GPRA Act of 2010 Designed to Improve Federal Efficiency and Effectiveness


By Roy Lydic

In 1993, Congress passed the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 1993 (GPRA).... read more >

Bringing Hot Dogs to a Fire Drill


By Sean Smith

What do you do when a mandatory fire drill requires more than 250 people to be evacuated from a downtown Pittsburgh office? Why, throw a picnic, of course. ... read more >

IRS Announces Highway Use Tax Return Extension until November 30

On July 15, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service informed truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that they will receive an automatic three-month extension to file their next highway use tax return.... read more >

Fee Disclosure Regulations - UPDATE

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has recently released the final amendments to the service provider fee disclosure regulations under ERISA §408(b)(2) and participant fee disclosure regulations under ERISA §404(a)(2). As a result, the applicability dates of both regulations and their requirements have been extended.... read more >

Natural Gas Powered Vehicles - Coming Soon to a Fleet Dealership Near You

Chesapeake Energy Corporation, the second largest producer of natural gas in the U.S., recently announced plans to commit at least $1 billion over the ... read more >

FBAR E-Filing Option Offered


By Martin DiGiovine

On July 18, 2011, the Federal Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) announced an online filing option for Form TD F90-22.... read more >

Data Security - SQL Server Database Best Practices

One of the best ways to heighten data security is to tighten security around the databases that house the sensitive data. SQL Server is one of the most widely used database systems... read more >

Financial Statement Changes for Participant Loans


By Mara Bruce

For defined contribution pension plans that allow participant loans, changes were made to the classification of these loans on financial statements for years ending after December 15, 2010.... read more >

Considering replacing your enterprise accounting and operations application?


By Bob Whalen

There are many possible reasons to consider a new enterprise application, such as your current system is no longer supported, your business is growing ... read more >

Assessing Your Supply Chain Risk

Do you know which element of your supply chain has the greatest risk of failure? Have you ever done an analysis of your supply chain “risks” ... read more >