If you become an executor of your loved one’s estate, you may have some important tax decisions to make. Here are some quick thoughts.
The now-deceased loved one may have been single or married and may have been a relative or not.
During these challenging times dealing with COVID-19 and the additional challenges economic and otherwise it brings, if a loved one passes away and you serve as the executor or inherit assets, you need to consider your duties and so some tax planning.
In an effort to stave off economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, billions of dollars in grants are being handed out to individuals and businesses by the federal government. State and local governments are participating as well.
Is it “Tax-Free Money” or is it a “Loan”
Did you receive money from a lender under the existing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)? If so, you may qualify for more tax-free money. But first, let’s clarify what’s happening. When you think of the PPP program, do you think “Tax-Free Money” or do you think “Loan”?
The new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) law enacted with the recent stimulus package adds dollars to your pockets if you have or had PPP money. If you are going to apply for PPP money for the first time, the favorable rules in this article apply to your newfound tax-free money.
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