Loan Forgiveness Application Released for Paycheck Protection Program

On May 15th, the Small Business Administration (SBA) along with the U.S. Department of the Treasury released the long awaited Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application along with detailed…

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SBA Provides Guidance on How it Will Review Borrowers’ Economic Necessity Certifications

On May 13, 2020, the SBA updated its Frequently Asked Questions, adding Question 46 which provides some guidance on how the SBA will review borrowers’ economic necessity certifications. There is good…

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The Benefits of Outsourced Accounting

Outsourced accounting strikes some as risky – the financial equivalent of letting the valet park your car or someone else watch your kids. They don’t care the way I do. They’re too removed to spot…

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3 Tips for Choosing a Business Entity

Entrepreneurs face formative decisions daily, but one decision in particular has serious implications for the future: choosing a legal structure, also known as a business entity. This decision determines…

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Employers Can Fund Workers’ Individual Plans Under New Rule

More employers will be able to give workers cash in lieu of health insurance because of a rule change that takes effect at the start of 2020. As of Jan 1, any employer can give employees pretax compensation…

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Qualified Opportunity Zones: Guidelines for Developers

Congress designated Qualified Opportunity Funds in 2017 with a win-win goal: To spur growth in 8,700 distressed communities, known as Qualified Opportunity Zones, via investment vehicles offering attractive…

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Mergers & Acquisitions Trends

If you’re noticing an uptick in mergers & acquisitions (M&A) activity, you’re not alone: 79% of respondents in Deloitte’s annual survey anticipated an increase in M&A transactions in 2019 – up from…

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NJ Paid Sick Leave Law goes into Effect Oct. 29Th

The New Jersey statewide mandatory paid-sick-leave law will go into effect on Oct. 29. Once effective, it will require New Jersey employers of all sizes to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per…

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New Jersey Issues New Rules on Salt Workaround

The state Division of Local Government Services adopted regulations to implement a “SALT” deduction workaround that Gov. Phil Murphy and U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) introduced earlier this year…

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