BEAVER, PA –March 11, 2019 – Lucas Rihely, CPA, CFE, a shareholder and tax practice leader with Cottrill Arbutina & Associates, P.C. of Beaver, has been elected to the board of directors of the Beaver County Rehabilitation Center. Based in Center Township, BCRC (www.bcrc.net/) helps people with intellectual, developmental, psychiatric and co-occurring disabilities to secure […]
By: Lucas Rihely The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) is perhaps the most sweeping change to the federal tax code in three decades with many of its changes affecting businesses. The purpose of this blog article is to provide an overview of some of the changes that will be affecting a vast […]
By Lucas Rihely Starting a business can be an exciting and, at times, nerve-wracking endeavor. In the midst of establishing the operations of the business and striving towards a commercial success, the tax decisions are sometimes pushed aside even though choosing a disadvantageous entity type could result in business owners paying significantly more in taxes […]
All of Western Pennsylvania knows that Shell Oil Company (Shell) is going to start construction of an ethane cracker plant in 2018. We can’t begin to tell you about the mechanics of a cracker plant, but what we can tell you is that some previous business owners of land parcels near the plant site received some handsome prices for their land and buildings.
With over a decade of public accounting experience, Lucas Rihely focuses his practice on providing tax, audit, and consulting services for individuals, partnerships, corporations, and non-profit organizations. He is the leader for our employee benefit plan practice area and is the firm’s designated partner for our membership in the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit […]