Legislative Update Newsletter

Stay ahead with the latest Pennsylvania government updates and commentary on vital CPA issues.

  • Legislative Update - Week Ending June 14, 2024

    Jun 14, 2024, 10:11 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    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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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending June 7, 2024

    Jun 7, 2024, 08:18 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA applauds tax appeals reform progress; Bill clarifies Pennsylvania Bank Shares Tax goodwill deduction; New distracted driving law in Pa.; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending May 31, 2024

    May 30, 2024, 10:47 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania General Assembly jumps into budget season; Pa. DOR addresses incorrect effective dates; One Pennsylvania primary race remains undecided; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending May 24, 2024

    May 24, 2024, 09:38 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. House approves employer tax credit for childcare; Pennsylvania’s sovereign immunity under attack; Legislation seeks to help Pa. first-time homebuyers; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending May 17, 2024

    May 17, 2024, 10:50 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. House returns for two session days; PICPA urges Congress to support accounting as STEM; Two regulations from Pennsylvania DOR; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending May 10, 2024

    May 10, 2024, 10:15 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Tax cut clears Pennsylvania Senate; Pa. Revenue Department clarifies small PIT assessments; Business reporting bill heads to Pa. governor; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending May 3, 2024

    May 3, 2024, 10:46 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA spring Legislative Update webcast; Student name image and likeness revenue and Pennsylvania taxes; Pa. Senate OK’s bill for Independent Energy Office; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 26, 2024

    Apr 26, 2024, 10:10 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Busy week expected in the Pennsylvania Capitol; November Pa. election matchups set; Court case challenges Pa. DOR’s statutory bad habits; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 19, 2024

    Apr 19, 2024, 10:21 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania Primary Election Day is here; PICPA member outlines tax priorities to Pa. House committee; Rollovers from PA-529s to Roth IRAs proposed; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 12, 2024

    Apr 12, 2024, 09:50 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA voices concern with BOI rollout, Requests Enforcement Delay; Pennsylvania DOR announces deputy secretaries, directors; Artificial intelligence disclosure passes Pa. House; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 5, 2024

    Apr 5, 2024, 10:13 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. lawmakers return to session April 8; Philadelphia City Council considers tax preparer disclosures; April 23 is primary election day in Pennsylvania; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 29, 2024

    Mar 29, 2024, 10:43 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA-backed bills moving despite Pa. Assembly slowdown; New Pennsylvania tax bulletins; Pa. UC benefits clarity for domestic violence victims; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 22, 2024

    Mar 22, 2024, 08:59 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA-backed PTE tax, appeals reform, clear Pa. Senate committee; PICPA CEO urges Pennsylvania advisory opinion legislation; CPA-PAC Board releases 2023 annual report; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 15, 2024

    Mar 15, 2024, 10:32 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Busy week awaits lawmakers’ return to Harrisburg; Pa. tax measures highlight committee agendas; Shapiro unveils Pennsylvania energy policy; and more.
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  • PICPA’s 2024 Legislative Priorities in Harrisburg

    Mar 12, 2024, 15:56 PM by Peter N. Calcara, PICPA Vice President – Government Relations
    This year, two points will dominate lawmakers' agendas in Harrisburg: the budget for the upcoming fiscal year and the fall elections. That doesn’t mean the PICPA will stop its advocacy efforts on matters important to Pennsylvania’s CPAs.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 1, 2024

    Mar 1, 2024, 09:49 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Education and elections headline Pa. budget hearings; Shapiro launches Pennsylvania Election Threats Task Force; Pa. Revenue Department issues new gaming bulletin; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending Feb. 23, 2024

    Feb 23, 2024, 09:56 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: First week of Pennsylvania budget hearings; A look at Pa.'s new annual report requirement; Hearing scheduled on Pennsylvania wealth tax; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending Feb. 16, 2024

    Feb 16, 2024, 10:13 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA top legislative priorities for 2024; Pennsylvania budget hearings begin; Pa. Rep. Pisciottano's open markets act; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending Feb. 9, 2024

    Feb 9, 2024, 10:10 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. governor proposes $48.3 billion budget; All eyes on special Pennsylvania House election; Pa. CRIZ program improvements bill; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending Feb. 2, 2024

    Feb 2, 2024, 10:28 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA-backed tax appeal reform introduced; Pa. governor unveils 10-year economic development plan; Bill seeks to modernize Pennsylvania unclaimed property process; and more.
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