You are here

Debra Rodway's blog

BWC Today Approved $1.6 BILLION Dividend to Ohio Employers

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation’s Board of Directors today approved to send up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers this spring to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Board met in a virtual emergency session this morning in response to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s call for state agencies to do all they can to help the state’s business community withstand COVID-19’s challenges.

Gov. DeWine, BWC propose $1.6 billion dividend to Ohio employers

 

Mike DeWine and Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Stephanie McCloud yesterday proposed giving up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

BWC’s Board of Directors will hold an emergency virtual meeting Friday to vote on the proposed dividend, which equals 100% of the premium employers paid in policy year 2018.

CARES Act Suspends Payments on Federally-Held Student Loans

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, provides automatic suspension of principal and interest payments on federally-held student loans through September 30, 2020. These suspended payments will count towards any student loan forgiveness program.

Here are some of the key points.

Paycheck Protection Program Application is Here!

 

Here is a link to the application you need to complete and submit to a participating lender to apply for the SMALL BUSINESS PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM.

Business Contingency Plans for COVID-19

 

DJL Accounting & Consulting Group cares about our clients, employees, local businesses and neighbors. Your financial wellbeing and overall health and safety is our number one priority. 

In response to the recent COVID-19 (Corona Virus) concerns, we have implemented our business contingency plans as a precautionary step. 

Protect Yourself and Others from Social Security Scams

 

Scammers are aware that people are catching on to their attempts, so they’re coming up with new ways to convince Social Security beneficiaries that their frauds are legitimate. Because Social Security scams are increasingly common – even more common than IRS scams – it’s important to help educate others and raise awareness of these evolving tactics and how to identify and report scam attempts.

Tax Tips: Do These Things Before December 31

With Christmas only about a week away, we're all busy preparing for the holiday. However, if you haven't already taken care of these items, you should take the time to complete these tasks before the end of the year to get ready for 2020 taxes.

Charitable Contributions

Avoid Scams From Identity Thieves: What You Need To Know To Protect Yourself

Take extra care and watch out for scams during the busy holiday shopping period and in advance of the 2020 tax season.

More than 90% of all data thefts begin with an email phishing scam. But, you also need to watch out for scam letters, phone calls and social media posts.

Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself:

5 Tips For Collecting Your Receivables Faster

Do you find yourself in a cash crunch too often? The solution could be shortening the amount of time it takes to collect your accounts receivable.

Here are 5 Tips to help you get your money faster:

Tax Credits for Education

Are you paying for higher-education for yourself or a dependent? Don't overlook the tax credits offered by the IRS.

There are two credits available to help taxpayers offset the costs of higher education:  The American Opportunity Tex Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit. 

Tax Tips, Resources & News

Our blog, news feeds, forms, and links to helpful resources are provided to help you find the answers you seek any time of the day or night.  Please call us at 330-779-0781 for assistance.  We're here to guide you through your business and personal accounting and tax questions and obligations.

Contact

  • Address:DJL Accounting & Consulting Group, Inc.
    Cider Mill Professional Center, Building C-102
    1570 S Canfield Niles Road
    Youngstown, Ohio 44515 
  • Phone:330 779 0781