Pennsylvania Changes Policy Concerning Financial Security for Court Appeals

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (“Department”) issued Tax Bulletin 2011-01 concerning new procedures for filing security for court appeals. ... read more >

In Spite of a Good Jobs Report, U.S. Unemployment Rate Rises to 9%

The U.S. Department of Labor’s April 2011 Jobs Report shows employers added 244,000 jobs in April, the fastest pace in quite some time. Despite this ... read more >

PA Commonwealth Changes Sales Tax Filing and Payment Frequency

Effective June 1, 2011, businesses reporting sales tax of $25,000 or more in the third quarter of 2010 will be required to remit tax on a semimonthly basis ... read more >

Biden Begins Budget Negotiations


By Ron Kramer

On Thursday, May 5, Vice President Biden conducted his first meeting with a bipartisan congressional group aimed at cutting a deal on a framework to reduce ... read more >

Kids at Work (or is that Play?)

The halls of Schneider Downs were a bit louder and livelier than usual on April 28th, as the firm once again celebrated “Take Our Daughters and Sons ... read more >

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Rules on Sale of Air

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania (“Court”) ruled (Air-Serv Group, LLC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, No. 459 F.R. 2008, April 14, 2011) ... read more >

1031 Exchange Tax Strategies


By Ryan Broze

The Schneider Downs Construction and Real Estate Industry Group hosted a seminar titled, “Using 1031 Exchange Tax Strategies To Defer Capital Gains ... read more >

President Obama Urges Elimination of Oil Producer Tax Breaks

President Obama, once again, is urging congressional leaders to eliminate long-term tax incentives for the oil and gas industry. He also said that he wanted ... read more >