Apps Are Everywhere, and They Really Can Help You Be Productive


By Jason Reljac

Several months ago my in-laws got new smartphones. One of the main reasons they wanted new phones was because they both wanted "apps." At the ... read more >

Tick-Tock: Time Slipping Away to Make Tax-Free Gifts

With summer behind us and the holiday season now on the horizon, taxpayers contemplating the use of gifts as a tax reduction strategy are reminded that ... read more >

Transfer Pricing Update - Japan


By Mary Richter

As in many countries, Japan's tax authorities have focused on transfer pricing in tax audits. These audits are separate from general tax audits, although, ... read more >

Software and Sales Tax

Any company that has purchased software over the last four years, or is contemplating the purchase of new software, may have an opportunity to reduce their ... read more >

Veteran Sales and Use Tax Practitioner, Bill Vohsing, Joins SD SALT Group

Bill Vohsing, an experienced and trusted state and local tax practitioner, recently joined Schneider Downs’ State and Local Tax (SALT) practice ... read more >

Attention Truckers: Investment in Auxiliary Power Units Reduces Fuel Consumption and May Provide Tax Credits

Rising fuel costs and increasingly stringent governmental regulations related to emmisions and noise restrictions are causing trucking companies to look ... read more >

Auditors Communication with Public Company Audit Committees

In an effort to help protect the interest of public company investors, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) adopted Auditing Standard ... read more >

Private Company Council to Focus on Uncertain Tax Positions Among Other Topics


By Todd Lucas

The Private Company Council (PCC), established by the Financial Accounting Foundation, is a new body charged with improving the process of setting accounting ... read more >

2012 Plan Sponsor Council of America Survey Results


By Jeanne Barrett

According to the annual survey of the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA), both participant and employer contributions increased during 2011. The survey ... read more >