Our Thoughts On: Weekly electronic newsletter that presents recent articles and Schneider Downs news and events. Latest news pertaining to Our Thoughts On: Weekly electronic newsletter that presents recent articles and Schneider Downs news and events.. http://www.schneiderdowns.com/cms/program/content/rss.php?feed=1 Fri, 27 Oct 2023 17:59:54 -0400 Fri, 27 Oct 2023 17:59:54 -0400 Deal Me In: Close and Settle-up Learn more about the close and settle-up considerations of a purchase agreement ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/deal-me-in-tas-close-settle-up Mon, 13 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0500 Deal Me In: Calculation and Negotiation of the Peg Learn more about the critical act of calculating and negotiating the peg in the transaction process. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/deal-me-in-tas-peg-calculation-negotiation Fri, 03 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Deal Me In: Working Capital 101 Learn more about working capital and why it matters in a transaction. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/deal-me-in-tas-working-capital-101 Mon, 30 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Think Before You Click: Fake Browser Updates are Back in Style Learn more about the resurgence of one of the oldest malware attack methods in the book: the fake browser update. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/return-of-fake-browser-updates Thu, 26 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Protect Your Manufacturers: 3 Common Cyber Attack Methods to Watch Out for in 2023 Learn about the most common cyber attack patterns reported by the manufacturing industry in 2023. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/2023-ncsam-cyber-threats-manufacturing Thu, 26 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Construction Talent Retention Learn more about the importance of retention of employees in the corporate world. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/construction-talent-retention Wed, 25 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Construction Talent Foundations Learn more about the importance of the foundation step in the recruitment process. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/construction-talent-foundations Wed, 25 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Protect Your Students, Faculty and Staff: 3 Common Cyber Attack Methods to Watch Out for in 2023 Learn about the most common cyber attack patterns reported by the education sector in 2023. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/2023-ncsam-cyber-threats-education Tue, 24 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Key Takeaways from the 2023 CUPA-HR Higher Education Employee Retention Survey Learn more about the 2023 CUPA-HR Higher Education Employee Retention Survey results. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/cupa-hr-2023-higher-education-employee-retention-survey-results Mon, 23 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 The Latest on the NCAA's National NIL Proposal Learn more about the National NIL proposal from the NCAA. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/the-latest-nil-updates-from-the-ncaa Mon, 23 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 2023 Legislative & Regulatory Update Discover the 2023 legislative updates for the tri-state area consisting of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/2023-legislative-regulatory-update Wed, 18 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Single Audit Reporting Reminders Learn more about the reporting changes for entities who spend $750,000 or more of federal awards. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/single-audit-reporting-reminders Wed, 18 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Americans with Disabilities Act What to Know about Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 Learn about the importance of complying with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/americans-with-disabilities-act-wcag Mon, 16 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Protect Your Retail Business: 3 Common Cyber Attack Methods to Watch Out for in 2023 Learn about the most common cyber attack patterns reported by the retail industry in 2023. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/2023-ncsam-cyber-threats-retail Mon, 16 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Dumb Money: An Honest Review of the Film Adaptation of the GameStop Short Squeeze Read more about the lessons to be found in the Dumb Money film. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/dumb-money-an-honest-review-of-the-film Thu, 12 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 The SEC Names Rule: Unpacking the Impacts to ESG Funds Learn more about the impact of the SEC's amendment to the Investment Company Act of 1940 on ESG naming conventions. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/sec-names-rule-impacts-to-esg-funds Thu, 12 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 8 Bonding and Surety Trends to Watch in 2023 Learn more about recent construction trends to consider when formulating your strategic plans. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/8-bonding-and-surety-trends-to-watch-in-2023 Wed, 11 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Opportunities and Challenges in the Current Construction and Engineering Environment Learn more about the issues and opportunities in today's construction and engineering environments. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/opportunities-challenges-in-construction-engineering-environment Wed, 11 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Digital Transformation in the Construction Industry Why So Much Hesitation? Learn more about why most construction companies are still reliant on manual processes. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/digital-transformation-in-construction-industry Wed, 11 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Cybersecurity in the Construction Industry Learn more about some of the main cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the construction industry and how to protect your organization. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/cybersecurity-in-construction-industry Wed, 11 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Protect Your Financial and Insurance Data: 3 Common Cyber Attack Methods to Watch Out for in 2023 Learn about the most common cyber attack patterns reported by the financial and insurance industry in 2023. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/2023-ncsam-cyber-threats-financial-insurance Mon, 09 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Planning Considerations for Business Transitions Learn more about key business, personal, and financial planning considerations for business transactions. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/planning-considerations-for-business-transitions Mon, 09 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Incentive Compensation for Construction Industry Employers Discover how a nonqualified deferred compensation plan (NQDC plan) offers features and advantages to construction industry employers struggling to retain talent. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/construction-industry-employers-incentive-compensation Wed, 04 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors Announces Plans for Leadership Transition Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors (SDWMA) Announces Plans for Leadership Transition to Derek J. Eichelberger as Chief Executive Officer for $2.3 Billion AUM Practice. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/sdwma-leadership-announcement Tue, 03 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Understanding Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Audit and Reporting Requirements Learn more about the coronavirus state and local fiscal recovery funds as well as the audit requirements and subrecipient vs. beneficiary. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/understanding-coronavirus-state-local-fiscal-recovery-funds Tue, 03 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Protect Your Patients and Their Data: 3 Common Cyber Attack Methods to Watch Out for in 2023 Learn about the most common cyber attack patterns reported by the healthcare industry in 2023. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/2023-ncsam-cyber-threats-healthcare Mon, 02 Oct 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Ross Alessandro discusses IRS moratorium ERC claims delays with Pittsburgh Business Times Ross Alessandro quoted in a Pittsburgh Business Times article, Pittsburgh businesses with ERC claims face delays due to IRS moratorium. (subscription may be required to view) ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/ross-alessandro-discusses-irs-moratorium-erc-claims-delays-with-pittsburgh-business-times Fri, 29 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Prevention and Detection Key Methods to Protect Against Identity Fraud Learn the key methods to prevent and detect identity fraud before it happens to you. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/prevention-and-detection-key-methods-to-protect-against-identity-fraud Fri, 29 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Megan Whitlock Joins Schneider Downs as Tax Shareholder Schneider Downs announces that Megan Whitlock, CPA, has joined its Tax shareholder group to expand the firms growing Tax practice with a focus on partnership taxation. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/megan-whitlock-joins-schneider-downs-as-tax-shareholder Thu, 28 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Cybersecurity Awareness Month Celebrates 20 Years Explore our latest security awareness materials in support of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/2023-ncsam-cyber-month-kickoff Thu, 28 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Employee Benefit Plans Can Do More Than Satisfy Regulatory Requirements ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/employee-benefit-plans-do-more Thu, 28 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 More States Considering FASFA Mandates for High School Students Learn why more states are considering FASFA mandates for high school students. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/fasfa-mandates-by-states Tue, 26 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Can Moore Tax be Refunded from IRS? How to Protect Your Potential Claim for Refund of 965 Foreign Corporation Transition Tax Learn more about how to protect your potential claim for a refund of 965 Foreign Corporation Transition Tax. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/can-moore-tax-be-refunded-from-IRS Thu, 21 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 How LinkedIn and a Phone Call Led to the Massive MGM Ransomware Attack Learn how social engineering and vishingled to themassive ransomware attack halting operationsat MGM Resorts and Casinos. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/social-engineering-and-mgm-cyber-attack Wed, 20 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 5 Red Flags of Fraudulent ERC Providers Learn more about the ads promising big money for claiming the employee retention tax credit the IRS is urging taxpayers to beware of and what you can do to not be a victim of the scams. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/red-flags-of-fraudulent-erc-providers Tue, 19 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Timothy Martin Selected to Attend AICPAs 2023 Leadership Academy Timothy O. Martin, CPA was one of only 36 CPAs honored by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) as a member of the Leadership Academys 15th graduating class. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/timothy-martin-selected-to-aicpas-2023-leadership-academy Mon, 18 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 IRS Issues Moratorium on Processing New Employee Retention Credit Claims Learn more about the IRS-issued moratorium on processing new employee retention credit claims and the pressing questions regarding this developing situation. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/processing-new-employee-retention-credit-claims-irs-moratorium Mon, 18 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Fraudsters Might Have Stolen $200B in COVID-19 Aid Read more about how the amount of estimated fraud is even worse than originally projected. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/fraudsters-might-have-stolen-200b-in-covid19-aid Mon, 18 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Climate Corporate Data Act What to Know About California SB 253 Learn more about the impact of CA SB 253 Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/climate-corporate-data-act-california-sb-253 Thu, 14 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 IRS Releases Guidance on the Requirement to Capitalize Research and Experimental Expenditures Learn more about the new capitalization requirements released in Notice 2023-63 regarding research and experimental expenditures. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/capitalize-research-and-experimental-expenditures-requirement-guidance Thu, 14 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Top 5 Identity Fraud Schemes of 2023 Learn about the top identity fraud schemes of 2023 and how to detect fraud before it happens to you. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/top-5-identity-fraud-schemes-of-2023 Wed, 13 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 The Push for Electric Vehicle Utilization and Some Challenges that Lie Ahead Learn more about the regulations of the Advanced Clean Fleets rule adopted by the CARB in April 2023. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/the-push-for-electric-vehicle-utilization-and-some-challenges-that-lie-ahead Mon, 11 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Erroneous IRS Form 8955-SSA Penalty Notices Learn more about the CP 283-C penalty notices mistakenly sent out on timely filed Forms 8955-SSA. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/erroneous-irs-form-8955-ssa-penalty-notices Fri, 08 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 IRS Extends Roth Catch-Up Contribution Effective Date Learn more about IRS Notice 2023-62 and the new Roth catch-up contribution effective date. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/irs-extends-roth-catchup-contribution-effective-date Wed, 06 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Top New Features in Business Central 2023 Release Wave 2 Read more about the most impactful new features in Dynamics 365 Business Central. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/top-new-features-in-business-central-2023-release-wave-2 Wed, 06 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Co-CEO Steven Thompson discusses the evolution of accounting firms with the Pittsburgh Business Times. Co-CEO Steven Thompson shares his experience on how the accounting profession has adapted and evolved with technology. (subscription may be required to view) ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/coceo-steven-thompson-discusses-the-evolution-of-accounting-firms-with-the-pittsburgh-business-times Tue, 05 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Identity Theft vs. Identity Fraud Whats the Difference? Learn about the distinction between identity theft and identity fraud and why it matters. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/identity-theft-vs-identity-fraud-whats-the-difference Tue, 05 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs and Tim Wolfgang Featured on the Drata Blog Tim Wolfgang CISA, CISSP, CCSFP shares his experience using the Drata compliance automation platform. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/schneider-downs-and-tim-wolfgang-featured-on-the-drata-blog Fri, 01 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs Grows Tax Practice Management Team Tim Amoroso joins the Firms Tax Practice as a Manager. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/tim-amoroso-joins-the-firms-tax-practice Fri, 01 Sep 2023 00:00:00 -0400 3 Key Reasons You Need a Quality of Earnings Analysis Learn more about how a Quality of Earnings Analysis is crucial for a successful transaction. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/3-key-reasons-you-need-a-quality-of-earnings-analysis Thu, 31 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 How Did the IPIC Method Fare for Auto Dealerships Inventory in Year 2? Learn more about the Inventory Price Index method of accounting used for automotive dealerships' inventory for 2023 taxes and what we are seeing as we finalize 2022 returns. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/ipic-method-fare-auto-dealerships Thu, 31 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 PE Industry Grapples with High Interest Rates, Declining Exit Activity Learn why private equity buyout prices are undergoing correction as rates rise and LBO activity is expected to slow. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/pe-industry-grapples-high-interest-rates-declining-exit-activity Wed, 30 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 20 Pre-Contract Questions To Ask Your Next SOC 2 Audit Firm Review some of the top questions to ask prospective audit firms before signing for a SOC 2 audit. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/20-SOC-audit-precontract-questions Thu, 24 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Compilation, Review or Audit? What Early-Stage Companies Should Know Read more about how early-stage companies can determine whether they need a review, compilation or audit. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/compilation-review-or-audit-what-earlystage-companies-should-know Wed, 23 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Kevin Frischkorn Joins the 2023 Men Wear Pink Campaign Pittsburgh, PA Kevin Frischkorn is representing Schneider Downs in the 2023 Men Wear Pink Campaign. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/kevin-frischkorn-joins-the-2023-men-wear-pink-campaign Mon, 21 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs Announces Expansion of Management Team Schneider Downs, one of the 60 largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms in the United States, is pleased to announce the following additions to our management team. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/schneider-downs-announces-expansion-of-management-team Fri, 18 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 My Greatest Job Yet! Read about the rewarding experience Matthew Rozanski had as a summer intern in our Pittsburgh, PA office. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/my-greatest-job-yet Wed, 16 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 New Pennsylvania Annual Report Filing Requirement Read more about the new Pennsylvania Annual filing report along with a list of what is required in the report. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/pennsylvania-annual-report-filing-requirement Wed, 16 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Top Accounting Advisory Needs for Emerging Technology Companies Learn about some of the most common ways the accounting departments of startup companies need support. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/top-accounting-advisory-needs-for-emerging-technology-companies Wed, 16 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Starting from Scratch: My First Internship Read about Brooke Florian's experience jumping in headfirst to her internship at Schneider Downs. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/my-first-internship Tue, 15 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 7 Key Steps For a Smooth Transition from Dynamics GP to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Moving to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central from Dynamics GP? Heres our SmartList of 7 key steps to ensure a smooth transition. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/7-key-steps-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-transition Mon, 14 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Stephen Bish Discusses New White House Cybersecurity Initiatives With NextGov.com Manager of Cybersecurity Consulting Stephen Bish shares his thoughts on the Biden Administrations new initiatives to boost cybersecurity in U.S. Schools. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/stephen-bish-manager-of-cybersecurity-consulting-on-white-house-plans-to-boost-cybersecurity-in-us-schools Thu, 10 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 More Than Just Public Accounting Read about Haddae Allen's Audit Summer Internship at Schneider Downs compared to her four other internships. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/more-than-just-public-accounting Thu, 10 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 PA PIT Section 179 Deduction Learn about the changes to Pennsylvanias tax treatment of 179 Property and what they mean for Pennsylvania taxpayers. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/pa-pit-section-179-deduction Thu, 10 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Emergency Rooms Across Four States Learn more about the ransomware attack on Prospect Medical Holdings that disrupted emergency health services in several states, including Pennsylvania. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/ransomware-attack-shuts-down-hospitals-four-states Thu, 10 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Best Practices After an Equity Raise for Start-up Companies Read more about whether startups should seek a valuation report after an equity raise. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/best-practices-after-an-equity-raise-for-startup-companies Wed, 09 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 New Electronic Filing Requirements for Forms W-2 Learn more about the Treasury Decision 9972 requiring filers of 10 or more tax or information returns in aggregate within a calendar year to file electronically. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/filing-requirements-w2 Tue, 08 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Dealership Transactions Are Bittersweet Learn more about dealership transactions and the lasting partnerships with Schneider Downs' as it changes to accommodate other opportunities. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/dealership-transactions-are-bittersweet Tue, 08 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Trust Me, Interning at Schneider Downs is a Rewarding Experience Read about law student Joe Carna's experience interning with the Schneider Downs Private Family Office and Estate and Trusts groups. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/-interning-at-schneider-downs-is-a-rewarding-experience Tue, 08 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SD Auto Advisors Continue to Work on Our Own Succession Plan Learn more about the Schneider Downs automotive industry group and how succession planning is crucial to the business. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/our-own-succession-plan Tue, 08 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Kevin Frischkorn to be Ambassador for Men Wear Pink Tax manager, Kevin Frischkorn spoke to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding becoming an ambassador for the American Cancer Societys Men Wear Pink campaign in October. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/kevin-frischkorn-to-be-ambassador-for-men-wear-pink Mon, 07 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs Receives Breakout Partner of the Year Award From Solver This award recognizes a Solver partner for their remarkable performance and rapid growth. Schneider Downs has grown their Solver business and delivery teams faster than any other partner in 2022. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/schneider-downs-receives-breakout-partner-of-the-year-award-from-solver Mon, 07 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 A Perfect Storm for Interest Expense Limitation is Brewing for Auto Dealerships! Read more on how to start planning to reduce the limitation on interest expense. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/a-perfect-storm-for-interest-expense-limitation-for-auto-dealerships Mon, 07 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 MOVEit Data Breach: The Impact on Higher Education Learn more about the impact of the MOVEit data breach on the higher education space. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/moveit-data-breach-higher-education Wed, 02 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Five Tax Considerations for Start-up Companies Read more about five of the most important tax considerations startups often overlook. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/five-tax-considerations-for-startup-companies Wed, 02 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SEC Adopts New Cybersecurity Rule for Public Companies Learn more about the new SEC Cybersecurity Risk Management, Strategy, Governance, and Incident Disclosure Rule. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/sec-cybersecurity-disclosure-rule-public-companies Tue, 01 Aug 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Student-athlete to Accountant Learn more about the summer internship experience at Schneider Downs from Mailiis Simovart an Audit Summer Intern. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/student-athlete-to-accountant Mon, 31 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Impacting Through Interning Hear from 2023 tax intern, Seth Robertson, about how he learned from multiple practice units while interning with Schneider Downs. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/impacting-through-interning Mon, 31 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Pros and Cons of IPO for Early-stage Companies Read more about how to determine whether an IPO is the right move for your startup company. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/going-for-an-ipo-for-earlystage-companies Wed, 26 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Deutsche Bank Fined $186 Million For Insufficient Anti-Money Laundering Controls Learn more about the Federal Reserve fining Deutsche Bank $186 million for insufficient anti-money laundering controls. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/deutsche-bank-fined-186-million-AML-controls Wed, 26 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 What is the Most Common Financial Reporting Issue Facing a Private Equity Funds Portfolio Company? Learn more about the most common financial reporting issue for a private equity fund's portfolio company. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/private-equity-funds-portfolio-company Tue, 25 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Making a Mark Read more about the Schneider Downs Risk Advisory Services Summer internship experience from one of our 2023 summer interns. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/making-a-mark Tue, 25 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Beyond the Horizon Developing an Exit Strategy and Understanding your Alternatives Learn how to quickly and effectively evaluate your options concerning exiting your business. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/beyond-the-horizon-exit-strategy Mon, 24 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Understanding Leases In Technology Arrangements Learn more about the complex transaction rules impacting technology companies including Topic 842 which could impact your balance sheet. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/leases-in-technology-arrangements Thu, 20 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 The Biden Administration Automatically Discharges $39 Billion in Federal Student Loans Do You Qualify? Learn who qualifies for the Biden Administration's student loan forgiveness program associated with income-driven repayment plans. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/biden-administration-discharges-39b-student-loans Thu, 20 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Guidelines for Choosing Your Organization's Record Retention Method Better understand the best record retention system for your organization by following our five record retention guidelines. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/guidelines-for-choosing-your-organizations-record-retention-method Thu, 20 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 How I got hired Read more about the college student audit summer internship experience at Schneider Downs. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/how-i-got-hired Wed, 19 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 How to Navigate Personal Finances as a College Student Learn more about how to better maintain your finances as a young adult in college with a step-by-step plan. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/personal-finances-as-a-college-student Wed, 19 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs' latest promotions boost its ownership group to record high Pittsburgh Business Times highlights Schneider Downs' latest promotions, boosting its ownership group to record high. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/schneider-downs-latest-promotions-boost-its-ownership-group-to-record-high Tue, 18 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Tips to Minimize the Risk of Check Washing Stay safe from check washing with these smart tips from Schneider Downs Business Advisory Team. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/tips-to-minimize-the-risk-of-check-washing Mon, 17 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 OHIO H.B. 33 Contains Significant Tax Changes Learn more about the Ohio Biennial Budget Bill signed into law on July 3, 2023. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/ohio-hb-33-contains-significant-tax-changes Mon, 17 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Getting Back on Course After a Disruption Elements of a 360 Degree Assessment Learn more about what a 360-degree business assessment entails and how it can help you recover from a disruption. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/getting-back-on-course-after-a-disruption-elements-of-a-360-assessment Mon, 17 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 What is the future of Dynamics GP? Learn more about the future of Microsoft Dynamics GP, including functionality, support and compatibility. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/what-is-the-future-of-dynamics-gp Mon, 17 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Is it time to replace your ERP? Read the five key indicators it's time to replace your enterprise resource planning system. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/is-it-time-to-replace-your-erp Fri, 14 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Barracudas Directive to Replace, Not Patch, Email Security Gateway Appliances Learn more about the zero-day vulnerability found in Barracuda's ESG appliances and why they recommend replacing appliances instead of patching them. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/barracudas-directive-to-replace-email-security-gateway-appliances Thu, 13 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 ESG and Internal Audit: Board and Audit Committee Considerations Learn more about key considerations and questions Board and Audit Committees need to be mindful of related to ESG. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/esg-internal-audit-board-audit-committee-considerations Wed, 12 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Seeing the Woods for the Trees How to Avoid the Top 5 Value Discounters of Your Business Discover the top five factors that can lead to a reduction in the value of your business. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/how-to-avoid-the-top-5-value-discounters-of-your-business Tue, 11 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 ESG and Internal Audit Learn about the added value of internal audit in the ESG space. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/esg-and-internal-audit Tue, 11 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs Announces Seven Additions to Ownership Group Schneider Downs, one of the 60 largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms in the United States, is proud to announce the addition of seven new shareholders to its ownership group. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/schneider-downs-announces-seven-additions-to-ownership-group Mon, 10 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 A Sense of Belonging: My Internship at Schneider Downs Read about 2023 intern Colton Boring's experience working in the SD tax department. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/a-sense-of-belonging-my-internship-at-schneider-downs Mon, 10 Jul 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Proposed Tax Legislation for 2023? Learn more about the proposed bills referred to as the American Families and Jobs Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/oto-proposed-tax-legislation-for-2023 Wed, 28 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Out of the Wilderness Leadership During a Disruption or Crisis Learn how to create a crisis-ready culture at your company. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/leadership-during-a-disruption-or-crisis Wed, 28 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 How to Evaluate an ERP Implementation Partner Read the top five things to focus on when selecting a consulting partner to assist with your ERP implementation. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/evaluate-an-erp-implementation-partner Tue, 27 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 IRS Delays Release of Nonprofit Returns Read more on why reported Form 990 filings are being delayed. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/irs-delays-release-of-nonprofit-returns Mon, 26 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Timing is Everything Determining the Best Time to Exit Your Business Read our list of practical considerations to help determine the best time to exit your business. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/best-time-to-exit-your-business Mon, 26 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Postcard from the ACFE Global Fraud Conference Learn more about the key takeaways from the 34th annual Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Global Fraud Conference. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/acfe-global-fraud-conference Thu, 22 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Navigating Uncharted Waters Alternatives to Factoring Companies for Short-Term Capital Learn about your options for raising or dealing with short-term capital requirements and cash flow problems. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/alternatives-for-short-term-capital Thu, 22 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Incentive and Pay Philosophies Setting the Right Compensation and Incentive Strategies for your Employees Better understand how to establish a pay philosophy framework and design employee incentive plans linked to business goals. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/incentive-and-pay-philosophies Tue, 20 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Are Your Digital Assets Lost Forever? Learn how to keep your digital assets safe with these tips from the Schneider Downs Estates and Trusts team. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/are-your-digital-assets-lost-forever Thu, 15 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 School Yourself on Common Student Loan Cyber Scams Learn about common cyber scams targeting those impacted by the federal student loan pause ending and pending forgiveness plan ruling. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/common-student-loan-cyber-scams-2023 Wed, 14 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Key Takeaways Verizon 2023 Data Breach Investigation Report Learn about some of the key takeaways from the Verizon 2023 Data Breach Investigation Report. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/key-takeaways-verizon-2023-dbir Wed, 14 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 IRS Announces No Marginal Well Tax Credit for 2022 Tax Year Learn more about Notice 2023-41, announcing that the increase in price of natural gas the Marginal Well Credit is completely phased out. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/no-marginal-well-tax-credit Tue, 13 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Pathway to Growth Diagnosing and Solving Sales Slumps Learn the questions you need to ask when reviewing your sales strategy to diagnose and solve a sales slump at your company. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/diagnosing-and-solving-sales-slumps Tue, 13 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Trouble at the Top Is a Dysfunctional Management Team Holding Your Company Back? Learn to identify the tell-tale warning signs of dysfunctional management and how to make sure it doesn't infect your business. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/dysfunctional-management-holding-you-back Mon, 12 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Chris McElroy Discusses Vision 2030 With The Boomer Consulting Briefing Podcast Co-CEO Chris McElroy shares his insight on creating a future-focused approach to resource allocation with Arianna Campbell of Boomer Consulting. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/chris-mcelroy-discusses-vision-2030-with-boomer-consulting-briefing-podcast Thu, 08 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 The Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 What Might be the Impact on 2023 Tax Legislation? Read more about the bill's provisions signed into law on June 3rd, and how or if it will impact tax legislation. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/the-fiscal-responsibility-act-of-2023-what-might-be-the-impact-on-2023-tax-legislation Thu, 08 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Go With Your Gut Preventing a Calculated RFP Phishing Attack Learn how good instincts and cybersecurity education helped prevent a calculated RFP phishing attack. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/preventing-a-rfp-phishing-attack Wed, 07 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Back Away from the 8A Cliff and Walk Toward New, Sustainable Business Horizons Learn how to develop a solid strategic plan that establishes a roadmap to successfully graduate from 8a status. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/back-away-from-the-8a-cliff Tue, 06 Jun 2023 00:00:00 -0400 EV Tax Credit Overview and Reference Guide Learn more about the revamped clean vehicle tax credits, and get a complimentary EV tax credit reference guide to download. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/ev-tax-credit-overview-and-reference-guide Wed, 31 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 7 Easy Steps to Keep Your Home Network Safe Want to keep your home network safe? Follow these 7 tips from the Schneider Downs Cybersecurity team. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/7-tips-for-home-network-security Wed, 31 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 11th Annual Fraud and Corruption Awareness Seminar Read more on this year's seminar full of interesting discussions on fraud from the personal and career stories of the attendees. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/11th-annual-fraud-and-corruption-awareness-seminar Thu, 25 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Foreign Investment - 5-year Filing Due - Form BE-12 Learn more about the BE-12 Benchmark Survey that is used to report foreign investment in U.S.-operated businesses. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/foreign-investment-5-year-filing-due Tue, 23 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 New Advances in AI and AI Chatbots May Leave Users Concerned About Data Collection and Privacy Learn about data collection and privacy concerns associated with new advances in artificial intelligence and chatbots. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/new-AI-chatbot-advances-data-concerns Mon, 15 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 IRS Introduces Safe Harbor Method for Accounting Expenses in Natural Gas Infrastructure Learn more about the recently issued Revenue Procedure 2023-15 that introduces a new safe harbor method of accounting. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/irs-introduces-safe-harbor-method-for-accounting-expenses Thu, 11 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 How Safe Are Your 401(k) Assets? Learn how the Employment Retirement Income Security Act provides protection for employer retirement plan participants. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/how-safe-are-your-401k-assets Wed, 10 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Downs Expands Strategic and Transaction Advisory Five strategic and transaction advisory consultants from Springer Lawson & Associates (SLA) join Schneider Downs' Consulting and Business Advisory practice. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/schneider-downs-expands-strategic-and-transaction-advisory Mon, 08 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Google Says Goodbye to the Password, Hello to the Passkey Learn why Google is moving to passkeys as their primary authentication method and what this means for Google account holders. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/google-introduces-passkeys Mon, 08 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Schneider Down's growth featured in PBT Schneider Downs was featured in the Pittsburgh Business Times to highlight the firm's growth with the expansion of services in the Washington D.C. market, three recent hires that deepen our service offerings and recruiting efforts that have resulted in ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/schneider-downs-growth-featured-in-pbt Fri, 05 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher T. Kosty, CPA, CIDA on Technology, Perspective and Change with PICPA Christopher T. Kosty, CPA, CIDA, Manager in the Digital Transformation Services (DTS) and the Automation & Data Analytics Process Team (ADAPT), featured in PICPA on change within Technology, Perspective and the Finance Function. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/christopher-t-kosty-cpa-cida-on-technology-perspective-and-change-with-picpa Thu, 04 May 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Matt Hartman Discusses Key Stakeholders in the ESG Puzzle with Prime Global Matt Hartman, ESG and Sustainability Manager at Schneider Downs, talks with Prime Global on what ESG means for the business community and stakeholders. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/putting-the-esg-puzzle-together Fri, 28 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Making the Grade: Data Analytics and the NFL Draft Learn more about the growing role of data analytics in the NFL draft process and draft day decision making. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/data-analytics-and-the-nfl-draft Thu, 27 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Michael Fox Joins Firm as Business Advisory Director Learn about the news that Michael Fox Joins Schneider Downs as Business Advisory Director providing clients with a valuable perspective of advising organizations of all kinds on both the buy and sell side of transactions. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/michael-fox-joins-firm-as-business-advisory-director Mon, 24 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 The Latest on the Department of Defense CMMC Certification Levels and Timeline Learn more about the latest updates from the Department of Defense on CMMC Certification levels and timeline. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/cmmc-dod-timelime-certification-update Fri, 21 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Matthew Legg Joins Schneider Downs as International Tax Practice Shareholder Matthew Legg Joins Schneider Downs to lead the firms International tax practice across the firms offices in Pittsburgh, Columbus and Washington D.C. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/matthew-legg-joins-schneider-downs-as-international-tax-shareholder Thu, 20 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Six Common Lease Accounting Adoption Mistakes... and How to Avoid Them Learn about six common mistakes organizations make when adopting the ASC 842 lease accounting standard. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/common-asc-842-lease-accounting-mistakes Tue, 18 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 The Genesis Market Crime Forum is Shutdown. Now What? Learn more about the U.S. Department of Justices recent takedown of the popular cybercrime forum Genesis Market. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/genesis-market-taken-offline Mon, 17 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Medical Device Makers Face Increased Cybersecurity Standards From the FDA Learn more about a new mandate from the FDA requiring medical device makers to meet cybersecurity requirements as part of the regulatory approval process. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/medical-device-makers-face-increased-fda-cybersecurity-standards Mon, 17 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 334. Long-term Care Contracts Purchased with Retirement Plan Distributions Learn more about Section 334. Long-term Care Contracts Purchased with Retirement Plan Distributions of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-334-summary Fri, 14 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 How Are Accreditors Measuring Campus DEI Efforts? Learn how accreditors are measuring diversity, equity and inclusion efforts on college campuses and the impact on federal funding. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/measuring-college-dei-efforts-accreditation Fri, 14 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 Lessons Learned from Digital Communications Challenges Learn how digital communication apps like WhatsApp are increasing recordkeeping risks in the financial services industry. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/digital-communications-challenges-lessons-learned Fri, 14 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 348.Cash Balance Learn more about Section 348. Cash Balance of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-348-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 312. Employer May Rely On Employee Certifying That Deemed Hardship Distribution Conditions Are Met Learn more about Section 312. Employer May Rely On Employee Certifying That Deemed Hardship Distribution Conditions Are Met of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-312-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 320. Eliminating Unnecessary Plan Requirements Related to Unenrolled Participants Learn more about Section 320. Eliminating Unnecessary Plan Requirements Related to Unenrolled Participants of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-320-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Sections 340 and 341. Defined Contribution Plan Fee Disclosure Improvements and Consolidation of Defined Contribution Plan Notices Learn more about Sections 340 and 341. Defined Contribution Plan Fee Disclosure Improvements and Consolidation of Defined Contribution Plan Notices of the SECURE 2.0 Act ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-20-act-sections-340-and-341-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 332. Employers Allowed to Replace SIMPLE IRA Plan with Certain 401(k) Plans Learn more about Section 332. Employers Allowed to Replace SIMPLE IRA Plan with Certain 401(k) Plans of the Secure 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-20-act-section-332-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 333. Elimination of Additional Tax on Corrective Distributions of Excess Contributions Learn more about Section 333. Elimination of Additional Tax on Corrective Distributions of Excess Contributions of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-333-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 314. Penalty-Free Withdrawal From Retirement Plans for Individual Case of Domestic Abuse Learn more about Section 314. Penalty-Free Withdrawal From Retirement Plans for Individual Case of Domestic Abuse of the Secure 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-314-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 316. Extended Time to Adopt Plan Amendments to Increase Benefit Accruals Learn more about Section 316. Extended Time to Adopt Plan Amendments to Increase Benefit Accruals of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-316-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 326. Exception to Penalty on Early Distribution From Qualified Plans for Individuals With a Terminal Illness Learn more about Section 326. Exception to Penalty on Early Distribution From Qualified Plans for Individuals With a Terminal Illness of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-326-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 302. Reduction in Excise Tax on Certain Accumulations in Qualified Retirement Plans Learn more about Section 302. Reduction in Excise Tax on Certain Accumulations in Qualified Retirement Plans of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-302-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 127. Emergency Savings Accounts Linked to Individual Account Plans Learn more about Section 127. Emergency Savings Accounts Linked to Individual Account Plans of the SECURE 2.0 Act. ... http://www.schneiderdowns.com/our-thoughts-on/secure-2-act-section-127-summary Thu, 13 Apr 2023 00:00:00 -0400 SECURE 2.0 Act Section 603. Catch-Up Contributions a