PPP Update: SBA Issues Loan Forgiveness Application

On Friday afternoon, the SBA released additional guidance on several key elements related to PPP forgiveness, as well as a PPP Loan Forgiveness Application. Some areas that have been better defined, include: Alternative Payroll Covered Period Added For payroll [...]

By |2020-05-16T15:17:45-04:00May 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Consulting, COVID-19, Frank Balestreri, Small Business Services|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on PPP Update: SBA Issues Loan Forgiveness Application

PPP Loan Forgiveness Isn’t a Given

One of the most attractive elements of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is the potential forgiveness of funds advanced that small business owners use for payroll and other eligible expenses. Obtaining that forgiveness, however, may not [...]

By |2020-05-14T14:47:37-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Consulting, COVID-19, Frank Balestreri, Small Business Services|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on PPP Loan Forgiveness Isn’t a Given

Paycheck Protection Program: Forgiveness Checklist

If you've secured funding from the Paycheck Protection Program – now is the time to get a head start on gathering the documents you'll need to apply for forgiveness. Our checklist provides: A quick overview of what to expect [...]

By |2020-05-14T14:48:55-04:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Consulting, COVID-19, Frank Balestreri, Kevin Shives, Small Business Services|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Paycheck Protection Program: Forgiveness Checklist

The SBA EIDL and PPP Loans and Their Tax Implications

Among the many relief provisions passed by Congress in recent days are loans focused on small businesses. This isn't entirely new to the SBA, which has long been in the loan business, but recently passed laws supercharged the offerings. [...]

By |2020-04-02T21:34:01-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Small Business Services|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The SBA EIDL and PPP Loans and Their Tax Implications

The CARES Act: Getting a Small Business Loan

The CARES Act — a collection of pandemic-related provisions — has good news for small businesses struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic: The act provides relief to U.S.-based businesses with (1) 500 or fewer employees that are [...]

By |2020-04-01T13:06:15-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Small Business Services|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The CARES Act: Getting a Small Business Loan

CFO Services – Adding Strength to Manufacturing and Distribution

For a lot of small to mid-size manufacturing and distribution businesses, there’s a conundrum looming over the accounting department. Often, these departments consist of just a few accountants, possibly a controller or accounting manager. Typically the business owner serves [...]

By |2020-03-23T14:07:52-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Consulting, Food & Beverage, Frank Balestreri, Manufacturing & Distribution, Outsourced Accounting, Small Business Services, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on CFO Services – Adding Strength to Manufacturing and Distribution

Numerous Tax Limits Affecting Businesses Have Increased For 2020

An array of tax-related limits that affect businesses are annually indexed for inflation, and many have increased for 2020. Here are some that may be important to you and your business. Social Security tax The amount of employees’ earnings [...]

By |2020-02-04T14:21:02-05:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Comments Off on Numerous Tax Limits Affecting Businesses Have Increased For 2020

Accounting For Indirect Job Costs the Right Way

Construction contractors, professional service firms, specialty manufacturers and other companies that work on large projects often struggle with job costing. Full cost allocations are essential to gauging whether you’re making money on each job. But some companies simply lump indirect [...]

By |2020-01-28T14:29:38-05:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Comments Off on Accounting For Indirect Job Costs the Right Way

Benchmarking Financial Performance

You already may have reviewed a preliminary draft of your company’s year-end financial statements. But without a frame of reference, they don’t mean much. That’s why it’s important to compare your company’s performance over time and against competitors. Conduct a [...]

By |2020-01-22T19:14:30-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Comments Off on Benchmarking Financial Performance

Cents-Per-Mile Rate for Business Miles Decreases Slightly for 2020

This year, the optional standard mileage rate used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business decreased by one-half cent, to 57.5 cents per mile. As a result, you might claim a lower deduction for vehicle-related expense [...]

By |2020-01-22T19:09:17-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services|Comments Off on Cents-Per-Mile Rate for Business Miles Decreases Slightly for 2020