Pennsylvania Offers Inheritance Tax Exemption for Family Businesses

Recent legislation spells good news for family business owners concerned with the impact of Pennsylvania inheritance taxes upon their deaths. On July 9, ... read more >

What is Pay-Per-Click Advertising?


By Mark Shumaker

Pay-per-click advertising is a form of online search marketing (the discipline of communicating with individuals who are using online search tools to find ... read more >

My Accounting Experience


By Brian McGuire

Growing up as a kid, playing football and watching the Steelers on T.V., I always dreamed of being a professional football player. In my dreams, I went ... read more >

How to reset the used cell range in MS Excel

Have you ever been frustrated when Excel acts as if the active area of your spreadsheet is significantly larger than the set of rows and columns where ... read more >

Microsoft Moved My cheese...


By Bob Whalen

In 1998, a book about dealing with change called “Who Moved My Cheese” was published and remains as one of the best-selling business books. ... read more >

Taxpayers Reminded of the Rules Regarding the Deductibility of Commuting Costs

The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed the Tax Court and held that an independent building contractor/property renovator could not ... read more >

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Delayed

On July 12, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2013-43, revising the timelines for implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) ... read more >

Post-DOMA Income Tax Planning Opportunities


By Carrie Urey

Many same-sex married couples will enjoy more rights following the June 26, 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision in U.S. vs. Windsor. Under federal income ... read more >

Post-DOMA Estate Planning Opportunities

On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court, in the Windsor decision, ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) violates the equal protection ... read more >

Canada Announces Changes to Reporting Offshore Property Reporting

The Canadian Minister of National Revenue announced enhancements to Form T1135, Foreign Income Verification Statement, that require more detailed reporting ... read more >