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    The Importance of Understanding Transfer Pricing

    In the global economy, businesses often conduct transactions with controlled entities located outside of their state’s or country’s borders. Determining how profit from these transactions is divvied up among various controlled parties has become a focal point for many tax authorities. Transfer pricing principles are intended to avoid an artificial shifting of profits between tax jurisdictions, but the concept often gets misconstrued in the media.
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  • Thomas J. Boczar

    A Stock Protection Fund: What It Is and When It Is Helpful

    Investors with highly appreciated stock positions often try to diversify out of their positions over time, but for many reasons they almost always retain a significant portion of their concentrated position that’s left unhedged. It remains a major risk exposure relative to their net worth, and is riskier than most investors realize.
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CPA Conversations

  • The Present and Future of Construction Industry Taxes

    The U.S. construction industry is doing well, and all signs indicate a strong future. Carlo Ferri, CPA, tax director with Kreischer Miller, explains the latest tax developments for CPAs working with construction industry clients. Learn more about this topic and others at PICPA’s 2017 Construction Industry Conference (www.picpa.org/construction) on Oct. 18.
  • When Are Roth Conversions Right for Clients?

    Roth IRA conversions can be a great strategy for many clients, but the approach is not right for everyone. Tami Noll Russo, CPA, CFP, of Noll Financial Services in Middletown, Pa., discusses the benefits of Roth conversions, addresses the myths surrounding them, and shares a story of how she helped a client.
Member Spotlight

Vito A. Cosmo Jr., CPA, CGMA - State Taxation Committee Member

Vito CosmoVito A. Cosmo Jr. is a managing director in the Philadelphia office of Grant Thornton, specializing in state and local taxation, particularly Pennsylvania and Delaware taxes. Vito will be featured as a panelist at the upcoming Multistate Tax conference, participated in a podcast on combined reporting in Pennsylvania, and recently authored "The Last Hurrah for Pennsylvania’s Capital Stock and Foreign Franchise Tax" for the Pennsylvania CPA Journal. 

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