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Governor Ivey Announces $200 Million Small Business Grant Program “Revive Plus”

Governor Ivey Announces $200 Million Small Business Grant Program “Revive Plus” On Wednesday, Governor Kay Ivey announced Revive Plus, a $200 million grant program to support small businesses, non-profits and faith-based organizations in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19. Revive Plus is the second wave of funding for these organizations with 50 or fewer…
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2020 Tax Planning Tips: Part 1

Over the next several weeks, we’ll be highlighting numerous tax planning techniques to minimize your bill. These tips apply to individual taxpayers and businesses alike. We also encourage you to review our blog post on the tax platforms of each Presidential candidate—that will give you some great insight into what to expect from Biden over…
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James Moody Appointed Chair-Elect of the ASCPA

Dent Moses is pleased to announce that James Moody has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) for a one-year term beginning in June 2021.  The ASCPA is the statewide, professional membership organization representing over 6,000 Alabama CPAs in public practice, industry, government, and education. On being…
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Election 2020: Trump vs. Biden on Corporate Tax Policy

The Democratic and Republican conventions have put a spotlight on this fall’s presidential election, and with that in mind, Top 10 Firm Crowe LLP has released this handy at-a-glance summary of the two candidates’ proposed policies for corporate taxes. (See the firm’s summary we shared of their tax policies for individuals .) CORPORATE RATE Trump-Lower the corporate tax…
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IRS Posts Information on Check Processing, 2019 Return Backlog, and Incorrect Notices

The IRS is working through a backlog of paper-filed 2019 tax returns, checks, and correspondence resulting from a COVID-19 related shutdown in mid-March. It has been reported that the IRS had as much as 12 million pieces of unopened mail waiting to be processed.

Additional Guidance Required on Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral

On August 8, 2020, an executive order was signed that called for deferring the collection of employee’s payroll taxes – specifically the FICA portion (6.2%). Accountants, employers, payroll service providers all await additional guidance to prepare for the September 1st implementation date. Details are sparse but here are general points: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says deferral…
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Election 2020: Trump vs. Biden on Tax Policy

Article from Accounting Today – August 2020. While the coronavirus pandemic may have moved the u pcoming presidential election off the front burner for much of the spring and summer, it’s bound to move back as the fall approaches. As the 2020 Presidential election move closer, Crowe LLP has produced a summary of the candidates’…
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