Latest Covid-19 Relief Updates: Round up of Key Information

This past year has been one of the more challenging we have faced. Going forward, for as long as it’s useful, we will bring you a regular round up of relevant COVID-19 relief information highlighting what you need to know to manage through this crisis. Click here for key updates. Checklists for Paycheck Protection Credits […]

Ensure your life insurance proceeds remain non-taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally non-taxable, however, if you have a life insurance policy in place you will want to ensure that the benefits your family will receive won’t be in included in your estate after death to avoid federal estate tax. Current exemption amounts For 2021, the federal estate and gift tax exemption is […]

What to consider when purchasing a vehicle used for business

If you are in the market to purchase or replace a vehicle that you will use in your business you should consider the tax benefits before making your final decision. You may be able to benefit from certain tax rules discussed below if you choose a heavy sport utility vehicle (SUV). Bonus depreciation Under current […]

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) includes COBRA assistance

It is well known that COVID has made times tough for many businesses. The recently passed American Rescue Plan Act could help lighten the burden for employers required to offer continuing health care coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).   100% subsidy Under the ARPA, assistance-eligible individuals (AEIs) may receive a 100% […]

Boosted Child Care Credit may make child care less expensive

There has not been many upsides to COVID, but an enhanced child care credit for 2021 could be one for eligible families. The credit is available for expenses a taxpayer pays for the care of qualifying children under the age of 13 so that the taxpayer can be gainfully employed. The real benefit is that […]

IRS Extends Some April 15th Filing Deadlines

In a news release, the IRS and Treasury Department announced an extension of the April 15th deadline to May 17th for the filing of 2020 individual income tax returns and the associated tax payments.   In a news release, the IRS and Treasury Department announced an extension of the April 15th deadline to May 17th […]

ARPA extends the ERC. All these letters getting you scrambled… Don’t worry, lets break them down to what they really mean for your business.

ARPA, the American Recovery Plan Act signed into law on March 11th has extended the ERC, Employee Retention Credit. Employee Retention Credits can be a very useful tool to aid in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to find out more about ERC and how they can help you. The original credit As […]