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…

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

March 11, 2021By KROST CPAs

On Thursday, March 11th, President Biden signed the much-anticipated American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law. The $1.9 Trillion stimulus package expands COVID-19 relief for individuals, families, local governments, and businesses and includes direct payments and increased child credits. While the contents of the plan have been cause for much debate in the last Read the full article…

[Webinar] PPP 2021 Program – Updates on Loan Applications, Rule Changes, Eligibility, Forgiveness, and Interaction with ERTC

March 1, 2021By KROST CPAs

The PPP loan program is evolving fast with new rules on Second Draw applications, including a 2-week pause on companies with 20 or more employees and new calculations for sole proprietors. In addition, both the lenders and the SBA are reviewing, rejecting, and putting holds on many applications because of API errors, compliance failures, and 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…

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…