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We're here to provide you with guidance and resources to help you with growing concerns during this uncertain time. DHJJ remains committed to the needs of our clients while keeping health and safety at the forefront of our minds.

Our team is working virtually while our physical office locations are temporarily closed. During this time, clients can utilize our safe and secure ShareFile portal to digitally exchange documents with their tax advisor.

We're continuously monitoring this fluid situation and will provide updates with the latest information and guidance from the Federal government and state governing bodies.

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On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the latest COVID-19 relief bill: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The bill provides several elements of relief for businesses, employees, and families to help maintain livelihoods throughout the crisis and after. The expected cost of the bill is nearly $2 trillion and includes nearly $500 billion in economic distress relief for companies.

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May 27 Update on PPP Loan Forgiveness: DHJJ Urges Caution at This Time

For our readers who are closely following developments in PPP Loan forgiveness, we offer a brief update. Officially the most recent updates were on May 22 when two Interim Final Rules (IFRs) were released providing additional guidance… Read more »

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SBA Releases PPP Forgiveness Application: Here Are 9 Points

The SBA released its PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculation Form Friday evening. Here is the link if you wish to review it. View the SBA PPP Forgiveness Application Here are step-by-step instructions for the loan forgiveness program. Some… Read more »

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Paycheck Protection Program – Income Tax Treatment Clarified

Slowly the details of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan program are coming into focus. The most recent clarification has come from the Internal Revenue Service in IRS Notice 2020-32. The IRS stated eligible expenses the business… Read more »

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Required Minimum Distributions Provisions in the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides for a variety of measures to aid the economy but also to protect retirees. One provision allows retirees to forgo taking RMD’s in 2020. RMD amounts are… Read more »

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Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness – Plan Now and Avoid Another Wild Ride

NEW May 15: View the Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Application To all DHJJ business clients – words of hope, caution, and advice with the Paycheck Protection Program and Forgiveness. Without a doubt, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)… Read more »

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Paycheck Protection Program Questions and Answers

When the Paycheck Protection Program launched Friday, April 3, there were still many questions on how to determine the loan amount, especially surrounding the payroll calculations. As of Tuesday, April 7, more guidance came out from the… Read more »

Cares Act Overview

CARES Act Overview: The Impact on Taxpayers and Businesses

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the latest COVID-19 relief bill: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The bill brings with it several elements of relief for businesses, employees, and families in… Read more »

SBA Loans Under The Cares Act

Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans Under the CARES Act

SBA 7(a) Loans under the CARES Act-Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) The purpose is to incentivize small businesses to maintain their workforce and rehire workers who were laid-off due to COVID-19 interruptions. View the Paycheck Protection Program details… Read more »

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Key Tax Implications for Individuals in The CARES Act

Key Updates for Friday, March 27: The “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (the CARES Act) has been signed into law by President Trump after passing the House of Representatives on Friday, March 27, after passing… Read more »

Illinois Tax Filing Deadline Extended Due To COVID-19

The filing deadline for Illinois tax returns is now extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 crisis. This is an automatic extension for all taxpayers, including individuals, trusts, and corporations… Read more »