A bill to move the Paycheck Protection Program application deadline from March 31 to May 31 sailed through the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday night, passing in a 415-3 vote that sends the legislation to the Senate for consideration.
As the pandemic stretches past the one-year mark, CPA firms are in uncharted employee wellness territory – from having to navigate decisions about the COVID-19 vaccine to finding ways to support employee mental wellness.
Three-quarters of more than 1,500 respondents to an August survey from FlexJobs and Mental Health America reported experiencing burnout at work in 2020, with 40% attributing that burnout directly to the pandemic.
mall businesses have even more time to pay off certain emergency loans as the SBA said the first due date for repayment of EIDLs made in 2020 is extended from 12 months to 24 months from the date of the note. For loans made in 2021, including loans under the COVID-19 EIDL program, the first payment due date is extended from 12 months to 18 months from the date of the note.
The AICPA sent a letter Tuesday encouraging congressional leaders to push back the Paycheck Protection Program’s (PPP’s) March 31 application deadline at least 60 days.
The Senate has approved the House's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill, designed to provide relief and address other issues related to the COVID pandemic.
COVID-19 changed both the economy and the reality for many professions, including accounting. However, if you take the right steps, including automation, your accounting firm can be positioned to experience high growth post-pandemic.
Accounting firms are using up-and-coming technologies with the potential to change the business landscape forever. One technology gaining interest is robotic process automation (RPA), a tool that computerizes mundane, repetitive tasks and completes them far faster than humans could do manually.