Pennsylvania Issues 2017 Tax Amnesty Program Guidelines

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue issued guidelines for the Tax Amnesty Program enacted as part of the FY2016-2017 budget. The Tax Amnesty Program ... read more >

Rethinking Your Financial and Operational Statement Reporting Process

Have you recently analyzed the amount of time your organization spends producing financial and operational statements for management and board meetings? ... read more >

SOC 2 Reports Meet Certification Program Requirements for Access to the Death Master File

On June 1, 2016, the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) issued the final rule for how entities receiving the Limited Access Death Master File ... read more >

The Summer That Knocked My Sox Off

Internship

By Tess Drotar

I have to say, my internship was nothing like I expected it to be. Being a junior accounting and finance major at Duquesne this past semester, I spent ... read more >

The IRS Makes Changes to Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust Rules

A charitable remainder annuity trust (“CRAT”) can be a powerful estate planning tool for taxpayers who wish to make charitable contributions ... read more >

Pennsylvania Taxes Digital Downloads

Beginning August 1, 2016, the movies and music you have been downloading just got 6% to 8% more expensive for Pennsylvanians. As part of the new budget, ... read more >

Qualified Improvement Property Rules Provide Additional Accelerated Depreciation Opportunities for Retail and Restaurant Industries in 2016

Retail

By Zachary Davis

Prior to 2016, Qualified Retail Improvement Property and Qualified Restaurant Property were eligible for Section 179 expense, but did not qualify for bonus ... read more >