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Pennsylvania Nonprofit Alert: State Raises Audit Requirement Threshold

On December 22, 2017, Governor Tom Wolf signed two legislative measures that amend the Pennsylvania Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act. ... read more >

Pa. Legislators Hope to Cut Permit Red Tape, Smooth Path for Drillers

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) claims it will render a decision on a drilling permit for new well within 45 days of application. ... read more >

Rewind: Schneider Downs Energy and Natural Resources Industry Group 2017 Recap

Schneider Downs’ Energy and Natural Resources Industry Group provides specialized financial advice and services to our clients in the oil and gas, ... read more >

Slowdown in International Enrollments Affecting U.S. Colleges and Universities

Many higher education institutions have their financial challenges these days, thanks in part to a saturated market, an increase in online education programs ... read more >

Recently Issued Accounting Standards Potentially Impacting Construction Company Financial Reporting in the Upcoming Year

With the start of the new year, many contractors are gearing up for their annual year-end audits to begin. I wanted to provide a quick refresher on some ... read more >

Financial Statements: Impact of Tax Reform on Deferred Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the Act) was signed into law on December 22, 2017 by President Trump. While everyone has been concerned with tax planning ... read more >

Requirements of the SEC's Mandated Pay Ratio

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) pay ratio rule that was mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act requires pay ratio disclosures for a company's ... read more >

AICPA's Progress Toward Improving Employee Benefit Plan Audits

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By Todd Lucas

In 2014, the AICPA launched an initiative for improving the quality of audits by improving the overall audit process. The process for enhancing audit quality ... read more >

How to Determine an Accounting Standards Effective Date for Not-for-Profit Entities

Since the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2013-12, Definition of a Public Business Entity (ASU) 2013-12, ... read more >