Retirement Planning Techniques May Be Shut Down

A number of President Obama’s recent budget proposals are directed at eliminating certain retirement planning techniques. Congress for many years ... 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 >

What Items Should a Nonprofit Board Review Annually?

On an annual basis, there are a number of issues involving governance and management that a nonprofit’s board of directors should review. Among the ... read more >

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Against the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxic Standards

On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards ... read more >

Quantifying the Impact and Risk of a Cyber-Attack

The thought of cyber-attacks has made some organizations increase their spending on resources to focus on improving awareness and the overall posture of ... read more >

2015 AICPA SOC School

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Service Organization Control (SOC) School - Advanced Guidance for Successful Engagements ... read more >

Classrooms to Clients

Throughout the past three years of college, the question that I have been most frequently asked is, “What’s your major?” After someone ... read more >

IRS Emphasizes Hardship Withdrawal Requirements for Plan Sponsors

The IRS may be putting additional focus on the handling of hardship withdrawals for 401(k) plans. In a bulletin dated April 1, 2015, the IRS cautioned ... read more >

Tax Deadlines: They're A Changin'

Tax

By Barry Kaufman

The highway funding bill was passed by Congress as H.R. 3236 on July 30, 2015. President Obama is expected to sign the bill. This bill changes more than ... read more >

Schneider Downs: A Pittsburgh Tradition

Internship

By Ed Kremmel

What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions Pittsburgh? Many would think of things like the hardnosed sports teams, Heinz ketchup, ... read more >