New Stimulus Proposal: The Heals Act

An intensifying coronavirus pandemic has prompted Congress to look at a second round of stimulus as the recession continues to deepen. On July 27th, Senate Republicans announced the Heals Act (Health, Economic Assistance Liability Protection & Schools Act), a $1…

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Assessing productivity in a pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis is affecting not only the way many businesses operate, but also how they assess productivity. How can you tell whether you’re getting enough done when so much has changed? There’s no easy, one-size-fits-all answer, but business owners…

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IRS guidance provides RMD rollover relief

The CARES Act was enacted in an attempt to mitigate the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other things, it extends favorable tax treatment to qualified individuals who take “coronavirus-related distributions” (CRDs) from IRAs, 401(k) plans and certain other…

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PPP and EIDL Programs Extended

The Paycheck Protection Program application deadline has officially been extended to August 8th.  Under the program, the SBA had approved almost 4.9 million loans, totaling $520.6 billion. Despite the program’s popularity, it had approximately $130 billion in unallocated funds when…

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