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How Manufacturers Can Claim the R&D Tax Credit

Jun 17, 2024, 04:03 AM

If you work in the finance department of a manufacturing facility, or you advise someone who does, you need to know how to access R&D tax credits. Manufacturers claim the lion’s share of R&D tax credits annually, and you don't want to miss out on this opportunity.

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The PICPA Welcomes Matthew Melinson to Serve as President, Announces David Stonesifer as President-elect

Jun 13, 2024, 11:00 AM

PICPA announces Matthew Melinson to serve as President and announces new President-elect, who will spearhead key accounting profession priorities.

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M&A Sales Tax Missteps: Strategies for Compliance and Success

Jun 11, 2024, 23:25 PM

Whether on the buy-side or the sell-side, the weeks leading up to an acquisition can be riddled with obstacles. Part of the process is identifying potential risks, and one of the biggest is sales tax. When you consider up to 10% of a business’s overall revenue could be exposed – compounded by penalties and interest for noncompliance – sales tax issues are quite a significant risk.

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Expected Credit Losses and the Crystal Ball Approach of CECL

Not only are current expected credit losses (CECL) under Accounting Standards Update 2016-13 expected to consider future economic conditions, but companies are also required to record the lifetime expected credit losses on day one. This unique forward-looking methodology has now become a part of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.

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Two Charged Fronts Could Create Storms in Harrisburg

One area of partisan friction is enough to cause lightning to strike in Harrisburg. This year we have two. In this issue's Legislative News, PICPA's government relations team discusses the thunderous issues swirling in the capital this summer: the 2024-2025 budget negotiations and the upcoming elections for multiple levels of state and federal government.

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Legislative Update - Week Ending June 14, 2024

In this issue: Busy days in the Pennsylvania Capitol; PICPA initiative addresses add-back crediting; Pa. House advances education funding measure; and more.

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