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A new round of Paycheck Protection Program funding is available for businesses affected by the pandemic. Here’s what CPAs and business leaders need to know to get the funding they need.
The IRS issued updated procedures for the deferred employee portion of employment tax payments, which were further extended from April 30, 2021, to Dec. 31, 2021, by year-end legislation.
The SBA and Treasury released updated Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness guidance and forms, including a one-page application for borrowers that received a PPP loan of $150,000 or less.
The IRS granted individual taxpayers a waiver from the penalty for underestimated tax due solely to the amendment to Sec. 461(l)(1)(B) in the CARES Act repealing the excess business loss limitations for years before 2021.
The AICPA asked the IRS and Treasury to clarify that the filing of a Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application is not an election by the taxpayer to forgo the employee retention credit for wages reported on the application exceeding the amount of wages necessary for loan forgiveness.
The SBA and Treasury issued guidance addressing how Paycheck Protection Program borrowers should calculate revenue reduction and maximum loan amounts for second-draw PPP loans — and what documentation should be provided to support those calculations.
The second version of the Paycheck Protection Program is not the same as the first. Two AICPA executives discuss what CPAs need to know.
New procedural guidance from the SBA outlines the processes Paycheck Protection Program borrowers and their lenders must follow to reapply for a first-draw PPP loan or request an increase to a loan approved by Aug. 8, 2020, which is when the first iteration of PPP stopped accepting applications.
A Robert Half executive explains the retention worries of senior managers and what employees expect from their organizations amid the pandemic.
Lenders with $1 billion or less in assets can start making Paycheck Protection Program loans on Friday, the U.S. Small Business Administration and Treasury announced. The application window will open for all lenders Jan. 19.