IRS PPP Clarification Notice 2020-32May 8, 2020

In response to the Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness, the IRS on April 30, 2020 released Notice 2020-32. To keep it simple, if you have received loan proceeds under the PPP plan and the loan or portions of the loan are forgiven, the expenses associated with the loan forgiveness are not deductible. Initial understanding and …

The CARES Act – Summary of Tax Provision – Updated March 31, 2020March 31, 2020

Dear Clients, Business Associates and Friends: We hope that you are keeping yourself, your loved ones, and your community safe from COVID-19 (commonly referred to as the Coronavirus). Along with those paramount health concerns, you may be wondering about some of the recent tax changes meant to help everyone coping with the Coronavirus fallout. In …

Overview of Provisions of the SECURE Act Affecting IndividualsJanuary 9, 2020

Senior couple meeting financial adviser for investment

Congress recently passed and the President signed into law-the SECURE Act, landmark legislation that may affect how you plan for your retirement. Many of the provisions go into effect in 2020, which means now is the time to consider how these new rules may affect your tax and retirement-planning situation. Here is a look at …

NJ Annual Report Filing Fee Increase: Quick Guide & AnswersAugust 13, 2019

NJ Annual Report Filing Fee Guide

A new bill, NJ A5607, effective June 30, 2019 has increased the annual report filing fees paid by NJ for-profit and non-profit business entities. Previous Annual Report Filing Fee (For-Profit): $50 New Annual Report Filing Fee (For-Profit): $75 Previous Annual Report Filing Fee (Non-Profit): $25 New Annual Report Filing Fee (Non-Profit): $30 Timing: The annual …

Construction Manager’s Poker Playing Was Not Engaged In For ProfitAugust 5, 2019

Construction Manager’s Poker Playing

Zalesiak, TC Summary Opinion 2019-16 In a Summary Opinion, the Tax Court has found that a construction manager’s poker playing was not an activity engaged in for profit. Therefore, he could only deduct his losses on Schedule A, rather than on Schedule C. Background. In general, Code Sec. 162(a) allows a deduction for all ordinary …