PICPA's Legislative Accomplishments

2017 - 2018

  • Act 5 - Amends pension provisions allowing new employees and lawmakers to choose between three retirement options
  • Act 71 -  Amends the SFCP Act to align audit requirements for financial reports with federal law 
  • Act 72- Makes technical changes to the SFCP Act that will assist organizations filing a registration statement with the Department of State’s BCCO
  • HB 866 -  Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act 

2015 - 2016

  •  Act 14 - Amends the Second Class Township Code in auditors and accountants
  •  Act 84 - Amends the Tax Reform Code providing for amended reports for corporate net income tax
  • Act 150 -  An Act amending the The Local Tax Enabling Act, in consolidated collection of local income taxes
  • Act 157 - Amends the Pennsylvania CPA Law to adopt a new comprehensive definition of attest services
  • Act 170 - An Act amending Titles 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations) and 54 (Names) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes

2013 - 2014

  • SB 4 - Constitutional amendment for institutions of purely public charity/Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 2
  • Act 15 - Removed the attest work experience requirement for CPA license
  • Act 42 - Clarifies the assessment of a Business Privilege Tax 
  • Act 52 - Reforms to the Board of Finance and Revenue 
  • Act 71 - Repeal of the Corporate Loans Tax 
  • Act 87 - Extends PA Whistleblower Law protections to private-sector employees
  • Act 141 - Conforms filing date for charitable organizations with federal law
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