Accounting & Assurance

SBA Issues New PPP Guidance for Partnerships & Self-employed

The SBA recently (4/14/2020) issued a new Interim Final Rule that supplements the guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) included in the first interim final rule issued on April 2. This new rule focuses on two areas that may  come into play when making a PPP application: Self-employment income of partners in a partnership […]

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FASB Rules on Delays for Leases (ASC 842) and Franchisors (ASC 606)

FASB met on April 8, 2020, to address pressing issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Specifically: Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 842: Leases – One-year delay proposed for private companies and not-for-profit (NFP) entities ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers – Delay proposed only for franchisors that are not public business entities (PBE)   Proposed […]

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FAQs for HUD-insured facilities

In an effort to address questions and concerns about HUD-insured facilities (FHA’s Section 232 and 242 mortgage insurance programs) and the COVID-19 pandemic, HUD (Office of Healthcare Programs) has provided guidance, and possibly some relief, for borrowers. On April 6th, HUD published this list of FAQs for External Stakeholders.  Of specific note is question five […]

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The new COVID-19 law provides businesses with more relief

On March 27, President Trump signed into law another coronavirus (COVID-19) law, which provides extensive relief for businesses and employers. Here are some of the tax-related provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).  Employee retention credit The new law provides a refundable payroll tax credit for 50% of wages paid […]

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How COVID-19 poses new fraud threats to vulnerable businesses

Scam artists know how anxious business owners are during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. They know that as you struggle to meet customer demands and pay employees and stay solvent, you’re more likely to drop your guard and fall for a fraud scheme. The last thing your business needs right now is to suffer additional […]

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