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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 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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#COVID-19 Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) Part 1 of 3.

The ERTC is encouragement, for employers to keep paying employees, in the form of a refundable credit equal to 50% of up to $10,000 of qualified wages for a maximum $5,000 credit – per employee. The credit is taken against … Continue reading

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COVID-19 IRS’ People First Initiative – Tax Relief for Not the Everyday Stuff

The IRS People First Initiative aims to ease payment guidelines and postpone compliance and enforcement actions for an initial period of April 1, 2020 through July 15, 2020. Automated Liens and Levies. Suspended. Earned Income Credit & Wage Verification. Taxpayers … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 The Corona Virus Version Of Where’s My Refund

People call it a stimulus check. Government calls it a recovery rebate. The IRS calls it an economic impact payment (EIP). Starting this past Saturday and into next week, it is expected more than 80 million people will get it! … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 More Tax Relief From The IRS

Last month the IRS was kind enough to say hey you don’t have to deal with us during a global pandemic and extended the filing AND paying deadlines of 1040s from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020. This also … Continue reading

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Timely Mailed = Timely Filed…Or Does It?

Last week we introduced the Mailbox Rule. This week we tell a tale of how serious it is when “timely mailed = timely filed” meets “he said-she said”. This is a story, sad but true. Many years ago in 2005, … Continue reading

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