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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Guidance Provided for Organizations Claiming Credit for UBIT Paid on Repealed Tax

On December 20, H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 was signed into law, retroactively repealing Code §512(a)(7) of the Internal

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IRS Open for Business

New year, new decade, new tax season. Opening day for 2020 filing was Monday, January 27, two calendar days earlier than last year. Individual taxpayers

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Fraud Detection Filters Causing Delays in Some IRS Refunds

The IRS continues to place premium importance on the prevention of identity theft and non-identify theft refund fraud, but its implementation of process

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Simplification of Accounting for Income Taxes – ASU 2019-12

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2019-12 on December 18, 2019 based on recommended changes by stakeholders as part of the FASB’s

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Propane and Compressed Natural Gas Tax Credits Reinstated – Refund Claims Can Be Filed Beginning on February 14, 2020

The IRS has provided helpful guidance on requesting refunds for the 2018 and 2019 years for the Alternative Fuel Credit (more commonly known as Propane

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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