Tax Services

The tax environment is constantly changing, and effective business and tax planning allows clients to take advantage of significant economic opportunities and achieve substantial tax savings. Schneider Downs' tax advisors keep clients abreast of new legislation with up-to-date responses that can favorably impact tax consequences.

Schneider Downs' team of tax advisors address client tax preparation and planning needs and provide a variety of specialized services. We also complement our client's tax departments with our outsource capabilities assisting with manpower shortages by responding to critical tax deadlines. Our in-depth understanding of current issues and your core business ensures that you are in compliance with tax filing requirements and maximizing tax saving opportunities.

We also offer specialized expertise to assist in every facet of tax compliance and planning. In addition, our industry experience, including Automotive, Colleges and Universities, Construction, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Energy & Resources, Not-for-profits, Transportation and others, permit us to coordinate technical tax strategies to practical business initiatives.

Schneider Downs has one of the largest regional tax practices in the country, with more than 100 experienced tax professionals who allow us to service the needs of clients located in Western Pennsylvania, Central Ohio or anywhere in the world.

Tax Services

automotive

Schneider Downs has advised automobile dealers on auto dealership accounting and other services for more than 40 years.

Construction

Accounting, Tax and Consulting Services for the Construction Industry

Real Estate

For more than 60 years, our real estate services group has met our clients’ needs by providing value-added solutions in all areas of real estate ownership

Manufacturing

Schneider Downs provides accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to the manufacturing industry throughout the Pittsburgh and Columbus regions and do so with big thinking and personal focus.

Energy & Resource

Accounting, Tax and Consulting Services for Energy and Resources Companies

Not-for-Profit

Our Not-for-Profit industry group was created to garner the combined insights of professionals from multiple firm disciplines

Transportation & Logistics

We go the extra mile when it comes to serving clients in the transportation and trucking industry

case studies

 
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
 
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

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PA DOR Will Apply $500,000 Economic Nexus Rule for Corporation Income Tax Filings in 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue recently issued Corporate Tax Bulletin 2019-04[i], which implemented a $500,000 economic nexus threshold for Corporate

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Clarification on 100% Bonus Depreciation for Dealership Owners

The Internal Revenue Service released proposed regulations on utilizing 100% bonus depreciation for dealerships that deduct floorplan interest expense.

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Is Your Construction Company Eligible for R&D Tax Credits?

The Credit for Increasing Research Activities (IRC Section 41), or the R&D Tax Credit, as it is more commonly known, has been around since 1981. And

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Micro-Captive Insurance Companies Feel Pressure with Recent IRS Settlement Offers and Court Victories

The IRS announced Tuesday that it is sending time-limited settlement offers to certain taxpayers under audit with micro-captive insurance transactions.

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IRS Releases Advance Payment Proposed Regulations for Accrual Method Taxpayers, Providing One-Year Deferral

On September 5, the IRS released guidance in the form of proposed regulations (Prop. Reg. §1.451-8) that address the receipt of payments from customers

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Map of Pittsburgh Office
Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office
Columbus

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102