The Employee Retention Credit – A Tax Credit That May Benefit You

When the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) first came out in 2020, the rule said that if you received PPP loan money, you were not eligible for the ERC. For most taxpayers, that… Continue On +

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 +

Business Meals Provided by Restaurants are 100% Deductible in 2021 and 2022

With the passage of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, there are several tax changes. One change we wanted to make you aware of is the deduction for… Continue On +

Congress Passes the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act – What This Means for You

On December 21, 2020, Congress passed the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 (ECRA) with the assumption it will be signed by the President and passed into law. We wanted to give… Continue On +