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  • Week Ending May 18, 2018

    In this issue: PA Primary Winners and Losers; Pennsylvania Lawmakers Return to Session; PA Department Clarifies Net Operating Loss Deduction; and more.

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A quick rundown of issues PICPA government affairs is actively tracking.

 

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2017-2018

  • Act 18 of 2018 - Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to provide consistency to the local EIT crediting provisions to protect taxpayers from double taxation - Signed into law 5/4/18
  • Act 6 of 2018- Amends Act empowering the General Counsel or his designee to issue subpoenas for certain licensing board activities providing for reporting of sanctions & criminal proceedings, for defs., for suspensions & civil penalties - Signed into law 2/15/18
  • Act 5 of 2017- Amends pension provisions allowing new employees and lawmakers to choose between three retirement options - Signed into law on 6/12/17
  • Act 71 of 2017-  Amends the SFCP Act to align audit requirements for financial reports with federal law - Signed into law on 12/22/17
  • Act 72 of 2017 - Makes technical changes to the SFCP Act that will assist organizations filing a registration statement with the Department of State’s BCCO - Signed into law on 12/22/17

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