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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 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 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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#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 Employer Payroll Tax Deferral

“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 City of Gulfport – Gateway Grant-BUSINESS

City of Gulfport – Gateway Grant OPENS WEDNESDAY May 6, 2020 FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE Stroll down any Main Street, USA. Stores with closed signs. Empty storefront parking spaces. Idle exercise equipment. Uncoiffed dogs out walking. Styrofoam to go containers have taken … 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 Hillsborough County – Rapid Response Recovery Program (R3)

Opened Monday 4/27/2020 AND Closed Wednesday 4/29/2020 The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners is aiming to deploy its $256M from the CARES Act. $15M was allocated to the county’s social services department to augment existing programs for INDIVIDUALS. 30,000 … Continue reading

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