Paycheck Protection Program Updates

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By MATTHEW LUTTINGER & BRAN NOONAN of Date   May 8, 2020 The CARES Act created the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), which amended the Small Business Act (“SBA”) to provide short term loans to companies with fewer than 500 employees and other companies (such as those in the restaurant and hospitality industry). Such […]

Covid-19 Update April 30, 2020

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By N. Richard Grassano, Boca Accounting, LLC Recent updates in relief packages and stimulus payments  Let us begin with the$ 1200/500 stimulus payments. Many of you may have received your US Treasury Check and many of you probably have not. The promised website to give you a status report on your […]

A Lookback on PPP and What Happened – the First Round

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The following is based on and extracted from an article in The Motley Fool by Ollen Douglass and a Report from the SBA. As of April 16, the SBA’s statistics are: Summary *Net Approved Dollars do not reflect the amount required for reimbursement to lenders per statute within the CARES Act. […]

What todo with the PPP Funds & How to get the PPP Funds forgiven

Paycheck Protection Program

The following was extracted from a Treasury FAQ page on their website. What follows are answers to some questions if have been asked. Can my PPP loan be forgiven in whole or in part? Yes. The amount of loan forgiveness can be up to the full principal amount of the loan […]

New – a not (yet) will known Covid-19 Tax Credit – From the IRS – $10k Tax Credit

IRS CORONAVIRUS

IR-2020-62, March 31, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched the Employee Retention Credit, designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible employer whose business has been financially […]

Paycheck Protection Program – What is included in “Average Monthly Payroll” & What can I use the money for?

Paycheck Protection Program

This article is an extracted from and article by Fenwick & West LLP. & Treasury Department website. Maximum Amount — The sum of (i) borrower’s average total monthly “payroll costs” during the one-year period leading up to loan origination multiplied by 2.5 (i.e., 2.5 times average monthly payroll costs) plus (ii) […]

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Q&A

This is based on a guide sent out from Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member – U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Other than the SBA COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN the CARES act provides for the following funding/loan programs: Capital to cover the cost of retaining employees. Then the […]

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”)

Sick Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”), like many other federal employment laws, requires that notice of the Act’s provisions be posted in a conspicuous place on the employer’s premises where notices are customarily posted.  For convenience, I have attached the official poster issued by the Department of Labor. For […]

Paid Sick and FMLA Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and How Employers Can Recover the Cost

Sick Leave Coronavirus

This is an article published by MBAF On Sick Leave.   The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) was signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020. The new legislation addresses the growing health and economic crises and includes provisions for paid sick leave, paid family leave and refundable […]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Coronavirus

This article is very very closely follows an article I received from MBFA. It should be noted that this does not cover what the current Bill in Congress (as of 1:30 PM Eastern Time). Pursuant to the latest guidance from the SBA, small businesses that meet the SBA’s revenue OR the […]