Schneider Downs Corporate Finance Releases 2012 Year in Review

The mergers and acquisitions market remained strong in 2012 despite the uncertain economic and political environments. Much of the activity, particularly ... read more >

Happenings in Ohio's Utica/Point Pleasant Shale Drilling Industry

It has been an exciting and active few years in the Ohio oil and gas industry, whether you are a landowner, driller, producer, supplier or in the professional ... read more >

Succession Planning at PNC: Lessons for Family-Owned Businesses

News outlets across the nation have announced the impending retirement of James Rohr, CEO and Chairman of PNC Financial Services Group. Effective as of ... read more >

Travel Apps


By Jason Reljac

A while back I wrote about apps on your mobile devices and how they can be productive. In the four short months since that article went live there have ... read more >

M&A Activity in Pittsburgh May Indicate More Big Deals Are in the Works

The dueling announcements Thursday of Heinz’s buyout and US Airways’s merger with American Airlines has a put some big companies that have ... read more >

Could Your Organization Be Exempt from Certain Fair Value Measurement Disclosures?

On January 7, 2013, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an exposure draft pertaining to the Financial Instruments topic of the FASB ... read more >

Ohio's Use Tax Amnesty Program Expires May 1st

Business taxpayers not registered for Ohio consumer use tax could miss out on significant savings if they do not take advantage of the Ohio Consumer Use ... read more >

Japan Tax Reform Proposal

On January 29, 2013, the Japan Cabinet Office's Tax Commission submitted its 2013 tax reform proposal. The tax reform proposal will be submitted to ... read more >

State of the Union Address: President Calls for Economic Growth and Tax Reform


By Ron Kramer

President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night called for more government spending and programs to bolster his efforts to expand economic ... read more >