Coronavirus Resources & Information

As news of the coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – continues to develop, OSCPA wants to provide this information for you in one convenient location. We hope this will help keep you, your organization and those you serve safe and healthy.

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Latest COVID-19 News:

  • Nov 16, 2020

    How the CARES Act changes deducting charitable contributions

    Whether taxpayers are supporting natural disaster recovery, COVID-19 pandemic aid or another cause that’s personally meaningful to them, their charitable donations may be tax deductible.
  • Nov 05, 2020

    October top ten: Pandemic, podcasts and more

    Naturally, coronavirus related content continues to be a hot topic of discussion in 2020, with five pandemic related stories making OSCPA’s top content from October.
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Here come the 500 series balance-due notices

    The notices were paused on May 9 because of the pandemic.
  • Oct 22, 2020

    BWC begins $1.3 billion in dividend payments

    The bureau previously sent out $1.6 billion in dividend checks in April to help offset economic damages caused by the pandemic.
  • Oct 15, 2020

    How KeyBank is making the transition back to work as safe as possible

    In the early days of COVID-19, when the world went into lockdown, there were still a select few essential workers whose jobs required them to go into the office. Since then, Brian Lawhead has made it his primary responsibility to protect those who have been working in the corporate office at KeyBank.
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Treasury simplifies PPP loan forgiveness

    A new interim final rule final rule provides new guidance on forgiveness and loan review processes for PPP loans of $50,000 or less.
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Perspective: What it’s like to be in college during the coronavirus pandemic

    If someone had told me that my senior year of college at Xavier University would involve Zoom classes and wearing masks all around campus, I would not have believed them.
  • Sep 17, 2020

    A look inside the restaurant industry during the pandemic: Part 2

    Although businesses have cautiously adjusted to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, the memories of spring and businesses temporarily closing are still fresh.
  • Sep 10, 2020

    A look inside the restaurant industry during the pandemic: Part 1

    While no industry has gone untouched by the pandemic, restaurants are among the sectors that have been hit hardest. That so many are finding ways to stay in operation speaks to the resourcefulness and skills of the industry’s people, said Dustin Minton, CPA, director of client services at GBQ.
  • Sep 03, 2020

    Poll respondents: Don’t cancel fall sports

    This time last year, nobody would have believed it if someone said a deadly virus was going to take over the world and disrupt our way of living. But so far 2020 has brought on the transfer to remote work, social distancing, sports cancellations and so much more as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Sep 03, 2020

    August top ten: IRS guidance leads August’s top content

    OSCPA members in August enjoyed reading about IRS guidance on PPP loans, payroll tax deferrals and balance-due notices, with these stories ranking one, two and three in our top 10 list of content for the month. In addition, readers took interest in volunteering on Election Day, our Statehouse update and, of course, pandemic-related content.
  • Sep 02, 2020

    Critical COVID lawsuit immunity for businesses passes, awaits Governor’s signature

    After months of lobbying by OSCPA and thanks to the leadership of House Speaker Bob Cupp, Senate President Larry Obhof and other key legislators, the Ohio Legislature this week passed critical legislation – House Bill 606 – that will provide civil immunity for businesses and health care entities for actions taken during the coronavirus pandemic.
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