My Last Summer "Vacation" - Interning at Schneider Downs


By Michael Bornak

With the spring semester coming to a close and summer just around the corner, I found myself greatly anticipating a few days to kick back and relax. Free ... read more >

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Allows Projection of Sales and Use Tax Credits

On May 28, 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue issued Sales and Use Tax Bulletin 2013-01 regarding stratified random sampling in audits, managed ... read more >

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Fee


By Gerald Nappi

As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), a research fee will be imposed on both insured and self-funded health plans. These fees ... read more >

Gift Card Programs: Impact of Proposed Revenue Recognition Standards


By Jason Pierce

Does your company offer a gift card program for consumers? If so, upcoming changes to revenue recognition standards will have an impact on your accounting ... read more >

FASB Issues Accounting Standards Update for Financial Services - Investment Companies


By Donald Applegarth

Investment Companies New guidance has been issued that may fundamentally change the accounting from net book value to fair value for certain “investment” ... read more >

My Introduction to Accounting


By Jessica Calzi

When picking a college, Point Park University was my first choice, primarily because of its highly acclaimed dance program. Being in the field of dance, ... read more >

Tax Credit for Installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment


By Carl Scharf

Buried within the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was an extension of the tax credits for alternative fuel vehicle refueling property, more commonly ... read more >

FASB Endorses Private Company Council Consensuses-for-Exposure


By Donald Applegarth

After calls for a separate Private Company Board were dismissed by the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), the parent company of the Financial Accounting ... read more >

Pick a Number...Any Number...

One might think that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would be satiated by the millions of tax revenues generated by the recent and ongoing foreign reporting ... read more >

Health Care Reform: Is Your Dealership Ready for the "Pay or Play" Rules Starting in 2014?

With last year’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (ACA), dealers are now faced ... read more >