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PPP Forgiveness Applications – Should You Act Now or Wait?

Recently, the Small Business Administration (SBA) opened its portal for accepting forgiveness applications under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) . Over the next few weeks, banks will be preparing to start accepting forgiveness applications, although some lenders may wait. Read More >>

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Ohio’s 2020 Sales Tax Holiday for Back-to-School Shopping is Aug 7-9

The Ohio Department of Taxation announced that the 2020 Sales Tax Holiday will start on Friday, August 7, 2020 and end on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at midnight. During the holiday, the following items will be exempt from tax:. 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 >>

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 >>

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: Taxability of Loan Forgiveness

On April 30, 2020, the IRS released additional guidance in Notice 2020-32 regarding the tax treatment of amounts forgiven under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, which are a key part of the CARES Act. According to this new. Read More >>

IRS Broadens Tax Filing and Payment Relief, Refund Guidance Coming Soon

Previous tax return and payment relief were centered around income tax filings due by April 15, 2020. This newest relief applies to all taxpayers that have a filing or payment, specified in this notice, with a due date falling. Read More >>

Ohio Gov. DeWine Signs COVID-19 Related Legislation

On March 27, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law Ohio House Bill 197 (HB 197), which provides emergency relief to Ohioans during the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation includes several tax provisions for individuals and businesses. To align. Read More >>

CARES Act: Federal Coronavirus Emergency Relief Package in Response to COVID-19

Relief is coming. Following supplemental funding for government agencies and individual-focused legislation, the President is expected to sign Phase III legislation in the CARES Act after it clears the House in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The Act is. Read More >>

In Response to COVID-19: House & Senate Approve $2 Trillion Economic Rescue Package; Tax Extensions Clarified

In an effort to rush sweeping aid to businesses and workers, lawmakers reached agreement on another relief bill that includes several economic incentives, as well as additional tax relief provisions. The details of the $2 trillion stimulus package are. Read More >>

Treasury Extends Tax Filing Deadline 90 Days

In a historic move, Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin has announced the April 15th tax filing deadline is changed to July 15 for all taxpayers and businesses via Twitter. “At @realDonaldTrump’s direction, we are moving Tax Day from. Read More >>