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A’Shira Nelson Appointed to OSPCA’s Board of Directors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – (June 17, 2021)   Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce A’Shira Nelson, CPA, has been appointed to The Ohio Society of CPA’s (OSCPA) Board of Directors. Read more from the OSCPA here. About A’Shira Nelson Nelson has achieved success in the accounting and finance …

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Apple Growth Partners Kent Office Updates

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Apple Growth Partners Positions for Growth by Naming Erica Ishida President/COO

CLEVELAND, Ohio – (April 21, 2021) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, has named Erica Ishida, MPOD, president and chief operating officer. Ishida joins chairman Chuck Mullen, CPA, CMA, MTax, CGMA, to execute the firm’s aggressive growth strategy.   Erica Ishida, MPOD, joined Apple Growth Partners in 2020, having previously …

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IRS Announces Federal Income Tax Filing Extension

March 18, 2021 The IRS formally announced federal income tax filings due date for individuals for 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. The deadline postponement ONLY applies to INDIVIDUAL Federal income tax returns and tax (including tax on self-employment income) payments otherwise due April 15, 2021, …

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Reminder: Banks Have Their Own Deadlines for the PPP – and May Have Already Stopped Taking Loan Applications

March 17, 2021 By Robert Jackson, CPA Some potential borrowers who thought they had until March 31st to apply for a first or second draw PPP loan are finding that their bank has stopped taking applications, or will stop in the coming days, short of the actual deadline. While legislation to extend the deadline through May …

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President Biden Signs the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021

By Robert Jackson, CPA March 13, 2021 By Robert Jackson, CPA On Thursday, the President signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) into law. While the act does not expressly focus on tax legislation, it does contain income tax and payroll tax provisions worth discussing. In addition to the highly publicized direct payments (recovery rebates) to many Americans, …

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SBA Revises Loan Calculation For Schedule C Filers, Issues Separate New Forms For First and Second Draw Loans

By Robert Jackson, CPA Thursday, March 4, 2021 The Biden administration released a statement last month indicating that there would be changes to the PPP loan program – which included an exclusive 14-day application window for businesses and certain nonprofits with less than 20 employees.  Possibly the most anticipated change in that release – was …

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IRS Issues Notice 2021-20 Updating FAQs for the Employee Retention Credit

By Robert Jackson, CPA Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Earlier this week, the IRS issued Notice 2021-20, which updates previously issued FAQs for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). Updates were necessary due to the changes provided under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which was signed into law back in late December. Among the 102 pages of text is a …

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Apple Growth Partners Broadens Team, Introduces Remote Professionals

AKRON, Ohio – (February 16, 2021) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, has welcomed two professionals to its shared services team, including the firm’s first remote position new hire. Cayla Allen joins the firm’s creative team as a marketing manager. As AGP’s first new hire outside of Northeastern Ohio, Allen’s …

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