Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021
AKA COVID-19 Relief PackageDecember 23, 2020

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Congress passed the 5000+ page Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 on Monday, December 21, 2020. Here are some highlights of that bill. Please note this has not yet been signed by President Trump and could be subject to change. Additional 2020 Recovery Rebates – Additional 2020 stimulus payments of $600 per taxpayer and qualifying children. The …

Round Two of the COVID-19 Stimulus PlanDecember 22, 2020

Round Two of the COVID-19 Stimulus Plan

Monday night Congress approved the new COVID-19 related stimulus package. A major development that many contractors have been anticipating, arrived for the holiday season. Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 expenses paid with forgiven Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans are 100% tax deductible.   Businesses who received funding under the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) will now …

PPP: Simpler Forgiveness for Smaller LoansOctober 30, 2020

PPP: Simpler Forgiveness for Smaller Loans

Business owners who received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan of $50,000 or less can now apply for loan forgiveness through a simplified application. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the change on October 8, while Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department and SBA will continue to advocate for additional legislation in …

New Jersey Pass – Through Business Alternative Income Tax ActOctober 27, 2020

Legislation was passed on January 13, 2020 establishing a pass-through business alternative tax (PTBAT). How Does It Work Starting in 2020, pass-through entities may elect to pay a PTBAT. Paying the tax is an annual election. The tax is based on each member’s share of distributive proceeds. Distributive proceeds mean “net income, dividends, royalties, interest, …

Telecommuting and Sales NexusAugust 18, 2020

Nexus Based on COVID-19 Telecommuting This chart shows which states have issued specific guidance on whether telecommuting employees temporarily working in a state due to the impact of COVID-19 create corporate income tax nexus for an employer who does not operate in that state. See Corporate Tax Chart This chart shows which states have issued …

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 …