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COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Akron Office

We’re excited to continue welcoming back staff, clients and visitors to our Akron Office. To help limit exposure in our office environment, we ask that all associates and visitors adhere to our safety guidelines and social distancing practices.

Articles & Publications

SBA Releases 23 New FAQs to Address PPP Loan Forgiveness

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with Treasury, issued 23 frequently asked questions to help provide additional guidance around forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program loans. The FAQs address four areas of PPP. Read More >>

COVID-19 Checklist: Reassessing Your Risks and Internal Controls

The global pandemic has caused nearly every business to rapidly adjust its operations to allow for remote and contact-less working environments. But during this abrupt pivot, some organizations may have adversely impacted their control environment, elevating their financial and. Read More >>

Navigating Uncertainty for Future Success, Together

I wanted to share with you some thoughts on how COVID is affecting our clients, their go-forward strategies and our own firm as well. It’s a time when we’re all starving for normalcy and certainty. Many of us are. Read More >>

Ohio Issues CAT Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness

Companies who have received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans through the CARES Act may be wondering how to treat the loan and potential forgiveness amounts for Ohio Commercial Activity Tax (CAT) purposes. The amount of the company’s PPP loan. Read More >>

Five Week Extension to PPP Loan Applications

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing an extension for companies to apply for PPP loans. This program, which ended on June 30th, will now be extended to August 8th, when the President signs. Read More >>

State and Local Impact of Working from Home Post-Pandemic

On March 27, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 197 into law, which includes a provision that clarifies the treatment of municipal income tax withholdings while employees are working from home rather than their principal place of. Read More >>

SBA Issues Revised “Borrower-Friendly” Forgiveness Applications

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued revised forgiveness applications for loans issued through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). According to the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the revisions are “borrower-friendly” and implements the PPP Flexibility Act of. Read More >>

Top Considerations for Navigating PPP Loan Application, Spending and Forgiveness

RECORDED JUNE 16, 2020 Join Jim Merklin, Dale Ruther and Mindy Marsden for a moderated discussion that takes a deeper dive into the top issues resulting from the Paycheck Protection Program. This full-scoped moderated panel will discuss the impact. Read More >>

BMF COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

AKRON AND CLEVELAND OFFICE All clients and visitors to our offices must wear masks upon entering the buildings and sign-in with Reception. Clients and visitors will be asked to acknowledge and certify that: they have taken their temperature prior. Read More >>

Getting Back to Business as (un)Usual

To Our Valued Clients and Friends, We’ve all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. Since our last update, we’ve accelerated our efforts to help our people and our visitors stay safe, informed and connected. Following best. Read More >>