Relief for Taxpayers Affected by COVID-19 Who Take Distributions or Loans from Retirement Plans

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has released guidance through Notice 2020-50 to help retirement plan participants affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus take advantage of the CARES Act provisions providing enhanced access to plan distributions and plan loans. This includes expanding the categories of individuals eligible for these types of distributions [...]

FAQs: Employee Retention Credit under the CARES Act

This article was published by the IRS. The Employee Retention Credit under the CARES Act encourages businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible employer whose business has been financially impacted by COVID-19. Frequently Asked Questions General Information Determining Which Employers [...]

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 [...]

Tax Rule Changes for Improvements to Interior Parts of Nonresidential Buildings

We wanted to alert you to a beneficial change in the tax rules for many improvements to interior parts of nonresidential buildings ("qualified improvement property" or "QIP"). You may recall that following the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA"), any QIP placed in service after Dec. 31, 2017 was not considered to be eligible for [...]