Estate and Gift Tax Related Exemptions to Increase in 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) recently issued Revenue Procedure 2014-61, whereby the 2015 inflation adjustments to the (i) estate and ... read more >

Ohio Department of Taxation Falls Victim to Identity Theft

The Ohio Department of Taxation ("Department") issued an Individual Income Tax Alert to inform taxpayers and tax practitioners of potential delays ... read more >

Get Ready for a Potential Extraction Tax on the Marcellus

Pennsylvania Governor-elect Tom Wolf made one the pillars of his campaign the passage of a severance tax on extraction of natural gas. After watching weeks ... read more >

An Abundant Marcellus Shale Gas Supply Continues to Negatively Impact Prices for Local Producers

Natural gas production growth in the Appalachian Basin has outpaced the available pipeline capacity of most of the region’s hubs, leading to a large ... read more >

Considering a Reverse Mortgage? Do Your Homework First!

We’ve all seen the television ads with the concerned-looking paid “celebrity” spokesperson who so sincerely tells the viewer that they ... read more >

Got Gas... or Coal? The Proposed EPA Regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed four regulations affecting coal-fueled electricity generating units. The regulations are the: ... read more >

Year End Alert - New Form W-8-BEN-E

This article was coauthored by Ken Kobayashi and Cynthia Hoffman. Form W-8 BEN-E, Certificate of Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding ... read more >

IRS Releases 2015 Inflation Adjustment Amounts


By Kristen Sorice

Each year, the IRS adjusts certain tax provisions, tax tables, and other tax items for inflation. On October 31, 2014, the IRS released Rev. Proc. 2014-61, ... read more >

What Happens in Vegas Doesn't Always Stay in Vegas: The AICPA National Auto Dealership Conference


By Jason Pierce

Now that I have your attention, several members from the Schneider Downs Auto Dealer Advisors Group attended the 2014 AICPA National Auto Dealership Conference, ... read more >