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 >

Silver Lining


By Emily Frame

“Be Positive!” How many times have I heard that phrase uttered from family, friends, and stranger mouths? Until recently, I always believed ... read more >

Pennsylvania Intangible Drilling Cost Update

On May 13, I had the unique opportunity along with members of the Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Association (“PIOGA”), the Pennsylvania Institute ... read more >

Warning to Real Estate Professionals: "Keep Good Records of Time Devoted"

A recent case decided by the United States Tax Court (Hofinga, TC Summ. Op. 2013-43) reaffirmed the notion that taxpayers claiming to be a “real ... read more >

Sage Nonprofit Solutions Gets a New Name

Sage Nonprofit Solutions has changed its name to Abila. The group was sold in March to Accel-KKR, a private equity firm focusing on middle-market enterprise ... read more >

Pennsylvania Excludes Aircraft Parts and Repair/Maintenance Services from Sales/Use Tax

Last week Governor Corbett signed a tax bill that contains a new exclusion from sales tax for aircraft parts, components and services to aircraft in Pennsylvania. ... read more >

Health Care Costs Continue to be a Major Concern for Manufacturers


By Todd Lucas

As we move into the second half of 2013, uncertainties surrounding health care costs continue to be a chief concern of manufacturers. According to the ... read more >

What is OCBOA?


By Erin Abbot

OCBOA is the term used for a comprehensive basis of accounting other than generally accepted accounting principles. A comprehensive basis of accounting ... read more >