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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.

The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.

Employee Retention Credit

The IRS has posted information regarding the employee retention credit on their website here.

6 Ways to Know Your COVID-19 Check is Real

The Internal Revenue Service has been making good progress in getting the economic impact payment to eligible individuals.

ICYMI: Temporary Changes for Eligible Payroll Tax Deposits

For businesses with employees the IRS has provided for three situations where the payroll tax deposits held in escrow can be used to provide for mandated employee pay or to provide for business ope

Denise Weston Tue, 04/21/2020 - 17:37
ICYMI: IRS Online Tool Helps Non-Filers Apply For Economic Impact Payments

(From The Internal Revenue Service is beginning the process of sending out economic relief payments.

Reminder of Tax Season Deadlines

With all of the changes resulting from the coronavirus it is easy to get lost in the fact that we are still trying to squeeze in tax returns with all of the challenges of working from home (WFH), c

IRS to Accept Digital Signatures, Emailed Documents Temporarily

To help taxpayers and the tax professional community during this COVID-19 period, effective immediately, the IRS will begin temporarily accepting images of signatures (scanned or photographed) and

IRS Commissioner Requests Help from Tax Pros
The IRS Commissioner, Charles Rettig, recently contacted tax professional groups with an appeal for help from the nation’s tax professionals.
IRS Issues Warning About Coronavirus-Related Scams; Watch Out for Schemes Tied To Economic Impact Payments (formerly the Stimulus Payments)

From the editor: And the week would not be complete without the usual warning from the IRS regarding scams trying to get taxpayer bank information under the ruse o

nstp-admin Mon, 04/06/2020 - 11:00
The CARES Act Part III - Other Tax Provisions

While all the chatter is about the stimulus payments and the loan programs available for the small business owner there were also many tax provisions that were included in the CARES Act:

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