SBA and Treasury Announced PPP Re-Opening

U.S. Department of the Treasury announced in today’s press release reopening the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for new and certain existing PPP borrowers. As stated in the press release published on January 8, 2020, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January 11 and Second Draw…

Eligible Paycheck Protection Program expenses now deductible

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued a new guidance on January 4, 2021. The recent Revenue Ruling 2021-2 allows deductions of eligible expenses for loans taken under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Information regarding the eligibility of expense deductions is available in the IRS publication IR-2021-04 Recently passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act,…

Additional funding for Paycheck Protection Program

On Friday, April 24, 2020 President Donald Trump signed into law a $484 billion Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act previously approved by the Senate. The bill provides an additional $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), $60 billion for the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, $75 billion for hospitals, and an additional $25 billion for corona virus testing.…

Stimulus Payment Update

The IRS has published its latest update on Economic Impact Payments. This payment is automatic for most taxpayers who filed a 2018 or 2019 tax return eligible for an Economic Impact Payment. The IRS publication,  Economic Impact Payment Information Center, provides the following guidelines for eligibility for a stimulus payment: $2,400 for married filing jointly…