SBA Extends “Necessity” Certification Return-By Date to May 18, 2020

Yesterday afternoon the SBA extended until May 18, 2020 the PPP loan return-by date related to the PPP loan “necessity” certification. This is the second extension of the return-by date which allows PPP borrowers who determine they cannot meet the necessity certification required for all PPP loans to return the funds. This extension is intended [...]

By |2020-05-14T13:54:59-04:00May 14th, 2020|Financial, Governments|0 Comments

SBA to Provide Exemption from Loan Forgiveness Reduction for Non-Returning Employees

Yesterday the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a new FAQ which helps PPP borrowers whose employees elect not to return to work.  As set forth in the CARES Act, the PPP loan amount eligible for forgiveness is to be reduced, in part, if a PPP borrower’s average number of full-time equivalent employees during the 8-week [...]

By |2020-05-05T13:00:59-04:00May 4th, 2020|Financial, Governments|0 Comments

Expenses Paid with Forgivable PPP Loans Not Deductible

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released guidance on the deductibility of expenses reimbursed by a Payment Protection Program (PPP) loan that is then forgiven. In Notice 2020-32, the IRS states that no deduction is permitted for expenses normally deductible to the extent the expenses were reimbursed by a PPP loan that was forgiven. The [...]

By |2020-05-05T12:59:25-04:00May 4th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Taxes|0 Comments

MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program

On April 6, 2020, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program. Applicants must be a for-profit business with a physical location in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, employing no more than 50 individuals and impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For full details visit Applications will be accepted beginning on Wednesday, April [...]

By |2020-04-07T12:12:18-04:00April 7th, 2020|Blog, Financial, Governments|0 Comments

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Information regarding COVID-19 support is coming fast and from many sources. We felt our clients would benefit from a summary of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. View Summary This communication should not be construed as tax or legal advice or tax or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. This communication [...]

By |2020-04-07T08:43:12-04:00March 26th, 2020|Blog, Governments|0 Comments

PA Loan Program for Small Businesses: CWCA

PBGW continues to research the latest forms of assistance available to small businesses. The COVID-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) Program is administered by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) and provides critical working capital financing to small businesses located within the Commonwealth that are adversely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. All CWCA loan applications must [...]

By |2020-04-07T08:40:44-04:00March 26th, 2020|Financial, Governments|0 Comments

Local EIT Filing Deadline Extended to July 15

Keystone Collections Group and Berkheimer are Pennsylvania tax administrators collecting local Earned Income Tax (EIT) for our region. According to a statement on the Keystone Collections Group website, Keystone is extending the local EIT filing deadline to match the State and Federal date of July 15, 2020. Keystone will not apply penalty and interest on Tax [...]

By |2020-04-07T08:38:30-04:00March 25th, 2020|Blog, Taxes|0 Comments

For taxpayers who need additional time to file beyond July 15

Additional information on relief and filing extensions for taxpayers who need more time beyond the July 15 deadline: This communication should not be construed as tax or legal advice or tax or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. This communication does not create any accountant/client or attorney/client privilege. The contents are intended [...]

By |2020-04-07T08:37:15-04:00March 25th, 2020|Blog, Governments, Taxes|0 Comments
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