Ending ERTC Early Could Overtax IRS, Group Says

A provision in the Senate-passed infrastructure bill to end the employee retention tax credit (ERTC) after September will put strain on an already under-resourced IRS, according to the Professional Managers Association. The bill would end the ERTC on Sept. 30 instead of the current Dec. 31 expiration date, raising an estimated $8.2 billion to help… Read more »

Senate Narrowly Passes Budget Resolution

After easily advancing a $1 trillion infrastructure bill, the Senate passed Democrats’ budget resolution yesterday on a 50-49 party line vote after a marathon vote-a-rama. The budget resolution lays the groundwork for Democrats’ massive $3.5 trillion social spending package that is intended to combat climate change, boost federal safety net programs and expand Medicare, among… Read more »

SBA Streamlines Forgiveness Process for PPP Loans

The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new guidance yesterday designed to accelerate the end of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) by streamlining the process for millions of small businesses and nonprofit employers to have their emergency payroll loans forgiven. The PPP was one of the largest and most popular federal relief programs created last year… Read more »

July 15 Webinar: Are Grasstops Networks an Advantageous & Key Advocacy Strategy?

As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, it’s tempting for associations to resume depending solely on staff-driven methods in pursuing their legislative priorities. Hosted by ASAE’s Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council, this online conversation unwraps how grasstops have proven beneficial in different association settings and unveils ideas for identifying and cultivating your own network of… Read more »