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30 April 2021

Here’s What Happened in the World of Small Business in April 2021

Here are 5 things that happened this month and why you should be paying attention. There could be effects on your business.

David M Robson

Small Business

27 April 2021

Tax-Free Grants for Restaurants

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss, up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.

David M Robson

Small Business

26 April 2021

Writing Off Your Business Start-Up Expenses

Generally, start-up expenses include all expenses incurred to investigate the formation or acquisition of a business or to engage in a for-profit activity in anticipation of that activity becoming an active business. To be eligible for the election, an expense must also be one that would be deductible if it were incurred after the business actually began.

David M Robson

Small Business

21 April 2021

Qualified Small Business (QSB) Stock Gain Exclusion: Who Can Take Advantage and How to Do It

Originally, selling stocks identified as having Qualified Small Business status was viewed as offering marginal benefit. But the last several years have seen incremental changes to how gains from the sales of these stocks have been treated. As of the most recent shift, which created a 100% exclusion with certain limitations, these stocks now offer significant opportunities for those who invest in startups and other small businesses.

David M Robson

Small Business

15 April 2021

Entrepreneur Success Stories: Zapier Success leaves clues.

Let’s take a look at a behind the scenes software integration company that has taken the industry by storm.

David M Robson

Small Business