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WORTHLESS STOCK MAY PROVIDE A TAX BENEFIT

The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have driven significant losses for many businesses, causing some to permanently close. Owners of these and other distressed businesses should consider whether they are eligible for a deduction attributable to an investment in worthless stock. Generally, if the stock is a capital asset and becomes wholly worthless during Read More…

TERMINATION OF THE EMPLOYEE RETENTION CREDIT

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (P.L. 117-58), enacted on November 15, 2021, retroactively terminated the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) for the fourth quarter of 2021. This early termination does not apply if the employer is a recovery startup business, the credit continues to apply to wages paid before January 1, 2022. A “recovery start-up Read More…

NJEDA SMALL BUSINESS LEASE GRANT PROGRAM

On October 20, 2021, the Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will open applications for the new Small Business Improvement Grant Lease Program.  This is the first of several programs that the NJEDA will be rolling out, as part of the Main Street Recovery Program.  $10 million dollars has been allocated to the Business Lease Program, with Read More…

NJEDA SMALL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM

On October 20, 2021, the Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will open applications for the new Small Business Improvement Grant Lease Program.  This is the first of several programs that the NJEDA will be rolling out, as part of the Main Street Recovery Program.  $15 million dollars has been allocated to the Business Lease Program, with Read More…

TAX PROPOSALS FROM THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION & CONGRESS

      This article has been superseded by this update:  BUILD BACK BETTER ACT PASSES THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Original 9/3/21 Article: The Biden Administration’s 3-part economic recovery plan proposal is known as the “Build Back Better agenda”.  It has evolved quite a bit of the last few months but this is how it Read More…

C-CORPORATION, S-CORPORATION OR PARTNERSHIP; WHICH ENTITY MAKES THE MOST SENSE FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

The choice of entity is among the most important decisions facing business owners when starting a business or investment activity. The choice of tax entity generally includes a C-Corporation, S-Corporation or Partnership, each having its own advantages and disadvantages that must be evaluated in terms of how the entity’s tax and legal characteristics align with Read More…

NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY ANNOUNCES NEW FUNDING

On Monday, April 12, 2021, Governor Murphy signed a bill authorizing the New Jersey Economic Development Agency (NJEDA) to issue grants to non-profits and small businesses.  The NJEDA will issue a total of $85 Million under Phase 4 of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program.  The program is intended to provide short-term assistance to Read More…