Time Off Liabilities

Liabilities for unused time off mount as pandemic lingers During the pandemic, many employees have postponed using their allotted paid time off until COVID-related restrictions are lifted and safety concerns subside. This situation has caused an increase in accruals [...]

By |2021-04-30T11:23:30-04:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Time Off Liabilities

Updated Guidance for Impairment Testing

Updated guidance for impairment testing: When to consider triggering events On March 30, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) published an updated accounting standard on events that trigger an impairment test under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This [...]

By |2021-04-02T12:11:21-04:00April 2nd, 2021|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Updated Guidance for Impairment Testing

Good News for Taxpayers: Individual Deadline Extended

Due to the ever-evolving financial state, the IRS and California FTB have decided to give taxpayers a month-long respite. This change only applies to individuals and does not impact other taxpayers like corporations and trusts due on April 15. [...]

By |2021-03-19T12:06:09-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Good News for Taxpayers: Individual Deadline Extended

Business Highlights in the New American Rescue Plan Act

President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) on March 11. While the new law is best known for the provisions providing relief to individuals, there are also several tax breaks and financial benefits for businesses. [...]

By |2021-03-15T18:01:16-04:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Business Highlights in the New American Rescue Plan Act

How to Work Remotely with Your Auditor

As many businesses are closed or are limiting third-party access due to COVID-19 surges across the United States, auditors will be less likely to visit in-person in 2021. Many services such as year-end inventory observations, management inquiries, and audit [...]

By |2021-03-12T15:24:58-05:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Audit, Blog, Karissa Sternfels|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Work Remotely with Your Auditor

Accounting for Property, Plant and Equipment Assets

Businesses and not-for-profit entities capitalize machines, furniture, buildings, and other property, plant and equipment (PPE) assets on their balance sheets. Here’s a refresher on some common questions about how to properly report these long-lived assets under U.S. Generally Accepted [...]

By |2021-01-22T13:08:08-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Audit, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Accounting for Property, Plant and Equipment Assets

PPP Loans Have Reopened: Let’s Review the Tax Consequences

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reopened the week of January 11. If you’re fortunate to get a PPP loan to help during the COVID-19 crisis (or you received one last year), you may [...]

By |2021-01-19T13:09:09-05:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on PPP Loans Have Reopened: Let’s Review the Tax Consequences

COVID-19 Relief Bill Updates & PPP Second Draw Loans

Join us for an upcoming webinar as experts cover key takeaways from the recently passed COVID-19 Relief Bill. SSF's Frank Balestreri and Tim Tikalsky will cover the latest information to help you navigate the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the [...]

By |2021-03-12T11:44:30-05:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: |Tags: , , |Comments Off on COVID-19 Relief Bill Updates & PPP Second Draw Loans

New Law Provides Option to Delay Implementing the Updated CECL Standard

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), signed into law on December 27, 2020, includes a variety of economic relief measures. One such measure allows certain banks and credit unions to temporarily postpone implementation of the controversial current expected credit loss (CECL) [...]

By |2021-01-11T13:18:41-05:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Audit, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Law Provides Option to Delay Implementing the Updated CECL Standard

How the New Coronavirus Relief Bill Affects Business Taxes

The federal Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), signed into law in late December of 2020, modifies and clarifies the tax provisions of last year’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) and provides other forms of [...]

By |2021-01-08T13:58:58-05:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Tax, William R. Norwalk|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How the New Coronavirus Relief Bill Affects Business Taxes
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