Benefit Plan Sponsors: Are You Ready for October 15th?


By Rob Meyers

Fall is almost here and that means one thing: time to file your Form 5500. While the form itself is normally completed by your accounting firm or the plan ... read more >

Improving Your Not-for-Profit Organization's Financial Statements

It’s that time of the year again. The auditors are on site, diligently performing their fieldwork. You know that just right around the corner you ... read more >

PCAOB Adopts Auditing Standard No. 18

Schneider Downs intern Justin Bucci contributed to this article. Recently the PCAOB adopted Auditing Standard No. 18 “Related Parties”, which ... read more >

Windows 9 Preview Coming Soon!

I think those of us who’ve experienced Windows 8 can say that the move to this operating system (OS) from a previous one was not the easiest transition ... read more >

Still Getting Multiple Audit Requests Even Though You Have a Service Organization Control Report?

For a service organization, one of the benefits of having a SOC examination performed is that it SHOULD reduce or even eliminate additional audit requests, ... read more >

Where Is All My Cash?


By Jason Pierce

You submit your dealer financial statements to the manufacturer and feel pretty good about the net income you generated during the reporting period. Then ... read more >

Out of My Comfort Zone

“You can book your hotel reservation at the Hampton Inn, it’s where the rest of the team will be staying.” That is what I was told on ... read more >

Good Advice


By James Davis

During my orientation week at Schneider Downs, I was fortunate enough to receive some excellent advice. As I was starting my internship, the first wave ... read more >

Let This Not Be Your Story - Practices of the Former President of WSU

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released its review of the spending practices of the former President ... read more >