Finally, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is about to open the application portal for the long-awaited Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) Program, which is designed to help entertainment venues and cultural institutions weather the pandemic shut-downs. Background On December 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), which was the second […]
The IRS announced a change in the deadline for certain federal tax return and payment due dates. Here is what is extended as of this posting (March 19, 2021): 2020 Individual 1040 returns are now due May 17, 2021 2020 Individual 1040 tax payments are now due May 17, 2021 You can read the announcement […]
The Employee Retention Credit is one of the many IRS tax breaks for businesses that was included in the 2020 CARES Act as well as the recent Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The goal of the credit is to provide financial relief to businesses that suffered from the effects of coronavirus but retained their employees. The […]
Both the IRS and Treasury have announced that the deadline to file AND pay your individual federal income tax for the tax year of 2019 has been extended to July 15, 2020.
You might wonder why there are so many extra tasks at year-end. While the government requires much of the work, there is clean-up work and adjustments that need to be done to make the books accurate. It’s not always cost-effective to perform all of these updates monthly, so you’re actually saving money by doing some […]