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06 July 2020

Loan Application Period for the Paycheck Protection Program Extended

If you missed the opportunity to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan before the program expired at the end of June, you have another chance. Congress has overwhelmingly voted to extend the application period for a PPP loan through August 8, 2020, giving you an additional 5½ weeks to apply.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

04 July 2020

Congress Liberalizes PPP Loan Forgiveness

If you are the owner of a small business that was able to obtain a Paycheck Projection Program (PPP) Loan, you have probably already started worrying about how you are supposed to spend the loan proceeds to maximize loan forgiveness.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

12 June 2020

July 2020 Business Due Dates

Here are the July 2020 Business Due Dates

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

02 June 2020

Does Your Business Qualify for the Research Tax Credit?

For businesses, the tax code provides a tax credit of up to 20% of qualified expenditures to encourage businesses to develop, design or improve products, processes, techniques, formulas or software and similar activities. In the past, this credit—called the Credit for Increasing Research Activities—had to be reauthorized by Congress yearly, but as part of the 2015 PATH Act, this credit was made permanent.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes

21 May 2020

Tax Effects of a Business Making a Charitable Contribution

Charitable contributions are generally allowed as part of an individual’s itemized deductions on his or her income tax return, while a business expense deduction generally isn't allowable for a contribution made to a charitable organization.

David M Robson

Small Business, Taxes