Category Business

PPP Forgiveness Next Steps

The Paycheck Protection Program has provided vital funds to many of our clients during these challenging times. We’re so very grateful that we’ve been able to assist with securing these loans. Unfortunately, over the past 2 weekends the SBA has…

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

PPP is the new buzz in small business. We wanted to give you a short breakdown: PPP stands for Paycheck Protection Program. It’s setup to help businesses that are affected by the COVID-19 disaster (affected can mean many different things…

Small Business Help….maybe?

We’ve received many phone calls, emails, etc. from business owners as well as employees affected by COVID-19 business closures. We’re doing our best to share information as quickly as possible, and be there however we can for our clients. The…

Tip Credit

Certain food and beverage establishments are able to claim a credit for social security and Medicare taxes paid or incurred by the employer on certain employees’ tips.  The following criteria must be met to claim the credit: Have had employees…

Increased Social Security Wage Base

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the wage base for Social Security will increase from $132,900 to $137,700 for 2020. This is an increase of $4,800. If employers and employees exceed this wage base they will be paying an…

Per Diem Rate for Truckers

Notice 2019-55 released the 2019-2020 special per diem rates for those in the transportation industry to be effective as of October 1, 2019. The new meal and incidental expenses (M&IE) rates for truckers is $66 per day. This is the…

EFTPS Password Changes

New changes are coming soon to the EFTPS passwords requirements. IRS will start requiring a 13-month expiration policy.  In other words, the IRS is going to require you to change your password every 13 months.  You can expect this to…