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Where’s my package? Foiling parcel delivery thieves

    Even before the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic struck, Americans received a lot of packages. About 18 billion parcels were shipped in the United States in 2018, according to Pitney Bowes, and the parcel delivery industry has been growing at an average 4.7% each year. But given the recent “shelter in place” orders, 2020 […]

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Business meal deductions: The current rules amid proposed changes

Restaurants and entertainment venues have been hard hit by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. One of the tax breaks that President Trump has proposed to help them is an increase in the amount that can be deducted for business meals and entertainment. It’s unclear whether Congress would go along with enhanced business meal and entertainment […]

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Provider Relief Fund Updates

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continues to make payments to healthcare providers from its Provider Relief Fund.  At the same time, HHS continues to issue new guidance and refine existing guidance on an almost daily basis.  In order to keep you informed, we are pleased to provide you with the following updates. […]

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IRS releases 2021 amounts for Health Savings Accounts

The IRS recently released the 2021 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). HSA basics An HSA is a trust created or organized exclusively for the purpose of paying the “qualified medical expenses” of an “account beneficiary.” An HSA can only be established for the benefit of an “eligible individual” who is covered under a […]

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