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Treasury, IRS Provide Additional Guidance on Employee Retention Credit, Including for the Third and Fourth Quarters of 2021

Treasury, IRS Provide Additional Guidance on Employee Retention Credit, Including for the Third and Fourth Quarters of 2021

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued further guidance on the employee retention credit, including guidance for employers who pay qualified wages after June 30, 2021, and before January 1, 2022, and additional guidance on miscellaneous issues that apply to the employee retention credit in […]

SBA Requests to Withdraw Requirement for Loan Necessity Questionnaires

In a letter submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on June 21, 2021, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) requested to discontinue the use of the Forms 3509 & 3510, Loan Necessity Questionnaires. The SBA’s withdrawal of the loan necessity questionnaires was discussed June 24 on the AICPA’s Town Hall webcast. A […]

IRS Offers Safe Harbor for Claiming PPP Loan Deductions

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the IRS has recently released a revenue procedure (Rev. Proc. 2021-20) that provides a safe harbor for certain businesses claiming Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan deductions. The Rev Proc is applicable for taxpayers that received a PPP loan but did not deduct certain otherwise deductible expenses paid […]

PPP Extended, Again

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the President’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extension Act of 2021 extends the program again, to May 31* instead of the current March 31 deadline. *The bill extends the program through June 30, 2021; however, for the final 30 days of the program, no “new” applications may be […]

American Rescue Plan: Provisions for Businesses

As you may know, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) into law on Thursday, March 11th. AAFCPAs has outlined, below, the key provisions for businesses, including those related to: Employee Retention Credits The Paycheck Protection Program Family and Sick Leave Credits Targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loans The Restaurant […]

Biden Relief Package: Employee Retention Credits

Biden Relief Package: Employee Retention Credits

As you may know, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARPA) into law on Thursday, March 11th. AAFCPAs has outlined, below, the adjustments to the employee retention credit (ERC). The amendments to the ERC made by the ARPA are effective for calendar quarters after June 30, 2021. What You Need to Know: […]

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 […]