Small-Biz Owners Used Forbearance, HELOCs to Survive
In the depths of the pandemic, many owners turned to their personal credit to keep their businesses from going under.
U.S. Budget Deficit Climbs to $572B in Q1
The increase in the deficit reflected in part spending on coronavirus relief programs including enhanced unemployment benefits.
Leverage Technology for Smoother Tax Compliance
Tax compliance in the aftermath of the Tax Cut & Jobs Act will not be simple or straightforward.
GOP Senators Offer 6-Month Lifeline for Airlines
A new $28 billion relief package would avert layoffs of airline employees as the industry continues to struggle with the COVID pandemic.
Trump Signals Support for More Airline Aid
"We’ll be helping the airlines, you have to help the airlines,” the president says as carriers warn of layoffs.
Beware of the Working Capital Safety Net
Could government stimulus be creating a false sense of security?
Watchdog Warns of ‘Significant’ PPP Fraud Risk
The GAO says "minimal" underwriting standards left the $670 billion small business rescue program vulnerable to fraud.
Shining a Light on Earnings Adjustments
Finance will have to make some judgments when trying to present a normalized view of ongoing financial performance.
New Bill Offers Second Loans to PPP Borrowers
“Congress must once again act urgently to support our most vulnerable small businesses through this crisis."
7.7% of U.S. Mortgages Now in Forbearance
Homeowners continue to take advantage of government and bank mortgage forbearance programs amid the coronavirus crisis.
Senators Push for Clarity on Payroll Support After Airlines Threaten Cuts
The lawmakers say that airlines that are involuntarily cutting workers’ hours may be violating the terms of federal coronavirus aid.