COVID-19

COVID-19 Payments for Retirees

The IRS reminds retirees, who don’t normally have a requirement to file a tax return, that no action on their part is needed to receive their $1,200 economic impact payment. Seniors should be especially careful during this period, as they can be the target of scammers. The IRS reminds retirees – including recipients of Forms […]

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Beware Coronavirus-related Scams

The IRS has issued a warning to taxpayers about calls and email phishing attempts dealing with COVID-19 or the Coronavirus.  Main concerns center around identity theft and tax-related fraud. Taxpayers should watch for emails, text messages, websites and social media attempts that request money or any personal information. According to IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig, “The […]

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CARES Act offers new hope for cash-strapped nonprofits

On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. How is this massive $2 trillion recovery package poised to help your not-for-profit organization? It depends on your group’s size, financial condition and other factors. But most nonprofits affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak are eligible for some relief under […]

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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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Economic Relief May be Available for Nonprofits

You’ve been reading and hearing about The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, known as the CARES Act (the Act.) This historic $2 trillion stimulus bill includes a $349 billion relief program for small businesses and nonprofit organizations, available through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) existing §7(a) Paycheck Protection Program. Structured as forgivable loans, […]

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