Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz raises over $3,500 for Pennsylvania charity

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FanDuel Launches Stand-Alone Casino App In Pennsylvania

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Fans of gambling in Pennsylvania will have access to a new stand-alone gambling app with FanDuel Group ‘s newest product, according to a press release. Mobile Applications Digital Payments disbursements FanDuel FanDuel Casino gambling Gaming News Pennsylvania What's Hot

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The PA Employer’s No-fuss Guide to Payroll Tax in Pennsylvania 

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Payroll tax in Pennsylvania is notoriously difficult, confusing, and overwhelming for new and veteran employers alike. And when it comes to payroll, you probably don’t want to waste time making preventable payroll mistakes.

Pennsylvania State Tax Updates

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IRS Extends Filing and Payment Dates for New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

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DA’s Office In Pennsylvania Pays Ransom In Bitcoin

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At a time when the IRS is trying to find out the identities behind bitcoin users, the Pennsylvania Allegheny County District Attorney’s office revealed it had to use bitcoin to pay a ransom to get its data back. The Forbes report noted that the data attack on the District Attorney’s office in Pennsylvania could be payback for the IRS’ actions.

Amazon Warehouse Does Not Create Physical Nexus in PA

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The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania sided with the Online Merchants Guild when the latter contested charges by the state Department of Revenue (DOR) for taxes owed. How the decision in Pennsylvania will ripple out to affect them is to be seen.

Tech Center: Pittsburgh Takes On Tech

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Tech Center Amazon Andy Warhol big mac carnegie mellon university entrepreneurs Facebook fundraising Google IAM Robotics Innovation Innovation Works Investment McDonald's Midwest Mr. Rogers News Pennsylvania Pittsburgh series A funding tech hub Tom GalluzzoPittsburgh has contributed a plethora of everyday items and services that many may take for granted.

Sales tax is a tricky world

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Pennsylvania: The Department of Revenue continues to warn about sales tax scam letters to business owners claiming to be from the state. The letters include the Department of Revenue’s name and logo and say recipients are under investigation for failing to pay Pennsylvania taxes.

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What’s new in state sales and use taxes

TaxConnex

The regressive nature of sales tax, for instance, is the crux of the argument of one Pennsylvania legislator who recently called for complete elimination of that state’s sales and use tax. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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App purchases and sales and use tax

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Pennsylvania and the state of Washington (check thoroughly in the case of the latter), among many others. Many tech companies consider themselves a service provider exempt from sales and use tax.

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Can remote employees create sales tax nexus?

TaxConnex

Pennsylvania , for one, now makes it crystal clear that telework once again creates sales tax nexus. A lot of times regarding sales tax, the answer to any question is, “It depends.” This is another of those times. And then some.

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Don’t let Black Friday blind you to sales tax obligations

TaxConnex

Pennsylvania recently determined that inventory in an Amazon warehouse in the state does not create a physical nexus. Holiday shopping season is here again – and eCommerce looks to be bigger than ever.

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Are travel services taxable?

TaxConnex

Three years ago it was determined that booking agents (including OTCs) were required to collect Pennsylvania 6% state and local hotel occupancy taxes on the full retail rate charged for a hotel room. Summer vacation season is here – and it’s yet another area where sales tax shows up.

Podcast: Advantages and Disadvantages of ESOPs

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Mark Flinchum and Andy Manchir of Katz, Sapper & Miller’s ESOP Services Group, along with Mark Kossow of Clark Hill, join Jim DeLuccia on the “CPA Conversations” podcast hosted by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA

Sales tax concerns if you sell through multiple channels

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Recently, (as of September of 2022) Pennsylvania ruled in favor of online sellers and stated that inventory managed by a marketplace facilitator where the seller has no direction of where the inventory is stored will not create sales tax nexus in Pennsylvania.

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Are You Future-Ready? Learn How to Get There at This PICPA Event

Going Concern

Enter the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Annual Meeting coming up on June 1. About Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Vendor concessions/discounts can help pay to outsource sales tax obligations

TaxConnex

Pennsylvania’s prompt payment discount varies by frequency of filing. Collecting and remitting sales tax to states and other tax jurisdictions is time consuming and can be expensive. If only somebody could help you with the costs of managing it.

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Tricky items for sales tax (Part 2)

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Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Rhode Island and New Jersey do just the opposite for protective and some other specialized clothing. Our Halloween-month look at tricky items for sales tax continues here with a few items it’s hard to live without…. Clothes.

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End of the Year Sales Tax Updates to be Aware of as You Start 2022

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Pennsylvania Republican State Sen. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates. State updates. Kansas Gov.

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Recent Cases Show You Shouldn't Mess with Sales Tax Obligations

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Pennsylvania collected $2.6 States may be getting tougher on sales tax delinquents as the pandemic drags on and tax revenues, in many places, take hits. Just ask Fiorella’s Landscaping in western New York. The Buffalo, N.Y.-area

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Sales and Use Tax Updates from February

TaxConnex

Pennsylvania is offering a 90-day Voluntary Compliance Program for any business that has inventory or stores property in the state but isn ’ t registered to collect and pay Pennsylvania taxes. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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Massachusetts Enacts Provision for Accelerated Sales Tax Remittance

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Massachusetts joins such states as Minnesota , Ohio , Pennsylvania and Michigan with accelerated tax payment programs. Massachusetts has joined the ranks of states that have provisions for accelerated remittance of sales tax. What does this mean for online companies that sell into that state?

When do I have to start collecting out of state sales tax? Part 2

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Major ones include Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and California. Understanding economic and physical nexus and the taxability of your products and services goes a long way to ensuring your sales tax compliance. But nothing’s that simple with sales tax.

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What you need to know: “Origin” vs. “destination” states

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Origin based states Major origin-based states include Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and California. In real estate they say, “Location! Location! Location!” Same is true for sales tax – except the word can have different meanings.

Monday Morning Accounting News Brief: EY Sucks at Auditing; Accounting Headaches; KPMG Partner Banned | 7.25.22

Going Concern

Pennsylvania State Revenue Secretary Dan Hassel said scammers are sending letters that appear to be from the state tax office demanding that businesses turn over their accounting records.

Trends: Are sourcing rules changing (and making anything easier)?

TaxConnex

Major origin-based states include Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and California. “Sourcing” or as we often call it, situsing, is key when you determine sales tax obligations: It refers to the location where a sale is taxed.

Telecom Tax and Other Specialty Transactions Taxes

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Pennsylvania , Maryland and New York impose a gross receipts tax specifically on communications services: These are annual corporate-type taxes, often requiring an estimated payment like a corporate income tax. Sales tax is broadly defined to mean any tax that is charged to the end-user customer by the retailer of property or services. Though this definition is correct, it does not always provide a complete picture of a business’s transactions tax liabilities.

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Seeing green: States learn the importance of sales tax

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Pennsylvania ?hauled Economic nexus is now pretty much the law of the land for all states with a statewide sales tax. But what has been the impact on states? States – and their cities and towns that receive portions of their sales tax revenue – have scored big.

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What's new in state sales and use taxes

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Pennsylvania is changing how taxpayers e-file sales and use and excise returns, make payments and renew licenses, among other services. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates.

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Understanding Use Tax

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A number of states - including Colorado, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Washington and more - have chosen to offer remote sellers the option of complying with strict use tax notification and reporting requirements rather than registering for sales tax under nexus provisions.

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FASB Votes Against Extending the Lease Accounting Standard Due Date

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The Financial Accounting Standards Board FASB rejected the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s (PICPA) request for a two-year extension of the lease accounting standard’s due date. Private Companies and Non-Profits Must Comply by Original Deadline.

Handling Sales Tax In-House: Job Market Challenges Continue

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Arkansas, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Florida were the latest states to report sales tax revenue shattering predictions. The explosion of the e-commerce market alone would’ve made handling sales tax obligations in-house tough.

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Sales Tax on Shipping: When Does it Apply?

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But even a portion of taxable items renders a whole shipment’s shipping cost subject to sales tax in Kentucky, New Mexico, New York and Pennsylvania.

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Charles, Curry to Present at Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 2019 Annual Meeting

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The event will take place from May 31-June 2 in French Lick, IN and will bring together plastic surgeons from five states: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia Katz, Sapper & Miller’s David Charles and Lisa Curry will present at the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 2019 Annual Meeting.

Twitter’s Chief Accounting Officer Is Rumored to Have Left the Building (Literally)

Going Concern

from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

What was new in August for state sales and use taxes

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Pennsylvania has ruled in Online Merchants Guild v. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates. Virtual reality.

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Amazon Cuts Delivery Contracts; 1,200 Jobs Lost

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Despite a 40 percent increase in revenue in the second quarter, Amazon has cut more than 1,200 delivery contract jobs. CNBC reports the eCommerce leader has ended contracts with several small delivery firms across the U.S., spurring layoffs and causing them to pull out of Amazon facilities.

Manchir to Speak on ESOP Sustainability at Multi-State Conference

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11-13, 2018 in Hershey, PA, the conference will bring together members in the Pennsylvania/Delaware and New York/New Jersey Chapters to discuss ESOP governance from cultural, communication, and technical viewpoints Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Andy Manchir will present at The ESOP Association’s 23rd Annual Multi-State Conference. Taking place Sept.

On-Demand Webinar: Lessons from the First 100 Days of Recreational Cannabis in New Jersey

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Prior to her extensive reentry work with Volunteers of America, Krista worked with the Goldring Reentry Initiative through the University of Pennsylvania, where she helped individuals incarcerated in the Philadelphia Prison System transition safely to the community.

What's New in State Sales and Use Taxes - Monthly Update

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million, or 21.6%, over last year’s total; Kansas sales tax revenue hit $224 million in December, $4 million over predictions; Pennsylvania collected $1.2 There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates.

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Taking a Look at Sales Tax Exemptions and Why They're Important

TaxConnex

Idaho and Pennsylvania, for instance, usually require one form. Taking advantage of sales and use tax exemptions can save your business money and headaches. But exemptions can be harder to secure in some states than in others.

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Is Software as a Service Taxable? 

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Arizona Connecticut District of Columbia Hawaii Iowa Louisiana (1/1/2023) Massachusetts Maryland Minnesota Mississippi New Mexico New York Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Washington West Virginia. Is Software as a Service (SaaS) taxable?

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