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Final Application Deadline Alert and New PPP Guidance, FAQ #49

PPP Application Deadline   June 30 is the final deadline for applying for a PPP loan, but borrowers need to move quickly because lenders will need time to try to get applications into the SBA system before midnight Tuesday.  Some lenders already have stopped accepting applications. The SBA lender match tool, available on the SBA website, […]

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Regulated Investment Company (RIC) Shareholders can take deduction 199A for Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Dividends

A regulated investment company (RIC) that receives qualified real estate investment trust (REIT) dividends will be able to report dividends the RIC pays to its shareholders as Sec. 199A dividends under final regulations issued by the IRS on Wednesday. What you need to know: Deduction of up to 20% of income from a domestic business […]

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Parsons’ Senior Manager and CPA, Jonathan Dean, navigates the PPP at the Coffee Break Podcast

Watch above, as our Senior Manager and CPA, Jonathan Dean, navigates the PPP with Chad Lingafelt at The Coffee Break Podcast. The Payroll Protection Program has been a great yet challenging resource for Small Businesses. The PPP is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the […]

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2020 Required Minimum Distribution Reversal

The IRS is providing relief to taxpayers who had already taken RMDs in 2020 before the CARES Act suspended the RMD requirement in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on taxpayers and the stock market. What you need to know: Anyone who already has taken an RMD in 2020 from certain retirement accounts […]

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New Federal Reserve Stimulus Programs Explained

Main Street Lending Program Small and medium-sized businesses are finally getting some much-needed help from the Federal Reserve. The main street facility is the latest of the Fed’s measures to support the economy through this crisis. Some investors believe that the monetary and fiscal backstop will help the economy recover enough to keep the stock […]

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Are You Managing Inventory Correctly?

Inventory management is crucial to the success of your business. They require extensive time and attention. When managing these details effectively, a company creates a trusting relationship with their customer base Many owners hire a qualified accounting and bookkeeping professional to help keep the operation running smoothly and accurately. Common Inventory Management Mistakes While an […]

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Understanding Benefit Plan Audit Requirements

There are a number of reasons that business owners may need to perform an annual audit of their employee benefit plan. At Parsons CPA, PLLC, we are committed to providing new and existing clients with the information necessary to be successful in the immediate and long-term. We have created this guide to help business owners […]

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What is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor?

In the ever-expanding universe of accounting software, QuickBooks® remains a reliable tool. QuickBooks is adaptable to a wide range of organizations and can be a powerful asset in bookkeeping, accounting, and payroll activities. As with any computer program, Quickbooks’ effectiveness depends on how well you understand and utilize its capabilities. While convenient is one of […]

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Tax Implications for International Businesses

In the age of information, conducting business internationally is no longer limited to industrial titans, and there are an increasing number of smaller businesses entering the global marketplace. However, because of the ease of access regarding avenues for international business, many small business owners head into the fray without accounting for the myriad of tax […]

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Selling Your Private Business

When selling your private business, it’s important to understand the complex decisions that must be made, especially looking to deal with Private Equity Funds or Groups and partial business ownership into the future. It’s also important to hire an experienced broker or accountant and attorney to prepare for any surprises along the way. The profitable […]