– what’s not to love!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Small Business, Social Media

Metropolitan Philadelphia is a wonderful place thanks to the people committed to seeing it strengthen and improve. We cover parts of three states where the Delaware River flows into the Bay; a crucially important inflection point for our country’s history and its future. I’ve lived here in this Delaware Valley region from the northwestern suburbs […]

Does Pennsylvania sales tax apply?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Accounting, Pennsylvania, Small Business, Taxes

The best official publication for determining if sales and use tax applies is this “Retailer’s Information” guide from the Commonwealth. For help setting up sales tax in QuickBooks Online, just call for on site or remote setup help or for help setting up desktop version see this article by Charlie Russell.

How to contact Pennsylvania Office of Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate to request assistance?

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How do I contact the Office of Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate to request assistance? Phone: (717) 772-9347 Fax: (717) 787-8264 E-mail:   Mailing address: PA Department of Revenue Office of Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate Lobby, Strawberry Square Harrisburg, PA 17128-0101   Taxpayers should include a completed Taxpayer Request for Assistance form (REV-556) with all written correspondence. […]

List of Pennsylvania Local Tax Collection Districts (2018)

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Pennsylvania currently has 70 local tax districts. The tax collector for each district splits the tax, where applicable, between the school district and the local municipality. In some cases there may be a local tax where you live (for example, a 1% earned income tax) and a different tax (for example, a local services tax) […]

2nd amendment repeal: political mission impossible

Posted 4 CommentsPosted in Leadership, News and Politics, Pennsylvania

1) The US Constitution did not intend to protect the rights of mentally deranged individuals to own modern weapons with massive firepower. 2) The only possible way to effectively address gun violence is to repeal the second amendment. Anything else is a band-aid. 3) I have been a NRA member and gun owner but now […]

The second largest threat to Pennsylvania small business

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Let’s be clear: Legal and illegal immigration accounts for a huge part of the region’s economic progress. The difference between legal and illegal immigration in our region is not “border jumping” but expired visas – just paperwork that the federal government need to fix. Most undocumented workers came here legally and continue to support our […]