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Client ALERT: IRS Filing and Payment Q&A

To help clarify questions related to the filing and payment deadline extension announced in Notice 2020-18, the IRS released “Filing and Payment Deadlines Questions and Answers”. LINK: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/filing-and-payment-deadlines-questions-and-answers Highlights clarified in the Questions and Answers: Extended: • Only income tax returns and estimated income tax payments due on April 15th are automatically extended to July…

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Client ALERT: Family First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

CLIENT ALERT The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020. Link to the full text is located here https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6201/text The current Family and Medical Leave Act provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year, requires group health benefits to be maintained for the…

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Updated: CLIENT ALERT: IRS Extends Filing Deadline

On March 20, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2020-18 (https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-18.pdf) which supersedes Notice 2020-17 issued on March 18, 2020. Notice 2020-18 provides: • No extension forms are required to be filed. The April 15, 2020 filing deadline is automatically postponed to July 15, 2020. • The extension applies to any “person” defined as an individual,…

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Client ALERT: GA DOL Emergency Rule

March 19, 2020 The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) has adopted an emergency Rule 300-2-4-0.5 Partial Claims, effective March 16, 2020. The rule mandates all Georgia employers to file partial claims online on behalf of their employees for any week during which an employee (full-time/part-time) works less than full-time due to a partial or total…

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Client ALERT: IRS Extends Payment Due Date

March 19, 2020 On March 18, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2020-17 extending the due date, penalties and interest on certain income tax payments. The Notice implemented the following changes: • Extended the due date for the payment of Federal income taxes (including self-employment tax) otherwise due on April 15, 2020 until July 15, 2020…

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