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The Taxpayer Advocate has released a tool that can be used to help businesses determine whether they qualify for certain tax credits and benefits that relate to COVID-19.
Governor Sununu has authorized another $100 million of CARES Act Funds to continue providing support to New Hampshire small businesses suffering from COVID-19.
The SBA has released additional guidance confirming the due date for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness applications. There has been much confusion over the due date of the forgiveness application as many PPP forgiveness application forms display an expiration date of 10/31/2020 in the upper-right hand corner of the form. See below image for one example.
Today, the Social Security Administration issued a press release with updates for 2021 including updating their fact sheet.
The updates include:
The SBA has released a new interim final rule (IFR) providing exemptions for PPP loans of $50,000 or less.
PPP loans of $50,000 or less are now exempted from any reductions in forgiveness based on (1) reductions in full-time-equivalent (FTE) employees and (2) reductions in employee salary or wages.
Wednesday, the SBA updated their FAQs on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans which now clarify the deferral period for PPP payments. Although some earlier loans specified a deferral period of only six months, newer guidance pushes the deferral out for ten months.
The FAFSA application opens October 1, 2020 for the 2021 through 2022 year. The FAFSA is required for students to be eligible for federal financial aid.
We received some great information from Raymond James on additional details related to how the FAFSA calculates financial need, how to submit the form, and if it should be filed when you don't think you'll qualify. To learn more check out their post here.
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