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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 >>

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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 >>

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 >>

Senate Passes House Bill to Loosen Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness

As we reported last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act to help ease loan spending and forgiveness requirements for small businesses under the new Paycheck Protection Program. Last night, the U.S. Senate passed. Read More >>

House Passes Bill to Ease PPP Loan Spending and Forgiveness Requirements

(June 4, 2020) *UPDATE: Senate Passes House Bill – read article On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, H.R. 7010, to help ease loan forgiveness requirements for small businesses under. Read More >>

Paycheck Protection Program: SBA Issues Interim Final Rules on Loan Forgiveness

Late Friday night, the Treasury and the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued 26 pages of new guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgiveness rules that were issued on May 22. These new Interim Final Rules build upon what. Read More >>

Opportunities and Implications of the Business Law & Tax Changes in Response to COVID-19

Tod Wagner discusses tax planning in the current environment, including tax law changes and extensions in response to COVID-19. Read More >>

Paycheck Protection Program: Top 10 Questions

Dale Ruther covers the top 10 questions (and answers) we hear most with the Paycheck Protection Program loans. When is the loan forgiveness period? How do we calculate full-time employees? How does the safe harbor calculation work? What payroll. Read More >>

Paycheck Protection Program: Past, Present & Future

Dale Ruther breaks down the Paycheck Protection Program into three parts: Where we’ve been, where we’re at now, and where we are going. Read More >>