According to the Small Business Administration, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later […]
Month: April 2021
Employers Get Tax Breaks for Vaccination Leave
Small and midsize employers, and certain governmental employers, can claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave to their employees due to COVID-19, including leave taken by employees to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations. These credits are available to eligible employers that pay sick and […]
Do You Need an Economic Injury Disaster Loan?
Even before the pandemic, the Small Business Administration offered Economic Injury Disaster Loans for “losses not covered by insurance or funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for both personal and business” expenses and for “business operating expenses that could have been met had the disaster not occurred.” The SBA has also been offering […]
Can You Use a Credit Shelter Trust?
You may have heard credit shelter trusts called by their other monikers: bypass, family or exemption trusts. Assets placed in a CST are generally held apart from the estate of the surviving spouse — they pass tax-free to the remaining beneficiaries at the death of the surviving spouse. But the CST can benefit the surviving […]
IRS to Recalculate Taxes for Unemployment Break
Legislation signed in March allows taxpayers who earned less than $150,000 in modified adjusted gross income to exclude unemployment compensation up to $20,400 if married filing jointly and $10,200 for all other eligible taxpayers. The legislation excludes only 2020 unemployment benefits from taxes. Because the change occurred after some people filed their taxes, the IRS […]