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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

Pittsburgh Business Times

Pittsburgh Business Times to move to The Highline

Mon, Dec 06, 2021

The region's leading business publication has reached a deal with McKnight Realty Partners to take a 4,320-square-foot office at The Highline, McKnight's redevelopment of a historic industrial building along the Monongahela riverfront across from downtown. ...

A digital-first approach drives client satisfaction and business success in Pittsburgh

Mon, Dec 06, 2021

Technology is ingrained in the fabric of our everyday lives and has become even more so over the past year and a half as clients expect businesses to offer their products and services through online and mobile solutions and tools. That’s why businesses need to find a way to stand out from the crowd while continuing to keep clients at the center of everything. As we head into the new year, it’s...

Smith's Viewpoint: Building a smart region with wise investments

Sun, Dec 05, 2021

The expected influx of federal infrastructure funding is coming at an important inflection point in our region’s economic development efforts. ...

Knavish's Viewpoint: How we can lead through uncertainty

Sun, Dec 05, 2021

Covid-19 has revealed the importance of businesses’ abilities to navigate uncertainty. ...

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Melanie Marie Boyer is supporting Hispanic businesses

Sun, Dec 05, 2021

Melanie Marie Boyer took over leadership in July of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. ...

Health care IT company to lay off employees in Pittsburgh

Sun, Dec 05, 2021

Change Healthcare Operations LLC said in a Nov. 23 WARN Notice that it would have a reduction in force at its 7 Parkway Center offices. ...

Pitt's ACC championship lands football team in Peach Bowl

Sun, Dec 05, 2021

The University of Pittsburgh Panthers football team will play in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta against Michigan State at 7 p.m. on Dec. 30. On Saturday, Pitt won its first conference title game to win the Atlantic Coast Conference, beating Wake Forest 45-21. The victory put Pitt in one of the Power 6 bowls, its first such appearance since making a BCS bowl appearance in the Fiesta Bowl against ...

Virginia panel denies air permit to Mountain Valley Pipeline extension

Fri, Dec 03, 2021

The 75-mile extention had been expected to be completed and in service sometime in 2023, a year after the hoped-for operation date of the larger Mountain Valley Pipeline. ...

Invest In Women x Pittsburgh initiative looks to support local women-led tech startups

Fri, Dec 03, 2021

Applications for seed- to Series A-funded women-led technology companies to enroll in the program are now open. ...

CNX Resources settles environmental case in Washington County

Fri, Dec 03, 2021

A nolo contendere plea allows a case to be settled but without admitting guilt. ...

US Tax News

Tax-News.com: EU To Table A Digital Tax Proposal In October

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

The European Commission has committed to tabling a proposal for a digital tax in October, whether or not an international agreement surfaces from OECD-led talks on new international tax rules for the world's largest firms....

Tax-News.com: Hong Kong Discusses US Termination Of Shipping Tax Pact

Wed, Aug 25, 2021

The Hong Kong Government has said it is looking at potential measures to support the shipping industry following the decision by the US Government to terminate the two territories' agreement that exempted shipping industry income from tax....

Tax-News.com: US Lawmakers Approve New Cryptoassets Reporting Rules

Wed, Aug 25, 2021

The US Senate has approved the inclusion of new provisions in the bipartisan infrastructure bill to require intermediaries involved in cryptocurrency trading to report details about transactions. ...

Tax-News.com: Wyden Takes Aim At US Pass-Through Income Tax Break

Fri, Aug 06, 2021

Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) has introduced legislation to overhaul the 20 percent deduction for pass-through income introduced into US tax law in 2017. ...

Tax-News.com: US IRS Flags Deadline For Q2 Estimated Tax Payments

Wed, Jun 09, 2021

The US Internal Revenue Service has issued a reminder to taxpayers who pay estimated taxes that they have until June 15 to pay their estimated tax payment for the second quarter of tax year 2021 without incurring a penalty....

Tax-News.com: Countries Discuss Post-Pandemic Tax Agenda At UN Council Meeting

Wed, May 12, 2021

Experts speaking at the UN's Economic and Social Council's annual Special Meeting on International Cooperation in Tax Matters concluded that the international community must do more to tackle tax base erosion and profit shifting and offshore tax evasion....

Tax-News.com: US IRS Reminds Of FBAR Filing Obligation

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding US citizens, resident aliens, and any domestic legal entity that the deadline to file their annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) is still April 15, 2021....

Tax-News.com: US Tax Season Begins

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service launched tax season for individuals on February 15, 2021, highlighting the various supports available for taxpayers when preparing their returns. ...

Tax-News.com: Digital VAT Regimes Vital To Buoy Countries' Tax Takes: Report

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

The OECD has released its annual Consumption Tax Trends report, which highlights that with VAT rates at an all-time high, governments should ensure they have effective VAT frameworks in place to tax e-commerce. ...

Tax-News.com: BVI Rules Out New Taxes In 2021 Budget

Tue, Nov 17, 2020

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has announced that it will seek to boost tax collections by modernizing tax administration, not by imposing new taxes. ...