FASB Endorses Private Company Council Consensuses-for-Exposure

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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 >

Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Fraud

Have you ever received an email from a reputable company that says “click on this link to complete a short survey and be eligible to win a prize”? ... read more >

Schneider Downs and The Office

I watched “The Office” from the very beginning until the very end two weeks ago. I know certain people who don’t like “The Office” ... read more >

Effective Use of Service Organization Control (SOC) Reports

If your organization (user) utilizes a service organization, chances are that you have heard of a service organization control report, better known as ... read more >

IRS Issues Exempt Organization FY2012 Annual Report and FY2013 Workplan

In the FY2013 Workplan released by the IRS Exempt Organizations (EO) unit, EO clearly spelled out its message to the nonprofit sector: The IRS uses the ... read more >

PA Issues New Corporate ID Number and Faster Assessments

Corporate taxpayers should have received a new identification number recently, issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (Department). The new identification ... read more >

Over $33 Million Raised for Allegheny County

As a part of the Schneider Downs United Way of Allegheny County Committee in our Pittsburgh office, I had the pleasure of attending the annual Celebration ... read more >

SSAE Reporting and the Impact on a Nonprofit

Risk assessment and review of financial statement risk is a constant process in the management and governance of an organization. An area of concern that ... read more >