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  • Changes to premium tax credit could increase penalty risk for some businesses

    The premium tax credit (PTC) is a refundable credit that helps individuals and families pay for insurance obtained from a Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly known as an “Exchange”). A provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the credit.

  • Providing optimal IT support for remote employees

    If you were to ask your IT staff about how tech support for remote employees is going, they might say something along the lines of, “Fantastic! Never better!” However, if you asked remote workers the same question, their response could be far less enthusiastic.

  • Biden signs PPP deadline extension into law

    The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline formally changed from March 31 to May 31 on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 when President Joe Biden signed the extension into law.

  • EIDL loans, restaurant grants offer relief to struggling small businesses

    The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law in early March, aims at offering widespread financial relief to individuals and employers adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The law specifically targets small businesses in many of its provisions.

  • COBRA provisions play critical role in COVID-19 relief law

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees and their families have lost group health plan coverage because of layoffs or reduced hours.

  • 5 ways to streamline and energize your sales process

    The U.S. economy is still a far cry from where it was before the COVID-19 pandemic hit about a year ago. Nonetheless, as vaccination efforts continue to ramp up, many experts expect stronger jobs growth and more robust economic activity in the months ahead.

  • SBA Rules Schedule C PPP Borrowers Can Use Gross Income

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) rules that allow self-employed individuals who file Form 1040, Schedule C, Profit or Loss From Business, to calculate their maximum loan amount using gross income instead of net profit.

  • PPP adjusted to prioritize very small businesses

    When the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) last year, the program’s stated objective was “to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.” However, according to federal officials, the recently issued second

  • Should your business add Roth contributions to its 401(k)?

    If your business sponsors a 401(k) plan, you might someday consider adding designated Roth contributions. Here are some factors to explore when deciding whether such a feature would make sense for your company and its employees. Key differences

  • Building customers’ trust in your website

    The events of the past year have taught business owners many important lessons. One of them is that, when a crisis hits, customers turn on their computers and look to their phones. According to one analysis of U.S. Department of Commerce data, consumers spent $347.26 billion online with U.S.

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