PICPA In the News

PICPA & Members Recently Featured in the 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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.