Payroll-Related Information for 2012 and 2013


By Thomas Lisak

Form 940 FUTA Tax: The Department of Labor did not include Pennsylvania on the list of credit reduction states for 2012. As a result, Pennsylvania employers ... read more >

Does "Doomsday" Mark the End of the Fiscal Cliff Negotiations?


By Ron Kramer

Last evening, House Speaker John Boehner cancelled his attempt to pass his “Plan B” tax legislation that would extend the Bush-era tax cuts ... read more >

Charitable Giving: Are You In Compliance?

On January 22, 2013, Schneider Downs will host a breakfast forum to discuss trends in charitable giving programs and the impact of recent regulatory changes ... read more >

Relief for Automatically Revoked Tax-Exempt Organizations Affected by Hurricane Sandy


By Sarah Piot

Organizations that lost their tax-exempt status because they failed to file a required annual electronic notice (Form 990-N e-Postcard) for taxable years ... read more >

SEC Approves PCAOB Rules on Communication with Audit Committees

The SEC has published, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board; Order Granting Approval of Proposed Rules on Auditing Standard (AS) No. 16, Communications ... read more >

News from the Cliff: President Obama Rejects Speaker Boehner's Plan B


By Ron Kramer

At a press conference with the Republican leadership today, December 18, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said he will continue to work with President ... read more >

The Risks of Bringing Your Own Sandwich to the IT Banquet

Just when Information Technology organizations have begun addressing the risks associated with a distributed computing environment and mobile work force, ... read more >

South Carolina Department of Revenue Data Security Breach

The South Carolina Department of Revenue ("Department") announced that it was the victim of a cyber-attack in September 2012, which resulted ... read more >

Pennsylvania's Pension Plans in Need of Reform


By Todd Lucas

As is the case with numerous pension plans these days, two Pennsylvania public pension plans are significantly underfunded. The pension plans for state ... read more >

Pennsylvania Issues Guidance on Form 1099-MISC Reporting

In July 2012, we issued an Insight that highlighted the major changes to the Pennsylvania Tax Reform Code of 1971 as a result of Governor Tom Corbett signing ... read more >