On Friday evening, the Treasury Department released the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application which contains instructions for borrowers on how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans. The Treasury Department also indicated that the SBA will soon be releasing regulations and guidance. The PPP Loan Forgiveness Application included many items which will help […]
Yesterday, the SBA issued additional guidance regarding the required good-faith certification concerning the necessity of PPP Loan requests. The guidance contained the following safe harbor: “Any borrower that, together with its affiliates, received PPP loans with an original principal amount of less than $2 million will be deemed to have made the required certification […]
Over the last two weeks, many employers across the US have applied for Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loans, and some have even started to receive the funds. Below are important items for employers to remember to ensure that they qualify for the maximum level of loan forgiveness. Timing: 8 WeeksThe amount of forgiveness of a […]
If your company sponsors a retirement plan, know that the Sweeping stimulus bill recently signed into law includes many retirement plan relief provisions which could impact you or your employees. Highlights of the major retirement related provisions can be found below. Distributions Coronavirus – Related Distributions Employers now have the option to amend their […]
Under the SECURE Act, small businesses can receive a tax credit for the first 3 years for implementing a retirement plan. For taxable years beginning 1/1/20 and beyond, employers with fewer than 100 employees who implement a retirement plan could be eligible for a credit up to $5,000. Previously this credit was capped at $500. […]
The recently passed SECURE act allows families to withdraw up to $10,000 tax-free for payments towards qualified education loans. However, when student loan interest is paid via 529 plan distribution, the interest is not eligible for the student loan interest deduction.