PICPA In the News

PICPA & Members Recently Featured in the News


Why Accountants are a Smart Hire for the Middle Class

May 23, 2018
Judith Herron, CPA, discussed how the new tax law could create more complexities for the middle class and why it may be best to seek advice from a CPA for CardRates.com


Here's Where all the Deductions

March 5, 2018
James G. McGrory, CPA, was quoted in a story about the status of several tax deductions with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Financial Advisor.


Last-Minute Tax Moves to Consider - after Christmas but before New Year 2018!

December 22, 2017
David Zalles, CPA, provided insight to Philly.com on closing out 2017 tax liabilities before paying property taxes for 2018.


Proposed Pa. Property Tax Changes

November 2017
James (Jay) M. Brower Jr., Greater Philadelphia Chapter member, provided insight to several local publications regarding the Pa. property tax referendum on Nov. 7’s election ballot. He was quoted in the Morning Call, Bucks County Courier Times, and on Philly.com, and his CPA Now blog article was reprinted in The Intelligencer.

A Vote for Tax Exclusion Doesn't Necessarily Mean Paying Less Tax

November 2017
James (Jay) M. Brower Jr., Greater Philadelphia Chapter member, provided insight to several Pa. publications regarding the property tax referendum on Nov. 7’s election ballot. He was quoted in the Morning Call, Bucks County Courier Times, and on Philly.com.

Tax-Crime Restitution: Many Are Called, Few Pay

October 3, 2017
Michael A. Gillen, CPA, provided insight to Accounting Today on collecting federal restitution from convicted taxpayers.

Improving Pennsylvania Business Competitiveness 

April 2018
Joseph E. Seibert, CPA, wrote a letter to the editor endorsing legislation that would align how Pennsylvania treats bonus depreciation with federal rules. The letter was published by the Central Penn Business Journal, Citizens' Voice, LancasterOnlinePittsburgh Business Times, The Intelligencer, The Times-Tribune, Tribune-Democrat

How the New Federal Tax Code will Affect You

Feb. 16, 2018
Tracy L. Kelso, CPA, and Brian D. Kitchen, CPA spoke to the Bucks County Courier Times about tax reform and how it will affect medical expenses, home equity loans, and divorce deductions. 

Tax Reform Changes Deduction Strategies for HNW Clients

December 11, 2017
James G. McGrory, CPA, was quoted in Financial Advisor magazine regarding the possible elimination of the state and local income tax deduction and the impact it will have on high-net-worth clients.

Letter to the Editor: CPAs Weigh in on Tax Reform

November 2017
Joesph E. Seibert, CPA, PICPA president, authored a Letter to the Editor on Pa. CPAs' stance on tax reform. The letter appeared in several outlets including Patch, Reading Eagle, Tribune-Democrat, Times-Tribune, GoErie.com, Delaware County Daily Times, and Allied News.

What the GOP Tax Plan Could Mean for You

November 3, 2017
Jennifer L. Romberger, CPA, was interviewed by 6 ABC regarding the implications of the GOP $1.5 trillion tax plan for individuals, families, and businesses.




Accountants: Trump Plan Would Result in Higher Taxes for Some Families

September 29, 2017
James (Jay) M. Brower Jr., CPA, and Cheri H. Freeh, CPA, were quoted in the Bucks County Courier Times regarding President Trump's tax reform plan.