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Remote work grows in popularity for these public-sector finance jobs.
The SBA unveiled a menu of COVID-19 EIDL program modifications designed to make it easier for restaurants and other businesses particularly hard hit by the pandemic to take out EIDL loans.
Information reporting on Form W-2 or a separate statement allows self-employed taxpayers to claim qualified sick leave and qualified family leave equivalent credits.
Although finance professionals are optimistic about their own businesses’ economic prospects, the delta variant’s spread and scarcity of job seekers caused concerns that were reflected in a modest drop in the CPA Outlook Index in the AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey.
The SBA is sending out invitations for Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) recipients to apply for supplemental funding from the $16.25 billion program.
Hiring qualified staff emerged as the No. 1 concern of firms employing six or more people in the 2021 AICPA Private Companies Practice Section CPA Firm Top Issues survey.
Global supply chain problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have made it difficult for US companies to replace inventories, potentially subjecting them to additional taxable income. The AICPA has requested relief under Sec. 473.
Experts theorize that the COVID-19 pandemic may have led to increased burnout and that employees who stayed in their jobs in 2020 now feel more comfortable leaving.
A CPA shares how her organization made remote job candidates feel more comfortable thanks to an improved interview process.
The SBA will stop accepting new applications at the end of next week for the $16.25 billion Shuttered Venue Operator Grant (SVOG) program. The SBA has awarded $8.4 billion in SVOG grants to more than 10,800 recipients and will offer those entities the chance to seek additional funding.