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Social Security Recipients & Economic Impact Payments

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment.

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MICPA Member Alert – Governor Issues Executive Order

Referred to as the “Stay Home, Stay Safe Order,” Executive Order No. 2020-21 temporarily requires the suspension of all activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life.

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Getting People Engaged During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Complexity is the defining business and leadership challenge of our time. But it has never felt more urgent than this moment, with the coronavirus upending life and business as we know it.

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Governor Announces State Tax Deadline Extended

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an executive order (EO 2020-26) that will extend the state tax filing and payment deadline amid the coronavirus pandemic from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020.

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List Of Coronavirus Small Business Relief Programs

Small businesses have been hit hard by mandatory closures and safety measures required to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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IRS Releases Tax Filing Extension FAQ, And More

IRS Releases Tax Filing Extension FAQ, Governor Issues Executive Order, Michigan Nonprofit Association Responds to Stay-at-Home Orde, and more.

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20 Tips for Working From Home

The global spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, is keeping people at home. Major conferences, including Mobile World Congress and Google I/O have been canceled to decrease the risk of infection.

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Would You Know What To Do If You're Involved In A Litigation?

CPA firms are often uncertain about how to respond to subpoenas because they also need to comply with a number of rules and regulations that are intended to protect client confidentiality.

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Bank-centric Accounting Rule Makes Insurers Hike Loss Reserves

Insurance giants like Metlife Inc., American International Group Inc., and Prudential Financial Inc. are about to set aside higher reserves to cover credit losses under new accounting rules they must follow this quarter.

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