Business tax provisions in Senate-passed third coronavirus relief package

Washington, DC
March 28, 2020

By a unanimous vote on March 25, the Senate passed a third coronavirus relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act, H.R. 748, the Act). This article discusses the tax relief provisions for businesses that are contained in the Act.

For the tax relief provisions for individuals that are contained in the Act, see Individual tax provisions in Senate-passed third coronavirus relief package. The CARES Act contains a few additional tax provisions, including provisions on the non-taxability of certain loan forgiveness, advance refunding of certain credits and the suspension of certain aviation taxes.

Checkpoint will provide information about these additional tax provisions in a future Federal Tax Update. Checkpoint subscribers can find the latest tax and accounting news and analysis related to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by searching or navigating to our new COVID-19 Guidance folder. This folder can be accessed from the top of the Table of Contents or included in searches (be sure to select it). The folder will be available beginning at 3:00 PM ET on Friday, March 27.