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It’s a good time to reflect on the CPA profession’s role in making this historic business relief program a success and to consider what comes next, especially in four key areas.
Firms that place well-thought-out tech solutions at the forefront of their strategy will be best positioned to gain the most in the future.
The businesses the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed to the brink of failure still face some unprecedented challenges regarding compliance with the going concern disclosure guidance.
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.
The US Small Business Administration reported its first set of grants from the $16.25 billion Shuttered Venue Operator Grants program.
PPE is deductible as a medical expense ... IRS advises on repayments of deferred employer Social Security taxes ... Final regs. cover misdirected refunds
These software tools are worthy of consideration for anyone regularly running virtual meetings.
A proposed new version of Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return, reflects relief provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act.
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.
Additional responsibilities around caring for children and supervising schooling are taking a toll on women, putting them at increasing risk of burnout during the pandemic.