Legislative Update Newsletter

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

  • Legislative Update - Week Ending July 14, 2023

    Jul 14, 2023, 11:50 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. Budget Stalemate Drags into Second Week; Cyber Charter Reform Bill Passes Pennsylvania House; Legislation Would Repeal Pa. Sales Tax Prepayment; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending July 7, 2023

    Jul 7, 2023, 10:21 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: $45.5 Billion Pa. Spending Plan Approved but on Hold; Pennsylvania Lawmakers, Shapiro Have Unfinished Budget Business; Pa. Property Tax/Rent Rebate Reform Measure Awaits Signatures; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending June 30, 2023

    Jun 30, 2023, 10:39 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. Lawmakers Work through Weekend to Nail Down Budget; Pat Browne as Secretary of Revenue Is Official; Pennsylvania House Finance Committee Ready to Move on Tax Bills; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending June 23, 2023

    Jun 23, 2023, 10:48 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA Urges Lawmakers to Approve SALT Cap Workaround; Pa. Senate Committee Advances Grantor Trust Legislation; Tax Credit, Minimum Wage Increase Approved by Pennsylvania House; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending June 16, 2023

    Jun 16, 2023, 11:11 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania House Approves Package of Tax Credits; Cell Phone Services Tax Repeal Heads to Pa. Senate; PICPA Issues Comment Letter on Professional Conduct Standards; and more.
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  • Gov. Shapiro’s Proposed Budget Includes Minor Tax Changes

    Jun 13, 2023, 16:36 PM by Peter N. Calcara, vice president, PICPA government relations
    Gov. Josh Shapiro presented his first state budget to a joint session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly on March 7. In his presentation, Shapiro outlined his plans to make Pennsylvania communities safer and healthier, and to create opportunity and build an economy that works for all.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending June 9, 2023

    Jun 9, 2023, 10:45 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: $46 Billion Spending Plan Clears Pennsylvania House; Goodwill, Depletion Measures Clear Pa. Senate Committee; Pa. Tax Relief Measures Get Committee Approval; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending June 2, 2023

    Jun 2, 2023, 11:50 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA Leaders Take Your Concerns to Congress; Pa. Lawmakers Return for Final Budget Push; Pa. DOR Provides Updated Resources; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending May 12, 2023

    May 12, 2023, 10:54 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. CNI and NOL Bills Gain Committee Backing; May 16 Is Primary Day in Pennsylvania; Pa. Senate Passes Financial Literacy Bill; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending May 5, 2023

    May 5, 2023, 10:09 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. Senate Approves Changes to Philadelphia Wage Tax; Pennsylvania DOR Defines Treatment of Electricity for CNI Tax; Keystone Saves Clears Pa. House Committee; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 28, 2023

    Apr 28, 2023, 14:27 PM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Attention PURTA Filers; Bill to Combat Financial Exploitation of Seniors in Pa.; Pennsylvania House Finance Committee Reports Two Bills; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 21, 2023

    Apr 21, 2023, 09:46 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania Lawmakers Return to Session April 24; PURTA Filers Beware; Pa. and N.J. to Collaborate on Labor Law Enforcement; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 14, 2023

    Apr 14, 2023, 09:53 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Committees Wrap Hearings on Proposed Pennsylvania Budget; New Pa. Board of Appeals Petition Form Available; Proposed Relief to Pa. Communities with Tax-Exempt Properties; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending April 7, 2023

    Apr 7, 2023, 10:12 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. House, Senate Budget Hearings to Resume; Pennsylvania Revenue Department Executive Office Announcements; Pennsylvania CPA-PAC Releases 2022 Annual Report; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 24, 2023

    Mar 24, 2023, 10:38 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Rep. Aument Readies PICPA-Supported Tax Legislation; Pa. Clarifies Erroneous Notice to Limited Partnerships; Pennsylvania Telefile System to Be Decommissioned; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 17, 2023

    Mar 17, 2023, 10:46 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA Provides Testimony on Pa. School General Fund Balances; Public Retirement Savings Plan Moves in the Pa. House; Proposal to Restrict Pay History Requests in Pennsylvania; and more.
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  • CPA Law Amendments: PICPA’s Grand Finale to Legislative Session

    Mar 14, 2023, 17:06 PM by PICPA Government Relations
    The last-minute passage of amendments to the Pennsylvania CPA Law, capping a very successful advocacy effort in 2022.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 10, 2023

    Mar 10, 2023, 10:11 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Gov. Shapiro Unveils $44.4 Billion Pennsylvania Budget; Pa. Revenue Department Provides Schedule DC Guidance; Samuelson to Chair Pa. House Finance Committee; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending March 3, 2023

    Mar 3, 2023, 10:17 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Joanna McClinton Elected First Woman Speaker of Pa. House; PICPA Provides Testimony on Philadelphia Super Credit; Senators Unveil Pennsylvania Tax Reform Proposals; and more.
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  • Legislative Update - Week Ending Feb. 24, 2023

    Feb 24, 2023, 10:53 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. State House Lawmakers Enter Special Session; Pennsylvania DOR Clarifies Section 174, Other Guidance; Pa. Court Issues Decision in Synthes Tax Refund Case; and more.
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