The Multnomah County Preschool for All Tax for 2021

Multnomah County has a new Preschool for All Tax that takes effect in 2021.  The tax was approved by voters in November of 2020.  Currently, Multnomah County is negotiating with the City… Continue On +

The City of Portland’s New Metro Individual and Business Income Tax for 2021

The City of Portland has a new Metro Homeless Services tax (Metro) that impacts individuals and businesses starting in 2021. The tax was approved by voters in May of 2020.  Now that… Continue On +

Preparing for PPP Round 2 Application Process

Most banks will be opening their portals to accept the second round of PPP applications early next week.   If you are planning on applying, please make sure you have contacted your banker… Continue On +

Changes for Individual Taxpayers in the New COVID Relief Law

Article Highlights Additional 2020 Recovery Rebates Educator Expense Unemployment Assistance Earned Income Tax Credit (Eitc) & Child Tax Credit (CTC) Cash Charitable Contributions for Non-Itemizers Cash Charitable Contributions for Itemizers Flexible Spending… Continue On +

SBA PPP Loan Part II – You May be Eligible

Congress, in the latest COVID-19 relief bill, has established a new SBA PPP Loan Program and you may be eligible for additional money. The SBA recently released guidance for the new PPP… Continue On +

PPP Loan & HHS Provider Relief Fund Updates

Not only is this a busy time of the year with the holidays, but it is also busy with staying on top of updates regarding PPP loans and HHS Provider Relief Funds. … Continue On +

Do Not Be Misled About Annual Reports

Workplace Compliance Services (W.C.S.) has started sending 2021 Annual Reports to Oregon companies.  This renewal is not from the State of Oregon and is not required.  W.C.S. is a private, for-profit, out-of-state… Continue On +

Provide Tax-Free Benefits in the Form of Disaster Relief Payments

When the President declared COVID-19 a national emergency, it was afforded disaster relief status with the Internal Revenue Code.  This status generally allows for payment to employees for costs incurred in coping… Continue On +