West Virginia Business Franchise Tax Phase-Out Could Benefit the Oil and Gas Industry in 2015

In an effort to compete for new and expanding businesses, West Virginia has eliminated its business franchise tax as of January 1, 2015. The elimination ... read more >

Ohio Budget Bill is Proposed with Significant Tax Reform Provisions

On February 2, 2015, Ohio Governor John Kasich proposed a new, two-year state budget that includes significant state tax law changes. The biennial budget ... read more >

Do Companies that Handle Personal Health Information Require a Service Organization Control (SOC) Report?

The superficial answer is no. Companies that store, process or collect protected health information (PHI) electronically or in paper form are not required ... read more >

U.S. Construction Industry Statistics Released

Construction

By Joe Bruce

During late January and early February 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released construction related statistics for 2014. Seasonally adjusted annual rates ... read more >

2015 National Auto Dealer Association (NADA) Convention

Automobile

By Paul Matvey

Schneider Downs was represented again at the 2015 National Auto Dealer Association Convention held recently in San Francisco. Attendance was estimated ... read more >

Topic 606 and Claim Recognition - What Changes for Construction Contractors?

In May of 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers ... read more >

A Dealer Tune-Up: An Event for Automotive Dealerships in Pittsburgh

Automobile

By Steven Barber

Let us tune-up your office processes as we start the new year. The Schneider Downs Auto Dealer Advisors will introduce a half-day educational seminar on ... read more >

Pittsburgh's Real Estate Boom

Real Estate

By Megan Leo

The Pittsburgh Real Estate boom has been on the rise for many years, and it doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon. Much of this can be contributed ... read more >

The 2014 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments Available by March 2015

The 2014 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments will be available for purchase by March 2015 at www.nacubo.org. 2014 results are based on 832 U.S. college ... read more >