Could your small business or restaurant use a tax-advantaged loan from the Small Business Administration? A recently passed COVID-relief act offers a couple of intriguing options.
For tax purposes, there are many ways to conduct a business. For example, you may operate as an S corporation or a partnership. But many new ventures start out as sole proprietorships. Here are some tax considerations involved in operating with that entity.
The Paycheck Protection Program has undergone some notable changes recently as the Small Business Administration and Biden administration seek to give very small businesses easier access to loan funds.
On March 6, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, which provides for emergency supplemental appropriations in the amount of $8.3 billion to address issues caused by the coronavirus outbreak. As part of this Act, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) was authorized to provide disaster assistance loans on a state-by-state basis.[ … ]
According to a 2018 study by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “approximately 38 million private-sector employees in the United States do not have access to a retirement savings plan through their employers.” On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a new rule that allows small and mid-size businesses to gain access[ … ]
In today’s tightening job market, to attract and retain the best employees, small businesses need to offer not only competitive pay, but also appealing fringe benefits. Benefits that are tax-free are especially attractive to employees. Let’s take a quick look at some popular options. Insurance Businesses can provide their employees with various types of insurance[ … ]