Legislation Targeted to Fix Business Privilege Tax Decision

Pennsylvania State Senator Pat Browne intends to introduce SB 601 that is intended to clarify that a permanent place of business or base of operations is needed to subject a company to a business privilege tax within a municipality. Tim Adams of Schneider Downs provides analysis. ... read more >

Construction Update: The Impact of the Stimulus Package

Is the $787 billion stimulus package signed into law by President Obama on February 17, good news for the American people, and for the construction industry?... read more >

Credits are Running Out: Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program

The Educational Improvement Tax Credit encourages taxpayers to make donations to qualified organizations by providing tax credits. Applications for fiscal year 2008-09 EITC commenced on July 1, 2008 and will continue until the available tax credits are depleted. Details and background from Schneider Downs.... read more >

Data Security Best Practices: Dealing with Employee Departures


By Eric Wright

Is the economy forcing you to trim your staff? How sure are you that sensitive data is not walking out the door with your ex-employees? In a recent survey ... read more >

IRS Releases New Withholding Tables for Implementation of Making Work Pay Credit


By Ron Kramer

The IRS issued new payroll tax withholding tables that will provide the Making Work Pay credit through larger paychecks for eligible individuals. ... read more >

How will President Obama's Budget impact nonprofit organizations?

President Obama's proposed budget include tax increases that have the potential to be harmful to nonprofit organizations. Susan Kirsch reviews the tax implications.... read more >

What is the Role of the Nonprofit Audit Committee in Turbulent Economic Times?

Given the current economic condition, the role of the nonprofit audit committee is increasingly challenged. Here are seven steps your audit committee can take now to address the impact of the financial crisis on your organization... read more >

COBRA Premiums Subsidized Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“ARRA”) was signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17. Among ARRA’s ... read more >

President Obama Unveils His Fiscal 2010 Budget


By Ron Kramer

Many Tax Changes Proposed Yesterday, President Obama rolled out his proposed spending plan for fiscal 2010 that includes numerous tax changes for individuals ... read more >

New Tax Provisions from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act


By Martin DiGiovine

The nearly 1,100 pages of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act draws us to conclude that the greatest beneficiaries of the stimulus legislation are ... read more >