Library of Tax Technical Trends and Topics

Welcome to Schneider Downs Library of Tax Technical Trends and Topics, a web page where our team of tax professionals posts articles about emerging tax issues, proposed legislation and current tax trends and techniques that impact the tax situations of individuals, businesses and tax exempt organizations.

The information and articles prepared by Schneider Downs tax professionals and published in our library are designed to alert you to significant tax developments, guide you as you prepare for the positive or negative impact the developments may have on you, your business or organization, and demonstrate how Schneider Downs may assist you in responding to new technical trends and topics. Our goal is to offer proactive and cutting-edge ideas and to serve our clients and friends of the firm.

We encourage you to bookmark this page and check it often. The articles are listed on the right-hand side of the page and updated frequently.

IRS Micro-Captive Letter 6336 Round 2 Issued

In January, the IRS announced that it would be significantly increasing enforcement activity around abusive micro-captive insurance transactions. In late

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Executive Order Deferring Withholding of Employee Social Security Taxes

On Saturday, August 8, President Trump issued an Executive Order “directing the Secretary of the Treasury to use his authority” under Section

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Treasury Issues Final FDII Regulations

FDII is foreign derived intangible income that a U.S. domestic corporation derives from selling products or providing services to unrelated foreign persons

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Ohio Sales Tax Holiday 2020

Ohio’s sales tax holiday runs from Friday, August 7, 2020 through Sunday, August 9, 2020. During the holiday, clothing priced at $75 or less, school

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Ohio Sales Tax Holiday 2020

Ohio’s sales tax holiday runs from Friday, August 7, 2020 through Sunday, August 9, 2020. During the holiday, clothing priced at $75 or less, school

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Use It or Lose It…Maybe: Gift Planning Considerations in an Unpredictable Election Year

In a year rife with a global pandemic, intense social justice movements, tempestuous markets and dogged allegiance to party lines, the 2020 presidential

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Changes to Form 1023, Application for Tax Exemption under Section 501(c)(3)

News broke in early 2020 that the application for exemption under Section 501(c)(3), more commonly known as Form 1023, would be changing over to an online

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PA Unemployment Compensation Covid-19 Relief

On March 27, Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 9 of 2020, significantly amending Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation (UC) Law. Here’s a summary of

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Pennsylvania EITC Applications Open July 1

The period for applying to Pennsylvania’s Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program begins July 1 for new applicants. The program is very popular

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Pennsylvania EITC Applications Open July 1

The period for applying to Pennsylvania’s Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program begins July 1 for new applicants. The program is very popular

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