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The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

On December 27, 2020, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 into law. In this video, we cover the major provisions of the $900 billion stimulus relief package that affect businesses and individuals.
Congress passes law containing PPP tax fix; second-draw program

Congress passes law containing PPP tax fix; second-draw program

After negotiations go to the 11th hour, Congress passes tax fix for PPP, changes to loan forgiveness and establishes second-draw program.
Congress passes appropriations bill, containing COVID-19 relief bill

Congress passes appropriations bill, containing COVID-19 relief bill

Last minute negotiations pave way for Congress to pass second major COVID-19 stimulus package with tax law changes and tax extenders.
A business guide to the December coronavirus relief package

A business guide to the December coronavirus relief package

The package provides additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program and allows certain borrowers to draw second round of PPP funding
Progress continues on PPP deductibility ‘fix’

Progress continues on PPP deductibility ‘fix’

Last push for stimulus funding before year-end provides PPP deductibility obviating need to plan around nondeductibility of PPP expenses.
IRS issues guidance on 401(k) and 403(b) Plans

IRS issues guidance on 401(k) and 403(b) Plans

IRS guidance on the 15% maximum on automatic contributions, 401(k) and 403(b) plan safe harbor requirements, and plan loan offset rollovers.
PPP Loan Forgiveness and Tax Planning

PPP Loan Forgiveness and Tax Planning

Recent guidance from the IRS concerning PPP loan expense deductions may have a significant effect on when you apply for forgiveness and how to maximize your loan forgiveness amount. In this video, we will share the latest IRS guidance on expense deductions, their potential impact on the amount of forgiveness you may receive, and some basics of the loan application process.
The 2020 checklist

The 2020 checklist

Real estate investors are ready to close the books on 2020. Here are 10 smart moves for real estate investors to consider at year’s end.
PPP borrowers may need to extend returns and forgiveness applications

PPP borrowers may need to extend returns and forgiveness applications

PPP borrowers, especially fiscal year taxpayers, should consider extending tax returns and delay loan forgiveness filing (unless necessary).
Private equity deal-making surges, with gains in the middle market

Private equity deal-making surges, with gains in the middle market

After a quiet period set off by the coronavirus pandemic, private equity deal activity in the United States surged through mid-November
IRS releases final regulations on like-kind exchanges

IRS releases final regulations on like-kind exchanges

The final regulations broaden the definition of real property compared to the more restrictive definition in the proposed regulations.
IRS issues additional PPP deductibility guidance with safe harbor

IRS issues additional PPP deductibility guidance with safe harbor

IRS clarifies deduction disallowance for expenses funded by PPP and issues safe harbor for borrowers that forgo or are denied forgiveness.
2020 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

2020 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

As the end of the year approaches, it is important to consider strategies to lower your tax liabilities for 2020. In this video, we'll cover ten strategies that may help in reducing your tax bill.
2020 Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

2020 Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

As the end of the year approaches, it is important to consider strategies to lower your tax liabilities for 2020. In this video, we'll cover strategies that may help you reduce taxes on business income.
Pairing a Pour-Over Will With Your Trust

Pairing a Pour-Over Will With Your Trust

Does your estate plan include a trust? If so, you should know about an estate planning tool called a Pour-Over Will which helps ensure that all assets are moved into a Trust after an individual's death.