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President Biden Details his Tax Proposals for Individuals

President Biden Details his Tax Proposals for Individuals

President Biden’s proposals for individual taxpayers were outlined in an April 28 address to Congress and in an 18-page fact sheet released by the White House. The “American Families Plan” contains tax breaks for low- and middle-income taxpayers and tax increases on those “making over $400,000 per year.”

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PPP Application Deadline Extended

PPP Application Deadline Extended

President Biden has signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021. The new law extends the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application filing deadline from March 31, 2021, to May 31, 2021, thus providing potential PPP borrowers additional time to submit their applications. The law doesn’t provide the PPP with any additional funding. However, $7.25 billion in additional funding was recently provided in the American Rescue Plan Act. Act Now With the PPP application filing deadline being extended, coupled with several recent

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Make the Most of the Employee Retention Credit

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The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was created to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been with us for a year. But questions about it remain for many employers. With the new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) extending the credit and expanding eligibility — and the credit worth as much as $28,000 per employee for 2021 — employers should brush up on the details.

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The American Rescue Plan Act Provides Sweeping Relief

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On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The $1.9 trillion law is intended to provide far-reaching relief from the economic and other repercussions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to funding for testing, contact tracing, vaccinations, education, and state and local governments, the ARPA includes extensive relief that could directly impact your finances. Recovery Rebates Under the ARPA, many people will receive a third round of direct payments (which the law

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How Can Your Business Benefit from the Consolidated Appropriations Act?

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA) was signed into law in late December. The sprawling legislation contains billions of dollars in additional stimulus funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as numerous unrelated provisions. Let’s take a closer look at the provisions that are most likely to affect your company’s bottom line. Paycheck Protection Program The CAA includes another $284 billion in funding for forgivable loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), for both first-time and so

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Individual vs Corporate Taxes

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Income tax is difficult to navigate when new to owning and operating a business, whether you have several employees or are self-employed. Are you trying to differentiate individual taxes on income from corporate taxes? Below, we will explore the differences between individual vs corporate taxes. Individual vs Corporate Taxes Corporate Taxes Corporate taxes on income, also known as corporate income taxes, company taxes, or corporation taxations, refer to a direct tax levied on a company’s income or capital by the

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401(k) Employee Benefit Plan Audit: An Overview

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It can be hard to ensure your business remains compliant with every federal and state regulation. When it comes to your offered employee benefits, how do you know everything aligns with current guidelines? Has your business considered completing an employee benefits audit? In the content below, we define a 401(k) employee benefit plan audit, discuss the importance behind one, and explore when a business needs to have it completed. What Is a 401 (k) Employee Benefit Plan Audit? An employee

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What is Business Benchmarking, and Why is it Important?

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Regardless of the current economic environment, business strategy should always take priority. While creating ambitious goals, organization can fall into the habit of focusing on internal growth without observing and learning from the surrounding business environment. However, with business benchmarking, you can avoid minimal and temporary growth. In the content below, we define business benchmarking and explore why it is important. Defining Business Benchmarking Before discussing the importance of benchmarking, we must introduce the term and its functions. Essentially, benchmarking

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