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New PPP Guidance Sets Percentage of Ownership That Won’t Limit Loan Forgiveness

October 1, 2020

Yet another set of PPP rules has been issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This time establishing a nominal ownership percentage that won’t be subject to a loan forgiveness limit and on nonpayroll costs eligible for forgiveness. The clarification... Read More

Adapting the Internal Audit Function in the Era of COVID-19

July 21, 2020

In late-May and early-June 2020, Frazier & Deeter conducted a survey of internal audit professionals across the United States. The goal of the survey was to develop a snapshot of the current state of the internal audit function during a time... Read More

Latest PPP Rules Cover Loan Maturity, Loan Forgiveness Amounts and FTE Exemptions

July 9, 2020

The Treasury Department and the SBA have released new interim final rules, a new how-to FAQ and other revised FAQs to further explain how the PPP loan rules work. The clarifications relating to loan maturity, calculation of loan forgiveness amounts... Read More

Paycheck Protection Program: Frequently Asked Questions

July 2, 2020

Updated July 2, 2020 Find Your Question When does the measurement period for PPP expenditures begin? How long is the loan forgiveness period? How much of my PPP loan can be forgiven? What else can PPP funds be used for... Read More


Relief for U.S. Business Travelers in Foreign Countries Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

June 25, 2020

The IRS has provided relief to U.S. persons who had to conduct business in a foreign country because they could not travel home due to “travel disruptions.” In Rev. Proc. 2020-30, the IRS clarifies the issue of whether extended business... Read More

Untangling the Technical

Untangling the Technical | CARES Act Loan Program Update

June 25, 2020

The CARES Act keeps evolving, and our experts are here to provide the latest update. If ever there was a topic that needs untangling, this is it! Programs discussed in this podcast include the Main Street Lending Program, USDA CARES... Read More

Untangling the Technical: UK COVID-19 Update – Changes to Furlough Arrangements and Wage Cost Claims

June 16, 2020

The UK Government has released further guidance on how employers should prepare for changes to the UK Job Retention Scheme from 1 July 2020. In this podcast, Mike Whitacre interviews Jonathan Clark, a Tax Director in Frazier & Deeter’s London... Read More

New CARES ACT Loan Initiatives: Understanding the Main Street and USDA Cares Act Programs

June 16, 2020

While much has been written over the last several months about the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (“EIDL”) administered by the Small Business Administration through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, there are... Read More

New PPP Loan Forgiveness Rules Allow for Much Needed Flexibility

June 9, 2020

On June 5th, the President signed a bill into law which grants PPP borrowers more flexibility in spending loan funds. The key changes made by the Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “Act”) are: Change in the Covered... Read More

Culture of Compliance

Culture of Compliance | Examining the Effects of COVID-19 on Internal Audit

June 9, 2020

In April 2020, the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) sent out a survey asking internal auditors how COVID-19 impacted their work. Sabrina Serafin, Partner and National Practice Leader of Process, Risk & Governance (PRG) Practice, invites three experienced internal audit... Read More

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