Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund is now live

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected various industries in very different ways. Widespread lockdowns and discouraged movement have led to increased profitability for some manufacturers and many big-box retailers. The restaurant industry, however,…
tax changes

Tax Changes Effect Unemployment and Health Insurance

In recent months, there have been a number of tax changes that may affect your individual tax bill. Many of these changes were enacted to help mitigate the financial damage caused by COVID-19. Here are two changes that may result in tax savings…

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…
Employee Retention Tax Credit

Employee Retention Payroll Tax Credit - Do You Qualify?

On December 27, 2020, The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 (CAA) was signed into law. The new law enacted Section 2017 of The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (TCDTRA 2020). This Act extends the COVID-19 employee retention…
PPP loans

PPP loans have reopened: Let’s review!

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reopened the week of January 11. If you’re fortunate to get PPP loans to help during the COVID-19 crisis (or you received one last year), you may…
COVID-19 relief law

The COVID-19 relief law: What’s in it for you?

The new COVID-19 relief law that was signed on December 27, 2020, contains a multitude of provisions that may affect you. Here are some of the highlights of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which also contains two other laws: the COVID-related…
PPP loans

In need of another PPP loan for your small business?

Congress recently passed, and President Trump signed, a new law providing additional relief for businesses and individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. One item of interest for small business owners in the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA)…
COVID-19 relief bill

New COVID-19 relief bill makes favorable tax breaks

The COVID-19 relief bill, signed into law on December 27, 2020, provides a further response from the federal government to the pandemic. It also contains numerous tax breaks for businesses. Here are some highlights of the Consolidated Appropriations…
Covid-19 Relief Bill

The Covid-19 Relief Bill, the End-of-Year Gift From Congress

On December 27, 2020 President Trump approved the $900 billion Covid-19 Relief Bill. The bill could significantly reduce your 2020 taxes and provide additional relief in 2021. The key provisions of the legislation as we understand them are below.…