Optimizing multiple incentives and financing strategies for growth: PPP, the Employee Retention Credit & the SBA

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Tax Day for Individuals Extended to May 17

IRS to Delay 2021 Income Tax Filing Deadline to May 17 Officials with the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have told several media outlets and Congressional committees that the 2021 income tax filing and payment deadline will be pushed back to May 17, 2021. It is possible this date will…

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) into law on Thursday afternoon. This $1.9 trillion stimulus package contains additional funding and expansion of tax credits to qualifying small businesses, assistance to various industries that were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, namely restaurants, direct stimulus payments…

Unemployment Fraud Continues to Thrive

Unemployment Fraud Continues to Thrive The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has reportedly stopped around 1,000,000 fraudulent unemployment claims since March of 2020. That number continues to grow at an alarming pace. There are many consequences when a fraudulent unemployment claim is filed including: 1099-G forms sent to the victims of the fraud, creating…

Employee Retention Credits (ERC)

Employee Retention Credits (ERC) Implemented as a refundable credit under the CARES Act, the employee retention credit is extended through June 30, 2021. The following also applies for calendar quarters beginning after December 31, 2020: The credit rate is increased from 50 to 70 percent of qualified wages. The limit on per-employee creditable wages is…

New Year. New Promotions.

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PPP Application Dates Announced

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New COVID-19 Relief Bill

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Critical Tax Points – Part 2

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