California Sales and Use Tax Collection Requirements

California is the latest state to require out-of-state sellers to collect sales (use) tax if the seller reaches certain sales thresholds. California’s ... read more >

IRS Clarifies Uncertainty Surrounding Lifetime Gifting and Increased Basic Exclusion Amount Under TCJA

Over the past year, Schneider Downs has been busy tracking the drafting, passage and, as of late, the Internal Revenue Service's implementation of ... read more >

SOC 2 Examinations - What Are the Trust Services Criteria and Categories?

The 2017 Trust Services Criteria (TSC), which superseded the 2016 Trust Services Principles and Criteria (TSPC), serves as the control criteria for attestation ... read more >

Postcard from the AICPA Global Manufacturers Conference

The Schneider Downs Manufacturing Industry Focus Group sent members to the AICPA Global Manufacturers Conference in mid-November. The three-day conference ... read more >

Department of Education "Raises a Warning Flag" on Student Debt

In a recent speech at the Federal Student Aid Training Conference in Atlanta, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos warned that the growth of student ... read more >

Reminder: Increased Limit for Charitable Deductions

With the holiday season upon us, it is time to look back at our year and to look forward to achieving our goals for 2018. For many, that means reaching ... read more >

When is a Disaster a Tax Deduction?

It’s not your imagination--we are experiencing more weather and climate disasters than ever before. According to the website www.climate.gov, in ... read more >