In case you haven’t noticed over the years, the federal government tends to move at a very slow pace. This is particularly true of the IRS, where speed is something that rarely, if ever happens. Unfortunately, this is very frustrating when it involves your tax refund. As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold across the United States, it has slowed the IRS down even more. Thus, you may be wondering why your tax refund is taking so long to process. If you’re still checking the mailbox or your bank account to no avail, here are some likely reasons, as well as other tips you might want to keep in mind.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc with many family’s finances. To help with this, the federal government has made it much easier for many parents to take advantage of the child tax credit and advance child tax credit. But, as with anything concerning your taxes and the IRS, there are various guidelines you must follow to ensure your information is correct, and so that you get the tax credit you expect. To help guide you through this process, we have compiled some of the most common questions and answers pertaining to this important topic.
When the COVD-19 pandemic hit, thousands of small businesses were shutting their doors, laying off workers, and wondering if they would ever open up again. However, once Congress passed the CARES Act, businesses could take out loans that would prop them up and survive the pandemic. Best of all, these Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were set up to be forgivable. However, forgiveness is not set in stone with these loans, meaning business owners who perhaps let deadlines lapse may be on the hook for whatever amount of money they borrowed. If you took out such a loan and have questions as to how PPP loan forgiveness works, here are some things to remember.