Apple Growth Partners

Ep65: Quick Development of COVID Decontamination

When the words “coronavirus” and “COVID” may have been unknown to most in February of this year, for David Charlton and his team, they were already investigating how to develop decontamination services for this unknown virus. David led his team from Rice Oil Sucks to think outside the box and quickly mobilized to establish decontamination …

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Apple Growth Partners Adds to Cleveland Audit and Assurance Team

CLEVELAND, Ohio – (June 29, 2020) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, proudly welcomes Sunny Adams, CPA, to the Beachwood office as a manager in the audit & assurance department. Adams joins AGP with a remarkable background in public accounting, with more than a decade of experience. As an accomplished …

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Apple Growth Partners Receives Best Employers Honor for 2nd Consecutive Year

Apple Growth Partners Receives Best Employers Honor for 2nd Consecutive Year AKRON, Ohio – (June 29, 2020) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, has been named one of the Best Employers in Ohio by Crain’s Cleveland Business for the second consecutive year. The Best Employers in Ohio is a survey …

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Apple Growth Partners Named Top Workplaces 2020 by The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – (June 29, 2020) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Plain Dealer. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures …

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Medicaid and CHIP Providers May be Eligible for a Portion of the $15 Billion Distribution

June 25, 2020 Sue Peirce, CPA | COVID-19 Response Team The latest from the HHS website for Medicaid and CHIP providers: Medicaid and CHIP Distribution HHS expects to distribute $15 billion to eligible providers that participate in state Medicaid/CHIP programs or Medicaid managed care plans and have not yet received a payment from the Provider …

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IRS Releases Notice Extending Repayment of Already Taken Required Minimum Distributions until Aug. 31, 2020

June 25, 2020 In IRS Notice 2020-51, the IRS announced that anyone who already took a required minimum distribution (RMD) in 2020 from certain retirement accounts can take advantage of the CARES Act RMD waiver for 2020. The 60-day rollover period for any RMDs already taken this year has been extended to August 31, 2020, to give …

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Self-Employed Persons – Understanding the Payroll Protection Program (PPP)

June 25, 2020 There are still a number of questions both under the original provisions and under the Flexibility Act but these insights will assist your planning. If you already have your PPP funds, we’ve identified insights for you. If you don’t have the funding yet, you must apply immediately to assure an SBA number …

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Ep64: Leadership Stark County

Stephanie Werren from Leadership Stark County joins Chuck and Brittany virtually to discuss why leaders need a continued practice of their leading strategies throughout their careers. Stephanie talks about how the LSC curriculum was developed and why business owners should support their employees investing in time out of the office to grow their individual skillset. …

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SBA Releases Revisions to Interim Final Rule and Revised PPP Forgiveness Application

Released Wednesday, June 17thThursday, June 18, 2020 The Small Business Administration (SBA), in conjunction with the US Treasury, has released revisions to the Interim Final Rule relating to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and released two new PPP Loan Forgiveness applications. Our COVID-19 Response Team discusses the major updates, along with links to the revised PPP …

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Ep63: Leading a Non-Profit Through a Crisis

Jeff Johnson from Weaver Industries joins Chuck and Brittany (remotely) to discuss Weaver’s career services for individuals with disabilities and how they can help local businesses. Jeff also discusses his leadership through the COVID-19 crisis, which was intense for non-profits. Jeff shares wonderful insight into leadership, and spotlights the great work individuals with disabilities are …

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