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Your PPP forgiveness application

In order to complete your PPP forgiveness application; If you received $50,000 or less, you will need the following information handy: The EIDL advance amount, if any, that you received The EIDL application number The business’ bank statements for your covered period that begins as of the date the PPP funds were received. Your covered […]

COVID-19 Related Tax Credits for Employers and Self Employed

For those business owners and self-employed individuals currently experiencing an adverse business environment due to COVID-19. The IRS in conjunction with Congress have a couple payroll tax credits to help with your quarterly or annual tax liabilities. Employee Retention Credit: Eligible employers can claim the employee retention credit, a refundable tax credit equal to 50 […]

Are you prepared for an audit?

  We have been noticing an alarming trend regarding our clients record keeping practices. They are more often than not insufficient thus making our job of defending you much more difficult. What constitutes the business records needed in case of an audit? The most obvious ones are bank statements, payroll journals and tax filings. But […]

Major changes made to Paycheck Protection Program

As you are probably aware, there have been major changes in the Paycheck Protection Program. The SBA now allows recipient companies an extended period in which they may be able to use their PPP funds from 8 weeks to 24 weeks. Also, only 60% of the proceeds need to be paid out as wages and […]

Preparing for loan forgiveness

While you focus on running your Business the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA) and financial institutions are working on finalizing the loan forgiveness application process for Paycheck Protection Program(PPP) loan proceeds. When can I apply for loan forgiveness? Many of you have or soon will deplete your PPP loan proceeds and will be ready to apply […]

Congratulations On Your PPP Loan, now the hard part starts.

If you, like many other businesses, have just received your Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan please keep the following in mind. -PPP loans were created in the CARES Act with the stated purpose of providing a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. -PPP loan proceeds may be forgiven, in total […]

Good News from the House of Representatives

On May 28, 2020,  the US House of Representatives passed by a wide margin a bill that extends the time frame for the PPP forgiveness from 8 weeks to 24 weeks. The bill was designed to correct what many perceive as the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program’s failure to assist hard hit businesses. The Senate […]

To our clients: We at DFCPA applaud you

We at Diapoules & Feinstein CPAs P.C. want to applaud all of our clients for their determination & courage in these trying times. All of us at D&F are committed to ensuring that you have success in your future. If we stick together, we will survive and prosper together. Now, in the words of one […]

Payroll Protection Program Loans

Good Afternoon and we hope that everyone is safe and healthy. For Some Good News! The SBA website for processing applications for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) has been updated and streamlined. They no longer require any collateral or personal guarantees. Hopefully, this time the website will not crash or be hacked. If you […]

Alert to all of our clients

Hold off on your Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Application- There is a better alternative contained in a provision in the recently passed “Cares Act”. The provision is the Payroll Protection Program. This a $350 billion dollar program specifically dedicated to small businesses. Although the SBA oversees this process, you must apply through a participating bank.  […]