Now That We Have the Natural Gas, What Do We Do With It?

For the past few years we have all heard plenty about Marcellus Shale and more recently about Utica Shale. As drilling continues to occur in Pennsylvania, ... read more >

Schneider Downs is Moving: A Special Announcement

At our Pittsburgh office’s annual party on January 19th, I had the privilege of announcing that our Pittsburgh office will move to One PPG Place ... read more >

2012 Manufacturer's Economic Survey Results (INFOGRAPHIC)


By Todd Lucas

Schneider Downs' Manufacturing Industry Group developed an infographic about the 2012 Manufacturer’s Economic Survey Results. The infographic ... read more >

Does the New Tax Act Affect My Financial Statements?


By Mary Richter

Most of us were relieved when a tax act was passed in time to avert the much discussed "fiscal cliff" (at least for now). While many businesses ... read more >

Extension of the Energy-Efficient Home Credit

On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (The Act). The Act extends the energy efficient home credit (the 45L ... read more >

Certain 1099-MISC Forms Must be Filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue


By Martin DiGiovine

Under Act 85 of 2012, entities paying either nonemployee compensation for Pennsylvania-based work or Pennsylvania-source oil/gas lease payments are required ... read more >

IRS Addresses Payroll Tax and W-2 Issues Related To Retroactive Increase in 2012 Transit Benefit (IRS Notice 2013-8)


By Ron Kramer

On January 17, 2013, the IRS issued guidance on the payroll tax and Form W-2 issues related to the retroactive increase in the monthly transit benefit ... read more >

Additional Payroll-Related Information for 2013


By Thomas Lisak

Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Tax The taxable wage base for employers has increased from $8,000 to $8,500 for the 2013 tax year. The taxable wage ... read more >

Preparing for the College Recruiting Process

It’s January. NCAA basketball is heating up. A new season of The Voice is in the works. You’re taking your required accounting classes. Your ... read more >