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Philadelphia DOR: Offer in Compromise Program Overview

Receive an overview of the Offer in Compromise Program from the Philadelphia Department of Revenue. Learn which debt is eligible, how to submit a request, and what documents are required. Discuss common questions and share feedback with DOR staff. Learn more about the Offer in Compromise Program.

Previous Recordings

  • Philadelphia Department of Revenue: Policy Updates & Tax Center Overview Recording
  • Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and the PICPA: Fall 2021 Update Recording
  • 12th Annual Q&A with Richard Furlong, IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, and Federal Tax Update Webcast Recording and Material Resources
  • PICPA Federal Taxation: End-of-the-Year Update Recording

IRS Provides Details on Relief on Preparing Schedules K-2 and K-3 

Feb. 16, 2022--The IRS has provided further details on additional transition relief for certain domestic partnerships and S corporations preparing the new schedules K-2 and K-3 to further ease the change to these new schedules. Those eligible for the relief will not have to file the new schedules for tax year 2021. Read more

Pa. Taxpayers Affected by Hurricane Ida Have More Time to File Tax Returns

Jan. 19, 2022--The Department of Revenue is extending the due dates to file various individual and business tax returns for taxpayers in parts of Pennsylvania who were affected by Hurricane Ida. Importantly, taxpayers should know that this extension does not apply to tax payments. Read the update from the DOR.


Pennsylvania State and Local Tax


Latest Blogs, Articles, and Podcasts


State & Local Tax

  • Budget, Elections, and Tax Issues to Dominate Harrisburg in 2022

    The 2021-2022 session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly may run until Nov. 30, 2022, but it is in the coming weeks and months that state legislators will have their hands full with numerous issues of interest to PICPA members and their clients.
  • Significant Recent State and Local Tax Developments in Pa.

    As it is still early 2019, it is important to reflect on recent legislative, administrative, and judicial state and local tax developments in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia. This column will look at some of the most significant and discuss their prospective impacts.

Federal Tax

  • U.S. Withholding Tax on Payments to Foreign Persons

    In the ever-expanding globalization of the economy, it is more common than ever for a U.S. person to make payments to foreign persons. Depending on the type of payment made, and whether it is U.S. sourced, there may be U.S. withholding tax imposed on the payment unless an exemption applies.
  • The Continuing State Tax Effects of Section 965 and GILTI

    As many tax professionals know, Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 965 had required a transition tax on certain untaxed foreign earnings for the 2017 tax year. But while the federal provisions of Section 965 are over, that is not the end of the story as many states have decoupled from the federal treatment.

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CPA Now Blogs

  • Joe Marmorato, CPA

    Married Couples Free of Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax, Unmarried Couples Not So Lucky

    Pennsylvania is one of the few states with an inheritance tax, which technically requires a beneficiary to pay tax on any assets they receive from a decedent. But in Pennsylvania, it is the unmarried who encounter a more difficult tax situation with inheritance.
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  • Patrick Skeehan

    Philadelphia Wage Tax Credit Denial Appealed to State Supreme Court

    Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled in January that a Philadelphia resident taxpayer who worked in Wilmington, Del., was not entitled to a credit against her Philadelphia Wage Tax liability for state income tax paid to Delaware. The court determined that Philadelphia’s taxing and crediting policies were justified on the grounds that state and local income taxes are levied separately. However, the court’s analysis in this case raises several important local taxation questions.
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CPA Conversations Podcasts

  • CPAs Have a Vital Role in Keeping Small-Business Clients Compliant

    Matthew May, founder and vice president of sales and marketing for Acuity CFO Online Bookkeeping Accounting and Business Tax, joins us to talk small-business compliance with standards and regulations. In particular, May stresses the role CPAs can play in making the process easier.
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  • Benefit Clients by Upgrading Your R&D Credit Knowledge

    The research and development (R&D) tax credit is available to many organizations to help reduce their tax liability and overall financial expenditures. Unfortunately, many organizations don’t know everything they need to know to fully take advantage of the credit. To help educate these organizations, as well as the CPAs who represent them, we spoke with Ashley Chikes, director of operations for R&D experts EPSA USA, about steps CPAs can take when advising a client about the R&D credit, the ins and outs of the Pennsylvania R&D credit, and more.
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Understanding the "Most Common" Form 990 Schedules: A,B & C Webinar

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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Monthly Federal Tax Update - May 2022 Webinar

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Tax Penalties and Penalty Abatement Webinar

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Estate, Gift & Trust Conference Webinar

9:25 a.m. - 5:35 p.m.
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Intro to Remaining "Most Common" Form 990 Schedules: D & G Webinar

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Tax Practice Standards Webinar

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Payroll Essentials: Payroll Returns Done Right Webinar

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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How to Bring an IRS Whistleblower Case Webinar

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
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Like-kind Exchanges in Real Estate Transactions Webinar

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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IRS Tax Liens and Tax Levies Webinar

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Payroll Essentials: Fringe Benefits: Taxable or Not? Webinar

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Resolving Payroll Tax Debts Webinar

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Advanced Not-for-Profit Conference Webinar

9:25 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Payroll Essentials: Fringe Benefits: Taxable or Not? Webinar

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Resolving Back Tax Debts Webinar

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Payroll Essentials: Getting to Know Payroll Taxes Webinar

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