Keeping you informed and prepared amid the coronavirus crisis

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The spread of the novel coronavirus presents serious concerns and challenges for many around the world. To help, below we’re gathering the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos from the Journal of Accountancy. You can also read the latest news on advocacy and tax relief, the CARES Act, and the Paycheck Protection Program.

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COVID-19 news and resources

IRS posts ARPA credit FAQs

The IRS has posted two sets of FAQs that explain changes to the child and dependent care credit and to the sick and family leave credits made by the American Rescue Plan Act.

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PPE is deductible as a medical expense ... IRS advises on repayments of deferred employer Social Security taxes ... Final regs. cover misdirected refunds

5 trends to watch during the pandemic recovery

Inflation fears, labor shortages and real estate issues all are top-of-mind as the US appears to be emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Former CNBC Chief Economist Marci Rossell provided AICPA Council members with advice Wednesday on what to expect in the weeks and months ahead.