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 >

Disclosure Requirements for Employers Participating in Multiemployer Pension Plans

In September 2011, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update 2011-09, Compensation—Retirement Benefits—Multiemployer ... read more >

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 >