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Accounting for Covid-19 Relief

August 3, 2021 - Covid-19 relief has included a variety of programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA), and the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). If youโ€™ve received some or all...

6 Post-Pandemic Strategic Business Planning Tips from the Pros

May 19, 2021 - The past year has put businesses across all industries to the test. Questions of resilience, adaptability, and "bouncing back" have been swirling since early 2020 โ€“ but successful businesses keep looking toward the future even as...

SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Opening

April 30, 2021 - The Small Business Administration has announced that the Restaurant Revitalization Fund will open for registration by qualifying restaurants on April 30 at 9 am EST, with these same restaurants able to submit applications...

IRS Extends 2021 Individual Tax Deadline to May 17

March 17, 2021 โ€“ Acknowledging pressure from both Congress and tax and accounting groups, the IRS announced today that it plans to extend this yearโ€™s tax deadline from April 15 to May 17. While the IRS has not yet provided formal guidance, the...

Additional Stimulus Bill โ€“ Business and Individual Incentives

March 10, 2021 - The House of Representatives has passed another stimulus bill (the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021) which was recently passed by the Senate. The bill now goes to the President who is expected to sign the legislation.

Minnesota Economic Assistance Package Available for Some Businesses

December 18, 2020 -On December 16, 2020, Governor Walz signed a COVID-19 economic assistance package into law that provides business assistance grants for certain businesses operating in Minnesota that were closed to the public due to Executive...

Remote Work and Nonresident Income Tax Withholding

December 14, 2020 - Some Minnesota companies have Wisconsin resident employees working from home due to Covid-19. These employees may now have an unexpected tax liability when they file their 2020 Wisconsin income tax return if their Minnesota...

PPP Forgiveness Could Take Years for Your Business โ€“ Here's How to Prepare

December 10, 2020 - The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created to help American businesses tide over the COVID-19 coronavirus, and businesses applied in droves: about 5 million businesses were approved for PPP loans by the Small Business...

IRS Employee Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance

August 31, 2020 - On Friday, August 28, the IRS issued guidance on President Trumpโ€™s executive order allowing for the deferral of payroll taxes on wages paid after September 1. While the guidance clarifies some items, unanswered questions remain.

PPP Update: Owner-Employee Compensation and Rent-Related Costs

August 28, 2020 - On Monday, August 24, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury issued additional guidance, in the form of an interim final rule. The new guidance provides a de-minimis rule for the owner-employee compensation...