Generally, the first 10 days of leave can be unpaid and then paid leave is required, pegged to the employee’s pay rate and pay hours.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the “Act,” provides a refundable income tax credit for sick leave of a self-employed person
Small businesses have 12 days from the time of this post to submit an application. If you have “thought about it,” but not yet taken action, call a trusted advisor. Discuss the reasons for your hesitation; this might just be a golden opportunity to salvage your business. Make the call, start the discussion – what do you have to lose?
The “Act” provides a refundable income tax credit for sick leave of a self-employed person for qualified Sick Leave. The credit first reduces a self-employed individual’s income tax liability and any balance is refunded.
The Payroll Protection Program (“PPP”) has helped many small businesses survive around the country by providing funding for payroll and some other operating costs.
You, like all the other borrowers, immediately want to know how much of the loan proceeds can be forgiven. After all, “free” money is significantly more desirable than a loan, even if the interest rate is only 1%.
The Act provides a credit equal to 100% of the “Qualified Sick Leave Wages” paid by an employer.
Congress passed several pieces of legislation with provisions to help small businesses shore up their coffers and keep employees on the payroll.
If you want to attend a convention, seminar, or similar meeting onboard a cruise ship and deduct all your costs, you face some very special rules. But it can be done. When you know the tax code rules, you will find a workaround that removes almost all the hassle and gives you what you want.
Whether you’re running your own business or working as an independent contractor, you’ll soon realize that working for yourself isn’t just another job, it’s a way of life