Tag Archives: St. Petersburg Florida CPA

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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#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 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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