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AAFCPAs Releases 2020-2021 Tax Planning Guide for Businesses & Individuals

In 2020, tax planning is more complicated than usual. We now have a full view of the impact of United States’ massive 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the 2019 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act on clients’ short and longer-term tax planning strategies. We must now evaluate these Acts in tandem with the $2.2 […]

Did Your Accounting Department Thrive While Remote?

Many finance departments were put to the test when forced to transition to a remote workforce in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Those that had already moved processes and systems to the cloud were able to adapt quickly. Those that outsourced their finance function to AAFCPAs’ Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) group did not skip a […]

Chapter 257 Salary Report Due by November 13th

AAFCPAs reminds human & social services provider clients that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) Chapter 257 Salary Report for FY 2019 – FY 2021 is due by November 13th. This report is required by Chapter 257 which provides that social service program providers report salary information to EOHHS in the following […]

HHS Announces $20 Billion in New Phase 3 Provider Relief Funding

On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced $20 billion in new funding for providers on the frontlines of the Coronavirus pandemic. Under this Phase 3 General Distribution allocation, providers that have already received Provider Relief Fund (PRF) payments will be […]

AAFCPAs Shares Expertise at Providers’ Council Annual Conference

AAFCPAs will present a virtual educational workshop titled Where Do We Go From Here? Planning for an Uncertain Future Moving Forward From COVID-19 at the Providers’ Council 45th Annual Convention & Expo on Thursday, October 29 from 1PM – 2:30PM. Where Do We Go From Here? Planning for an Uncertain Future Moving Forward From COVID-19 COVID-19 […]

Remote Work and Income Taxes

Remote Work and Income Taxes

More Americans than ever are working remotely due in large part to the Covid-19 pandemic, a trend which may continue indefinitely. This shift in the status quo has created an unprecedented tax dilemma for employers with multi-state workers as well as those employees who may now be considered multi-state workers.

HHS Updates Reporting Requirements for Provider Relief Funds

On September 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements (the Notice) relating to General and Targeted Distributions made under the Provider Relief Fund (PRF). This notice updates the initial notice issued on July 20, 2020. There are some significant changes as a result of […]

IRS Issues Guidance on Presidential Payroll Tax Deferral Memorandum

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the Treasury issued IRS Notice 2020-65 which provides guidance on the August 8, 2020 Presidential Memorandum directing the Treasury to allow employee deferral of withholding, deposit and payment of certain payroll tax obligations. Which Employees are Eligible to Defer? The deferral is restricted to any employee whose […]

New PPP Forgiveness Guidance Addresses Owner-Employee Compensation, Rent-Related Costs

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the U.S. Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) released an interim final rule Monday, August 24th, addressing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgiveness issues related to owner-employee compensation and the eligibility of non-payroll costs. Specifically, the new guidelines state that an owner-employee in a C or S corporation who […]