Will I need to certify economic need for my PPP loan?

The SBA has provided some guidance regarding the requirement for borrowers to certify their economic need for a PPP loan. If the loan amount is under $2m, then the loan will fall under safe harbor and will not need to be certified. The SBA has stated that it will not be able to review these … Read more

Be sure independent contractors are properly classified

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, your business may be using independent contractors to keep costs low. But you should be careful that these workers are properly classified for federal tax purposes. If the IRS reclassifies them as employees, it can be an expensive mistake. The question of whether a worker is an … Read more

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Expanded by Congress

Congress and the Trump administration have struck a deal on another piece of legislation, the latest in a series of federal measures intended to provide relief in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The $484 billion legislation, which is being referred to as the Interim Stimulus Plan, amends the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic … Read more

Main Street Lending Program – Federal Reserve

“The Federal Reserve has announced that it is establishing a Main Street Lending Program (Program) to support lending to small and medium-sized businesses that were in good financial standing before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.” Read More

Information on Economic Impact Payments

“The IRS is committed to helping you get your Economic Impact Payment as soon as possible. The payments, also referred to by some as stimulus payments, are automatic for most taxpayers. No further action is needed by taxpayers who filed tax returns in 2018 and 2019 and most seniors and retirees.” Learn more here.