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Tips for Supporting $2M+ Paycheck Protection Program Loan Necessity

While forgiveness may be simplified for PPP loan borrowers of $50K or less, things may not be so simple for borrowers in excess of $2M. As we reported last week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is expected to issue. Read More >>

SBA to Release New Forms to Validate Paycheck Protection Program Loans in Excess of $2M

On October 26, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) posted a notice stating that it intends to release two new forms relating to the infamous FAQ #31 relating to borrowers’ good faith certifications that “[c]urrent economic uncertainty makes this. Read More >>

Forgiveness Simplified for Paycheck Protection Program Loans of $50K or Less

As U.S. taxpayers anxiously await potential movement on a new stimulus package, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury Department released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This effort aims. Read More >>

Payroll Tax Holiday – Friend or Foe?

Remember the payroll tax deferral for employers we talked about a few months ago? In early August, President Trump signed a few executive orders to help people who are struggling financially, including payroll deferrals for employees. The Order says. Read More >>

IRS Delays and Other Issues on 2019 Tax Filings

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been experiencing several delays and other issues in connection with processing tax returns and payments. Below we’ve highlighted guidance around some of the more common items that our clients are experiencing related to. Read More >>

SBA and Treasury Address Owner-Employee Compensation and Rental Expenses in Latest Paycheck Protection Program Guidance

Following on the heels of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury’s recent issuance of 23 new FAQs addressing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness, additional guidance has been issued related to owner-employee compensation and the eligibility of. Read More >>

New Rules for Required Minimum Distributions

There have been several changes to Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules this past year. When the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act passed last December, it changed the age limit for RMDs from age 70 ½. Read More >>

Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Applications – Should You Act Now or Wait?

Recently, the Small Business Administration (SBA) opened its portal for accepting forgiveness applications under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) . Over the next few weeks, banks will be preparing to start accepting forgiveness applications, although some lenders may wait. Read More >>

SBA Releases 23 New FAQs to Address Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with Treasury, issued 23 frequently asked questions to help provide additional guidance around forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program loans. The FAQs address four areas of PPP. Read More >>

COVID-19 Checklist: Reassessing Your Risks and Internal Controls

The global pandemic has caused nearly every business to rapidly adjust its operations to allow for remote and contact-less working environments. But during this abrupt pivot, some organizations may have adversely impacted their control environment, elevating their financial and. Read More >>