May 19, 2020

The Boy scouts in Colorado did not buy any flags in bulk. At least the Denver Metro Council did not. I am suggesting that each of us reach out to as many friends as possible.I recently talked to the staff at Ft Logan, confirming the “no organized group rule”, see the notice, from the Veterans

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May 7, 2020

The IRS ruled that a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrower who spends PPP funds on normal business expenses cannot deduct those expenditures for federal tax purposes. But its position, which left many in congress wondering if the IRS missed the 335-page memo, may not be the last word. Today, a bipartisan group of congressional leaders

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May 5, 2020

On Thursday, April 30th the IRS issued Notice 2020-32 which clarified the treatment of expenses paid with funds forgiven through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).Most taxpayers incorrectly assumed that businesses receiving a PPP loan which was forgiven would not have to pay tax on the loan forgiveness and would also get the benefit of deducting

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April 29, 2020

The Congress passed and the President signed legislation allocating more funds for the PPP (Payroll Protection Plan) loans and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan(s) for $10,000. Some of you may have already applied and I know some of my clients have received the loan. Please let us know if this is the case. Tomorrow the SBA is opening

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April 23, 2020

Check on the status of your Economic Impact PaymentThis application will give you information about:Your payment statusYour payment typeWhether we need more information from you, including bank account informationYou May Need:Your 2019 return, if filed, andYour 2018 returnData is updated once per day overnight, so there’s no need to check back more than once per

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April 15, 2020

Eligible U.S. citizens or permanent residents who:Had gross income that did not exceed $12,200 ($24,400 for married couples) for 2019Were not otherwise required to file a federal income tax return for 2019, and didn’t plan toYou can provide the necessary information to the IRS easily and quickly for no fee through Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info.

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April 10, 2020

ColoradoThe Department of Revenue (DOR) extended the income tax payment deadline for all Colorado taxpayers until July 15, 2020, without penalty or interest regardless of the amount.All income tax returns that were required to be filed by April 15, 2020 are granted a six-month extension, and are due on or before October 15, 2020.The state

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April 9, 2020

Shires Financial and Realta Solutions has done a lot of research and are now prepared to help individuals and companies apply for relief. You can reach Jeff Sanders at jmsanders@realta.solutions or myself through my contact form.Please let us know how we can help you, and point your friends and family members to this website. 1If you’ve

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April 8, 2020

Details are beginning to become available for the various provisions of the Relief Act. Special rules apply to companies with fewer that 500 employees and fewer than 100 employees.There are provisions for Self Employed (Schedule C and 1099 contractors).Only businesses that were operational Feb 15, 2020 can apply. The payroll relief is from Feb 15 to

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April 2, 2020

The IRS has reversed course to eliminate a controversial requirement on Social Security recipients seeking stimulus checks as part of the government’s coronavirus response package. After initially saying that Social Security recipients would have to file a “simple” tax return for 2019 — which they ordinarily would not do — the IRS now says the payment

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