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Tax free qualified disaster relief payments

Tax free qualified disaster relief payments

Examples of tax-free payments under section 139 that employers may provide employee affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Karen Field, Katie Beaver
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  • April 01, 2020
CARES Act provides a fix for the retail glitch

CARES Act provides a fix for the retail glitch

Immediate and retroactive expensing of qualified improvement property creates tax saving opportunities for taxpayers.

  • Tracy Watkins
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  • April 01, 2020
Implications for retirement plans from COVID-19

Implications for retirement plans from COVID-19

Employers should review retirement plan provisions for employee assistance and cash saving opportunities in response to economic conditions.

  • Joni Andrioff, Bill O’Malley
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  • March 31, 2020
IRS extends important 403(b) retirement plan document deadline

IRS extends important 403(b) retirement plan document deadline

Because of COVID-19 concerns, the IRS is extending pending deadlines for employers to adopt updated 403(b) retirement plan documents.

  • Bill O’Malley
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  • March 31, 2020
IRS allows electronic signatures and sharing documents by Email

IRS allows electronic signatures and sharing documents by Email

IRS to temporarily accept scanned or digital signatures and will electronically share certain documents via Email.

  • Alina Solodchikova, Evan Stone, Cindy Hull
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  • March 31, 2020
IRS extends remedial amendment deadline for preapproved pension plans

IRS extends remedial amendment deadline for preapproved pension plans

The IRS has moved the due date for adopting IRS preapproved pension plan document from to April 30, 2020 to July 31, 2020.

  • Bill O’Malley, Joni Andrioff
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  • March 31, 2020
Coronavirus aid relief for tax-exempt organizations

Coronavirus aid relief for tax-exempt organizations

The CARES Act provides broad support and relief for tax-exempt organizations affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Alexandra Mitchell, Morgan Souza
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  • March 31, 2020
IRS issues relief for the gift and GST tax deadline

IRS issues relief for the gift and GST tax deadline

The IRS issued guidance permitting an automatic extension for gift and GST tax filings and payments until July 15th

  • Carol Warley, Rebecca Warren
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  • March 30, 2020
Accounting for the tax provisions  of the CARES Act

Accounting for the tax provisions of the CARES Act

Companies should reflect the changes in tax law under the CARES Act in the period of enactment for financial statements.

  • Al Cappelloni, Darian Harnish
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  • March 27, 2020
The CARES Act passes

The CARES Act passes

Today, the House of Representatives passed the CARES Act on a voice vote and the President signed the bill enacting it into law.

  • Christian Wood, John Charin, Ryan Corcoran
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  • March 27, 2020