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“Get My Payment” Tool Available for Economic Impact Payments

“Get My Payment” Tool Available for Economic Impact Payments The Treasury Department and the IRS have released the “Get My Payment” tool to assist Americans in receiving their “economic impact payments” issued under the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act ( P.L. 116-136). The free tool went live on April 15, and is located at https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment. […]

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EIDL/PPP and NYS Dept. of Labor

EIDL/PPP and NYS Dept. of Labor May 5, 2020 Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, Presti & Naegele continues to monitor the latest COVID-19 developments that impact our clients. Below is information we believe may be useful to you. EIDL/PPP While the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program is currently only accepting new applications from agricultural related businesses, the […]

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Further IRS Due Date Changes & Stimulus Payment Information

Further IRS Due Date Changes & Stimulus Payment Information April 14, 2020 Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced Additional Relief for Taxpayers Affected by the Ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic (Notice 2020-23). Please see below for a brief summary of these updates: The IRS has extended returns and payments that would […]

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Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Program April 3, 2020 Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, The most popular program from the CARES Act for small business owners this week has been the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Since being signed into law on March 27, 2020, the program has drawn the attention of most small business owners. The PPP which is being […]

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Developments in Response to COVID-19

Developments in Response to COVID-19 March 25, 2020 Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, The following is a summary of current developments in response to COVID-19. Provisions are rapidly changing, however, we want to inform you of them as they stand today and have provided links to the applicable websites which may contain updated information. We […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) March 25, 2020 Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, We are rapidly reviewing federal and local guidance to provide you with tools to structure your responses in this rapidly changing environment. Here is some information to immediately assist employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including qualified disaster relief payments. Expect […]

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Proposed Regulations Reflect Changes to Wage Withholding, Redesigned W-4

Proposed Regulations Reflect Changes to Wage Withholding, Redesigned W-4 The IRS has proposed regulations with guidance for employers on withholding federal income tax from employee’s wages. The proposed regulations: implement recent changes made to Code Secs. 3401 and 3402 by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ( P.L. 115-97); and reflect the redesigned 2020 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate, and […]

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Shahid Khoja has joined the firm as Tax Manager

Presti & Naegele is pleased to announce Shahid Khoja has joined the firm as a Tax Manager Shahid Khoja specializes in international tax, with expertise in the financial services industry, working with clients across the globe and advising on U.S. and international tax issues on cross border transactions. Shahid is an accomplished US and international […]

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Proposed Regulations Classify Cloud and Digital Content Transactions

Proposed Regulations Classify Cloud and Digital Content Transactions Transactions involving digital content and cloud computing have become common due to the growth of electronic commerce. The transactions must be classified in terms of character so that various provisions of the Code, such as the sourcing rules and subpart F, can be applied. Digital Content TransactionsExisting Reg. […]

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Employers Can Offer HRAs Integrated with Individual Coverage

Employers Can Offer HRAs Integrated with Individual Coverage Final rules allow employers to use health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) to reimburse employees for the purchase individual insurance coverage, including coverage on an Affordable Care Act Exchange. The rules also allow “excepted benefit HRAs,” which would not have to be integrated with any coverage. The rules generally apply for […]

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