Form 5500 Extension Date Modified in Highway Funding Legislation

Beginning in 2017, plans that extend their Form 5500 will have an extra month to file. The short-term highway funding extension that President Obama signed ... read more >

Ninth Circuit Decision Raises the Home Mortgage Limit on Property That is Co-Owned by Unmarried Individuals

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a Tax Court decision (Voss v. Commissioner) and concluded, contrary to the Internal Revenue Service’s ... read more >

Factory Production Accelerates

I recently read some interesting statistics provided to me by The Private Bank. Industrial production increased at the fastest pace in eight months, rising ... read more >

Construction Loan Initiation and Borrowing Costs: Capitalize or Expense?

Determining the cost basis of new construction is not as straightforward as it seems. In addition to direct costs, indirect costs may also be required ... read more >

Theory Meets Practice


By Ryan McGoogan

Prior to being exposed to public accounting and Schneider Downs, the only experience I had to base my decision of a future profession in accounting was ... read more >

New Law Changes Extended Filing Deadlines for Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA

President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that impacts the due date for Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA for plan years beginning January 1, 2016 or later. ... read more >

Solar Investment Tax Credit

Despite the lack of sunshine this summer, tax incentives remain for businesses that invest in qualifying solar energy property. The commercial solar investment ... read more >

My Path to Schneider Downs

How I ended up at Schneider Downs: Back in high school and in the beginning of my college career, I was always interested in business, but was not entirely ... read more >