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Key Tax Deadlines for Businesses and Employers in Q4 2020

Key Tax Deadlines for Businesses and Employers in Q4 2020

Here are key tax-related deadlines for businesses and employers in Q4 2020. This list isn’t all-inclusive; additional deadlines may apply to you.
Qualified retirement plan rules affect COVID-19-related layoffs and rehires

Qualified retirement plan rules affect COVID-19-related layoffs and rehires

Have you laid off employees because of COVID-19? Plan to rehire some of them before 2020 ends? If so, and you offer a qualified retirement plan, listen up!
What You Need To Know About Bonus Depreciation

What You Need To Know About Bonus Depreciation

Are you aware of the 100% bonus depreciation tax available for qualifying property? Fiducial has five important points to know about this tax-saving tool.
Nexus Rules Are Being Reshaped for Remote Workers Due to COVID-19

Nexus Rules Are Being Reshaped for Remote Workers Due to COVID-19

With more people working from home, states are considering nexus. State governments must address remote employees in terms of nexus rules and tax revenue.
Court invalidates some COVID-19 paid sick and family leave regs

Court invalidates some COVID-19 paid sick and family leave regs

Parts of the DOL’s temporary regs of the paid sick and family leave parts of the FFCRAwere nullified. This is important in the implementation of the law.
Employers, Don't Miss Out on the Work Opportunity Credit (WOTC)

Employers, Don't Miss Out on the Work Opportunity Credit (WOTC)

The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 extended the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). This lets employers who are willing to help disadvantaged people benefit from a substantial federal tax credit.
Your Sec 529 Plan (College Savings Plan) Just Became More Useful

Your Sec 529 Plan (College Savings Plan) Just Became More Useful

A Sec 529 Plan is a tax-beneficial incentive for parents and others to save money for college tuition and fees. Congress just made them more useful.
Tax Effects of a Business Making a Charitable Contribution

Tax Effects of a Business Making a Charitable Contribution

Businesses generally aren't allowed a business expense deduction for a charitable contribution. Fiducial explains the pros and cons of these contributions.
Form W-2 reporting of COVID-19-related sick leave and family leave

Form W-2 reporting of COVID-19-related sick leave and family leave

In Notice 2020-54, the IRS provided new guidance. The guidance advises employers on Form W-2 reporting of qualified sick leave and family leave wages
Social Security Taxes Deferred: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

Social Security Taxes Deferred: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

The President signed a Presidential Memorandum to defer employee's Social Security taxes. The action only defers the taxes; they’ll be paid back eventually.
The Energy-Saving Tax Credit Is Back! Do You Qualify?

The Energy-Saving Tax Credit Is Back! Do You Qualify?

This credit is best described as an energy-saving tax credit. It applies to improvements to the taxpayer’s existing home to make it more energy efficient.
Possible Tax Consequences of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans

Possible Tax Consequences of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans

Was your business lucky enough to get a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan? Then, Fiducial has some info you may need about potential tax implications.
Don’t Throw Away Your Notice 1444! You’ll Need It for Your 2020 Taxes

Don’t Throw Away Your Notice 1444! You’ll Need It for Your 2020 Taxes

The IRS mailed Economic Impact Payment recipients a Notice 1444. This notice includes payment amount, payment method and how to report payment not received.
Good Records Key to Tax Deductions and Trouble-free IRS Audits

Good Records Key to Tax Deductions and Trouble-free IRS Audits

You should record expenses to claim the full amount of tax deductions you’re owed. Also, make sure you can defend your tax returns if audited by the IRS.
Safe Harbor 401(k)s: IRS Relief for Midyear Contribution Changes

Safe Harbor 401(k)s: IRS Relief for Midyear Contribution Changes

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the IRS issued Notice 2020-52. It offers sponsors of safe harbor 401(k) plans temporary relief from some requirements.
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Application Period Extended

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Application Period Extended

Miss your chance to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan? Well, Congress extended the application period for PPP loans through August 8, 2020.