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Disasters and your taxes: What you need to know

Homeowners and businesses across the country have experienced weather-related disasters in recent months. From hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe storms to the wildfires again raging in the West, natural disasters have led to significant losses for a wide swath of...

PPP Forgiveness and Repayment: What businesses need to know now

A critical deadline is approaching for many of the businesses that have received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was created in March 2020 by the CARES Act. If these borrowers don’t take action before the deadline expires, their loans will...

From FFCRA to ARPA: The latest on paid COVID-related leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was one of the first major laws enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It allows employees paid sick time and paid family leave time to care for themselves or loved ones during the ongoing health crisis. As of...

COBRA Provisions Play Critical Role in COVID-19 Relief Law

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees and their families have lost group health plan coverage because of layoffs or reduced hours. If your business has had to take such steps, and it’s required to offer continuing health care coverage under the Consolidated...

PPP Application Deadline Extended to May 31, 2021

The PPP Extension Act of 2021 extends the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application filing deadline from March 31, 2021, to May 31, 2021, thus providing potential PPP borrowers additional time to submit their applications. The law also gives the SBA an additional...

Many tax amounts affecting businesses have increased for 2021

A number of tax-related limits that affect businesses are annually indexed for inflation. Many have increased for 2021, while some have stayed the same due to low inflation. Here’s a rundown of those that may be important to you and your business. Social Security tax...

Important Update Regarding the Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

In recent blasts, and during our live webinar on January 21, we touched on various provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) which was enacted December 27, 2020. Many parts of this Act revolved around extensions or changes to provisions offered in the...

IRS Releases 2021 Standard Mileage Rates

The IRS released the optional standard mileage rates for 2021. Most taxpayers may use these rates to calculate deductible costs of operating vehicles for business, medical, and charitable purposes. The standard mileage rates for 2021 are: 56 cents per mile for...

IRS Issues Guidance on Executive Order to Defer Payroll Taxes

Late Friday, the IRS issued Notice 2020-65 entitled Relief with Respect to Employment Tax Deadlines Applicable to Employers Affected by the Ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease 2019 Pandemic. This Notice provides guidance to employers on how to implement the...

NEW PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidance

NEW Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Guidance A new interim final rule was released last night addressing several issues related to the qualification of certain expenses for PPP loan forgiveness. The first provision of the new rule provides that the...

IRS Notices: What You Need to Know

Did you receive a notice from the IRS advising you that you owe money for your 2019 tax return? Had you already paid the amount being requested? Unfortunately you are not alone. The IRS is currently working through an enormous backlog of mail due to the Coronavirus...

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extended

The Paycheck Protection Program resumed accepting applications after passage of the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act. This new Act re-opened the application window for new loans until August 8. You may recall the previous deadline to apply was June 30. The...

Congress Passes Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

We hope you are continuing to stay safe and healthy as Southeastern Pennsylvania plans to move into the “Yellow” phase of reopening. We’re pleased to report that good news for business owners arrived late last evening when the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection...

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