March 24, 2021

The American Rescue Act – SIMPLIFIED

The following is a brief summary of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was signed into law on March 11, 2021. Economic Impact Payments […]
March 17, 2021

Tax Consequences of Crowdfunding

Raising money through Internet crowdfunding sites prompts questions about the taxability of the money raised. A number of sites host money-raising projects for fees generally ranging […]
March 17, 2021

Required Minimum IRA Distributions Will Resume in 2021

As part of the CARES Act, the requirement for older taxpayers to take required minimum distributions (RMDs) from their retirement plans was waived for 2020. This […]
March 17, 2021

Special Rules Apply to 2020 Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit

Because of the pandemic, many individuals have seen their employment (earned) income plummet. In that situation, two very important tax credits, the Earned Income Tax Credit […]
March 12, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act Passed – How Does This Affect You?

The American Rescue Plan Act has passed and includes a third, much-anticipated, economic impact payment (EIP). This is one of several government measures intended to help […]
March 5, 2021

Mom & Pop Businesses Move to Front of the Line for PPP Loans

At the direction of the White House and effective on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, the SBA will establish a 14-day, exclusive PPP loan application period for […]
February 17, 2021

Interaction between PPP Loans and the Employee Retention Credit

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CCA), which was passed by Congress and signed by the president late last December, included a very tax-beneficial provision that liberalized […]
February 17, 2021

Employee Retention Credit Extended

In order to help trades and businesses retain employees and keep them employed during the COVID-19 crisis, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act […]
February 10, 2021

4 Questions Business Owners Should Consider During the 2020 Tax Season

As if 2020 wasn’t challenging enough, this season’s tax-filing is going to be even more complicated than usual. Though the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection […]