The Restaurant Revitalization Fund aid program’s application portal will be tested in a seven-day pilot ahead of the application’s launch. The SBA revealed key details for the program, including funding calculations.
For-profit entities are permitted to use the not-for-profit conditional contribution accounting model to account for Paycheck Protection Program loans. The accounting requires reasoned judgment, careful evaluation of barriers and thorough documentation.
The SBA has targeted the end of this week for reopening the application portal for the $16.25 billion Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program. Technical problems forced the SBA to close the portal for repairs only hours after it opened on April 8.
A bill that would have weakened requirements for occupational licensing stalled in West Virginia, but the work to maintain appropriate licensing standards is not finished for CPAs.
A cryptocurrency expert explains the basics of NFTs and the business and buzz behind them.
Thorough documentation demonstrates the quality that a practitioner has delivered in any audit. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, documentation provides auditors an opportunity to show they are on top of the many changes that plans may have undergone.
Test your knowledge of the rules for deductibility for business-related food and beverages and/or entertainment and how much, if any, of a given expenditure can be claimed as an ordinary and necessary expense of conducting a trade or business under Sec. 162.
The IRS provided for penalty relief under Sec. 6656 for an employer’s failure to timely deposit certain employment taxes with the IRS to allow employers to immediately take advantage of various credits enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 1971, 50 years after the first Black CPA received his license, Elmer J. Whiting Jr. became the first Black partner of one of the nation’s largest accounting firms. His achievement helped to influence and inspire his firm, his community and ambitious professionals following his footsteps.
The acronym for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s “comprehensive annual financial report” sounds like a South African ethnic slur. So, the board is proposing a name change to “annual comprehensive financial report.”
The IRS said it would not require taxpayers who received excess advance premium tax credits for 2020 to file Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit, after the American Rescue Plan Act retroactively exempted those amounts from being taxed.
Employee benefit plan tax professionals need to dig deep in search of affiliates under common control and must carefully assess whether plans are skewed in favor of highly compensated employees.
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board has extended the comment period through Aug. 31 for an exposure draft of three interrelated proposed standards that would change the way firms manage quality in their accounting and auditing practices.
Companies should consider benefits and challenges of hiring workers outside their geographic area.
The AICPA has released some recommendations for practitioners concerning various issues that have arisen due to the postponement of the April 15 tax deadline for individuals.
The SBA opened its new application portal for the $16.25 billion Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program, but shut it down for repairs due to “technical difficulties” that prevented the platform from accepting applications.
The IRS issued guidance on the temporary rule that allows a 100% deduction for eligible restaurant meals in 2021 and 2022.
Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R.-Pa., announced he will introduce a bill that pushes back the due date for first-quarter 2021 estimated tax payments from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The AICPA expressed its support for the bill.
The effects of the coronavirus pandemic on companies’ financial reporting will be a focus of the PCAOB’s inspections in 2021. The board also will strive to become less predictable in the audits and subject areas reviewed by inspectors.
The IRS issued guidance on how to claim the employee retention credit for the first and second quarters of 2021. It will issue guidance on the employee retention credit from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2021, provided in new Sec. 3134, at a later date.