RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release September 9, 2021

RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release September 2, 2021

RISCPA Announces Workforce Training Program


Please contact info@riscpa.org for more information and to register.



NEW! Publication 4163, Modernized e-File (MeF) Information for Authorized IRS e-File Providers for Business Returns, has been revised to reflect the addition of Form 990-T and Form 4720 Return of Certain Excise Taxes on Charities and Other Persons Under Chapters 41 and 42 of the IRS Code to the MeF Platform.

NEW! Treasury, IRS issue guidance for 2021 on reporting qualified sick and family leave wages: IR-2021-178, September 7, 2021

IRS: Deadline for 3rd quarter estimated tax payments is Sept. 15: IR-2021-177, September 7, 2021

IRS News Releases for Current Month: Click Here


RI Division of Taxation Releases Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness Tax: ADV 2021-34

Update to Withholding for Employees Working Remotely During the COVID-19 State of Emergency. This regulation is scheduled to expire at 11:59pm on September 13, 2021 instead of the previously determined date of September 15, 2021: 280-RICR-20-55-14

Rhode Island Tax News: September 2021 

All Notices, Click Here
This Week from RI's Capitol Hill
Governor McKee Announces $250,000 in Grants to Spur Growth of Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Seafood Sectors: Twenty grantees obtain funding through the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act, aimed at helping small businesses in RI's green economy prosper and increasing the diversity of both food producers and foods in the state.

National Small Business Week - Virtual Summit

SBA Office of Advocacy's annual State Profiles provide a snapshot of each state's small businesses: Rhode Island / United States

Marcum LLP Promotes 29 to Partner Largest, Most Diverse Class of New Partners in Marcum History

Rhode Island: Erica M. Olobri, CPA, MPAC (Providence) - Assurance Services
Please join RISCPA's BV Committee for this Interactive Discussion with Guest Speaker, RI Family Court Chief Judge Michael B. Forte, BA, JD 
RIPEC Newsletter: September 2021 Edition


RI Industry Coalition: Weekly Legislative Update
State of Rhode Island General Assembly: All Press Releases


COVID-19 Workplace Playbook: Stay Healthy. Stay Open. Stop the Spread. Online Guide
CPAs and Their Small Business Clients Thankful for Passage of PPP Extension Act, Says AICPA: Read More

AICPA Benevolent Fund: The AICPA Benevolent Fund was created to support AICPA members with short-term personal financial needs. Program Information and Application
Chartered Global Management Accountant: CGMA is the most widely held management accounting designation in the world with more than 137,000 designees. It was established in 2012 by the AICPA and CIMA to recognize a unique group of management accountants who have reached the highest benchmark of quality and competence. How to Earn the CGMA Designation.
All AICPA Advisory CredentialsTip Sheet 
Employer Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program: Now a tax free benefit through 2025! More Information


Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is hosting a series of free events to help small businesses with their business and marketing needs. For more information, please CLICK HERE



COVID-19 Rhode Island Stats (as of 09/09/2021)

  • Total number of cases: 165,454
  • New cases: 326
  • People hospitalized: 130
  • Total Fatalities: 2,787
  • Total number of tests: 4,978,651
  • Positivity rate: 1.8%


  • People who received 1 dose: 761,036
  • People who received 2 doses (fully vaccinated): 693,896
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