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Strong Dollar Affects International Business

As highlighted by the financial press and a recent Wall Street Journal article by Andrew Tangel and Josh Zumbrun, the value of US currency has hit a 14-year high, making US exports more expensive and foreign earnings less valuable. The strength of the dollar is great for consumers buying foreign goods and reflects an optimism in the […]
January 11, 2017
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Pennsylvania Enacts Job Creation Incentive, but Beware of the Clawback

Pennsylvania has enacted a new job creation law allowing qualified companies to retain 95% of the withholding taxes for the individuals employed in the newly created jobs. The Promoting Employment Across Pennsylvania Act (L. 2012, H2626, effective 10/26/2012), which was signed into law by Governor Tom Corbett on October 26, 2012, offers the 95% retention […]
December 10, 2012

Employers Need to Act Soon to Get Expanded Credit for Hiring Vets

IRS Special Edition Tax Tip 2012-11, June 12, 2012 Employers that hired unemployed veterans during late 2011 and early 2012 had an expanded period to request the required certification for claiming the expanded Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). That expanded period ends on Tuesday, June 19. The IRS is reminding employers that for eligible veterans […]
June 14, 2012