Small Business Relief Grant From Restaurants Care

April 12, 2022By KROST CPAs

Restaurants Care is once again partnering up with SoCalGas, PG&E, SDG&E, and Wells Fargo to offer relief grants and services to restaurants in our local communities. These generous funders have made it possible to assist small businesses with their financial situation. The Resilience Fund provides cash grants of $3,000 and one year of small business Read the full article…

ERTC Terminated for Q4 2021

November 8, 2021By Jason Melillo

The Infrastructure Bill (H.R. 3684) was passed by the House on November 5, 2021 and is expected to be signed into law by President Biden.  As part of the Bill, the employee retention tax credit (with the exception of the recovery startup business credit) is no longer in effect for the fourth quarter of 2021. Read the full article…

California Main Street Small Business Tax Credit II

October 21, 2021By Jason Melillo

In Late September 2021 Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 150 establishing the Main Street Small Business Tax Credit II. This bill provides financial relief to qualified small businesses for the economic disruptions in 2020 and 2021, resulting in unprecedented job losses. Taxpayers that qualified for Employee Retention Credit may also qualify for the Main Street Read the full article…

FAQs – PPP Loans

February 17, 2021By KROST CPAs

Since the CARES Act passed into law in March, there have been new laws, multiple rule publications, and over 50 FAQs released by the SBA regarding the PPP and EIDL loans. KROST’s subject matter experts have compiled a list of frequently asked questions below: Question: How are full-time equivalent employees calculated in the 2nd PPP? Read the full article…

The Latest COVID-Relief Package – Time to go Green

January 27, 2021By So Sum Lee

On December 27, 2020, Congress passed a $900 billion COVID-relief package, along with a $1.4 trillion spending package, that funds the government for the 2021 fiscal year. The spending bill includes several tax extenders; Section 45L tax credit for multifamily and residential developers, 179D tax deduction for commercial and government buildings, as well as 25C Read the full article…

Real Estate Business Provision and Initiatives Included in Bipartisan COVID-19 Agreement

January 25, 2021By Jose Calles, CPA

Congress introduced the Bipartisan economic relief package on December 20, 2020. This relief bill provides stimulus to individuals and businesses. As an industry impacted by the pandemic, real estate businesses can benefit from several key tax provisions in the package. We have outlined these opportunities below. Business Meals Deduction Currently, the deductibility of business meals Read the full article…

Eleventh-Hour Pandemic Relief – What a Homeowner Should Know

January 14, 2021By Melanie Prieger, CPA, MST

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (the “Act”) passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 27, 2020, outlined several provisions to help individuals through this extended time of financial uncertainty. Most of these provisions are included in the Additional Coronavirus Response and Relief (“ACRR”) and the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of Read the full article…