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Business Meals: IRS Clarifies Definition of Restaurants for Deductible Meals

The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2020 increased the business meal deduction for food or beverages provided by a restaurant to 100% for years 2021 and 2022. But there was some confusion surrounding what a restaurant is. Read More >>

COVID-19 VACCINE: TAX CREDIT FOR PAID LEAVE

Last week, President Biden announced that leave taken by employees to receive or recover from the COVID-19 vaccination between April 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021, may qualify for a payroll tax credit under the American Rescue Plan Act. Read More >>

Employee Retention Credit – More Guidance Issued for Q1 & Q2 Credits

In December, the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (Relief Act) modified the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and extended the period to the first and second quarter of 2021. Then in the American Rescue Plan Act. Read More >>

IRS Issues Guidance Around Extended Tax Filing Deadline

On March 17 the IRS announced an automatic postponement of the tax filing deadline from April 15 to May 17 “to help taxpayers navigate the unusual circumstances related to the pandemic, while also working on important tax administration responsibilities.”. Read More >>

Employee Retention Credit Modifications Under the American Rescue Plan

Our previous advisors touched on additional clarifications and how to claim the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). With the recent American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), the ERC has been extended and additional key changes made. The modified ERC,. Read More >>

IRS Releases Additional Guidance for 2020 Employee Retention Credit

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) were created in the CARES Act under the COVID-19 relief program. Originally, they were separate programs and an employer was only allowed to participate in one program. In December,. Read More >>

Preparing for the New Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation

The IRS has reintroduced Form 1099-NEC to help clarify the separate filing deadlines on Form 1099-MISC. Companies that make payments to nonemployee service providers and vendors could face a challenging Form 1099 reporting season for 2020 because of this. Read More >>

IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Taxability of Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

We previously reported back in May that the IRS issued Notice 2020-32, stating that expenses related to forgiven Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans would not be deductible. This created much uncertainty as to how those rules would apply under. Read More >>

IRS Broadens Tax Filing and Payment Relief, Refund Guidance Coming Soon

Previous tax return and payment relief were centered around income tax filings due by April 15, 2020. This newest relief applies to all taxpayers that have a filing or payment, specified in this notice, with a due date falling. Read More >>

In Response to COVID-19: House & Senate Approve $2 Trillion Economic Rescue Package; Tax Extensions Clarified

In an effort to rush sweeping aid to businesses and workers, lawmakers reached agreement on another relief bill that includes several economic incentives, as well as additional tax relief provisions. The details of the $2 trillion stimulus package are. Read More >>