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  • Allie Peplau

    Triple Win: Firm Ambassadors Benefit Members, Their Firms, and the PICPA

    The PICPA Firm Ambassador program launched in 2020 to provide our members with opportunities to foster connections between young CPAs, their professional networks, and the PICPA. We are excited to work with a new class of ambassadors and continue this partnership with young leaders at Pennsylvania firms.
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  • Ashley Chikes of EPSA

    Inflation Reduction Act Increases Payroll Tax Offset for Start-Ups

    To help combat the ubiquitous cash flow issues among start-ups, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 doubles the amount of federal research and development (R&D) credits a qualified start-up company can use to offset its payroll tax. Qualified new companies may offset up to $500,000 of the employer portion of the Social Security tax and the Medicare payroll tax liability.
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Professional & Technical Issues

  • The Language of State and Local Taxation

    It may sometimes seem that state and local taxation (SALT) has a language that is incomprehensible to those who don’t practice in the field. This blog explains a few of the terms SALT practitioners commonly use.
  • Drive Real-Time, Actionable Insight through Your Accounting ERP System

    With so many options available in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software market it can be difficult to pick the solution that best meets your reporting needs and ensures your data is complete and clean. And capturing as much data in the best possible way is key to informed, real-time, actionable insights.

Legislative

  • The Demographic Squeeze Has Arrived in Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office recently published an updated demographics forecast for the state through 2030. The latest data show that state's labor force participation rates remain well below prepandemic rates.
  • PICPA Government Relations’ General Election Recap

    An unsettled economic environment during a midterm election has historically been a recipe for disaster for the party in power. Not this year! Get a recap of 2022's surprising election results from PICPA's government relations team.

PICPA Initiatives

  • Triple Win: Firm Ambassadors Benefit Members, Their Firms, and the PICPA

    The PICPA Firm Ambassador program launched in 2020 to provide our members with opportunities to foster connections between young CPAs, their professional networks, and the PICPA. We are excited to work with a new class of ambassadors and continue this partnership with young leaders at Pennsylvania firms.

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  • Triple Win: Firm Ambassadors Benefit Members, Their Firms, and the PICPA

    The PICPA Firm Ambassador program launched in 2020 to provide our members with opportunities to foster connections between young CPAs, their professional networks, and the PICPA. We are excited to work with a new class of ambassadors and continue this partnership with young leaders at Pennsylvania firms.
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