Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules on Act 13 Zoning Regulations

On December 19, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled parts of the Marcellus Shale drilling law, established under Act 13 of 2012, a statute amending the ... read more >

Payroll-Related Information for 2013 and 2014


By Thomas Lisak

Following is a summary of employer payroll information for 2013 and 2014: Form 940 FUTA Tax The Department of Labor did not include Pennsylvania on the ... read more >

2014 Construction Industry Outlook

The new-year has started – what does it have in store for the construction industry? The 2014 McGraw Hill Construction (MCW) forecast certainly is ... read more >

Pennsylvania Rules Concerning Resident Trusts - McNeil Case


By Marko Zivanov

In Pennsylvania, every resident trust is subject to personal income tax. A resident trust is a trust created by a person who at the time of the trust’s ... read more >

Ohio Shale First Quarter 2013 Economic Report

In December 2013, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (the Department) issued the first quarter 2013 Quarterly Economic Trends for Ohio Oil ... read more >

Confessions of an Effortless Shopper: Looking Back on Cyber Monday

I have a confession to make. I don’t put a lot of effort into my holiday shopping. Long gone are the days of rushing out to the mall to buy my loved ... read more >

ACT Recommends Proposed Changes to Form 990-EZ

The Internal Revenue Service Exempt Organization Division is responsible for the oversight and regulation of approximately 1.5 million tax-exempt organizations. ... read more >

IRS Releases 2014 Standard Mileage Rate


By John Kohler

On December 6, 2013, the IRS released the optional standard mileage rate used to calculate the deductible costs of operating a vehicle for business, charitable, ... read more >

American Land Title Association (ALTA) Best Practices

The American Land Title Association (ALTA), founded more than 100 years ago, is the national trade association and voice of the title insurance and abstract ... read more >

2013 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments

The annual AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments was held in Washington, DC from December 9 – 11, 2013. Among the various ... read more >