Business Risk Assessment and the New Normal

  • April 1, 2021

It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic became real in many of our lives. This past year has...

Individual Tax Deadline Moved to May 17

  • March 18, 2021

The April 15 individual tax filing deadline that has historically been the final day to file yearly taxes will be moved...

Tax Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act

  • March 12, 2021

These are the top tax related items in the American Rescue Plan Act. Additional detail can be found in this article...

Insurance Companies Changing Cybersecurity Policies

  • March 1, 2021

By Chris Griesemer, Partner and Information Technology Security Specialist for Community Banks A client of mine at The Whitlock Co. recently...

Expansion and Extension of Employee Retention Credit

  • February 24, 2021

Expansion and Extension of Employee Retention Credit The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 passed by Congress in late December 2020 expands and extends the employee...

Change in Tax Deductions for Business Meal Expenses to Help Struggling Dining Industry

  • January 6, 2021

For calendar year’s 2021 and 2022, the new COVID-19 relief package, formally known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act, will make major...

COVID-19 Relief Bill

  • December 28, 2020

COVID-19 Relief Bill The bill includes another round of direct stimulus payments and more relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19. The...

What You Should Know About the SolarWinds Hack

  • December 14, 2020

By Chris Griesemer I follow Kim Zetter (@KimZetter) on Twitter.  She is a cybersecurity journalist and gave a good explanation of...

IRS cybersecurity

Will Expenses Paid with PPP Loans be deductible?

  • November 19, 2020

On November 18, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released guidance for businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans...