Report Cards Are Out: American Infrastructure Gets D+

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released their 2017 Infrastructure Report Card. Every four years, the ASCE grades the nation’s ... read more >

Regulatory Reform Bill Alleviating Burden on Banks and Credit Unions Progresses Through Congress

The United States Senate passed bill S. 2155 – Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act – a bipartisan reform bill that ... read more >

My Client/Prospective Client Just Asked for a SOC Report. Now What Do I Do?

Does anxiety and panic set in when a client or prospect asks if you have a Systems and Organization Controls (SOC) report? Could you be in jeopardy of ... read more >

NIST Releases Final Draft Publication to Assist in Assessing Compliance with NIST SP 800-171

Background As of December 31, 2017, all Department of Defense (DoD) contractors that process, store or transmit Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) ... read more >

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Proposes 250% Permit Fee Increase for Unconventional Gas Wells

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed a 250% permit fee increase for all unconventional gas wells. This would increase ... read more >

One-Time Fuel Credit Claims Begin April 2 for 180 Days

The IRS recently released Notice 2018-21 that provides, among other things, guidance to taxpayers regarding the Biodiesel Mixture Credit, the Alternative ... read more >

New Tariffs Proposed on Steel and Aluminum

On March 8, President Trump announced that the United States would begin imposing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. While on the campaign trail in ... read more >

Taxpayers can continue to deduct interest paid on home equity loans under the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

For tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017 and before Jan. 1, 2026, the original language of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) indicated that “home ... read more >