PICPA In the News

PICPA & Members Recently Featured in the News


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. 


Lack of Accounting Guidance Stifles Blockchain Growth in U.S.

July 27, 2017
Judith Herron, CPA, talked to Bloomberg BNA about the need for clear guidance on working with blockchain currency. This lead was generated by Herron's popular blog for CPA Now on navigating bitcoin and other digital currencies. 

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.

Why it's a good idea for small business owners to get to know CPAs

July 11, 2017
Mark L. Sullivan, CPA, further explains how CPAs can really benefit small business owners. This column for LancasterOnline.com originally appeared in PICPA's blog series CPA Now

Pennsylvania CPAs Talk Pension and Tax Reform at “Day on the Hill”

June 14, 2017
In this news release, PICPA members talk about the critical issues affecting them and their clients and why it's so critical to be involved in the legislative process. You can also watch video from PICPA members and legislators addressing pension reform and tax concerns.

Financial Literacy Month Shines Light on Poor Savings Rate

April 2017
In this news release, the PICPA addresses the low savings rate among Americans and how it educates the public on improving it.

Pension fix heading to governor

June 8, 2017
Robert C. Jazwinski, CPA, provided insight on Pennsylvania's pension reform bill (Act 5 of 2017) for CNHI media which covers The Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, The Meadville Tribune, The New Castle News, The Sharon Herald, and The Sunbury Daily Item.

Identity Thieves may target you and your CPA just in time for tax day

April 18, 2017
Howard M. Silverstone, CPA, spoke to the Philadelphia Inquirer and philly.com about how CPAs can be scammed during tax season and what they should do if they become victimized.

Tax-Related Identity Theft: What To Do If You've Been Hacked

April 17, 2017
Nicholas J. Crocetti, CPA, spoke about the all-too-prevalent topic of what to do when you are a victim of tax ID theft on KYW Newsradio.

Last-Minute Tax Tips

April 14, 2017
Jennifer L. Romberger, CPA, appeared on NBC-10 in Philadelphia to last-minute tax tips and why taxpayers shouldn't panic if they have yet to file.

Ask the Experts: Talkin' 'Bout Taxes

April 10, 2017
Edward R. Jenkins, CPA, authored a piece for WalletHub that offers insight on how the 2017 tax filing season differs from past years, along with what taxpayers can expect for the future.


How To Avoid Costly Mistakes When Filing Tax Returns

April 4, 2017
Jacquelyn Basso, CPA, Greater Philadelphia Chapter president, appeared on CBS-3 to discuss last-minute filing tips and avoiding common mistakes on tax returns.