Construction Spending on the Upswing in 2016

Construction annual spending was up 1.5% in January 2016 for a projected annualized total of $1,140 billion dollars for 2016. This marks a trend of continuing ... read more >

Recognizing Breakage on Unredeemed Gift Cards


By Doug Morally

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has finally closed the loop on accounting for breakage with the issuance of Accounting Standards Update ... read more >

Positive Indicators from the Natural Gas Sector

There has been some rather depressing news related to the natural gas sector in recent months. Energy prices are at 18-year lows, and many energy producers ... read more >

2016 Pancake Breakfast: "We Bought All the Sausage They Had"

It was a record-breaking performance on March 5 at this year’s Schneider Downs Pancake Breakfast. More than 125 hungry CPAs jammed Pittsburgh office’s ... read more >

Creating Great Customer Experiences

Most research indicates that happy customers are more likely to remain loyal, so it follows to reason that the happier you are with a brand, the longer ... read more >

Massachusetts Offers Tax Amnesty

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is offering tax amnesty once again from April 1 through May 31, 2016 for most taxes collected by the Massachusetts Department ... read more >

Housing Statistics Off to a Good Start in 2016

The housing market wrapped up a strong year in December 2015, which resulted in big boosts for some companies like Home Depot. Coming off a strong 2015, ... read more >