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Written Thursday, March 18, at 9:00 AM ET On March 10, Viventium published Part 1 of this blog with the major highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). In Part 2, we present the details of the credit extensions as well as other areas that impact payroll contained in the legislation. FFCRA … Continue reading The Arrival of ARPA: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – Part II
Blogger’s note: On March 11, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law. Written Wednesday, March 10, at 2:30 PM ET Déjà vu, anyone? For the third time since the outbreak of the pandemic, America’s lawmakers have agreed upon a mega-relief package designed to bolster a beleaguered economy by providing direct … Continue reading The Arrival of ARPA: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – Part I
Written Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at 6:30 AM After veiled veto threats, expiration of extended unemployment benefits and a cliffhanger government shutdown showdown, the Consolidated Appropriation Act, 2021, is now the law. Late Sunday night, December 27, President Trump signed into law the 32 Divisions(!) of the mammoth Act, including Divisions N and EE which … Continue reading Additional Coronavirus Response and Relief: What’s Old, What’s New, What’s in Doubt
(Blogger’s Note Updated Sunday, 1:30 AM: President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 containing the Coronavirus Response and Relief provisions passed by Congress last Monday. Payroll credit extensions and expansions, a new wave of PPP loans, and further flexibility in forgiveness are now the law. Check this space frequently for continuing updates.) (Blogger’s Note: … Continue reading The Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 (ECRA): A Preview of What We Know; Questions We Still Must Ask
After 30 years in the payroll industry – 29 of them working for a payroll service provider (PSP) – I thought I had heard it all. I thought that three decades had given me the opportunity to wear every hat possible: customer service advocate, tax deposit accountant, penalty abatement petitioner, employee handbook author, benefits consultant, … Continue reading PPP and PSP: Does Changing Your Payroll Service Provider Impact Your PPP Loan? The 3 Things You Must Do When Switching PSPs During PPP