Ohio State and Ohio University Switching to Semesters

The advice The Ohio State University and Ohio University gave to incoming students two years ago was, “Make good choices now so you don’t experience ... read more >

Ohio Issues Use Tax Amnesty Payment Plan

Under House Bill 153, the Ohio Department of Taxation approved a no-interest payment plan under the consumer’s use tax amnesty program allowing eligible ... read more >

Payroll Tax Cut Extended Through 2012


By Martin DiGiovine

On Friday, February 17, the U.S. Senate and House passed a bipartisan deal to extend the 2% employee payroll tax cut through December 31, 2012. Details...... read more >

It's Tax Time-Don't Miss Out on Large Deductions Available for Facility Improvements Completed in 2011

In an effort to get the economy moving again, the 2010 Tax Relief Act expanded enhanced depreciation incentives to include qualified real property. This ... read more >

As the Economy Improves: Keep Your Eye on the Ball

According to most economic forecasters, the economy will gradually improve through 2012 and into 2013. This improvement may materialize at varying speeds ... read more >

Combating Fraud Seminar Provides Business Owners With Prevention Tips

This past January 18, Schneider Downs welcomed 65 guests representing various industries from corporate accounting to its Combating Fraud Seminar. Speakers ... read more >

Texas Business Margin Tax-Logistics/Couriers

The Texas business margin tax was implemented for franchise reports due after January 1, 2008 and thereafter. This tax regime replaced the prior Texas ... read more >

Includible or Excludable Income for Nonresident Aliens in 403(b) Plans

In general, 403(b) plans sponsored by nonprofit organizations are subject to what is known as the “universal availability rule,” which requires ... read more >

IRS Explains How to Claim Expanded Work Opportunity Tax Credit For Qualified Veterans


By Gary Sliman

The VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW), enacted November 21, 2011, added two new categories of veterans to the qualified veteran target group. The Work ... read more >

Pennsylvania Senate Passes Legislation Regarding "Base of Operations" for Business Privilege Taxes

Last week the Pennsylvania Senate passed legislation designed to clarify when a local municipality may impose its business privilege tax. Since the Pennsylvania ... read more >