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PPP Forgiveness

New SBA Qualification Questionnaire Requirement for PPP Loans in Excess of $2M

November 3, 2020 By Robert Jackson, CPA | COVID-19 Response Team Last week, the SBA announced that it will be issuing two new questionnaires for those borrowers who, together with their affiliates, received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $ 2,000,000 or greater. The questionnaires are designed to help the SBA determine the extent of loan …

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IRS Issues Guidance to Implement Presidential Memorandum Deferring Employee Social Security Tax Withholding

August 31, 2020 Earlier this month the President issued an order to the Secretary of the Treasury directing the Secretary to postpone the collection of the employee’s share of social security tax for certain wages. Specifically, the order provided that the collection of the social security taxes for wages paid between September 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020 …

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SBA issues Interim Final Rule (IFR) relating to less than 5% owners, rent paid to related parties and certain nonpayroll costs.

August 24, 2020 Owner-employees with < 5% interest Owner-employees of an S or C corporation with less than a 5% interest are not subject to the owner-employee compensation rule. Eligibility of amounts attributable to business operation of tenant or sub-tenant or household expenses eligible for forgiveness? No. Nonpayroll costs may not include any amounts attributable …

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SBA Releases Long-Awaited Guidance on PPP Forgiveness in the form of Frequently Asked Questions

August 5, 2020 On August 4th, SBA released guidance regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. Critical takeaways include: General No payments on PPP loans are required until the forgiveness amount is known and submitted to the lender by the SBA. Interest accrues at 1% from the date of loan disbursement on any unforgiven …

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