Category Archives: Covid-19

COVID-19 Employer Payroll Tax Deferral UPDATED

Updated 06/05/2020   SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness recipients, upon Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act becoming law, can now defer the employer share of Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes incurred through the end of the year.  Previously, SBA PPP Loan recipients … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Congress Makes PPP Loan Forgiveness A Bit Easier!

Last week, on May 27, 2020 the House passed legislation, Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, H.R. 7010, loosening the requirements for PPP loan forgiveness.  Yesterday, the Senate, while not in full session, unanimously consented to the House version of the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 SBA PPP Legislative Update

Changing the PPP rules would be of great benefit across the board. Congress’ CARES Act was based on a two-month period. Congress did not anticipate or plan for many of the glitches and questions things that have unfolded since initial passage. Last week, … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Why Hasn’t My Friend Gotten Their Stimulus Check?

On April 16, 2020 we published The Corona Virus Version of Where’s My Refund which highlighted Just Asking for A Friend.  Today we publish Why Hasn’t My Friend Gotten Their Stimulus Check?   In case your friend is wondering where the … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Still Some PPP Left

Word on the street is there remains $70 billion in SBA PPP funding. That first 349B$ April 3 was gone in a matter of several days. Near the end of April, it was replenished with 310B$. Plus, all the returns-the … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Watts Up Miles Down.

Kids schooling at home; grownups working from home. And nowhere really to go, Watts are up and Miles are down.Electric Bills. The big utility companies are giving a little back on May bills. No disconnecting for nonpayment. No late payment … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund

The Pinellas Arts Community Fund is OPEN AGAIN ! This is a rolling application process with review, selection and disbursement happening bi-weekly. The Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund was started by a collaboration between Pinellas Community Foundation, St Petersburg Arts … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 City of Clearwater – Clearwater Back-to-Business Grant and Professional Services Program (Back To Business Program)

REGISTER TO APPLY AND PREQUALIFY BEFORE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 5/17/2020 The Back To Business Program is a Clearwater, FL program that is providing up to $6,000 for qualifying brick and mortar businesses AND up to $3,000 for qualifying home-based businesses. There … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 PPP Loan Forgiveness and Furloughed Employees Part 3 of 3

You want them back but you really shouldn’t call or text. Give the furloughed employee a written Offer of Recall that documents: Return to work date. Terms of employment – Position, Supervisor, Responsibilities/Job description, Salary/hourly rate, Hours, and whether Exempt/Non-exempt … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Employer Payroll Tax Deferral UPDTD Part 2 of 3.

“Section 2302 of the CARES Act provides that the payment and deposit of the employer’s share of the social security portion of FICA tax and the employer’s share of the social security portion of RRTA tax for deposits that are … Continue reading

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