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
At a press conference held today, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that taxpayers will receive a three-month extension of time to pay the income taxes owed for 2019. During the three-month deferral period, taxpayers will not be subject to interest and penalties. As of the time of this writing,