New PPP Forgiveness Rules for Past, Current, and New PPP Money

Good news. The new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) law enacted with the stimulus package adds dollars to your pockets if you have or had PPP money. Before we go further, please note the PPP money comes to you in what appears to be a loan. We say “appears” because you typically pay back a loan.… Read More

New Stimulus Law Grants Eight Tax Breaks For 1040 Filers

As you doubtlessly know, Congress recently passed a massive new stimulus bill that was enacted into law on December 27, 2020. Most of the public’s attention has been focused on the bill’s authorization of additional stimulus checks and new PPP loans and other aid targeted to struggling businesses. But Form 1040 American taxpayers who are… Read More

If the SBA Made Six Loan Payments on Your Behalf, Are You Taxed?

Are you one of the millions of businesses that have an outstanding non-disaster Small Business Administration (SBA) loan? These include: 7(a) loans: general small business loans of up to $5 million, 504 loans: loans of up to $5.5 million to provide financing for major fixed assets such as equipment or real estate, and microloans: short-term… Read More

Avoid Trouble: Don’t Let the IRS Set Your S Corporation Salary

You likely formed an S corporation to save on self-employment taxes. If so, is your S corporation salary nonexistent? too low? too high? just right? Getting the S corporation salary right is important. First, if it’s too low and you get caught by the IRS, you will pay not only income taxes and self-employment taxes… Read More