Pennsylvania Taxing the Clouds

A recent letter ruling issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue discusses the applicability of sales and use taxes to cloud computing. Generally, ... read more >

New Form 990 Reporting of Partnership Interests Using K-1 Is Optional for 2011

In January 2012, the IRS published the 2011 Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax, and Form 990-EZ, Short Form Return of Organization ... read more >

New Private Company Council Formed


By Doug Morally

Last week, the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) voted to create the Private Company Council (PCC) to improve standard setting for private companies. ... read more >

Tips for Manufacturers to Improve Online Leads

A recent report released by the Thomas Industrial Network found that 90% of industrial buying decisions are now researched, evaluated and selected online. ... read more >

Cost Cutting and Performance Management

The annual Higher Education Accounting Forum was held in Denver, Colorado. Lauren Craig shares some insights from the conference.... read more >

Reward and Retain Key Employees with Incentive Compensation


By Bob Bandi

Schneider Downs has assisted several auto dealers recently with the implementation of incentive compensation plans utilizing deferred compensation arrangements ... read more >

Cities Ask Colleges and Hospitals to Pitch In


By Tod Wilson

Faced with ongoing budget shortfalls, city leaders all over the country are asking 501(c)(3)s to pitch in. Nationwide, colleges, universities and tax-exempt ... read more >