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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While it’s absolutely true that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for small and large businesses alike, there are also some changes happening that can be viewed as less negative. Behaviors have changed during the Coronavirus outbreak, and some of these could end up being positive for small businesses in particular moving forward.…

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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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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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We know December is a busy month. However, take some time now to make sure QuickBooks is ready for 2020. Yes, it’s here again: the end of the year. You probably have a lengthy to-do list full of tasks that must be done before December 31. There’s one task—or rather, a series of tasks—that you…

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At their core, tax credits are a very particular type of benefit designed to offset the actual tax liability associated with SMBs around the country. This isn’t the same thing as a tax deduction, which lowers that business’s actual income. Tax credits are typically offered to incentivize everything from hiring more workers in order to…

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Article Highlights: For-Profit Businesses Not-for-Profit Businesses Nine Determining Factors Profit Presumption Taxpayers are often confused by the differences in tax treatment between businesses that are entered into for profit and those that are not, commonly referred to as hobbies. Recent tax law changes have added to the confusion. The differences are: For businesses entered into…

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