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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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Application dates for second round of PPP funding announced

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury has announced that lenders with $1 billion or less in assets will be able to open applications for the next round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding starting Friday, Jan. 15 at 9 a.m. ET. Both first and second-draw loans will be able to apply at that time. For large lenders, the application opens […]

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Treasury issues interim final rules on updated PPP guidance

Three new interim final rules (IFRs) for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have been released from the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury in response to the changes and second round of funding enacted by the relief portion of the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed at the end of December. Here’s the breakdown on the first […]

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