Stock Option Considerations in Business Valuation

It is important to estimate the effect (if any) that outstanding stock options (call options for the purpose of this article) would have when performing ... read more >

How More Devices Can Mean Fewer Distractions

How many screens are on your desk? You probably have a desktop or laptop computer, possibly with a second monitor, a smartphone, and maybe even a tablet. ... read more >

Election of Alternative Simplified Research Credit Now Allowed on Amended Returns

The research credit is an incentive for companies conducting activities such as the design, development or improvement of products or processes in the ... read more >

Sophomore Perspective


By Zhihong Xu

The dreaded sophomore slump is usually characterized by a lack of ambition and drive, a noticeable dip in the ever-so-prized GPA, and a general feeling ... read more >

Development Stage Entity Updates

Earlier this month, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2014-10, which effectively eliminates the classification ... read more >

The EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan Will Impact Pennsylvania's Economy

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which writes and enforces human health and environmental regulations, submitted new standards ... read more >

Turning Over a New Leaf

At the end of August I will begin my final semester of college and be anxiously awaiting graduation in December. As graduation moves closer and closer, ... read more >



By Jason Reljac

While sitting at a family reunion a few weeks ago, my mother-in-law, a retired school teacher who now spends much of her free time quilting, asked me about ... read more >