On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, was signed. This Act provides significant tax relief and charitable giving benefits of both small and large gifts donated in 2020. An outline of these gift-planning strategies are as follows.
PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and instructions released by SBA + IRS issues draft Employee Retention Credit Form
On May 15, 2020, the SBA and Treasury issued the PPP application form to request forgiveness of loans under the PPP program. As announced, the SBA will be issuing additional regulations and guidelines for borrowers to complete the application and to instruct lenders on their duties.
Treasury updates “good faith certification” guidance – new, FAQ 46 and Washington DOR loan forgiveness reporting on B&O returns
Two bits of good news for businesses affected by COVID: 1. Treasury updates “good faith certification” guidance with new, FAQ 46, and 2. Washington DOR says loan forgiveness should not be reported on B&O returns until further notice.
Late Wednesday the president issued an executive order limiting the issuance of immigrant visas at U.S. consulates abroad. This article reviews exactly who is—and who is not—subject to the order. With notable exceptions, those most affected are nearly all categories of business-based immigration and most family-based immigrants.
Today Governor Inslee announced Phase I of a multi-phase reopening plan allowing existing low risk construction projects to resume work. This includes commercial, residential, and public work projects. With the Phase I reopening plan, we begin the highly anticipated process of reviving the economy, getting cranes in the air, and people back to work. As we move forward, there are important requirements contractors need to address for each project site.
Learn about eligibility and other CARES Act requirements, the amount of loans that may be obtained, and provisions of the act pertaining to landlords.