Introduction The global pandemic has impacted virtually every industry and every aspect of our lives – and perhaps one of the greatest impacts is the massive shift to remote working. To better understand COVID-19’s impact on our region’s real estate industry, we surveyed real estate companies across a range of
Major COVID-19 relief legislation provides some much-needed breathing room for hard-hit real estate entities. The Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 (CAA) are designed to help businesses recover and thrive – and one highly anticipated tax provision is a fix to
In addition to the welcome news for PPP loan recipients that associated qualified expenses are in fact tax-deductible, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) substantially expands Employee Retention Credit (“ERC”) benefits. Some employers may now be eligible to retroactively claim the credit on qualified wages going back to March 12, 2020.
At first glance, the new payroll-tax deferral plan appears to provide relief to employees struggling in the wake of the sweeping economic devastation caused by the global pandemic – but know that there are substantial risks to both employees and employers in participating. What the Payroll Tax Deferral Plan Does
On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support the economy with loans, subsidies, and some much-needed tax relief. One highly-anticipated tax provision was a fix to the definition of Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) to allow for a 15-year life
The federal government continues to move quickly in providing support for families and businesses impacted by COVID-19. As of Thursday, March 18th, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201), following the Senate’s passage of a revised bill originally passed on March 14