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How to Manage Non-Profit Accounting

If you’re the executive director of a non-profit organization, you’re likely tasked with keeping all the initiatives moving forward, planning for future campaigns, and managing the business aspects of the organization.  But a non-profit isn’t a standard business. There are many objectives, strategies, and processes that differ for 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) organizations, compared to the…
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2021 Personal Tax Planning and Stimulus Payments

Personal Tax Planning and Stimulus Payments

While the tax deadlines are still months away, quarter four is the ideal time to start planning for your filings. The biggest questions taxpayers have going into the 2021 tax season involve the implications of Stimulus Payments and Child Tax Credits issued by the government as a part of the American Rescue Plan Act. As…
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Paul Wade Named SME CPAs’ Next Managing Partner

AUGUSTA, GA: SME CPAs, a top 400 U.S. accounting firm, is proud to announce that Paul Wade, CPA will serve as SME CPA’s next Managing Partner effective July 1, 2021. Wade, who joined the firm in 2003, was promoted to partner in only six years, in 2009. He has helped grow our tax team and…
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Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Program Guidelines

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, the Small Business Association (SBA) released the Restaurant Revitalization Fund’s highly-awaited program guidelines. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) is part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) which became law on March 11, 2021 and appropriated $28.6 billion for the SBA to award to eligible restaurants, bars and similar businesses who…
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Tax and financial planning tips: Welcoming a New Child

Welcoming a new child into your life is a great joy, but it also means big financial changes. These young family members can affect your tax situation. To start things right, here are some tips to keep in mind. Tax returns and withholdings Having a baby – or adopting a child – could affect your…
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ARPA modifications of the payroll tax credits for paid sick leave and family leave

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, extended and significantly modified the payroll tax credits for qualifying sick leave and family leave wages. Below is a summary of the key provisions. Background: Both Covid-19-related credits were initially provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and…
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