Potential Changes Coming to the Presentation of Not-for-Profit Expenses

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), with the assistance of the Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), has been busy at work over the past ... read more >

New One-Time IRS Rollover Rules

As you may know, amounts transferred between traditional IRAs, either by rollover or trustee-to-trustee transfer, are typically excluded from an individual’s ... read more >

Do Yinz Have Yer Iggle Card? - Using Gift Cards to Raise Money in Your Community


By Steven Franz

Hockey tryouts. Its time to sign-up and buck up. Time to pencil in the teams and figure out the fundraisers. Involvement in youth hockey means that the ... read more >

IRS Releases Revised Form W-8BEN-E

The IRS has finally released the modified Form W-8BEN-E, which has been out in draft form since May 2013. The updated form is part of the effort to assist ... read more >

The Internal Threat of Data Security

Data breaches are surfacing across many organizations, and while one would often question the security of the compromised network, the issue may actually ... read more >

Insurance Captives, What Are They Anyway?


By John Popies

A captive insurance company is a legally licensed limited-purpose property and casualty insurance company whose main purpose is to insure the risks of ... read more >

Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting Model: No MD&A Requirement

In January, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted to cancel a research project that focused on making a Management Discussion & Analysis ... read more >

Certified Acceptance Agents and the ITIN Process


By Dennis Mowrey

Every year around this time we get requests from some of our clients to assist them in obtaining ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers) for ... read more >

A Victory for Residential Home Builders

A win for the residential home building industry, Shea Homes, Inc. (Shea) v. Commissioner could have a significant impact on how a few home builders defer ... read more >

Schneider Downs Served as a Host for the IIA - Pittsburgh Chapter's Student Presentation Contest

On March 25, 2014, Schneider Downs hosted the Institute of Internal Auditors Pittsburgh Chapter’s annual Student Presentation Contest. The Annual ... read more >