DOL revises rules on paid sick and family leave related to COVID-19

In August, a federal trial court invalidated several provisions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) temporary regulations ...
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How to report COVID-19-related debt restructuring

Today, many banks are working with struggling borrowers on loan modifications. Recent guidance from the Financial Accounting Standards ...
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COVID-19 testing, diagnostics not minimum essential coverage

In Notice 2020-66, the IRS recently determined that Medicaid coverage limited to COVID-19 testing and diagnostic services isn’t minimum ...
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Tax implications of working from home and collecting unemployment

COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways, and some of the changes have tax implications. Here is ...
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Homebuyers: Can you deduct seller-paid points?

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that existing home sales and prices are ...
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Check references, resumés carefully when hiring

Although many employers have had to let go or furlough employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, others are still ...
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Reporting discontinued operations today

Marketplace changes during the COVID-19 crisis have caused many companies to make major strategic shifts in their operations ...
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Back-to-school tax breaks on the books

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, students are going back to school this fall, either remotely, in-person or under a ...
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Levels of assurance: Choosing the right option for your business today

The COVID-19 crisis is causing private companies to re-evaluate the type of financial statements they should generate for ...
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How qualified retirement plan rules affect COVID-19-related layoffs and rehires

Has your organization laid off employees this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but you plan to rehire ...
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PPP Flexibility Act Eases Forgiveness Requirements

By Brian Carter, CPA, Partner - Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act of ...
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Court invalidates some paid sick and family leave regs related to COVID-19

A federal trial court recently invalidated several provisions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) temporary regulations implementing ...
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