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IRS Says Businesses with Forgiven PPP Loans Cannot Deduct Expenses

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics, Tax Reform by on November 19, 2020 10 Comments
IRS Says Businesses with Forgiven PPP Loans Cannot Deduct Expenses

Businesses that get their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans forgiven will not qualify for some valuable deductions, according to IRS guidance that reiterates its position taken in April.  In addition, companies that have “a reasonable expectation that the government won’t require them to pay back the money can’t deduct the business expenses paid for by the loan.”

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SBA, Treasury Ease PPP Forgiveness Requirements for Loans of $50,000 or Less

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Housing Finance by on October 9, 2020 0 Comments
SBA, Treasury Ease PPP Forgiveness Requirements for Loans of $50,000 or Less

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, has released a simpler loan forgiveness application for business owners who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less.

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NAHB Urges Congress to Reach Agreement on Coronavirus Relief Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on October 1, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Urges Congress to Reach Agreement on Coronavirus Relief Package

As negotiations continue between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on another COVID-19 stimulus package, NAHB is urging the White House and Republican and Democratic leaders to move swiftly to advance a bill that will provide relief to American home owners and renters, create a streamlined, simplified forgiveness process for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, and provide state and local home builders associations access to PPP loans.

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Forgivable PPP Loans May be Taxable in Some States

Filed in Economics, Tax Reform by on September 21, 2020 0 Comments
Forgivable PPP Loans May be Taxable in Some States

Businesses who received loans under the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) may be eligible to have that loan forgiven, which may result in unforeseen tax consequences.  The federal Internal Revenue Code generally treats forgiven debt as taxable income; fortunately, Congress has excluded forgiven PPP loans from federal taxable income. However, as noted in a recent blog post by the Small Business Administration, that income may still be treated as taxable by your state.

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SBA Issues FAQ on PPP Loan Forgiveness

Filed in Business Management, Disaster Response by on August 14, 2020 3 Comments
SBA Issues FAQ on PPP Loan Forgiveness

The Small Business Administration has issued an FAQ on loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Any members who have received PPP loans must be very careful that they follow all conditions and requirements of these loans in order to be eligible for forgiveness.

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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Deadline is Aug. 8

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on August 7, 2020 4 Comments
Paycheck Protection Program Loan Deadline is Aug. 8

As the Aug. 8 deadline approaches to apply for a small business loan through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), NAHB continues to urge Congress to extend the deadline and ensure broader builder eligibility under the PPP so that land developers, multifamily property owners and state and local home builder associations have access to this loan program.

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NAHB Pushes Housing Priorities in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Multifamily by on July 20, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB Pushes Housing Priorities in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

As Congress begins work on its next coronavirus relief package, NAHB is urging lawmakers to include several provisions in the legislation that will provide relief to American home owners and renters, along with small and medium-sized residential construction businesses and multifamily owners and developers.

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NAHB and Michigan Builders File Suit to Expand PPP Eligibility

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal by on June 30, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB and Michigan Builders File Suit to Expand PPP Eligibility

With so many builders unfairly unable to obtain a forgivable loan under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), NAHB, along with the HBA of Michigan and HBA of Southeastern Michigan, today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration, challenging their decision to apply onerous regulations onto PPP that prevent certain builders and developers from accessing this much-needed source of funding and having those loans forgiven.

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NAHB Leaders Call on Treasury Secretary to Expand PPP Eligibility for Builders

Filed in Codes and Standards, Disaster Response by on June 26, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Leaders Call on Treasury Secretary to Expand PPP Eligibility for Builders

NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke and CEO Jerry Howard held a virtual discussion with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin today and urged the secretary to expand eligibility under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to allow more workers in the residential construction sector to access the loan program.

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Businesses with PPP Loans Now Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Economics by on June 5, 2020 0 Comments
Businesses with PPP Loans Now Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral

President Trump has signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which makes a number of positive changes to the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). Among these changes, business owners who take out a PPP loan and have that loan forgiven are now eligible to delay their payroll tax payments.

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