Be Aware of the Three New Credits Available to Many Businesses Hit by COVID-19

This article was published by the IRS. Employers affected by COVID-19 can take advantage of three important new credits available to them. Employee Retention Credit: The employee retention credit is designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible [...]

Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” – June 8, 2020

In this week’s Monday episode (June 8, 2020) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update,” Heather reported that the much-awaited PPP legislation was finally passed. Between the House and the Senate, there was only one individual who dissented. Small businesses should be encouraged that the government is working hard to provide them with much-needed relief. [...]

Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” – May 27, 2020

In this week’s Wednesday episode (May 27, 2020) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update,” Heather reported that she still hasn't seen movement on fixing the issue of expenses being deductible regarding the PPP loans, which will directly impact how many taxes are owed at the end of the year. The AICPA is working hard [...]

COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses FAQs

This article was published by the IRS. Frequently Asked Questions General Information Determining the Amount of the Tax Credit for Qualified Sick Leave Wages Determining the Amount of the Tax Credit for Qualified Family Leave Wages Determining the Amount of Allocable Qualified Health Plan Expenses How to Claim the Credits How Should an Employer Substantiate Eligibility [...]

Tax Relief Provided by the CARES Act

Along with the paramount health concerns right now, you may be wondering about some of the recent tax changes meant to help everyone coping with the coronavirus fallout. I want to update you on the tax-related provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Congress' gigantic economic stimulus package that the President signed [...]