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Schneider Downs Manufacturing Survey - Seeking Manufacturers' Input

Manufacturing

By John Kohler

The Schneider Downs Manufacturing Focus Group has released its annual economic questionnaire. This is the seventh year for the survey. Our survey is conducted ... read more >

Senators Propose Increase to Research & Development Tax Credit for U.S. Manufacturers

On June 6, 2017, Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Pat Roberts (R-KS) introduced the Invent and Manufacture in America Act (Act) in the Senate. The Act looks ... read more >

The Border Adjustment Tax

Last summer, House GOP members released their blueprint on tax reform, "A Better Way, Our Vision for a Confident America." The GOP members stated ... read more >

The Bipartisan Manufacturing Competitiveness Bill and What It Could Mean to the U.S. Manufacturing Industry

On April 13, the House Ways and Means Committee introduced the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (the "Act"), which was eventually ... read more >

Tax Extenders Impact on the Manufacturing Industry

After months of speculation and delay on the "tax extenders" legislation, the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) was ... read more >

IRS Phone Scams and What to do to Avoid Being Swindled

Tax

By John Kohler

Recently, I received a voice message (on my work phone) from "IRS Agent White," who informed me that I have large outstanding balances with the ... read more >

IRS Issues Transition Relief for Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) for 2014

On February 19, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2015-13, which provides transition relief for employers that are claiming the Work ... read more >

Tax Extenders Impact on the Manufacturing Industry

After months of speculation and delay on the "tax extenders" legislation, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (HR 5771) was signed into law ... read more >

IRS Eliminates Form 8891

Tax

By John Kohler

On October 7, 2014, the IRS issued a new revenue procedure, Rev Proc. 2014-55, which eliminates the requirement to attach Form 8891 to an individual income ... read more >