On June 19th, 2020 the IRS published the final revised Form 941 that will be used for the remainder of 2020. The purpose of filing this quarterly form is to report to the IRS the wages subject to social security, Medicare and federal income tax withholding. This new revised form takes into account changes made by the Families First Act and the CARES Act that provided various types of payroll tax relief for employers.
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The CARES ACT provides employers an alternative to the Paycheck Protection Program under the Employee Retention Credit. You can only take advantage of one or the other, but not both.
The goal of the Employee Retention Credit is to encourage employers to keep employees on payroll by offering a credit up to $5,000 per employee.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law on Friday, March 27th, 2020 and went into effect on April 1st, 2020. This blog post focuses in on the expansion of unemployment benefits for individuals including the self-employed and individuals with limited work history.