Sentiment has risen for three consecutive quarters in a quarterly survey of CPA executives in business and industry. Revenue and profit are projected to increase in the next year.
Paycheck Protection Program rules released by the SBA allow self-employed individuals who file a Form 1040, Schedule C, to calculate their maximum loan amount using gross income instead of net profit.
The American Institute of CPAs, citing ongoing processing problems with the Paycheck Protection Program, called on Congress to extend the program’s application deadline past the current March 31 date. The AICPA is recommending an extension of at least 60 days.
Internal controls need to be front and center, as the COVID-19 crisis has increased the incentive and opportunity for fraud.
Before launching a diversity and inclusion program, learn where your organization stands in terms of D&I. Tools such as the AICPA’s Accounting Inclusion Maturity Model can help you track your progress.
The pandemic has made it imperative for leaders to reduce anxiety levels while delivering inspiration to their teams, according to Damon Ward, CPA, CGMA.
The $1.9 trillion economic relief bill passed by the House of Representatives includes $25 billion for restaurants as well as additional funding for EIDL advance payments and the PPP. The bill also includes $1,400 stimulus payments to individuals and extends unemployment insurance supplements.
A smarter and more automated operating model for corporate reporting is on the horizon, according to results of a new EY survey.
The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance will place greater focus on climate-related disclosures in public company filings after a directive issued by SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee.
The White House said it will allow only businesses with fewer than 20 employees to apply for PPP loans during a two-week period starting Wednesday. The administration also will change the PPP loan calculation formula to help sole proprietors, independent contractors and self-employed individuals receive more financial support.
Anti-fraud screenings by the SBA are delaying the processing of Paycheck Protection Program loan applications, sometimes for weeks, AICPA executives said during an online Town Hall.
This article explores policies companies can put in place to support employees with children during this uniquely challenging time without sacrificing efficiency.
The next quarterly AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey is set to be published in March. The previous quarter’s survey provided a look at sentiment about 2021 from finance decision-makers.
Industrial giants 3M, Arrow Electronics, and Caterpillar explain how they navigated disruptions.
As interest grows in environmental, social and governance information, a new resource provides insights for auditors to assist their clients with ESG disclosures and assurance.
The US Small Business Administration said that it is updating the Paycheck Protection Program’s processes and application platform to speed up the flow of funds to small businesses.
This article discusses how one tech firm's team managed to raise $85 million in investor funding while working remotely during the pandemic.
The demand for environmental, social, and governance reporting is increasing. CPAs have a critical role in meeting that demand, and companies can take action now to enable enhanced ESG reporting.
The AICPA sent a letter urging the US Small Business Administration to address problems small businesses are encountering when trying to apply for Paycheck Protection Program forgivable loans.
New guidance from the US Small Business Administration does not specify a starting date for the new Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program but does recommend actions potential applicants should be taking now while the SBA builds the application platform for the $15 billion COVID-19 relief initiative.