CARES Act

fee only financial advisor deer park barrington chicago The CARES Act- Mortgage Forbearance Request draft

CARES Act: Mortgage Forbearance Request

March 31, 2020

CARES Act: Mortgage Forbearance Request Background:  Another provision of the CARES Act, for keeping more funds in your pocket, allows for individuals with a mortgage to defer their mortgage payments for 90 days, and as long as 180 days. Timing: This is an immediate benefit you can receive. Benefits: If you have a federally backed mortgage…

Read More
CARES Act For Businesses: Payroll Tax & Net Operating 

CARES Act For Businesses: Payroll Tax & Net Operating Losses Loosened

March 31, 2020

CARES Act For Businesses: Payroll Tax & Net Operating Payroll Tax Payment Deferral Background:  The “CARES Act” which was recently signed into law allows employers as well as those self-employed the ability to defer payroll tax or self-employment tax payments.   Amount & Timing  The payroll tax payments which are eligible for deferral begin on the…

Read More
The CARES Act For Businesses: Employee Retention Credit

CARES Act For Businesses: Employee Retention Credit

March 31, 2020

CARES Act For Businesses: Employee Retention Credit If you do not receive a loan from SBA as a result of the other portions of this law, you may be able to claim a very favorable tax credit. This is a refundable credit that goes against the businesses’ share of Social Security taxes, typically 6.2%. First hurdle:…

Read More
fee only financial advisor deer park barrington cares act for busiesses paycheck protection program and forgivable loans

CARES Act For Businesses: Paycheck Protection Program & Forgivable Loans

March 31, 2020

CARES Act For Businesses: Paycheck Protection Program & Forgivable Loans To help protect small businesses and their employees, the CARES Act provides a new type of loan through the Small Business Administration, a portion of which would be forgivable if used for certain types of expenses. Background: The CARES Act, through the Small Business Administration (“SBA”),…

Read More
The CARES Act- Unemployment Benefits fee only financial advisor deer park barrington chicago unemployment benefits draft

CARES Act: Unemployment Benefits

March 31, 2020

CARES Act: Unemployment Benefits Background: Unemployment is a resource available to those when they lose their employment.  It is meant to provide a percentage of the previously earned income while you look for other employment.  During this Coronavirus pandemic there have been Millions unemployed temporarily and/or permanently. Because the length of this pandemic is uncertain and…

Read More
fee only financial advisor deer park barrington chicago The CARES Act- Miscellaneous Healthcare Benefits draft

CARES Act: Miscellaneous Healthcare Benefits

March 31, 2020

CARES Act: Miscellaneous Healthcare Benefits Background: As a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) from 2011, most ‘over the counter’ drugs and medicines technically required a prescription to be considered a qualified expense. Meaning it could be paid from the different Health focused savings accounts like a Flexible Savings Accounts (FSA),…

Read More