COVID-19 Business Challenges Resource Group

If you are eager to stay on top of the IRS and Treasury tax changes, looking for best practices for your team’s increased telecommuting, or want to get advice for how other businesses are managing operations in this new environment, join the COVID-19 Business Challenges Resources Group.

Group members get access to: 

  • Just-in-time resources on business challenges related to the pandemic - such as:
    • Engagement Letter Templates and Guidance for CPAs as Agents for Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loans
    • Families First Coronavirus Response Act Guidance
    • Federal Emergency Paid Leave Benefit Law summary
  • Tools for posting your specific questions to the group
  • Messaging tool to get clarification from group members


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Business Resources

AWB Rebound and Recovery Business Tool Kit (AWB) - Resources to Plan for a Successful Re-opening

AWB PPE Connect (AWB) - Connect with manufacturers who supply PPE for businesses

Federal and State Updates Regarding COVID-19 (updated daily)

Washington State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19) - Governor's resources for Business & Workers

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans: 
PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator (AICPA) (Excel spreadsheet) (updated May 19, 2020)
CPAs as Agents for Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loans - Resources & Sample Engagement Letters 

State launches web form to clarify “essential” businesses under COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Healthy proclamation

Pandemic Procedures Template

COVID-19 Business Planning Checklist

COVID-19 Info and Business Continuity Resources

Dept. of Revenue: Statewide Office Closure - How to Conduct Business

US Dept. of Labor Coronavirus Resources - includes Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions and FFCRA Poster (PDF)

Advocacy Alerts

Alert: Accounting Services Deemed Essential
WSCPA Urges Governor Inslee to Add Accounting to 'Essential Services'
Alert: Your Help Needed to Extend April 15th Tax Deadline: Contact Treasury Secretary Today

Telecommuting and Wellness Resources

How to Keep Your Sanity and Continue Liking Your Kids While in Isolation
How to Keep Your Body Healthy and Your Mind Sharp - Part 1
How to Keep Your Body Healthy and Your Mind Sharp - Part 2

Additional Resources

AICPA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

Continuing Professional Education

The Tax Academy presented by Cutting Edge Tax Strategies LLC (multiple events between July 20-August 17)
Lightning Fast Depreciation for Real Estate (Updated for CARES Act) WEBINAR - August 3
The Cares Act Update: What You Need To Know Right Now WEBINAR - August 5

WSCPA Event Updates

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