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Drafting your will using online tools can lead to unwanted outcomes

Cynthia Petschke

Posted By: Cynthia Petschke

Posted May 7, 2020 / No comments

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has refocused people’s thoughts on the health and safety of their families. In addition to taking the necessary steps today to protect your loved ones, it’s equally important to consider their financial security in the future. If you don’t have a will, drafting one should be your first step in

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Congress expands small business COVID-19 relief

Keith Orr

Posted By: Keith Orr

Posted April 24, 2020 / No comments

Congress and the Trump administration have struck a deal on another piece of legislation, the latest in a series of federal measures intended to provide relief in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The $484 billion legislation, which is being referred to as the Interim Stimulus Plan, amends the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic

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The IRS announces new COVID-19-related assistance for taxpayers

Cynthia Petschke

Posted By: Cynthia Petschke

Posted April 13, 2020 / No comments

The IRS and the U.S. Department of Treasury have announced new relief for federal taxpayers affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The IRS had already extended certain deadlines to file and pay federal income taxes and estimated tax payments due April 15, 2020, without incurring late filing penalties, late payment penalties or interest. The additional

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The Small Business Administration launches the Paycheck Protection Program

Keith Orr

Posted By: Keith Orr

Posted April 7, 2020 / No comments

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) allocates nearly $350 billion to a new lending program through the Small Business Administration (SBA), aimed at helping employers cover their payrolls during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) are subject to 100% forgiveness if certain criteria are satisfied,

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TKO Presents – CARES Act Webinar on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM CST

Robert Nowak

Posted By: Robert Nowak

Posted April 1, 2020 / No comments

You are invited to a webinar hosted by Tighe, Kress & Orr! This session will be a deep dive into the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 Time: 12:00pm CST On March 27, 2020 President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES)

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COVID-19 stimulus package offers relief to affected individual taxpayers

Timothy King

Posted By: Timothy King

Posted April 1, 2020 / No comments

To help mitigate the financial and health crises related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), on Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the largest economic relief package in modern U.S. history. The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is intended to shore up the country on multiple fronts and

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CARES Act provides COVID-19 pandemic relief to businesses

Robert Tighe

Posted By: Robert Tighe

Posted March 30, 2020 / No comments

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) represents the third phase of Congress’s legislative efforts to address the financial and health care crisis resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In addition to providing relief to individuals and mustering forces to shore up the medical response, the CARES Act includes numerous provisions intended

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CARES Act will provide billions of dollars of relief to individuals, businesses, state and local governments, and the health care system

Robert Tighe

Posted By: Robert Tighe

Posted March 27, 2020 / No comments

After extensive negotiations between the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and the White House, an agreement has been reached on a massive stimulus bill to address the financial and health care crisis resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As of this writing, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) has

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The filing deadline for Illinois income tax returns has been extended

Robert Tighe

Posted By: Robert Tighe

Posted March 25, 2020 / No comments

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) is following the federal government in providing special tax filing and payment relief to individuals and businesses in response to the COVID-19 Outbreak. The filing deadline for Illinois income tax returns has been extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.   This filing and payment relief includes:

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The IRS announces that income tax payments due April 15 can be deferred to July 15, regardless of the amount

Tighe, Kress & Orr.

Posted By: Tighe, Kress & Orr.

Posted March 23, 2020 / No comments

The IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department have been making a series of announcements to provide tax relief in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. After previously announcing that taxpayers could defer making federal income tax payments up to certain limits for three months, the IRS has now announced that taxpayers can postpone payments

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