COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on all aspects of American businesses, but perhaps none have been as severely affected as small business owners. Surviving this disaster will require more than just time: you will need to take a pragmatic view of what has happened and what steps you are willing and able to take…

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June 2020 Individual Due Dates June 1 – Final Due Date for IRA Trustees to Issue Form 5498 Final due date for IRA trustees to issue Form 5498, providing IRA owners with the fair market value (FMV) of their IRA accounts as of December 31, 2019. The FMV of an IRA on the last day of…

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On April 30th, the IRS released guidance announcing that expenses related to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loans will not be tax-deductible. The PPP was originally created as part of the CARES Act, a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill. The program provides low-interest loans to small businesses that will be forgivable as long as the…

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Article Highlights: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Benefit Extensions Self-employed Coverage Taxability Withholding – Estimated Payments The CARES Act includes Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) provisions that extend and supplement state-provided unemployment insurance and are intended to lessen the financial burdens on individuals who have lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 emergency by allowing states to extend…

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As Americans and global citizens, we are living in unprecedented times with the onset of coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world. As we work together to move through these difficult times together, the IRS has provided some tax relief provisions for affected taxpayers. Let’s take a look at what’s being offered. Extended Due Date to File…

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Coronavirus and Taxes: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting every facet of our lives – including our taxes. Check here for all your FAQ to see how you may be impacted. Q: Has the government extended the filing deadline? A: Yes, the federal government has extended the April 15 filing deadline for 2019 tax returns to July 15, 2020.…

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A New Bankruptcy Reorganization Option for Small Businesses (5)

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus has begun to initiate an economic downturn and spurred a series of rapid responses on the part of the government. There have been so many proposals and versions floated regarding employee policies during the public health emergency that employers are understandably confused. Though there was an initial belief…

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A New Bankruptcy Reorganization Option for Small Businesses (3)

As part of the efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, the elderly, especially those over the age of 80 who are most susceptible the dangers of the virus, have been asked to self-isolate themselves. At the same time, the public has been asked to assist family, friends and neighbors who can’t do their own their…

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A New Bankruptcy Reorganization Option for Small Businesses (4)

After already extending the due date for tax payments earlier this week to account for the COVID-19 emergency, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced in a Tweet on Friday that the deadline for filing tax returns is also being delayed from April 15 to July 15. “At @realDonaldTrump’s direction, we are moving Tax Day from April…

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