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COVID-19 Oregon Resources and Information

March 29, 2020 OSCPA is monitoring the evolving status of COVID-19 in Oregon and its impact on the Society and members. Oregon updates are at the top of the page. Scroll for national updates and resources.

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May 6, 2020: Oregon Department of Revenue announces that PPP loans, EIDL advances, SBA loan subsidies not subject to CAT.

April 21, 2020: The Oregon Department of Revenue today announced an expansion of the types of tax returns for which filing and payment deadlines have been extended due to COVID-19. Director's Order 2020-02 (PDF) details further extensions for 2019 tax year filing and payment due dates for certain affected taxpayers as indicated in the order. As part of these relief initiatives, the department is also temporarily modifying some of its collection processes for individuals and businesses in Oregon.

March 27, 2020: City of Portland Revenue Division issued a release regarding certain tax program extensions, following the guidance provided from the Oregon Department of Revenue.

March 25, 2020: DOR News Release 3-25-2020 extension of tax filing and payment deadlines.

March 23, 2020: Governor Kate Brown issued a statewide Executive Order (PDF), ordering Oregonians to stay at home, closing specified retail businesses, and requiring social distancing. The order is in effect until ended by the Governor. Oregon is not establishing an "essential services" list. 

Oregon and Business Resources

Oregon Department of Revenue COVID-19 tax relief options

City of Portland COVID-19 Revenue Division Program Relief

Governor Kate Brown / State of Oregon COVID-19 Information and Resources

Prometric Test Centers − Uniform CPA Exam: COVID-19 Update Page

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) Oregon Sick Time Rules / COVID-19 Facts

Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Resource Page

Paychex Coronavirus Customer Support: FAQs and resources for businesses

Paychex Online Resource Center

COVID-19: National Resources & Information

March 23, 2020 Updates on federal/national COVID-19 relief, plus a selection of national information resources

National News and Federal COVID-19 initiatives:

April 27, 2020: The AICPA has developed additional recommendations for CPAs as they navigate the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to assist clients. The recommendations focus on the firm-lender relationship in the PPP application process. 

April 3, 2020: Yesterday, the U.S. Small Business Administration issued interim final rule for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which makes available $349 billion in forgivable loans for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The PPP was created as part of the CARES Act which was enacted on March 27, 2020. (Journal of Accountancy 04/03/20)

March 27, 2020: Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed in the House of Representatives and was signed later in the afternoon. Journal of Accountancy (updated 03/27/20).

March 26, 2020: Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act and the House is expected to approve the legislation on Friday. 

March 20, 2020:  According to a report from the Associated Press, Secretary Mnuchin said, "We are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15." Read the OSCPA email alert from OSCPA President/CEO Sherri McPherson.

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