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Mar 2, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
IRS issues guidance on employee retention credit

The IRS issued guidance for employers claiming the employee retention tax credit under the CARES Act. The guidance includes clarifications and describes retroactive changes relating to expanded eligibility.

Mar 2, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 2, 2021

he $900 billion Covid relief bill passed in December with $600 stimulus checks and extra unemployment benefits, helped lift about 1.6 million Americans out of poverty in January, according to economists at the University of Chicago and the University of Notre Dame.

Mar 1, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
SBA: PPP changes effective this week

The SBA this week plans to issue an interim final rule detailing and implementing pending changes to the Paycheck Protection Program.

Mar 1, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA summarizes new House-passed stimulus plan

ICBA released a summary of the House version of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319), which the House passed Saturday on a nearly party-line vote.

Mar 1, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Bill would expand farm partnership access to PPP

ICBA-supported legislation allowing farmers and ranchers categorized as partnerships to use gross income to calculate maximum Paycheck Protection Program loan amounts was introduced in the House.

Feb 26, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Feb. 26, 2021

ollowing are today’s major Headlines, US Snapshots, US Vaccinations, US Variant Cases, key Highlights, the “Good Stuff” as well as key Statistics, Vaccine and Treatment information, US Restrictions and the Back to Normal Index related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.