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New Senate Bill Approves Ag Small Businesses for Disaster Loan Eligibility

By K·Coe Editorial | April 21, 2020
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Update May 4, 2020: SBA is now accepting COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance applications for agricultural small businesses on a limited basis. Click here to visit the application on the SBA website. Loveland, CO – April 21, 2020 – Following weeks of lobbying the Small Business Administration (SBA) …

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Considerations When Applying

By Pinion Editorial | April 2, 2020
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As Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications are slated to start on April 3, K·Coe Isom advisors have been getting many questions and requests for guidance.  We’d like to clear the air, and provide some important considerations – for the benefit of businesses. Important Loan Forgiveness Update Clarification was released this …

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CARES Act FAQs: Helpful Loan Guidance for Businesses

CARES Act FAQs: Helpful Loan Guidance for Businesses

By Pinion Editorial | April 1, 2020
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Since its passage on March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act continues to be aggressively dissected, digested, and questioned by lawyers, accountants, HR and payroll administrators alike – with the intent to help businesses secure funding to endure the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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CARES Act: 4 New Provisions for Employer Benefit Plans

CARES Act: 4 New Provisions for Employer Benefit Plans

By K·Coe Editorial | March 31, 2020
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In an effort to further help individuals and employers, the CARES Act has enacted provisions that create temporary relief through employer benefit plans changes for 2020. Employer Benefit Plans Provisions for 2020 will: Defer employer contribution minimums Defers 2020 minimum required contributions (including quarterly contributions) for single-employer plans to January …

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COVID-19 Disaster Plan Relief: Tax Opportunities for Employers and Employees

By Pinion Editorial | March 27, 2020
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Tax experts are dusting off a little-used tax opportunity (enacted in 2002 following September 11th attacks) that is coming in handy for businesses dealing with COVID-19 today.  Section 139 allows employers to make “qualified disaster relief payments” to employees to assist in managing their expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The …

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When Can Farmers Expect Benefits from China Trade Agreement?

When Can Farmers Expect Benefits from China Trade Agreement?

By K·Coe Editorial | February 18, 2020
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USDA Secretary Perdue called the January 15, 2020 China Trade Agreement a “bonanza” for U.S. ag, but it could be a while before farmers reap its benefits. According to Maxson Irsik, K·Coe Isom advisor, “It may be months or even years before American farmers and ranchers see increased exports to …

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Kansas Department of Revenue to Double-Tax Bank Income

By K·Coe Editorial | January 10, 2020
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We’ve recently learned of an interesting development that significantly impacts the Community Banking industry.   At the end of December, K·Coe participated in a call facilitated by the Kansas Bankers Association with multiple practitioners discussing a recent audit with the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDR).  We want to make sure that …

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