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  • Marc C. Weber, CPA

    What’s the Mandate Status of the Affordable Care Act?

    Most Americans are required to have a basic level of health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA penalizes individuals who do not have minimum essential health coverage. The calculation of these penalties can create some confusion among taxpayers.
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  • Heather M. Demshock, CPA

    Home Equity Loan Interest – Deductible or Not?

    Taxpayers had been permitted to take a tax deduction for home equity interest on loans or line-of-credit balances up to $100,000. That has changed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. For the next tax filing season, the deduction is gone. Or is it?
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CPA Conversations

  • Analyzing Tax Reform Changes to the Pass-Through Income Deduction

    Among the provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are changes to the pass-through income deduction. And they are perhaps the most confusing. Barry Groebel, CPA, tax partner with Herbein + Company in Reading, explains the nuances and exceptions that further complicate pass-through income deductions for businesses.
  • Protecting Elderly Clients from Fraud and Abuse

    Talking to an elderly client about their own incapacitation is one of the most difficult conversations a CPA or financial adviser can have. It could also be one of the most important, especially if you are looking to help the client avoid scams that could rob them of their funds. For details on this delicate conversation and why it is so vital, CPA Conversations spoke to Cyndy Hubler, practice lead, compliance education and training, for 1st Global in Dallas, Texas.
Member Spotlight

Laurie Siebert - Lehigh Valley Chapter Member and Media Contributor

Laurie Siebert

Laurie Siebert, Lehigh Valley Chapter, provided insight to the Associated Press (AP) on what a tax return says about a person’s finances. The article was picked up by,, WHYY and more.

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