PPP Forgiveness Applications on HoldAugust 5, 2020

PPP Forgiveness Applications on Hold

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers who have completed their covered period and used their funds in line with the requirements for loan forgiveness will have to wait until at least August 10 to be able to submit a forgiveness application, pending economic stimulus legislation that will likely impact PPP forgiveness procedures. The Small Business Administration …

The Curchin Open Continues; It’s Just a Little Different This YearJuly 24, 2020

Curchin Cares

Each November since 2005, The Curchin Group has sponsored the Curchin Open Miniature Golf Tournament for Charity. The tournament has raised and donated over $212,000 to local charities since its inception. But the event simply wasn’t made for a pandemic. In lieu of the 2020 Curchin Open, we’re digitizing the event’s core purpose: supporting nonprofits …

COVID-19 FAQs from the Occupational Safety & Health AdministrationJuly 20, 2020

COVID-19 FAQs from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is providing guidelines to help keep workers safe as businesses reopen during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Employers should look to OSHA’s COVID-19 FAQs for information on workplace sanitization, face coverings, healthcare, coronavirus testing, reporting, employee training and more. The page contains recommendations as well as descriptions of mandatory …

IRS Provides Guidance on CARES Act Waiver of Required Minimum DistributionsJune 26, 2020

IRS Provides Guidance on CARES Act

On June 23, 2020 IRS released updated guidance in regard to Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) for 2020. Specifically, Notice 2020-51 provides rollover relief (including an extension of the 60-day rollover period to August 31, 2020), permits certain repayments to inherited IRAs, and sets out Q&As regarding the waiver of 2020 RMDs. The Notice allows taxpayers …

Mnuchin May Consider Extending Tax Filing Due Date AgainJune 26, 2020

Extending Tax Filing Due Date Again

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on June 23 that he may consider delaying the July 15 deadline for filing tax returns originally due on April 15. Generally, the due date for an individual’s income tax return is April 15. But due to COVID-19, for an individual, the due date for filing Federal income tax returns …

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 …

IRS Strikes Back on PPP Loan ExpensesMay 1, 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 …

1031 Extension Due to COVID-19 Emergency – Updated April 13, 2020April 13, 2020

On April 9, 2020 the IRS issued Notice 2020-23, extending a variety of deadlines, including 1031 deadlines. The Notice extends any 45-day or 180-day deadline that occurs between April 1 and July 14, to July 15, 2020. Here are two examples to illustrate the current extension. Example 1: Exchange began April 5, 2020. 45th day …