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April 26th, 2021 • Blog

Scott C. McIntire, CPA

GASB 84 Implementation

Are you a government that opted to defer implementation of Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement (GASB) 84, Fiduciary Activities? You may still have work to do! GASB 84 establishes Custodial Funds and eliminates Agency Funds, among other things, which may change your December 31, 2020 or June 30, 2021 financial...
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March 26th, 2021 • American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Jim Moran, CPA, MST

Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP). President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package is aimed at stabilizing the economy, providing needed relief to individuals, small businesses, and improving and accelerating the administration of coronavirus vaccines and testing. The relief package, which...
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February 22nd, 2021 • Blog

Jim Moran, CPA, MST

Employee Retention Credit Helps Employers Conserve Cash

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which was signed into law on December 27, 2020, extended the December 31, 2020 expiration date of the Employee Retention Credit (the Credit) to July 1, 2021. This credit is applied dollar-for-dollar against an employer’s quarterly payroll tax liability and any excess is refundable to...
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January 19th, 2021 • Blog

Amila Hadzic

Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans

On December 27, 2020, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act was signed into law to assist businesses who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of the Economic Aid Act, the Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans program was created. The...
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January 8th, 2021 • Blog

Donna A. Yetter, CPA, CES

Questions You Should Ask Your Accountant

Have you ever said to yourself: "I feel like I should be asking my accountant more, but I am not quite sure what to ask?" As accountants, we are here for you as more than just tax preparers who help you keep the IRS at bay. We are advisors, and as...
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