Management accounting

COVID-19 lessons for not-for-profits

When services are needed most and when revenue is likely dropping, not-for-profit leaders face big challenges. A finance leader at an NFP shares adaptation advice.

How 2020 has changed corporate board work

The lessons corporate directors take away from the pandemic will be critical to company survival and success beyond 2020. This podcast episode contains insight on board members’ thinking.

Audit committee cybersecurity disclosures rising in proxy statements

Disclosures around oversight of cybersecurity risk by audit committees are increasing in public company proxy statements, according to a yearly analysis released by the Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics. But other disclosures have leveled off in recent years.

PPP forgiveness simplified for loans of $50,000 or less

PPP borrowers of $50,000 or less will have the opportunity to apply for forgiveness using a simplified application. Under the new process, these borrowers will be exempted from penalties for reduction of full-time employees or employees’ salary or wages.

SBA clarifies deferral period for PPP loan payments

The SBA released guidance clarifying that lenders must recognize the previously established extended deferral period for payments on the principal, interest and fees on all Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, even if the executed promissory note indicates only a six-month deferral.

PPP loan forgiveness: What CPAs should be doing now

The forgiveness aspect of the Paycheck Protection Program remains a source of uncertainty for CPAs. This collection of facts and frequently asked questions can help CPAs understand what to do amid the confusion.

Returning to work: Prioritizing mental health

As employees are welcomed back to work or back to the office amid the coronavirus pandemic, the most successful employers will help them care for their mental, physical, and emotional well-being.

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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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