Office Hours and Procedural Updates
In observance of Washington’s November 16 “Stay Safe, Stay Healthy” Plan, our offices are open by appointment only when necessary.
We are closely following a set of safety procedures to protect our team and clients, and will be asking for your help:
• Schedule your meeting in advance
• Arrive free of symptoms like fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle aches, or new loss of taste/smell
• Answer screening questions about symptoms and close contact with individuals testing positive or displaying symptoms
• Please wear a mask during your visit, available at our front desk
• Maintain 6 feet of social distance
We hold the health and safety of our staff and clients in the highest regard and will continue to update our practices in coordination with Washington’s Stay Safe, Stay Health Plan.
Check out our events page for upcoming events or catch up on past presentations on PPP and related topics
Paycheck Protection Program
- Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form
- PPP Loan Instructions and Tips
- Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet
- Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- Understanding the Paycheck Protection Provision of the SBA 7(a) Loan Program
- Updates to Paycheck Protection Program
- PPP Economic Uncertainty Clarification Update Gets Extended Repayment Deadline
- IRS Provides Guidance on PPP Forgiveness
- PPP SBA Grants Safe Harbor
- PPP Loan Forgiveness Application
- PPP Forgiveness Form Released by SBA Includes Changes
- SBA Issues Interim Final Rule on PPP
- PPP Flexibility Act
- SBA Issues Update First PPP Interim Final Rule Following PPP Flexibility Act
- House and Senate Approve 5 Week PPP Extension
- Autumn Update on PPP Loan Forgiveness
- Update on Newest Stimulus Package
IRS Deadline Updates
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has moved the national income tax filing day to July 15, 2020. This applies to all income tax returns with an original due date of April 15, 2020, including individual taxpayers and all calendar-year C-Corporations. 2019 income tax payments, as well as quarter one estimated income tax payments, are now due on July 15, 2020. Second quarter 2020 estimated income tax payments are still due on June 15, 2020. Federal estate and gift tax returns are not included in the IRS due date adjustment and will need to be filed by their original due dates.
For more Filing and Payment Deadlines Questions and Answers please visit the IRS FAQs page.
To view State-specific tax information click here.
For Canadian-specific tax information click here.
For official IRS News Releases related to Coronavirus Tax Relief click here.
How can I take care of my employees?
- COVID-19 for Employers
- What Employers and Employees Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary by Barron Smith Daugert Attorneys at Law
- DOL fact sheets and posters for team communication
- IRS Grants Midyear Changes to Health, Dependent Care, Flex Spending Accounts
- Template – Option to Defer Social Security Tax
Where can I find Business Continuity tools and resources?
- Preparing for the Business Impacts of COVID-19
- Washington Small Business Development Center Business Continuity Resources
- Washington Small Business Development Center Resiliency Guide
- Business Impact Worksheet
- COVID-19 Business Triage
- Whatcom Business Alliance
- EDASC COVID-19 Resource Guide
Is my business eligible for a low-interest federal disaster loan?
- Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance
- Tips and Considerations for Small Businesses Applying for an SBA Disaster Loan
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) H.R. 6201
- FFCR Act: What employers need to know
- VSH H.R. 6201 Memo
- FFCRA Benefits for Self Employed
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
- CARES Act Summary Memo
- CARES Act Employee Retention Credit
- Retirement Plan Distributions Relief Available to Individuals Under the CARES Act
COVID-19 LEARNING CENTER
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