Further Scrutiny of College and University Endowments

On September 13, 2016, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight held the first of several anticipated hearings to address the manner in which ... read more >

What Do Infrastructure Spending, the IRS and Passports have in Common?

International|Tax

By Kim Shields

While America was busy planning for the holidays, on December 4, 2015, President Obama signed the five year Fixing America’s Surface Transportation ... read more >

Postcard from the PICPA's Annual Construction Update

I recently attended the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) annual construction update. The update focused on several topics, ... read more >

Beware of Tax Scams this Halloween!

A CP 2000 notice issued by the IRS usually indicates that the IRS received information from a third party, such as an employer, which does not match what ... read more >

Planned Community Developers Score Significant Court of Appeals Win

Planned community developers scored a significant win in August when the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a U.S. Tax Court decision ... read more >

How Can We Do It Better?

Marketing

By Sean Smith

Through the Our Thoughts On blog, Schneider Downs is proud to present fresh, topical articles on a variety of subjects throughout the year. In the past ... read more >

An Apple a Day Doesn't Keep the E.U. Commission Away

In today’s global economy, taxes for multinational enterprises can get elaborate, particularly as entities operate in multiple taxing jurisdictions ... read more >

Retirement Plan Litigation Spreads to 403(b) Plans

Litigation alleging breach of fiduciary that has beset large 401(k) plans for the last decade has now spread to the not-for-profit world as numerous large ... read more >

Don't Let Royalties Become a Royal Pain

In recent months, exploration and production companies are receiving notice of subpoena, and/or threats of lawsuits, over the treatment of royalty payments ... read more >