PICPA In the News

PICPA & Members Recently Featured in the News


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.

PICPA Offers Solutions to Pa. Budget Deficit

September 24, 2017
Jason C. Skrinak, CPA and member of PICPA's Fiscal Responsibility Task Force, appeared on ABC-27 TV's "This Week in Pennsylvania" to discuss bipartisan ways to solve Pennsylvania's budget deficit.


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.

If Your Client Suffers Hurricane Damage, These Tax Strategies Can Help

September 19, 2017
Amy L. Strouse, CPA, provides some tax strategies for financial advisers working with clients who were affected by the recent hurricanes in the southern United States for Financial Advisor.

Smart End-of-Year Tax Moves for Clients

September 11, 2017
Sheila M. Eichelberger, CPA, provided insight for Financial Advisor magazine on managing tax liability and deductions as the end of the year approaches. 


Letter to the Editor: Enough with the Tax Increases

August 2, 2017
Chad Schweighart, CPA, authored a Letter to the Editor on how spending cuts in Pennsylvania should take priority over tax increases, which was published by Pennlive.com.