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Game-changing updates to the Employee Retention Tax Credit

Game-changing updates to the Employee Retention Tax Credit

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan recipients may now qualify for the employee retention tax credit based on new legislation signed.
SBA releases guidance on PPP second draw loans

SBA releases guidance on PPP second draw loans

SBA releases two PPP reopening guidance packages. The second guidance package provides information for eligible second draw PPP borrowers.
SBA releases guidance on PPP continued access program

SBA releases guidance on PPP continued access program

SBA releases two PPP reopening guidance packages. The first round of guidance provides information for new PPP borrowers.
PPP eligibility expanded to certain section 501(c)(6) organizations

PPP eligibility expanded to certain section 501(c)(6) organizations

Year-end stimulus legislation extends Paycheck Protection Program and expands eligibility for exempt organizations.
Retirement plans under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Retirement plans under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

The Act does not lengthen CARES Act COVID plan relief, but offers relief for non-COVID disasters, partial terminations and pension plans.
Congress passes law containing PPP tax fix; second-draw program

Congress passes law containing PPP tax fix; second-draw program

After negotiations go to the 11th hour, Congress passes tax fix for PPP, changes to loan forgiveness and establishes second-draw program.
Congress passes appropriations bill, containing COVID-19 relief bill

Congress passes appropriations bill, containing COVID-19 relief bill

Last minute negotiations pave way for Congress to pass second major COVID-19 stimulus package with tax law changes and tax extenders.
Progress continues on PPP deductibility ‘fix’

Progress continues on PPP deductibility ‘fix’

Last push for stimulus funding before year-end provides PPP deductibility obviating need to plan around nondeductibility of PPP expenses.
IRS issues guidance on 401(k) and 403(b) Plans

IRS issues guidance on 401(k) and 403(b) Plans

IRS guidance on the 15% maximum on automatic contributions, 401(k) and 403(b) plan safe harbor requirements, and plan loan offset rollovers.
PPP borrowers may need to extend returns and forgiveness applications

PPP borrowers may need to extend returns and forgiveness applications

PPP borrowers, especially fiscal year taxpayers, should consider extending tax returns and delay loan forgiveness filing (unless necessary).
Nonprofit Industry Webcast Series 2020

Nonprofit Industry Webcast Series 2020

Join our nonprofit industry series as we explore current accounting, tax and other operational issues affecting nonprofit organizations.
IRS releases final regulations on like-kind exchanges

IRS releases final regulations on like-kind exchanges

The final regulations broaden the definition of real property compared to the more restrictive definition in the proposed regulations.
Final regulations released on separately computing UBTI

Final regulations released on separately computing UBTI

Treasury and the IRS release final guidance to exempt organizations for separately computing UBTI under section 512(a)(6).
IRS issues additional PPP deductibility guidance with safe harbor

IRS issues additional PPP deductibility guidance with safe harbor

IRS clarifies deduction disallowance for expenses funded by PPP and issues safe harbor for borrowers that forgo or are denied forgiveness.
Treasury Priority Guidance Plan 2020-2021 – Exempt Organizations

Treasury Priority Guidance Plan 2020-2021 – Exempt Organizations

The Treasury 2020-2021 Priority Guidance Plan contains numerous anticipated projects affecting exempt organizations.