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 >

Senate Democrate Propose "Buffet Rule" to Delay Sequestration


By Ron Kramer

On February 12, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced that he plans to introduce a bill that will further delay the drastic defense spending ... read more >

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Plans to Implement New Integrated Tax System Beginning with Corporation Taxes

Beginning in March 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (Department) will begin implementation of its new integrated tax system (ITS) starting ... read more >

Valentine's Day Hearing on Charitable Contributions


By Debra Ries

On February 5, 2013, Congressman Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced that the Committee will hold a hearing to ... read more >

New York State Combined Reporting

The New York Department of Taxation and Finance is requiring combined reporting by taxpayers engaged in a unitary business for tax years beginning on or ... read more >

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds that Gain from Sale was Apportionable Business Income

On January 22, 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld the Commonwealth Court's ruling that the sale of timberland should be treated as apportionable ... read more >

Who Is Your Executor?

A friend recently lost her husband. Both she and her husband maintained an active, healthy lifestyle, but a minor medical procedure caused complications ... read more >

Governor Corbett's 2013-2014 Budget Proposal

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett addressed state lawmakers on Tuesday February 5, 2013 to release details of his 2013-2014 state budget proposal ("Budget"). ... read more >

Captives Retain Benefits


By Paul Matvey

The captive insurance industry anxiously waited as Congress and President Obama negotiated its way from the impending fiscal cliff this past December. ... read more >