Antares Group’s COVID-19 Webinar Series

Antares Group is hosting a series of webcasts designed to bring the latest information to you in this rapidly changing environment during the coronavirus outbreak. Below are links to the webinars we have hosted. We will add more as they become available. How Does ARPA Help Your Business? (March 23, 2021) Presented by: Frank McLaughlin, […]

CARES Act changes how business losses are treated

In addition to the relief offered to individuals and business owners impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) also contains modifications for how business losses are treated for tax purposes. What is an NOL? Generally, a net operating loss occurs when your deductions for the year are […]

IRS extends more tax deadlines

As you know, many tax filing and payment deadlines have been extended until July 15 as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis. At the time these extensions were announced at the end of March, they covered federal individual income tax filing and payment dates, as well as first quarter estimated payments that would have been due April 15. […]

Coronavirus relief efforts create rich environment for fraud

Between economic impact payments, small business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, emergency sick and leave requirements, and other coronavirus-related relief efforts, we are in a target-rich environment for fraud. Everything is moving very quickly, and individuals and business owners desperately need financial relief being offered by the government, banks, and employers. Fraudsters will take […]

What businesses need to know about the new CARES Act

The third coronavirus relief package – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) – has been passed by Congress and signed by President Trump. The CARES Act contains provisions designed to help both businesses and individuals. Click here to read about the provisions affecting individuals. Below is a look at those provisions […]

What individuals need to know about the new CARES Act

The third coronavirus relief package – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) – has been passed by Congress and signed by President Trump. The CARES Act contains provisions designed to help both businesses and individuals. Click here to read about the provisions affecting businesses. Below is a look at those provisions […]

Tips for keeping cash flowing in restaurants

We are aware of the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on McDonald’s owner/operators and the restaurant industry in general. McDonald’s Corp. has provided some relief with rent deferrals and suspension of major remodeling projects. There are other ways, as well, that owner/operators can manage cash flow in your restaurants while traffic is diminished […]

States offer tax filing relief in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the country, different states’ departments of revenue are offering various forms of tax relief, from extending tax filing deadlines to deferring sales tax. Legislative activity is moving quickly and changing daily. As of March 23, 2020, 39 states, along with various municipalities,  have issued […]

Beware of scammers profiting from coronavirus

As individuals, businesses, local governments and other organizations commit to social distancing measures, there are those who will seek to profit from the coronavirus pandemic. Circumstances are changing daily and the flow of information is constant, which makes it critical that you remain vigilant against various scams surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Below are some examples […]