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Smallest businesses get PPP updates, special filing period

The nation’s smallest businesses are getting revamped Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) rules and a special filing period announced in recent changes from the Biden-Harris administration. Small businesses with fewer than 20 employees make up 98% of the small businesses in the U.S. but have not received much assistance from the PPP so far and have […]

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Tax considerations for contractors for the 2020-2021 tax season

The 2020-2021 tax season is unprecedented for many reasons, and it’s forcing many business owners to take a closer look at their tax situation with their CPAs to ensure all available opportunities are optimized. Much is still up-in-the-air when it comes to presidential tax plans, future pandemic relief, and fluctuating economic strain, but construction companies […]

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Key COVID-19-related funding updates for contractors

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold a firm grip on the marketplace, and many businesses are beginning to feel the COVID fatigue. As the complications from the pandemic continue well into 2021 for both contractors and their clients, construction firms will want to consider all the available funding options to help keep businesses operational during […]

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IRS announces 2021 standard mileage rates for business, charitable, medical, and moving purposes

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued the 2021 optional standard mileage rates. These rates, which adjust every year to account for inflation of fuel costs, vehicle cost and maintenance, and insurance rate increases, will once again affect the way a company reimburses their mobile workers. Specifically, the IRS mileage rate is a guideline that businesses use to calculate the deductible […]

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Everything you need to know about the expanded ERTC

The employee retention tax credit (ERTC) is intended to provide liquidity to employers during the pandemic and was greatly expanded in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 thanks to Sections 206 and 207 of the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act portion, opening the doors to more businesses to be able to qualify for and […]

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