Happy Birthday, ERISA!!


By Timothy Hammer

This year’s Labor Day celebration will mark the 40th anniversary of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) being signed into law by ... read more >

Tax Update Alert Offshore Reinsurance Companies

On February 20, 2014, the IRS issued the latest set of regulations to clarify and amend the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) final regulations ... read more >

Colleges and Universities Receive Some Relief

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, colleges and universities have been assessing the impact to institutions’ health care costs, particularly ... read more >

The Next Generation Cost Segregation Study

Coal, stone and gravel, wind and oil and gas continue to be major growth industries in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, as evidenced by the acquisition ... read more >

Meals & Entertainment Expenses - Are They Deductible?


By William Winter

Taxpayers often incur business expenses for entertaining clients, customers, or employees. Such expenses, often referred to as meals and entertainment ... read more >

Final Regulations Issued on Pension Protection Affordable Care Act's Employer Mandate

On Monday February 10, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department issued final regulations regarding the Pension Protection Affordable ... read more >

GASB 68 Comprehensive State and Local Government Pension Changes Quickly Approaching


By Tracy Smith

The changes we are facing in governmental pension disclosure are being compared to the changes experienced with the implementation of GASB 34. GASB 34 ... read more >

Pennsylvania Issues Documentation Requirements on Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Natural Gas and Propane Sales

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue recently issued an information notice on the sale of fuel oil, kerosene, natural gas and propane. Motor fuel is ... read more >

Michael Jackson Estate Engaged in Tax Controversy with the IRS

On June 25, 2009, a saddened world bade an untimely farewell to legendary recording artist Michael Jackson. Known affectionately to many of his fans as ... read more >