What’s in the Covid relief bill: Recovery rebates, extended unemployment and more

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 includes a number of provisions beneficial to individuals and business owners, particularly in light of ongoing economic turmoil in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to the extension of the Paycheck Protection Program, the CAA contains another round of direct payments to individuals, extended unemployment insurance and […]

IRS clarifies position on PPP loan expenses

Please remember: Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event and the PPP loans are a unique response to this crisis. Therefore, there is no prior precedent for taxability and the IRS is establishing its rationale for its decision. The IRS has issued a ruling this week that clarifies its position that expenses paid with PPP loan funds will […]