IPT Local Luncheon Group is Meeting Again!

After more than five years without a chairperson, the IPT (Institute for Professionals in Taxation) Western Pennsylvania Local Luncheon Group has been ... read more >

Hydraulic Fracturing - Fracing or Fracking?

The debate over the spelling most likely depends on a person’s feeling towards hydraulic fracturing. Individuals in the energy industry prefer the ... read more >

Reflections from SOC School

This year, I had the opportunity to attend the AICPA’s Service Organization Controls (SOC) School. The two-and-a-half-day training was attended by ... read more >

Treatment of Gas Lease Payments to Land Owners

On August 28 and 29, I had the privilege of attending the 2013 Natural Gas Conference held at The Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel in State College, ... read more >

Update on the 2013 Data Collection Form

Not-for-Profit

By Adam Goode

Entities that receive federal funds are subject to audit requirements in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133, Audits ... read more >

Don't Miss Out on the Residential Energy Credits that are Expiring at the End of 2013

Tax

By Eric Ingalls

As much of the country prepares for the upcoming winter season, it is a great time to take advantage of the residential energy tax credits that are available. ... read more >

FASB Approves GAAP Exceptions For Private Companies

Audit

By Michael Stetson

During their meeting on November 25, 2013, in a much anticipated decision, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) endorsed two GAAP exceptions ... read more >

What It Means To Be Supported

If it’s not broken, why fix it? Software users often ask this very question when confronted with the possibility of outliving the supported lifetime ... read more >

Pennsylvania Passes Transportation Funding Bill

Pennsylvania’s Legislature has approved a bill that will increase spending on transportation by $2.3 billion a year by 2018. The proposal is supported ... read more >

Health Care Penalties Might Be Coming

Recently I have been asked by family and friends about how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is going to affect their tax situation, ... read more >