Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation: What You Need to Know


By Mark Shumaker

On July 1, 2014, the rules for communicating from Canada, and with Canadian companies will change forever. These changes began on December 15, 2010, when ... read more >

The Importance of an Internship

For those of you who believe that colleges and universities prepare you for the working world, you’re not entirely correct. Though important, college ... read more >

A Postcard from the AICPA Not-for-Profit Conference

I, along with Susan Kirsch, Staci Brogan, Jay Meglich and Kim James (as well as over 1,600 other accounting professionals), recently had the opportunity ... read more >

Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Although signed into law by Governor Tom Corbett on July 2, 2012 as part of the Historic Preservation Incentive Act, Pennsylvania’s Historic Preservation ... read more >

Moving EO Forward


By Susan Kirsch

The newly appointed IRS Exempt Organization Management Team has moved forward swiftly and boldly with the release of its Streamlined Application for Recognition ... read more >

Service Organization Control (SOC) Reporting - Vendor vs. Subservice Organization


By Holly Russo

What differentiates an organization from being considered a vendor versus a subservice organization? This distinction is important for SOC 1 reports because ... read more >

Pennsylvania Tax Credits Suspended?

A recent amendment to Pennsylvania HB 2188 added a list of 13 tax credit programs that will be suspended for fiscal years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 if the ... read more >

Using a 179D Study to Increase Your Return on Investment

In 2005, Congress passed the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 2005 that created the 179D Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction. The 179D deduction ... read more >

Good Workers Can Be Hard to Find


By Todd Lucas

The lack of a dependable workforce has often been cited by manufacturers as negatively impacting their business. Based on a recent study, this may be especially ... read more >

IRS Now Sets Sights on Roth Features of 401(k) Plans

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently began a new compliance check questionnaire that focuses on the Roth deferral provision in 401(k) plans. The ... read more >