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PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Forms Released

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the US Small Business Administration and Treasury Department released their revised PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Forms. The Forms Are Available Here: SBA Form 3508 Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application (Updated 01-19-21) SBA Form 3508EZ Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application (Updated 01-19-21) SBA Form 3508S Paycheck Protection […]

PPP Application Forms Released

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the US Small Business Administration and Treasury Department released their revised Borrower Application as well as their newest application form for the Second Draw, commonly referred to as PPP2. Revised PPP Application Form: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP-Borrower-Application-Form.pdf Second Draw Borrower Application Form: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP-Second-Draw-Borrower-Application-Form.pdf As a reminder, to be eligible, your […]

Year-End Bill Impacts Community & Economic Development Industry

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (The Act), signed by the President on December 27th, contains several provisions impacting the Community & Economic Development Industry. We have outlined the key provisions below, for your convenience. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit 4% Permanent The Act makes permanent the floor rate […]

Employee Retention Credit Updates, Expanded Eligibility

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was introduced by the CARES Act back in the Spring, has now been extended and amended as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. (Details related to the 2020 credit are outlined in a previous blog: Payroll Tax Credits and Other […]

Major Updates to the Paycheck Protection Program

On December 21, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a $2.3 trillion spending bill that includes a $900 billion stimulus package intended to provide additional financial relief to individuals and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill was signed into law on December 27, 2020. The Act contains follow-on provisions to the CARES Act […]

Stimulus Package: Highlights, Including Deductibility of Expenses for PPP Loan Recipients

Stimulus Package: Highlights, Including Deductibility of Expenses for PPP Loan Recipients

The House and Senate passed a new stimulus legislation that will include direct payments to Americans, jobless benefits, and funds for businesses and vaccine distribution, which the President signed on December 27th. AAFCPAs’ COVID-19 Task Force will continue to digest the contents of the forthcoming, 5,593-page legislation and will advise clients as appropriate on its […]

IRS Proposes LIHTC Average Income Test Regulations

On October 30, 2020 the IRS published a proposed rule for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) average income (AI) test regulations. The proposed rule provides that if a project has multiple over-income units, it would not need to meet the next-available-unit rule in any particular order. This proposed rule also provides some flexibility in […]

SBA Releases PPP Loan Necessity Questionnaires

AAFCPAs reminds clients, part of qualifying for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan meant certifying that the “current economic uncertainty makes this loan request necessary to support the ongoing operations of the Applicant.” This certification was required by an applicant to be made in good faith when pursuing this loan […]

MA Launches Stimulus Program to Boost Small Businesses

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker has announced a new $50.8 million grant program for Massachusetts small businesses experiencing adverse impact from the pandemic. AAFCPAs’ client Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) will be administering these funds to businesses experiencing economic hardship and a loss of income due to COVID-19. […]

Tax Planning Webinar: Guidance for Businesses Approaching 2020 Year End

Tax Planning Webinar: Guidance for Businesses Approaching 2020 Year End

In 2020, tax planning is more complicated than usual. It may be daunting to understand what to withhold, or not withhold; where to file or not file; where to retire or not retire; or where to expand or not expand. In this 1 hour webinar, AAFCPAs Tax Advisors will cover what Business Owners, CFOs, and […]