On January 20, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) announced $198 million in American Rescue Plan funds that will primarily support community colleges and other institutions to meet the basic needs of students – especially those exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Supplemental Support under American Rescue Plan (SSARP) program will require institutions to submit applications to receive funding.
Our COVID-19 Solutions team has put together a comprehensive guide to the 2021 Paycheck Protection Program and Employee Retention Credit, as amended by the Consolidated Appropriations Act and American Rescue Plan. This guide is a one-stop shop for all things PPP and ERC.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP or Rescue Plan) was signed into law on March 11. The $1.9 trillion relief package contains help for many small businesses across the country, but with the relief comes several tax changes.
The Department of Education (ED) has released new guidance for all Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) allocations passed by Congress to date. Read this article for an overview of the new guidance.
In recent months, we have been provided numerous updates relating to Medicare reimbursement to providers. Below is a recap of the most significant Medicare impacts for healthcare providers.
Having trouble understanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit? You're not alone. Luckily, Kaydee Ruppert, Dean Dorton Accounting & Financial Outsourcing Manager, put together a short guide to help you navigate and maximize the opportunity presented by the ETRC.
Kentucky General Assembly makes expenses paid with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans deductible
On Friday, March 12, 2021, the Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 278, providing deductibility for Kentucky tax purposes of expenses paid with PPP loans. The same bill provides for the exclusion from taxable income and deductibility of expenses paid with Economic Injury Disaster Loan advances.
The third round of significant COVID-19 stimulus funding was signed into law on March 11, 2021. The American Rescue Plan provides more money for Shuttered Venue Operator Grants and relief for venue operators from the looming deadline for Paycheck Protection Program loans.
The American Rescue Plan Act addresses a plethora of issues and industries, from vaccinations and testing to schools and airlines. It also provides much needed relief for the beleaguered restaurant industry through Restaurant Revitalization Grants.
The American Rescue Plan expands eligibility for Paycheck Protection Program loans to several types of organizations, including labor unions and agricultural organizations, and adds $7.5 billion in funding for those entities. Qualifying organizations must act quickly as the application deadline is March 31, 2021.