Energy Matters - A Free Newsletter from Schneider Downs

Energy was a top story in our region during 2011, and there is no doubt it will continue to make headlines in 2012. Essential topics such as the Marcellus ... read more >

What the Frack? Part II

“Fracking” sounds like a word we use when we don’t want to swear in front of our children. But, in the oil and gas world, this is industry ... read more >

Taking the Pulse of the Industry: Schneider Downs Manufacturing Survey Results

Increased competition, rising costs of raw materials and a shortage of quality workers are the top concerns of manufacturers, according to the findings ... read more >

IRS Using Property Transfer Records to Catch Gift Tax Evaders

Tax

By Melanie LaSota

Pennsylvania and Ohio residents who have recently gifted real estate to family members without filing gift tax returns may soon receive audit notices from ... read more >

Marcellus Shale Payments: Plan for the Best Tax Outcome

Landowners in the Marcellus Shale formation are participating in one of the greatest economic opportunities for Pennsylvanians in our lifetime. This new ... read more >

New Changes to Charity Registration in Ohio

The Ohio Attorney General will make on-line filing of charity registrations mandatory for nonprofits with fiscal years ending on or after November 30, ... read more >

1040 Deadline Extended to April 17, 2012

Tax

By Mark DiPietrantonio

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that taxpayers have until April 17, 2012 to file their 2011 individual income tax returns and pay any tax due.... read more >

IASB and FASB Take a Second Bite at Revenue Recognition Apple

Construction

By Joe Bruce

On November 14, 2011, the IASB and FASB published a revised exposure draft (ED) for revenue from contracts with customers. This revised draft follows the ... read more >

What Are Your Organization's New Year Resolutions?

The beginning of a new year is a good time to assess the content of your organization’s current policies as well as the enforcement effort required ... read more >

Protect Your Business From Fraud

Are your organization’s employees’ trained in fraud prevention and detection practices? Schneider Downs is hosting a free Combating Fraud Seminar. This is a valuable opportunity to hear FBI agents discuss public corruption investigations and attend fraud based educational sessions.  ... read more >