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Key Tax Law Changes for Tax Year 2020

By |2021-01-17T09:53:36-05:00January 1st, 2021|Coronavirus, Corporate Income Tax, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, News Articles, Retirement|

COVID-Related Tax Relief Acts On December 23, 2020, Congress passed the $900 Billion COVID-Related Tax Relief Act of 2020 (“COVIDTRA” or “the Act”) as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, on December 21, 2020. COVIDTRA extends and modifies several provisions first enacted in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security [...]

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The New Form 1099-NEC Summarized

By |2021-01-02T10:27:22-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Payroll|

  1099-NEC: Use For Non Employee Compensation for Independent Contractors of $600 or more Someone who is not an employee, who provided services Can go to an individual, parternship, estate, or corporation Should inlcude payments for services AND payments for parts or materials used to perform the services Examples: Attorneys, [...]

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Tax Advice for Locums Tenens

By |2021-02-07T13:47:14-05:00October 7th, 2020|401(k) & 403(b), Business Start-Ups and Closures, Corporate Income Tax, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, Payroll, Retirement, Traditional IRA|

As a locum tenens provider, you’re considered an independent contractor and you need to be prepared to pay your own taxes. Your hiring firm may not be required to withhold any federal or state taxes from your compensation. Additionally, you’ll most likely need to remit estimated taxes each quarter to [...]

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New PPP Forgiveness App Released Today

By |2020-06-17T15:35:01-04:00June 17th, 2020|Coronavirus, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, News Articles|

The PPP Forgiveness Application With the latest changes to the program rules was released today. There is an EZ version and a standard version. Both are half of the length of the original application. Here is an article outlining some of the details. Explanations regarding forgiveness dates and some gray [...]

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Coronavirus Employer Tax Credits Flow Chart

By |2020-06-07T13:10:24-04:00June 7th, 2020|Coronavirus, Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Forms, Payroll|

The IRS created a flow chart to help employers navigate the new tax credits due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each situation with each of your employees may be unique. Always consult a tax advisor before filing with the IRS. Book a phone consultation with our staff today.

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PPP Final Rules on Loan Forgiveness – HR 7010, Passed

By |2020-06-04T09:52:14-04:00June 4th, 2020|Coronavirus, Employers, News Articles|

Every day it seems we are faced with changing rules from the SBA, US Treasury, Congress, etc., leaving small business owners (and thier accountants) to interpret these new laws. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) "forgivable" loan has been an amazing program for many businesses facing a downturn in these troubling [...]

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Financial Resources for Everyone during Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-31T08:01:07-04:00March 26th, 2020|Coronavirus, Corporate Income Tax, Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, Payroll, Penalties and Interest, Retirement, Tax Payments|

At AFSG, we know that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has not spared anyone. Individuals, families, small businesses, gig-workers, sole-proprietors, employers... Everyone has been impacted by this pandemic. Finding the most current information has been tough. We will try to keep this webpage as up to date as possible with FACTS, [...]

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Coronavirus-Tax Credit, Immediate Relief for Small Businesses to Help Employees

By |2020-03-20T20:10:33-04:00March 20th, 2020|Coronavirus, Corporate Income Tax, Employees, Employers, News Articles, Payroll|

Issue Number: IR-2020-57 Source: IRS.gov Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave   WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. [...]

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Guidance for Businesses and Employers Impacted by Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

By |2020-03-16T14:36:24-04:00March 16th, 2020|Employers, News Articles, State Taxes|

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. Learn more by visiting the Small Business Administration's website: https://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respond-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19  Details include: Economic Injury Disaster Loan [...]

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Tax Tips for Starting a Business

By |2019-08-26T18:21:24-04:00August 26th, 2019|Business Start-Ups and Closures, Corporate Income Tax, Employers, Forms|

These tax tips can help new business owners find success Source: IRS.gov Starting a business can be very rewarding. It can also be a little overwhelming. From business plans to market strategies, and even tax responsibilities…there are many things to consider. Here’s what new business owners can do to help [...]

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