PICPA Advocacy Overview

Latest Advocacy News

  • Week Ending Dec. 8, 2017

    In this issue: PICPA Testifies before on Pennsylvania Schedule C Reviews; PA House Committee Approves Budget Reform Measures; Millions Saved by PA Fraud Prevention and Tax Return Review; and more.

Federal Tax: End-of-the-Year Update webinar - Dec.13

Legislative Update Webinar - Dec.21

J A Discussion with the Pa. DOR on Schedule C Examinations
Hear all about the department's examination of PA-40 Schedule C - Nov. 7, 2017

J Get Ready for the Tax Reform Debate!
Resources available on PICPA's new tax reform portal - Nov. 2, 2017

1 Accomplishments


  • Act 5 - Amends pension provisions allowing new employees and lawmakers to choose between three retirement options
  • HB 866 -  Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act 
  • HB 1420 -  Amends the SFCP Act to align audit requirements for financial reports with federal law 
  • HB 1421 - Makes technical changes to the SFCP Act that will assist organizations filing a registration statement with the Department of State’s BCCO

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Key Contacts

When a hot-button issues arises, Key Contacts write, call, or visit their legislators. These interactions hold legislators accountable and reinforce trust in the CPAs. 

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Q&A with Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

Department of Revenue Q&A on issues affecting practitioners and their clients.

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Contact Government Relations

Peter Calcara | 717-232-1821
Alexandra Fabian | 717-232-1821
Annette Knapp | 717-232-1821