Hold Your Breath: Rep. Dave Camp to Unveil Tax Reform Draft

House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., is expected to release his long-awaited comprehensive tax reform legislation on February 26. According ... read more >

What Is Bitcoin and Should I Be Paying Attention To It?


By Jason Reljac

First things first…what is bitcoin? According to the website bitcoin.org, bitcoin is a new kind of money and an innovative payment network that ... read more >

Do Printers/Printing Companies Require a SOC (Service Organization Control) Report?


By Frank Dezort

To answer this question one must first gain an understanding of the services provided by printing vendors, the data being utilized, the risk to the user ... read more >

FASB and PCC Discuss Alternatives for Accounting for Intangible Assets in a Business Combination


By Dan Nesbit

On January 28, 2014, the Private Company Council (PCC) met to discuss PCC Issue No. 13-01A, “Accounting for Identifiable Intangible Assets in a Business ... read more >

Pennsylvania Makes Changes to Personal Income Tax Filing Options

All taxpayers who received more than $33 in total gross taxable income in 2013 must file Pennsylvania personal income tax returns by midnight, Tuesday, ... read more >

Software as a Service (SaaS), Great Convenience but Heightened Risk. Request a SOC 2 Report Today!


By Dan Desko

In today’s business community many organizations are shifting towards using Software as a Service (SaaS) application deployments to reduce costs ... read more >

Managing Vendor Relationships: 3 Tips for Making an Audit Clause Work for You

Managing relationships with vendors can be tricky. Oftentimes, management doesn’t think about their contractual rights until an issue arises. When ... read more >

The Heinz Negotiation Academy for Women: Mission Accomplished

Last year, I had the opportunity to participate in a new program through CMU’s Heinz School. The Heinz Negotiation Academy for Women was launched ... read more >

SOC 2 Reports: Revised Trust Services Principles and Criteria with the AICPA Mapping


By Troy Fine

The AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC) has recently released the revised version of the Trust Services Principles and Criteria (TSPC) ... read more >