of the highlights noted in the report ... read more >

Tentative Deal on Tax Extenders: The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015

Taxpayers anxiously awaiting news as to whether certain tax relief provisions that expired at the end of 2014 will be extended may soon have even more ... read more >

2016 Standard Mileage Rates


By Jessica Murtha

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has announced the optional 2016 standard mileage rates (Notice 2016-01) used to calculate the deductible ... read more >

2015 FBAR Reporting Extension for Public Company Employees

On December 9, 2015, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued FinCEN Notice 2015-1 providing certain filers of FBARs (described below) ... read more >

Not-for-Profit Reporting Model - Part 8: Project Update

On Friday, December 11, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) met and discussed certain issues from phase 1 of the proposed FASB Accounting Standards ... read more >

Schneider Downs Wraps Up Another Successful United Way Campaign

For over 15 years, Schneider Downs has sponsored a company-wide campaign supporting the United Way and its many programs. With this year’s campaign ... read more >

Oil & Gas Market Volatility - Triggering Potential Impairment

As we all know from the past year and a half, oil and gas prices have drastically decreased since early 2014. To the average consumer, this has resulted ... read more >

Surge in Retail Industry Helps to Propel Economy


By Donald Applegarth

Holiday shopping, along with strong consumer confidence, are propelling the economy. But will it last? Seems that unemployment rates have remained low ... read more >