On March 27, President Trump signed a historic stimulus bill: the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This legislation’s many provisions provide emergency relief for those suffering financial hardships due to COVID-19 including individuals, businesses, state and local governments, and the health care system. The CARES Act is in addition to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) which President Trump signed into law on March 18. FFCRA makes substantial changes to sick and family and medical leave for businesses and employees amid the emerging COVID-19 pandemic.
One of the many key provisions in the CARES Act is the Employee Retention Credit. This credit is geared toward employers subject to partial or full COVID-19-related closures. This credit impacts compensation, furlough and layoff strategies. If you are considering making workforce reductions, it is important to understand your options under the CARES Act.
On March 27 President Trump signed the latest COVID-19 relief bill: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. For funding dedicated to taxpayers and businesses, the bill currently includes provisions related to taxes, unemployment, small business loans, and a large business lending program.
It was announced on March 20 that Tax Day would be postponed from April 15 to July 15 to coincide with the delayed tax payment deadline at the direction of President Trump. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the postponement via Twitter, stating that all taxpayers and businesses will have until July 15 to file and make payments without interest or penalties. We know you have lots of questions. Below is a summary of the 10 most common questions and the IRS’s response.
2020 is here, and it’s a chance for a fresh start for your business. Milestone years can be motivational in making the business improvements you may have been delaying, and it’s an opportune time to set the tone for the next 10 years. From taxes, to accounting, to processes and growth, here are some tips we’ve compiled to help you make the most of 2020.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created the Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction for tax years 2018-2025. Essentially, certain elements (but not all) of a business owner’s income are getting a tax break.
Tax planning in 2019 continues to be a moving target due to the TCJA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) enacted in December 2017. Although there is still uncertainty as we await clarification by the government and IRS, enough of the law is currently in practice to allow substantial tax planning to occur.
Recent tax reform requires you to make changes to your company’s accounting. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that was passed in December 2017 and takes effect this year has created more headlines that you can count. You’ve probably heard about reduced tax rates, an increase in the standard deduction and possibly even a qualified business income deduction for pass-through entities.