Marcellus Shale Increases its Profile Nationally

The recently released U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserve 2010 report detailed statistics on the changes in the nation’s ... read more >

Ohio CAT Exclusion Change

With the passage of H.B. 508, Ohio has changed the way taxpayers account for the $1 million dollar exclusion. In the past, taxpayers took $250,000 of the ... read more >

Taxpayer Alert Released

In June 2011, the Allegheny County Controller’s office released a Taxpayer Alert regarding property tax exemptions. The Taxpayer Alert outlined the ... read more >

Not-for-Profit Entities - Classification of Gifts of Securities in the Statement of Cash Flow

Many not-for-profit entities (NFPs) rely on donations to operate their programs. Many donations are made in the form of cash, but to accommodate a donor's ... read more >

Time to Turn Our Attention to Convergence Projects


By Todd Lucas

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently released its long-awaited report on issues facing the U.S. in regards to International Financial ... read more >

Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax - Policy on Mineral Rights and Natural Gas

On July 10, 2012, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue issued Inheritance Tax Bulletin 2012-01, clarifying its position on mineral rights and natural ... read more >

What Happened to my Widgets?

Since the original deployment of Windows Vista, PC users have been able to embed small applications on their desktops to get a quick, continually updated ... read more >

PA DCED Issues Guidelines on Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (“DCED”) has issued guidelines on the new Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit ... read more >

Six Sigma Not Just for Big Companies

Many people in small and medium-sized manufacturing companies believe that process improvement projects using Six Sigma techniques are for big companies ... read more >