Free IFRS Training Modules Now Available


By Donald Applegarth

The International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation has published free training materials for Small and Medium-sized entities. Don Applegarth provides the details.... read more >

Go Green and Get a Tax Deduction

Ford’s Go Green Dealership Sustainability Program was unveiled over the weekend at the NADA convention in Orlando, Florida. Under the program, Ford will collaborate with dealers to implement cost-effective ways to improve the energy efficiency of their facilities. Specifically, Ford hopes the end result will be the long-term reduction of an individual dealer’s carbon footprint, as well as operating costs.... read more >

Pennsylvania Includes Proposed Natural Gas Severance Tax in Proposed Budget

On February 9, 2010, Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell announced a new proposed budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. This budget includes a proposed tax on the severance of natural gas within the Commonwealth, which will affect gas producers operating within Pennsylvania.... read more >

Should You Adopt the LIFO Inventory Valuation Method?

Recent price increases at both the consumer and producer levels provide opportunities to either adopt the last-in, first-out (LIFO) method of inventory valuation or change the existing LIFO method. George Adams explains.... read more >

Business Interruption Plans: What a Snowstorm Can Teach Us

When it comes to disaster planning or business interruption planning, we usually think of a natural disaster such as a tornado, fire, or flood as the reason ... read more >

More Tax Law Changes on the Horizon? - Obama Unveils Fiscal 2011 Plan


By Nishant Patel

On February 1, President Barak Obama shared his plans with Congress on federal government budget proposals for the 2011 fiscal year. As a part of the $3.8 ... read more >

Pennsylvania's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2010-2011

This week Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2010-2011. The proposed budget would include the following changes ... read more >

It's Time to Put Human Resources and Payroll in One System

As we begin a new decade, an increasing number of organizations are implementing new human resources information management systems (HRIS) that include ... read more >

Multistate Employment Tax Update


By Barbara Balcita

Many employers question in which states the must have their employee's income taxes withheld, and to which states they must pay unemployment taxes. Barbara Balcita provides a comprehensive overview.... read more >