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Flexing State Tax Muscle: The Evisceration of Public Law 86-272

Jun 6, 2023
U.S. Public Law 86-272 provides enormous protection from state income tax in instances where a company has limited activities within a state. If a taxpayer falls within the scope of the federal law, it will not be subject to a particular state’s income tax. However, there has been an uptick in states challenging taxpayers’ protection claims under Public Law 86-272 , so much so that some see an attempt to eviscerate it.
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The Pennsylvania CPA-PAC Allows CPAs to Drive Their Own Destiny

May 30, 2023
The PICPA has a political action committee to serve the unique interests of CPAs in Pennsylvania’s political process. A dedicated PAC might come as a surprise to many PICPA members, but it’s true.
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IRS Additional Funding: What’s that Mean for CPAs?

May 23, 2023
Earlier this spring, the IRS unveiled its much-anticipated plan on how it will spend the $80 billion it was allocated under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Find out more about its goals and timetables covering areas such as operations support, enforcement, taxpayer services, and technology modernization.
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Every Election Is Important: Pa. Primary Just Around the Corner

May 8, 2023
Pennsylvania holds its primary elections on Tuesday, May 16. Many think that municipal elections are mundane, but, in many respects, they are as important as the more high-profile elections.
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State and Local Tax Burden: Pennsylvania Ranks 21st

May 3, 2023
In February 2023, the Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) released its annual report, "State and Local Tax Revenues: A 50 State Comparison." Can you guess where Pennsylvania ranks?
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