Management accounting

PPP and pandemic-related tips for not-for-profits

Not-for-profits face challenges related to funding, operations and strategy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. These tips can help resolve issues related to the PPP, accounting and other topics.

What women need to rise in the accounting profession

Women are more likely to succeed if they have role models, are able to find sponsors, and receive opportunities for training and high-profile assignments. Panelists at ENGAGE 2020 also discussed how barriers to advancement are intensified for women of color.

New AICPA tool automates PPP loan forgiveness process

Borrowers can apply for forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program loans by using a new, free AICPA tool that CPA firms can also use to serve their clients. The tool will produce all government-required forms automatically.

EIDL pandemic assistance facts for CPAs

Economic Injury Disaster Loans can provide small businesses with low-interest pandemic assistance over a 30-year term. To help their businesses and clients, CPAs need to understand the key terms that these loans provide.

Strategies for CPAs to encourage positive changes in diversity

A surge in passion on issues of racial justice, diversity and inclusion has led to opportunities for CPAs to lead meaningful change. Members of the AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion share best practices for CPAs who are eager to support change.

Trump signs 5-week PPP extension

President Donald Trump signed a bill Saturday re-opening the application window for Paycheck Protection Program loans until Aug. 8. The five-week extension is intended to keep assistance available to struggling small businesses while Congress works on a new, more targeted program.

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Get your clients ready for tax season

These year-end tax planning strategies address recent tax law changes enacted to help taxpayers deal with the pandemic, such as tax credits for sick leave and family leave and new rules for retirement plan distributions, as well as techniques for putting your clients in the best possible tax position.

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