concentration risk

Strengthen Your Supply Chain - Assess Concentration Risk

When the COVID-19 crisis exploded in March, among the many concerns was the state of the nation’s supply chains. Business owners are no strangers to such worry. It’s long been known that, if too much of a company’s supply chain is concentrated…
loan forgiveness applications

Loan Forgiveness Applications Start August 10, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has recently told lenders they will start accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness applications starting August 10, 2020. The SBA had originally stated that borrowers could apply for…
reopening concepts

Reopening Concepts: What Businesses Should Consider

A widely circulated article about the COVID-19 pandemic, written by author Tomas Pueyo in March, described efforts to cope with the crisis as “the hammer and the dance.” The hammer was the abrupt shutdown of most businesses and institutions;…
safety grant program

New Safety Grant Program to Assist Small Businesses

The state of Michigan announced a new Michigan COVID-19 Safety Grant Program on July 23 , which will provide small businesses with matching funds of up to $10,000 to decrease the risk of COVID-19 spread, through safety and health-related equipment…
safety grant program

HHS Opens Provider Relief Fund to Dentists

Dentists, you can now apply to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Provider Relief Fund. HHS is distributing $175 billion to hospitals and healthcare providers on the front lines of the coronavirus…
IT questions

6 key IT questions to ask in the new normal

The sudden shutdown of the economy in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to rely more heavily on technology. It has caused business owners to ask themselves IT questions they did not have to worry about before. Some…
assessing productivity

Assessing productivity as you cope with pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis is affecting not only the way many businesses operate, but also how they are assessing productivity. How can you tell whether you’re getting enough done when so much has changed? There’s no easy, one-size-fits-all answer,…
PPP loan forgiveness update

Our PPP Loan Forgiveness Update Overview

In April, The Small Business Association (SBA) issued the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help companies that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The PPP gave loans to small companies with less than 500 employees to help pay for their…
2019 business tax return

Haven’t filed your 2019 business tax return yet?

The extended 2019 business tax return deadline is coming up fast. As you know, the IRS postponed until July 15 the payment and filing deadlines that otherwise would have fallen on or after April 1, 2020, and before July 15. Retroactive COVID-19…