ABLE Act: Benefitting Our Community

Tax

By Mary Richter

Recently, Congress passed the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Act, and President Obama signed it into law on December 19, 2014. This Act encourages ... read more >

Electronic Logging Devices to Assist Proposed Rules Targeting Unfit Drivers and Fleets

In the battle to root out unqualified and unsafe drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is in the final stages of drafting new ... read more >

President Obama Proposal Targeting Capital Gains Loophole

In his recent State of the Union Address, President Obama outlined his plan to simplify the tax code and make it more fair. His approach to simplification ... read more >

Sunset of the SysTrust for Service Organization Controls (SOC) Seal Program

The AICPA and CPA Canada announced that the SysTrust and SOC 3 SysTrust for Service Organizations seal programs are being discontinued. The discontinuation ... read more >

Tax Ramifications of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decision in Making College Athletes Employees

On March 26, 2014, Peter Sung Ohr, Regional NLRB Director, announced that athletic scholarships given to Northwestern University football players represent ... read more >

Identity Protection Personal Identification Numbers

One of the fastest-growing crimes in America is identity theft. A stolen identity can easily be used to cover the tracks of many criminals as they fraudulently ... read more >

Newly Proposed Tax Abatement Disclosures

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By Cody Domasky

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued an Exposure Draft on tax abatement disclosures in October 2014. Changes to standards can affect ... read more >

Pennsylvania Charitable Solicitation Registration Changes - Alignment at Last!

At long last, charitable organizations filing Form BCO-10, Charitable Organization Registration Statement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s ... read more >

West Virginia Apprentice Tax Credit

Generally, contractors operating within West Virginia are required to use a minimum amount of apprentices on jobs that occur within the state. Less well-known ... read more >