PA Court Strikes Down Manufacturing Exemption for MRI Equipment

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court (Court) recently concluded that the multi-step process of diagnostic imaging fails to qualify for the manufacturing ... read more >

Tips to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile

Last week, the Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania (MBA) hosted a panel discussion about LinkedIn® . I sat on the panel with Ron ... read more >

Japan Increases Consumption Tax Rate

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided to enforce the scheduled consumption tax increase to 8% from 5 %, effective on April, 2014. The tax, which ... read more >

Switch to iOS 7 and hate it? Review this article and maybe you will change your mind.


By Tina Frysinger

Lose your music access from the lock screen? Not really. Find it in a new place: The Control Center. This can be accessed by dragging upward from the bottom ... read more >

Fall into Tax Amnesty

Louisiana, Connecticut and Arkansas have announced tax amnesty programs that are taking place this fall. Amnesty generally applies to most taxes collected ... read more >

Coal Industry Facing Increased Regulation

The Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has proposed strict emission limits on new coal plants. An article published by USA Today on September ... read more >

Internships: A Chance to Do More than Simply Work


By Casey DeWitt

“Interns are useless,” was what one of my professors told me when I went to him for some advice and guidance prior to our Fall Career Fair ... read more >

Learn About Doing Business in Mexico from an Expert

What are the differences between fixed capital companies (S.A.) and variable capital companies (S.A. de C. V.)? What are the most promising sectors in ... read more >

My Path to Schneider Downs

Three years ago, if someone had told me I would be an Audit Intern at the fourth-largest accounting firm in Pittsburgh, I would have laughed out loud. ... read more >

IRS Posts Final FATCA Registraton Form and Instructions on

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently posted the final version of Form 8957, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Registration along with form ... read more >