• Robert Duquette, CPA

    Tax Considerations when Making a Choice of Entity in Pa.

    When considering combined federal and state effective tax rates for particular choices of entity, most search results usually do not consider Pennsylvania’s high C corporation income tax rate and relatively low personal tax rate. Weighing both can significantly affect choice of entity recommendations.
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    Section 199A Deduction for Small Business

    Section 199A of the tax law that passed in December 2017 includes a provision for a personal income tax deduction equal to 20 percent of a small business’s income. This was further defined by the IRS, reinforcing the basic simplicity of the deduction. However, it also left open a great many questions about the details.
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CPA Conversations

  • CFO Involvement Is Key in an Organization’s Digital Transformation

    Cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation: everywhere you look, business processes are becoming more digitized. According to a recent report from RSM US LLP, CFOs need to take a larger role in driving the strategies of their organizations when it comes to technological progress. To discuss the report, we spoke with Bill Kracunas, a principal with RSM, about his takeaways from the responses.
  • Retain Your Future Leaders by Keeping Them Engaged and Invested

    In today’s competitive CPA marketplace, you must make sure that your best and brightest CPAs remain invested and engaged. To explore ways to achieve this goal, we spoke to Jennifer Wilson, partner and cofounder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, in a wide-ranging discussion on some of the most pressing topics in the accounting workplace.
Member Spotlight

James Pittman – PICPA Student Member

James PittmanJames Pittman is an accounting student at Temple University. Learn about how attending a PICPA Accounting Career Day and winning honorable mention in a High School Essay Contest inspired Pittman to pursue a career in accounting.  

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