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700 N. Fairfax St. Suite 400 Alexandria, VA 22314 Ph: 703.535.1200 Fx: 703.535.1205

Joan Renner Recognized for Women’s Leadership

Renner Firm News; November 2, 2020 The Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) champions the accomplishments of women in the accounting profession and has created the Women to Watch Awards for established and emerging female leaders in the accounting profession. Winners will be recognized at the second annual Women’s Leadership Forum in December. In 1898, when … Continued

Please Join Us in Welcoming Mary Ann to the Firm

Renner Firm News; October 1, 2020 Renner and Company is delighted to introduce our newest award-winning Senior Tax Manager, Mary Ann Dougherty. She joined the firm on Oct. 1, 2020, but Mary Ann is no stranger to the area. Mary Ann was born and raised in Northern Virginia and knew she wanted to be an … Continued

Paycheck Protection Program – Self-Employed Not Left Out

Renner Business News; April 27, 2020—Joan M. Renner, CPA, CGMA A new COVID-19 relief package is expected to provide $310 billion additional Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding very soon to help small businesses and charities amid the COVID-19 crisis. Organizations can use PPP loans to pay rent, payroll, utilities and existing mortgage interest. After eight … Continued

The Employee Retention Credit— How To Claim It

Renner Business News; April 14, 2020—Joan M. Renner, CPA, CGMA The IRS has provided guidance for employers who want to take advantage of the Employee Retention Credit.  Small businesses and nonprofits experiencing economic hardship related to the COVID-19 crisis can claim a refundable credit for half the amount of wages paid to employees from March 13 through … Continued

CARES Act Offers Individuals Financial Relief

Renner Business News; April 1, 2020 Many individuals will receive much-needed financial relief from the provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, including— Recovery checks, Additional tax deductions for charitable contributions, Waiver of penalties for early pension distributions, and Waiver of the requirement for required minimum IRA distributions. Recovery Rebate Checks … Continued

More Support for Small Businesses and Nonprofits in the CARES Act

Renner Business News; April 1, 2020 The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes provisions to make it easier for employers to help their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. It also supports charitable giving by corporations able to help others and accelerates deductions for businesses that are experiencing business losses. Employee Retention Credit … Continued

Paycheck Protection Program Applications Now Available

Renner Business News; April 1, 2020 The Department of Treasury has released the Paycheck Protection Program application  The Paycheck Protection Program offers small businesses and 501(c)(3) charities a loan to pay employee salaries under $100,000, health insurance, rent, utilities and loan interest for eight weeks. If used for these purposes, borrowers may apply for forgiveness of the … Continued

CARES Act Supports Small Businesses and Charities

Renner Business News; March 31, 2020 Small businesses and charities can get assistance to meet emergency needs, pay employees and cover SBA loan payments under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act by applying for these Small Business Administration (SBA) programs through the SBA and SBA-approved lenders. The Paycheck Protection Program provides cash … Continued

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: A Summary

Renner Business News; March 27, 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides federal support for employers who continue to pay employees who are unable to work due to school closings or illness related to COVID-19. The Act applies to private employers, including nonprofits, with fewer than 500 employees and certain public employers. Employers must … Continued