The Pittsburgh accounting and consulting firm Louis Plung & Company (LPC) is pleased to announce that firm partner Lindsay Andrews, CPA was recently named to the Pittsburgh Business Times’ list of “20 People to Know in Accounting.” Andrews entered the accounting field in 2006 and served at a public accounting firm in Virginia for nine
The Pittsburgh accounting and consulting firm Louis Plung & Company (LPC) is pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Blatchford, CPA, EA, Tom Vidt, Amber Hartz, Ryan Coles, Duke Griffith, Miranda Safran, and Jonathon Luken. Blatchford, Vidt, Hartz, and Coles all work in the firm’s Tax Department. With these promotions, Blatchford moves from Tax Manager
According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, consumer spending has seen some interesting trends over the first half of 2021. May was flat, April was at 0.9 percent, March was 5.0 percent, and February was at 1.0 percent. With varied consumer spending statistics as the nation comes out of the pandemic, businesses need to get
Slowly, our world is changing. A percentage of the population has been vaccinated and many employees are headed back to the office. For many, this causes anxiety – and understandably so. Here are few ways to help take the edge off of returning to the workplace. Wake up Earlier For some of you, working from
Equity compensation is becoming more mainstream and is not just for executives anymore. Grants of restricted stock or restricted stock units (RSUs) are getting to be more common than stock options – and the rules are different, as is the tax planning. Below we will look at some of the particulars of how restricted stock
The Pittsburgh accounting and consulting firm Louis Plung & Company (LPC) is pleased to announce that the firm was recently named among INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA) list of the Top 400 Firms in the nation for 2021. “We are incredibly excited to be included on IPA’s list,” said Louis Plung, CPA, managing partner of LPC.
On July 28, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released an update to the forgiveness process for the majority of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. The goal of the new guidance is to streamline the process for PPP participants with loans of $150,000 or less. The interim final rule includes updates in three key areas:
This year marks an important and impressive milestone for Louis Plung & Company - 100 years of service. Very few firms are able to taut such an impressive history of operation. In order to mark the occasion, we sat down with firm managing partner, Louis Plung, to reflect upon the storied history of the firm.
Louis Plung & Company (LPC) is pleased to announce the celebration of 100 years of service. “One hundred years in business is an exceptional accomplishment for our firm—an entire century!” said Louis Plung, CPA, managing partner of LPC. “It is clear to me that our long-term success is a direct result of the value we
We want to make sure that you are aware of a new change to the Child Tax Credit that may impact you. Included in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) were some major changes to the Child Tax Credit for tax year 2021. These changes include: An increase of the credit from $2000