Charitable Contributions to Domestic Disregarded Entities


By Debra Ries

The Internal Revenue Service has provided guidance on the appropriate tax treatment of charitable contributions made to a domestic single-member limited ... read more >

The Anatomy of a Schneider Downs Event


By Karlye Rowles

What all goes into a Schneider Downs event? A lot of planning. From the what to the who to the where to the when, many hours of planning (and worrying) ... read more >

Improve Your Risk Mitigation Efforts Through the Use of CSA

Adequately understanding the higher-risk areas of your organization is paramount to ensuring that your control environment is effective. Organizations ... read more >

What's New with the Not for Profit Advisory Committee


By Todd Lucas

The Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC) held meetings on September 6 and 7, 2012, where it discussed a variety of topics including, standard-setting ... read more >

SEC Requires Disclosure When Using Certain Conflict Minerals

In August 2012, the SEC adopted a rule mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act to require companies to publicly disclose their use of certain conflict minerals ... read more >

Doing Business in Russia


By Sean Smith

Seeking new markets for your products and services? Interested in entering a hot new marketplace, filled with eager buyers, low tax rates and an able workforce? ... read more >

Changes in Group Audit Requirements are on the Horizon


By Charles Oshurak

A lot of time and effort has been given to the issue of global harmonization of generally accepted accounting principles while, over a similar period, ... read more >

Are You Correctly Taxing Employees on the Use of Demos? If Not, You Can End Up Owing Uncle Sam More Than You Bargained For.

In Revenue Procedure 2001-56, the IRS provides guidance for the taxation of personal use of a demo vehicle. Basically, in addition to computing a W-2 inclusion ... read more >

Working from the Other Side of the Table - After 23 Years with the State

After working as a hearing officer with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue for more than 23 years, I was invited to join the Schneider Downs State ... read more >