Is the AMT Patch On It's Way?


By Ron Kramer

On November 9, leaders of the House and Senate tax writing committees wrote a letter to the IRS Commissioner, Douglas H. Shulman, pledging to do everything possible to enact alternative minimum tax (AMT) relief for 2010... read more >

Deadline Set for Noncorporate Taxpayers to Take Advantage of the 100% Exclusion on Gain from the Sale of Qualified Small Business Stock


By Martin DiGiovine

The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, enacted on September 27, 2010, excludes 100% of the gain on the sale of qualified small business stock held by noncorporate ... read more >

Deferring Income Associated with the Sale or Lease of Mineral/Gas Rights

Real Estate

By Ryan Broze

With the increase of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale region, many Pennsylvania landowners are being approached to either sell or lease the rights to ... read more >

2010 Tax Changes and Extensions


By Dennis Loughran

To prepare for the upcoming tax-time busy season, we typically use the November and December period to touch base with our clients to inquire about their ... read more >

Schneider Downs Hosts Executive Roundtable on Strategic Planning

The challenges of strategic planning was the topic of the latest executive roundtable sponsored by Schneider Downs Business Advisors. Sixteen local business ... read more >

Mastering SAS 70 Audit Reports for Service Organizations


By Holly Russo

Steve Thompson, Audit Shareholder, and Holly Russo, Internal Audit Senior Manager, were speakers in a Strafford webinar entitled "Mastering SAS 70 ... read more >

IRS Issues Pension Plan Limitations for 2011


By Mara Bruce

Each year, plan sponsors need to make sure that their qualified benefit plans meet various compliance requirements. These compliance requirements include ... read more >

IRS Issues Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Small Business Health Care Tax Credit


By Ron Kramer

On November 1, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a list of FAQs concerning the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit contained in the recently-enacted ... read more >

Non-Profit Organizations and Fraud: Who would steal from us?


By Marc Brdar

From feeding the hungry to educating the severely handicapped to providing educational opportunities to the disadvantaged, non-profit organizations (NPOs) ... read more >

Internet Sales Tax: Nexus Update

The State of Texas issued an assessment to Amazon for $269 million in uncollected sales tax, interest and penalties. The assessment stems from sales tax ... read more >