House Votes Monday on Second $2,000 Stimulus Check After Trump Signs Bill

House Votes Monday on Second $2,000 Stimulus Check After Trump Signs Bill

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From CNET | written by Jessica Dolcourt President Trump signed the stimulus bill on Sunday night, avoiding the government shutdown. Today, the House will vote on $2,000 stimulus checks. Sunday night, after days of criticizing the $600 second…
Help Is on the Way – Emergency Coronavirus Relief Agreement Reached

Help Is on the Way – Emergency Coronavirus Relief Agreement Reached

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Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 Stimulus Payments Unemployment Assistance CDC Eviction Moratorium Paycheck Protection Program Loans Earned Income Tax Credit & Child Tax Credit School Funding Child Care …
5 Reasons Why You May Not Receive a Stimulus Check

5 Reasons Why You May Not Receive a Stimulus Check

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From Forbes.com | Kelly Anne Smith Forbes Advisor Staff The harsh economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread shutdowns needed to contain it are starting to set in. More than 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment…
Need to identify QOF property by December 31st

Qualified Opportunity Zone Rules Are Relaxed– Need to identify QOF property by December 31

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From The Journal of Accountancy, by Sally P. Schreiber, J.D. In Notice 2020-39, the IRS extended some deadlines for investing in qualified opportunity funds (QOF) and relaxed some investment requirements to make it easier for QOF investors…
Don’t Miss Out on Year-End Tax-Planning Opportunities

Don’t Miss Out on Year-End Tax-Planning Opportunities

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Article Highlights: Unemployment Benefits Taxability To Skip or Not Skip the 2020 Required Minimum Distribution Special Charitable Giving Opportunities Divorced or Separated Planning Issues Potential State Health Insurance…

IRS Provides Tax Relief for Victims of Oregon Wildfires

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From the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants WASHINGTON — Victims of the Oregon wildfires and straight-line winds that began on Sept. 7 now have until Jan. 15, 2021 to file various individual and business tax returns…

Individuals Have a New Opportunity to Receive $500 Economic Impact Payments for Their Children

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Article Highlights:   $500 Per Child Stimulus Payment Non-Filer Tool Those Who Have Already Used the Non-Filer Tool Those Who Haven’t Used Non-Filer Tool How Payment Will be Made Get My Payment Tool Non-Filers The…

PPP Interim Final Ruling Summary

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 To our valued clients:  The US Small Business Administration and Treasury recently issued an interim final rule clarifying Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness issues surrounding owner-employee compensation and the eligibility of rent…

IRS Extends the Opportunity to Defer Capital Gains

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IRS Extends the Opportunity to Defer Capital Gains Article Highlights: Tax Benefits Investment Period Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds Qualified Opportunity Zones Deferral Period 10 Year Election As part of tax reform…

How to Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus-Related Fraud

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The global coronavirus pandemic has changed every single facet of our world – from the way we work to how we live our day-to-day lives – and we have been forced to quickly adjust to a new normal. Unfortunately, there are those out there…