IRS Releases 2014 Standard Mileage Rate


By John Kohler

On December 6, 2013, the IRS released the optional standard mileage rate used to calculate the deductible costs of operating a vehicle for business, charitable, ... read more >

Snapshots from the Annual CPE and Networking Events

Schneider Downs hosted its Annual CPE and Networking Events in Columbus on December 3 and in Pittsburgh on December 5. Topics ranged from the Affordable ... read more >

Sweeping Tax Reform Proposed


By George Adams

Max Baucus, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee (SFC), released a series of proposals outlining tax reform in a number of different areas. Senator ... read more >

Don't Miss Out on the Residential Energy Credits that are Expiring at the End of 2013


By Eric Ingalls

As much of the country prepares for the upcoming winter season, it is a great time to take advantage of the residential energy tax credits that are available. ... read more >

Health Care Penalties Might Be Coming

Recently I have been asked by family and friends about how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is going to affect their tax situation, ... read more >

Tax Planning for the 3.8% Net Investment Income Tax - Grouping of Businesses


By Ryan Broze

The implementation of the 3.8% Net Investment Income (NII) Tax should remind all individual taxpayers to revisit their tax planning and strategies previously ... read more >

Are You Personally Liable For Payroll Taxes?


By Thomas Lisak

Payroll taxes are withheld from employees’ wages by their employer, and those taxes are remitted by the employer to the various government taxing ... read more >

Take Advantage of Those Expiring Tax Breaks


By Dennis Mowrey

Tax legislation passed and signed into law in January, 2013 made a wide variety of tax breaks permanent, and also extended several valuable tax breaks ... read more >

IRS Delays Start of Tax-Filing Season


By Carl Scharf

More fallout from the government’s partial shutdown: Early tax filers will have to wait an extra week or two to get tax refunds next year. However, ... read more >

Internal Revenue Service Partially Closed during Government Shutdown


By Michael Darpino

Now that the United States government has officially closed its doors, individuals who have extended the filing dates for their federal income tax returns ... read more >