Tired of the Olympics? Congress Provides Plenty of Political Theatre This Summer


By Martin DiGiovine

In another empty political gesture, On Wednesday, August 1, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on a 256 to 171 vote that would extend ... read more >

Pennsylvania Budget Expands Education Tax Credits

The existing Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) had its funding increased by $25 million for the 2012 fiscal year, which means that $100 million ... read more >

A Shot Across the Bow


By Donald Applegarth

According to a Reuters news release, the United States may have to give up its seat on the IASB Monitoring Board, a top global accounting body, if it continues ... read more >

Succession Planning

One challenge that many nonprofit organizations will face in the near term is the need to replace key leaders within their organization. It’s estimated ... read more >

Non-Publicly Traded REITs - Words of Caution

Non-publicly traded REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts that are not sold or traded on a stock exchange) have been marketed as a way to have low volatility ... read more >

Update on Congressional Tax-Cut (Hike) Legislation


By Ron Kramer

On July 25, the Senate passed the Democratic version of a measure that would extend the Bush tax cuts through 2013 on incomes up to $250,000. A last-minute ... read more >

2012 Auto Sales - What's Hot (and Profitable?)


By Matt McKinnon

Two recent Automotive News articles caught my eye—one discussing the most popular vehicle segments thus far in 2012 and another on dealers’ ... read more >