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Second Phase of NJEDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced it will open pre-registration for Phase 2 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program at 9:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The $10 million program expansion will support New Jersey small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligibility - To be

By |2021-02-01T18:19:19+00:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , |

Getting 1099 G but never filed? Might be identity theft or fraud

If you are receiving a 1099 G - Unemployment compensation or any other income documents that are not applicable to yourself, you might be impacted by identity theft. You should contact The payer or entity that released the 1099 G or other income form to issue a corrected one so you do not have to

By |2021-01-31T06:07:19+00:00January 31st, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , , , |

Employee Retention Credit – Waiting on further guidance

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is one of the most complex tax credits in these stimulus packages. Initially, you could not get PPP and the employer retention credit. There was a previous post that discussed this matter. Now, it seems that the IRS is addressing only if no forgiveness PPP is available to the business

By |2021-01-31T03:57:29+00:00January 31st, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |

Paid sick leave credit and family leave credit

The paid sick and family leave credits, which previously were available only until the end of 2020, have been extended for periods of leave taken through March 31, 2021. The IRS has released IR-2021-26 to provide more clarity on this topic. See link to FAQs below. The following information was released through the IRS Newswire

By |2021-01-30T22:55:23+00:00January 30th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to get (or renew) an ITIN number

The ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number) is a tax processing number only available for certain nonresident and resident aliens, their spouses, and dependents who cannot get a Social Security Number (SSN). It is a 9-digit number, beginning with the number "9", formatted like an SSN (NNN-NN-NNNN). To obtain the ITIN number, you need an appropriate

By |2021-01-27T16:20:13+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , |

All taxpayers are now eligible for identity protection PINs

The IRS shared this morning Tax Tip 2021-07 - All taxpayers are now eligible for identity protection PINs. The Identity Protection PIN is a six-digit code known only to the taxpayer and to the IRS. It helps prevent identity thieves from filing fraudulent tax returns using a taxpayers' personally identifiable information. Here are a few

By |2021-01-26T18:06:53+00:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , , |

DoorDash funded a $500K grant program for N.J. restaurants

Information from the article (link below). The application information will be available by Feb 1, 2021 at https://www.njrha.org/ New Jersey restaurants can apply for grants between $2,500-$5,000, thanks to a grant program funded by DoorDash and administered by the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association. DoorDash announced Monday it is donating $500,000 to the NJRHA to

By |2021-01-25T23:19:34+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |

Unemployment is taxable!

The IRS is reminding the taxpayers that unemployment is subject to taxes. Remember unemployment compensation is taxable Millions of Americans received unemployment compensation in 2020, many of them for the first time. This compensation is taxable and must be included as gross income on their tax return. Taxpayers can expect to receive a Form 1099-G showing their unemployment

By |2021-01-22T18:01:20+00:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , |

Philadelphia COVID-19 Restaurant and Gym Relief Program up to $15k – Apply on Thursday, January 28

As you are aware, restaurants and gyms have been severely impacted during COVID.  In Philadelphia, there were significant restrictions for any indoor activity. especially for the period November 2020 to mid January 2021. The City has created a new program to provide some relief to those businesses The eligibility for this program is the following

By |2021-01-23T19:13:10+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |

Relevant sources to be informed in tax and accounting matters

Our partners and team members review daily articles, posts, etc. from  different sources (this is not a comprehensive list) and communications from other CPAs, EAs, accountants, and tax professionals. We have noted a faster pace of changes in the tax and accounting professional industry, with many examples in the recent years. Example 1 - Tax

By |2021-01-22T17:27:52+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Financial Education|Tags: , , , , , , |
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