IRS Rolls Out Compliance Check for 457(b) Plans


By Debra Ries

The Employee Plans Compliance Unit of the Internal Revenue Service kicked off a new compliance check project directed at non-governmental Section 457(b) ... read more >

Private Companies May Finally Receive Some Relief


By Todd Lucas

At its most recent meeting, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted to endorse the Private Company Council’s (PCC) proposal to exempt ... read more >



By Steven Barber

The Schneider Downs Auto Industry Advisors were out in full force for the Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers Association (GPADA) golf outing at the ... read more >

Court's Ruling Adds More Bite to Subpart F

The U.S. Tax Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has recently ruled that Subpart F income should be taxed as ordinary income rather than as qualified ... read more >

My Tax Experience


By Xiaoyan Li

When I received my acceptance letter to intern at Schneider Downs, I was pleased, excited, and relieved. The interview process was finally complete and ... read more >

Construction, On the Road to Recovery in the Pittsburgh Region

Is construction on the road to recovery in the Pittsburgh region? According to a recent article in the July/August Breaking Ground magazine, the amount ... read more >

FASB/IASB Meeting Talks Revenue Recognition


By Lauren Rodgers

Whether a corporation is foreign or domestic, they all have one thing in common: revenue and proper recognition of that revenue. Revenue recognition was ... read more >

What Being a Marketing Intern at an Accounting Firm is All About

Being a marketing major, I wasn’t aware that there were many opportunities for my major in a public accounting firm. When I talked to Schneider Downs ... read more >

Update on the Comprehensive Review of the IFRS for SMEs


By Jenna Zelenski

Small and medium-sized entities (SMEs) account for more than 95% of all companies around the world according to the International Financial Reporting Standards ... read more >

Largest Homebuilders Report Positive Results


By Joe Bruce

In July 2013, the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development released June residential statistics that confirmed what many of the largest U.S. homebuilders ... read more >