(866) 900-4236Call Pay Online
Client Center
Remote Support

Coronavirus Resource Center

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with all the latest news and updates about the coronavirus (COVID-19) as it relates to you, your business, your employees, tax laws, and more.

Jump to News


External Resources


News

The Red Flags Are Many When Borrowing From Your Retirement Plan
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many people borrowing from their companies’ qualified retirement plans, and the CARES Act provides some temporary rule changes to this loan type. However, given the risks and costs of borrowing from a retirement plan, it should generally be viewed as a last resort. Subtracting funds from your retirement plan will leave less for your heirs if you were to unexpectedly die before you can repay the loan.
The Possible Tax Consequences of PPP Loans
If your business was fortunate enough to get a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan taken out in connection with the COVID-19 crisis, you should be aware of the potential tax implications.
CARES Act Made Changes To Excess Business Losses
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act made changes to excess business losses. This includes some changes that are retroactive and there may be opportunities for some businesses to file amended tax returns. If you hold an interest in a business, or may do so in the future, here is more information about the changes.
The President’s Action To Defer Payroll Taxes: What Does It Mean For Your Business?
On August 8, President Trump signed four executive actions, including a Presidential Memorandum to defer the employee’s portion of Social Security taxes for some people. These actions were taken in an effort to offer more relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After You File Your Tax Return: 3 Issues To Consider
The tax filing deadline for 2019 tax returns has been extended until July 15 this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After your 2019 tax return has been successfully filed with the IRS, there may still be some issues to bear in mind. Here are three considerations.
COVID-19-Related Leave Donation Programs Now Eligible For Tax Relief
The IRS recently announced special tax relief for leave-based donation programs set up by employers to aid those directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under such programs, an employer can allow its employees to give up vacation, sick or personal leave in exchange for a cash contribution by the employer to a qualified charitable organization.
If You’re Selling Your Home, Don’t Forget About Taxes
Traditionally, spring and summer are popular times for selling a home. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in a slowdown in sales. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that existing home sales in April decreased year-over-year, 17.2% from a year ago. One bit of good news is that home prices are up. The median existing-home price in April was $286,800, up 7.4% from April 2019, according to the NAR.
Illinois Department of Commerce Launching First Round of Business Interruption Grants
The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is launching the first round of Business Interruption Grants (BIG) by providing $60 million to businesses experiencing losses or business interruption as a result of COVID-19 related closures.
SBA and Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020.
Student Loan Interest: Can You Deduct It on Your Tax Return?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act contains some assistance to borrowers with federal student loans. Notably, federal loans were automatically placed in an administrative forbearance, which allows borrowers to temporarily stop making monthly payments. This payment suspension is scheduled to last until September 30, 2020.
Congress Passes Changes to Paycheck Protection Program
Last night the US Senate unanimously passed the House bill called the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act and is expected to be signed by the President. The following are the changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)...
Overcoming the Challenges of Remote Auditing During the COVID-19 Crisis
Many people are currently working from home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. In recent years, most audit firms have been investing in technology and training to facilitate remote audit procedures. But auditors haven’t faced a situation where everything might have to be done remotely — until now.

Get More Articles Like This in Your Inbox

Sign up for our email newsletter and get the latest news sent straight to you.