Don’t Rush Your PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has begun accepting forgiveness applications for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. While you may want to put the forgiveness application process behind you, here are four reasons to consider delaying your application submission: More changes are on the way. Congress is currently debating another COVID-19 relief package which could include more …

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State Taxing Authorities Are Coming After Your Money

States are creating laws that snag taxpayers everywhere New state tax laws are making more and more taxpayers tax cheats without them realizing it is happening. Think it can’t happen to you? Here are some examples. Your small business registers for sales tax in Texas and you receive a letter from some obscure Texas town …

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How to Protect Your Social Security Number From Theft

With the dramatic increase in identity theft, what can be done to protect your Social Security number (SSN) from these would-be thieves? Here are some ideas. Do not carry your Social Security card with you. Your parents were encouraged to do this, but times have changed. You will need to provide it to a new employer, …

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Tax-Free Roth IRA Withdrawal Options

What every Roth IRA account holder should know Withdrawing funds from your retirement accounts must be done carefully to avoid a potential 10% early withdrawal penalty. Unfortunately, each retirement account type has different rules. Here are some tips for Roth IRAs. Roth IRA basics Roth IRA accounts differ from other IRAs in that your contributions …

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4 key COVID-19 audit risks for 2020 year ends

Many auditors have begun to turn their sights to their next group of audits: clients with 2020 fiscal year ends. The World Health Organization declared a public health emergency on Jan. 30, 2020, meaning many of these clients will have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic during the period under audit. Auditing these clients will carry unique …

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