by Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS The past week has been even more tumultuous than most Americans expected. Certainly more than most Americans would like to see in our divided nation. Although it will likely be into early 2021 before we will have clarity on the control of the United State Senate due to the runoffs … Read more
by Edward G. Scherer, CPA FlexPay is a locally owned payroll processing company affiliated with H2R CPA, providing payroll services since 1996. During these challenging times, many businesses are taking advantage of the convenience of FlexPay: In-house payroll is becoming too time consuming and stressful Assistance is needed with implementing recent payroll tax deferral options … Read more
The IRS has announced its 2021 cost-of-living adjustments to tax amounts that might affect you. Many increased to account for inflation, but some remained at 2020 levels. As you implement 2020 year-end tax planning strategies, be sure to take these 2021 adjustments into account in your planning. Also, keep in mind that, under the Tax … Read more
Election years often lead to uncertainty for businesses, but 2020 surely takes the cake when it comes to unpredictability. Amid the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting economic downturn and civil unrest, businesses are on their yearly search for ways to minimize their tax bills — and realizing that some of the typical approaches … Read more
Like so many things this year, the recommended practices for your annual end-of-the-year tax planning reflect the COVID-19 pandemic and its far-flung effects. The economic impact, as well as federal relief packages like the CARES Act, may render some tried-and-true strategies for reducing your income tax liability less advisable for 2020. Adding to the uncertainty … Read more
H2R CPA Partner, Kieran O’Dea, CPA, and Senior Manager, Jeff Wolstoncroft, CPA, discuss the simplified application released on October 8, 2020, for PPP loan forgiveness. View the video here.
by Jeff Wolstoncroft, CPA A new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Alternative Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508S was released on Thursday, October 8, 2020, along with guidance granting a simplified application for loans of $50K and under. This new application represents a change in the calculation of forgiveness in the PPP program. The new application will … Read more
by Jeff Wolstoncroft, CPA On October 7, 2020, the Treasury and SBA issued a new Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) to clarify a commonly asked question regarding repayment and interest on PPP loans. The FAQ #52 outlines that under the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (Flexibility Act), the deferral period on interest and repayment … Read more
H2R CPA Partners Kieran O’Dea, CPA and Lucas Rihely, CPA provide insight regarding the process for PPP loan forgiveness and the impact on year-end tax planning. View the video here.
With the presidential election only weeks away, many people are beginning to pay closer attention to each candidate’s positions on such issues as the COVID-19 pandemic, health care, the environment and taxes. Among their many differences, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have widely divergent tax proposals. Their stances could have a … Read more