Restaurant Revitalization Fund: What Employers Need to Know

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the Small Business Administration (SBA) set aside $28.6 billion dollars for a grant program called the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). The RRF was designed to bring aid to restaurants, bars, and other “eating...

2021 Minimum Wage Increases and Free Wage Guide

Minimum wage is increasing statewide once again in California on January 1st, 2021. There are over 40 individual minimum wage increases in the state for specific cities, counties and/or municipal areas that employers in those areas must meet. It’s crucial for...

California Employers Opt Out of Employee Tax Deferral Program

In early August, President Trump signed an executive order directing the Secretary of Treasury to defer the withholding, deposit and payment of the employee portion of Social Security taxes on wages paid from September 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The intention...

Minimum Wages Increase Again on July 1st, 2020

Mid-year Minimum Wage Increases to impact some CA Cities and Municipalities. Many California employees saw a rise in pay on January 1st, 2020, when the state increased the minimum wage to $13 per hour for large employers (26 employees or more) and $12 per hour for...

American Institute of CPAs PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has created a loan forgiveness calculator (excel spreadsheet download) for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help resolve outstanding issues with the process.The calculator is based on existing PPP guidance from the...