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10 August 2020

What President Trump’s Executive Order Means for You

We are still waiting for the dust to settle on what President Trump’s executive orders mean for taxpayers and business owners. There is a lot of talk about legal challenges and how Congress may react. But here is a summary of what we know now.  

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

24 July 2020

VIDEO: How to Make your PPP Loan Forgivable

How to make your PPP Loan forgivable.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

16 July 2020

Big Tax Breaks for Hiring Your Children in the Family Business

With jobs at a premium during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might consider hiring your children to help out in your business. Financially, it makes more sense to keep the family employed rather than hiring strangers, provided, of course, that the family member is suitable for the job. Note, however, that wages paid to children and other relatives aren’t eligible for the Employee Retention Credit created by Congress in 2020 as part of the COVID-19 emergency relief measures for employers.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

15 July 2020

What Led to Congress Extending the Paycheck Protection Program?

The Paycheck Protection Program was passed to help SMBs through COVID-19. Congress passed 2 rounds of funding and have now extended the program.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

14 July 2020

Employers, Don’t Miss Out on the Work Opportunity Credit

The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 extended the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) allowing employers who are willing to help disadvantaged individuals to benefit from a substantial federal tax credit.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes