Employee Retention Credit: Qualified Wages

Employee Retention Credit: Qualified Wages

Did you know you can get a tax credit for retaining employees during the COVID-19 economic crisis? In the ERC guidance, the IRS mentions when “Qualified Wages”. Do you know which wages are considered "qualified wages" when calculating the “Employee Retention Credit”?...

IRS Tax Credit: Employee Retention Credit  (ERC)

IRS Tax Credit: Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

The Employee Retention Credit is a fully refundable tax credit for employers up to $5,000 for each full-time employee that the employers retained between March 13 and Dec. 31, 2020 and up to $28,000 for each retained employee between Jan.1 and Dec. 31, 2021 ($7,000...

Second Draw PPP Loan Approved by SBA

Second Draw PPP Loan Approved by SBA

On January 15th, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has begun accepting applications for the second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. To be eligible for a second PPP loan — which cannot exceed $2 million — a business must have 300 employees or...

PPP Update: Tax Implication for PPP Loan Proceeds

PPP Update: Tax Implication for PPP Loan Proceeds

As of December 20, 2020, Congress agreed on stimulus payments to combat the struggling economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Emergency COVID Relief Act of 2020. The new package approved by Congress provides an additional $900 billion to stimulate the...

RISE Miami-Dade Small Business Loan Deadline Approaching

RISE Miami-Dade Small Business Loan Deadline Approaching

In response to the current economic hardship created by the Covid-19 Pandemic, Miami-Dade County has created a new loan opportunity called RISE Miami-Dade. The county created the loan program to help small businesses in Miami-Dade County impacted by COVID-19. New...

PPP Loan Forgiveness – Key Points

PPP Loan Forgiveness – Key Points

Did you get a PPP Loan? Wonderful! Although information for loan forgiveness may be confusing to decipher, we put together some key points to help you understand the loan forgiveness process. Application Due Date: There is no formal due date to apply for loan...

Learn How to Stay Safe From SBA PPP Scammers Online!

Learn How to Stay Safe From SBA PPP Scammers Online!

Fishing is awesome! Phishing is not! The SBA has become aware of a new ruse used by criminals targeting Small Business Administration (SBA) PPP loan applicants. Criminals are using social engineering techniques to impersonate the SBA and its Office of Disaster...

What is Estate Planning?

What is Estate Planning?

Why do Estate planning? I don’t want to think about it! Let my family members figure it out! Why spend money right now? I am still alive and kicking! Estate planning is necessary to avoid giving your money to the government as opposed to your loved ones! Estate...