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.

Putting a New Positive Spin on Education Costs

As another school year, the associated costs of education continues to rise. A way to prepare for these costs is to participate in a Qualified Tuition

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The Best Things in Life Are Free - That Might Even Include Your Inheritance!

If you inherit property in Pennsylvania, you may soon be able to avoid the hefty burden of paying inheritance tax! Starting next year, minor children who

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Ohio's New Budget

Although a couple of weeks late, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine finally signed into law the new state budget on Thursday, July 18. It was the third time in

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Decline in Charitable Giving

After years of growth, many tax experts thought 2018 would show a decrease in charitable giving, especially among individuals who are part of the middle

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To Comply or Not? Kansas Issues Filing Requirement for Remote Sellers and Marketplace Providers

The Kansas Department of Revenue issued Notice 19-04 “Sales Tax Requirements for Retailers Doing Business in Kansas” on August 1, 2019, providing

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The Fed Cuts Interest Rate in July - Time to Revisit Your Estate Plan?

On July 31, 2019, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade. Although this may be bad news for your savings account,

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Ohio Truckers See Increases in State Fuel Taxes

Truckers and other drivers in Ohio saw an increase in state fuel taxes earlier this summer when the Ohio tariff on gasoline increased 10.5 cents (to a

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The 2019 Form 1040 Facelift

Next year, taxpayers can expect to see their Form 1040 to be different than the postcard-size Form that was introduced as a result of the 2017 Tax Cuts

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The IRS turns its focus to cryptocurrency

On July 26, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Internal Revenue Service has mailed letters to over 10,000 cryptocurrency holders warning that those

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Ohio’s Budget Bill and Sales Tax Changes

The state of Ohio recently passed its budget bill on July 18th, which contains several sales tax changes, including new provisions for economic nexus.

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