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COVID-19 & IRS Updates

ScrogginsGrear is continuing to monitor the rapidly changing conditions surrounding COVID-19. On this page you will find helpful resources to help you navigate some questions you might have. If you are seeking additional information not found here, please do not hesitate to reach out to your ScrogginsGrear representative at any time.

The IRS has recently published a list of Frequently Asked Questions addressing the postponement of the April 15 tax filing deadline. These questions and answers will be updated periodically and are designed to be a flexible tool to communicate information to taxpayers in this changing environment. Click Here

The CDC provides updated information for Healthcare Professionals in one place. If you are a healthcare provider, this resource offers valuable information. Click Here

H.R.6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) (FFCRA) was signed by the President. It will have an effective date of April 1, 2020, and, at that time, it will impose new obligations on all employers with fewer than 500 employees. Employers of over 500 employees will not be covered by the Family First Coronavirus Response Act, at least as it now stands. Click Here

The Treasury, IRS and Department of Labor recently announced a plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave. Click Here

The Department of Labor has released an explanation of the Employer Paid Leave Requirements, as identified in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Click Here

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has recently published a list of FAQs. Among other items, the Ohio BWC confirms that insurance premium installment amounts due for March, April and May can be deferred until June 1, 2020. Click Here