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How fraud perpetrators are stealing unemployment benefits

How fraud perpetrators are stealing unemployment benefits

When Congress authorized an additional $600 in monthly unemployment benefits as part of the CARES Act, out-of-work Americans were not the only ones it helped. Criminals have descended like locusts on state unemployment insurance agencies, using stolen identities to fraudulently claim both standard benefits and the additional funds administered by the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) […]

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SBA EIDL

SBA reopens EIDL program to small businesses and nonprofits

On June 15th, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it has reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program to eligible applicants still struggling with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EIDL program offers long-term, low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofits. If your company has not been able […]

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NEW PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS APPLICATIONS

New PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications Released

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) along with the U.S. Treasury, released a revised loan forgiveness application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) this past Wednesday. The SBA also unveiled a new EZ application for forgiveness of PPP loans. These applications reflect changes made by the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act of 2020 (Flexibility Act), which […]

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PPPFA

Changes to PPP Rules and Guidance

The U.S. Treasury, along with the Small Business Administration (SBA), announced several updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) rules and guidance through the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) of 2020. According to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza, the PPPFA will help businesses by providing more time and flexibility to […]

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COVID-19: IRS announces more relief and details

In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Americans are focusing on their health and financial well-being. To help with the impact facing many people, the government has provided a range of relief. Here are some new announcements made by the IRS. More deadlines extended As you probably know, the IRS postponed the due dates […]

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Refundable Payroll Tax Credits Program and Relief Loans for Small and Midsize Businesses

The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor announced that small and midsize employers could begin to take advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act signed on March 18, 2020, and effective April 1, 2020. These credits will reimburse businesses […]

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