The Forensic Toolkit: Navigating the aftermath of COVID-19 relief
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Date: October 20, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 1 hour

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The PPP program has ended and many financial institutions are reaching out to borrowers encouraging them to apply for forgiveness. At the same time, businesses that received PPP loans are taking advantage of other COVID-19 benefits like payroll tax credits and other SBA programs. Now is the time to have a conversation and take a deep dive into the forensics of PPP loan forgiveness and the interplay with payroll tax credits. Can the IRS know whether a business received a PPP Loan? How should PPP money be spent to obtain full forgiveness? What is the likelihood of an SBA or IRS audit and what can you do now to prepare?    

Join experts Shannon Christensen and Trenda Hackett from Thomson Reuters as we discuss best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and how Checkpoint Edge can help. Your clients are relying on your expertise to guide them through these complex legislative changes, and you can’t afford to be left without answers. Register today!

Speakers:
Trenda B. Hackett
Trenda B. Hackett, CPA, is an executive editor of PPC products for the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. Trenda has 30 years of experience in tax and accounting. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, she spent over 15 years with the IRS as a Revenue Agent. She has significant experience in tax compliance and representing clients before the IRS as well as product development for the GoSystem Tax partnership product. In addition to coauthoring PPC’s Guide to Tax-Related Identity Theft, Trenda is a contributing editor to Checkpoint’s IRS Response Library, PPC's Guide to Dealing with the IRS, PPC’s Tax Planning Guide: Closely Held Corporations, and PPC's 1120 Deskbook.
Shannon Christensen
Shannon Christensen, JD, MBT is a Tax & Accounting Specialist Editor with Thomson Reuters Checkpoint. She holds a J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and a Master of Business Taxation from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Shannon has over 20 years’ experience assisting taxpayers solve complex tax issues including IRS and state audit defense, is admitted to practice law in Minnesota and is a member of the Minnesota state bar association. 
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