Legislative Update Newsletter

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

  • Week Ending July 31, 2020

    Jul 31, 2020, 10:31 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: U.S. Sen. Toomey Urged to Support PPP Loan Forgiveness Clarification; Transparency Bill Becomes Law Without Pa. Governor's Signature; PICPA Joins Call for Federal Relief to States and Local Governments; and more.
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  • Week Ending July 24, 2020

    Jul 24, 2020, 10:07 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Philadelphia DOR Webinar with the PICPA; Momentum Builds for Pennsylvania COVID-19 Safe Harbor Legislation; Pa. Lawmakers Propose Closing Amazon Sales Tax Loophole; and more.
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  • Week Ending July 17, 2020

    Jul 20, 2020, 10:23 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. Lawmakers Approve Two Proposed Constitutional Amendments; PICPA's Unique Opportunity to Connect with Legislators; Bill to Extend Emergency Relief for Local Taxpayers with Pa. Governor; and more.
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  • Week Ending July 10, 2020

    Jul 10, 2020, 11:01 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania Occupational Licensure Reforms; PICPA Joins Call for Assistance for Nonprofits; Pa. Supreme Court Hands Wolf Win in Closure Debate; and more.
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  • Week Ending June 26, 2020

    Jun 29, 2020, 09:59 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Cutler New Pa. Speaker, House Republicans Elect Leadership Team; Occupational Licensing Reform Legislation Heads to Gov. Wolf; Police Reform Advances in Pennsylvania House and Senate; and more.
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  • Week Ending June 19, 2020

    Jun 19, 2020, 10:46 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania House Leadership Elections; PICPA, Pa. DOR Team Up for New Webinar; Two Confirmed to Pennsylvania Accountancy Board; and more.
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  • Week Ending June 12, 2020

    Jun 12, 2020, 10:31 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA-Backed PPP Loan Forgiveness Bill Approved; Pennsylvania Black Caucus Members Protest Police Brutality; Pa. COVID-19 Grant Program Announced for Small Businesses; and more.
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  • Week Ending June 5, 2020

    Jun 5, 2020, 11:17 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania Primary Races Still in the Balance; Pa. Gov. Wolf Addresses Law Enforcement Reform and Accountability; CPA-PAC Annual Report Available; and more.
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  • Week Ending May 29, 2020

    May 29, 2020, 11:10 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania Approves $25 Billion Partial Budget; Pa. Businesses and Health Care Want Legal Protections to Ensure Recovery; Resolution Disapproving Pennsylvania Overtime Regulations Sent to Governor; and more.
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  • Week Ending May 15, 2020

    May 15, 2020, 10:28 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA Loan Forgiveness Bill Clears Hurdle in Pa. Senate; COVID-19 and Pennsylvania’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Webinar; Pa. Senate Approves CARES Act Funds for Older Adults, First Responders; and more.
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  • Week Ending May 8, 2020

    May 8, 2020, 10:14 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA Loan Forgiveness Proposal Wins Pa. House Approval; Pennsylvania Provides Civil Immunity for Health Care Providers; Pa. Revenue Collections Tumble; and more.
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  • Week Ending May 1, 2020

    Apr 30, 2020, 13:33 PM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA Amendment Addresses PPP Loan Forgiveness; Continuing Education Restrictions Suspended for Pa. CPAs; More Pennsylvania COVID-19 Bills on Deck; and more.
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  • Week Ending April 24, 2020

    Apr 24, 2020, 10:54 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Wolf Sets Reopening Targets in North Central, North West Pa.; Pennsylvania Local Government Emergency, EITC Bill Signed; New Pa. COVID-19 Legislation in Early Stages; and more.
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  • Week Ending April 17, 2020

    Apr 17, 2020, 11:41 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pa. Local Government Emergency Bill Includes EITC Extension; PICPA Advocacy Moves Beyond Day on the Hill; Pennsylvania COVID-19 Update: Tax Filing Relief; and more.
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  • Week Ending April 10, 2020

    Apr 10, 2020, 10:25 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania IFO Projects Revenue Impact of COVID-19; Committee Approves PICPA-Supported Philadelphia Tax Measure; Local Government Relief Measure Approved by Pa. Senate; and more.
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  • Week Ending April 3, 2020

    Apr 3, 2020, 11:08 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: PICPA, Pa. DOR Working Together in Face of COVID-19; Proposals to Address Federal and Pennsylvania Relief Legislation; Pa. Lawmakers Angry Over Veto of Petrochemical Tax Bill; and more.
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  • Week Ending March 27, 2020

    Mar 27, 2020, 11:03 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Legislation Extends Pennsylvania Tax Due Dates; PICPA to Host Discussion with Pa. Revenue Secretary Hassell; Financial Assistance Announced for Pa. Small Businesses; and more.
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  • Week Ending March 20, 2020

    Mar 20, 2020, 11:44 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Gov. Wolf Orders Closure of Non-Life-Sustaining Business; Pennsylvania Funding Approval to Help Small Businesses; Pa. General Assembly Convenes Under Unique Circumstances; and more.
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  • Week Ending March 13, 2020

    Mar 13, 2020, 11:14 AM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Gov. Wolf Highlights Pennsylvanians' Access to Care During Outbreak; Auto-IRA Proposal Introduced in Pa. House; PICPA Member Rep. Ryan Named to PSERS Committee; and more.
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  • Week Ending March 6, 2020

    Mar 5, 2020, 14:36 PM by PICPA Government Relations
    In this issue: Pennsylvania Bill Proposes to Close the Delaware Loophole; PICPA Volunteers Requested for Student Loan Working Group; PICPA Urges Support for Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution; and more.
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