Accountants Are Fun, Too.....A Schneider Downs Team-Building Day

What do eight accountants and a marketer do for fun on a Wednesday afternoon in June? They Go Ape! Recently, a small team of Schneider Downs employees ... read more >

IRS Announces Changes to the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

UPDATE on November 12, 2015: The IRS recently announced increasing participation in Offshore Compliance Programs and urged U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed ... read more >



By Mary Richter

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act entered a new phase on July 1, 2014- the reporting requirements became effective. What does this mean? Treasury, ... read more >

My Diverse Background and Its Relation to Auditing

Throughout my Schneider Downs internship, I have been exposed to a variety of unique issues that arise in public accounting when serving a diverse range ... read more >

Do You Have Ten Minutes?


By Kimberly James

In the same amount of time that you can stop by Starbucks and pick up your favorite beverage, you can now earn CPE in the State of Ohio. In early June, ... read more >

IRS Offers Guidance for Deductibility of Certain Expenses for Nongrantor Trusts and Estates

Historically, it was unclear whether certain administrative costs paid by trusts and estates were deductible in full or if the expenses were only deductible ... read more >

Less Is More: FASB Launches Initiative to Simplify Accounting Standards


By Dan Nesbit

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has launched an initiative to simplify accounting standards. As part of this initiative, the FASB evaluates ... read more >

GuideStar Exchange Program


By Amy Fallon

The Internet allows users to compare and review many different things, like hotels and restaurants, on websites such as Yelp and Trip Advisor. Likewise, ... read more >