COBRA assistance

IRS additional guidance addresses COBRA assistance

In Notice 2021-46, the IRS recently issued additional guidance on the COBRA assistance provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Under the ARPA, a 100% COBRA premium subsidy and additional COBRA enrollment rights are available to…
guaranteeing a loan

Possible tax consequences of guaranteeing a loan

What if you decide to, or are asked to, guarantee a loan to your corporation? Before agreeing to act as a guarantor, endorser or indemnitor of a debt obligation of your closely held corporation, be aware of the possible tax consequences of guaranteeing…
Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Make sure your RRF grant expenditures are eligible

The National Restaurant Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has come out with several recommendations for tracking the spending of the funds received from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Grant. The…
COVID-19 Related Paid Leave
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COVID-19 Related Paid Leave Tax Credit for Employers

Overview Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), small and midsize employers and certain governmental employers are allowed to claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave…
large cash transactions

Large cash transactions must be reported

If your business receives large cash transactions or cash equivalents, you may be required to report these to the IRS. What are the requirements? Each person who, in the course of operating a trade or business, receives more than $10,000…
scholarships

Scholarships may result in taxable income

If your child is fortunate enough to be awarded scholarships, you may wonder about the tax implications. Fortunately, scholarships (and fellowships) are generally tax free for students at elementary, middle and high schools, as well as those…