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Coronavirus (COVID-19) resource center

Access the most up-to-date information, news and tools to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

We're working around the clock to get you the information you need to support your business and/or clients as quickly as possible. Be sure to check this page on a regular basis to find new and updated resources.

SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) resources for CPAs

Through recent federal legislation, there are opportunities for help through U.S. SBA loans.

PPP Loan Forgiveness Services Matrix

Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness - as of May 27, 2020

PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator

This calculator uses available guidance from the SBA and Treasury and along with interpretations of that guidance (see notes throughout) to estimate the amount of a PPP loan that may be eligible for forgiveness. When you click the link, please look for an Excel file calculator to download rather than opening in a new window. Updated as of May 29, 2020.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act news and resource

AICPA offers recommendations for firm-lender relationship for Paycheck Protection Program

Press release

Small business loans under the Payroll Protection Program: Issues related to CPA involvement

Center for Plain English Accounting Special Report

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program resources for CPAs

Through recent federal legislation, there are opportunities for help through U.S. SBA loans.

PPP Loan calculator for self-employed, independent contractors

Use this calculator to understand your maximum eligible loan under the Paycheck Protection Program, up to $10 Million

AICPA recommends lender documents and key calculations to use in PPP applications

Press Release

CARES Act and Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

Open to AICPA members

CARES Act Stimulus Calculator

This calculator helps a taxpayer calculate the amount of stimulus rebate expected to be received

The accounting profession is uniquely positioned to help organizations and individuals navigate the greatest global health and economic crisis of our time.

State Action and Accounting as "Essential Business"

All states and territories are advised to follow CDC guidelines in conjunction with federal emergency and disaster declarations.

AICPA state tax filing relief chart for COVID-19

States are providing tax filing relief for individuals and businesses. Check out the latest developments on state tax filings related to coronavirus.

Tax COVID-19 Resources

Coronavirus client letters

Connect to business and individual clients during this time of uncertainty with these two letters.

Federal due dates chart updated for COVID-19 relief

Chart with updated federal due dates in light of tax filing deadlines getting moved.

CARES Act and Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

Provides a summary of the two recently passed pieces of legislation.

COVID-19: Tax

View more at the Tax COVID-19 Resource Center

Personal financial planning COVID-19 resources

Finding (and being) calm amid the chaos | PFP Podcast

In this PFP Section podcast, Susan Tillery and Dave Stolz share how they are putting their clients first during times of uncertainty.

How to bullet proof your investment portfolio | PFP Podcast

In this PFP Section podcast, Bob Keebler interviews Dave Stolz about ideas to consider with your clients to protect their portfolio during a volatile market.

Tax planning for recent decedents amid COVID-19 | PFP Podcast

Bob Keebler, CPA/PFS shares tax planning ideas to consider for families of clients who have recently passed.

COVID-19: Personal Financial Planning

View more at the Personal Financial Planning COVID-19 Resource Center

Forensic Services COVID-19 resources

Eye on fraud: Preventing disaster fraud

An overview of four major categories of disaster-related fraud and the role CPAs have in protecting the community against fraud.

Don’t get scammed out of your stimulus check

These extraordinary times are a potential windfall for scammers, who are always looking for innovative ways to take advantage of others' misfortune.

Don’t be fooled by coronavirus-related scams

Thieves are using the outbreak for fraud — protect yourself and clients.

COVID-19: Forensic Services

View more at the Forensic Services COVID-19 Resource Center

Valuation Services COVID-19 resources

AICPA VS Section 100 subsequent event toolkit

Subsequent event FAQs, tools and sample disclosures to assist practitioners with VS section 100 reports during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus and the Value of Minority Interests in Private Businesses

Considerations when valuing distressed or impaired businesses FAQs

Learn techniques valuation analysts should consider when valuing distressed or impaired businesses.

COVID-19: Valuation Services

View more at the Valuation Services COVID-19 Resource Center

Technology COVID-19 resources

Recovery of Operations - Technology Impacts and Considerations

CPE available for purchase: 1.5

Collaboration Tools. Getting Remote Work Right | Go Beyond Disruption

We explore how remote working can improve team effectiveness, collaboration, and set up an organization for future success.

Tech tips for firms responding to coronavirus

A CPA firm’s IT director shares advice for organizations to assess and set up longer-term remote work in the wake of coronavirus concerns.

COVID-19: Technology

View more at the Technology COVID-19 Resource Center

Management accounting COVID-19 resources

Accounting & reporting COVID-19 resources

Audit & assurance COVID-19 resources

AICPA Risk Assessment Resources

Enhancing Audit Quality

Overcoming site visit limitations in the pandemic

Journal of Accountancy

ASB formally issues deferral of effective dates

Journal of Accountancy

COVID-19: Audit & Assurance

View more at the Audit & Assurance COVID-19 Resource Center

Government COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Governmental Auditing Updates (including PPP)

GAQC Alert #404

Pandemic-related CPE exceptions granted to auditors under GAGAS

Journal of Accountancy

Summary table of COVID-related governmental audit submission extensions issued

As of May 1, 2020

GAQC Uniform Guidance Resources

The GAQC’s resources relating to performing single audits under the Uniform Guidance including COVID-19 Resources

Small firms COVID-19 resources

Overview of SBA loans

This downloadable chart provides a simplified look at Small Business Administration loan options.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program resources for CPAs

Through recent federal legislation, there are opportunities for help through U.S. SBA loans.

Essential habits for working remotely

Success as a remote worker begins with developing simple rules that allowing you to be engaged and intentional about your work.

COVID-19: Small Firms

View more at the Small Firms COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 video playlist

AICPA blogs

Supporting the accounting and finance community amid COVID-19

This profession will be the key trusted, ethical and competent profession to drive the world to economic health in the future.

4 ways to help your clients get through coronavirus anxiety

Here are four key things to strengthen your business and relationships during the pandemic: communication, community, connectivity, and composition.

10 ways to stay social at a distance

To limit the spread of COVID-19, we all have to do our part.

Support your community

The accounting and finance community is working hard to support individuals, families, small businesses and communities. Whether it’s a low-income individual who needs help getting their stimulus check, or a business that wants to apply for a PPP loan – we have resources that you can share. Feel free to distribute these handouts and videos on your social media pages and with clients, local not-for-profits, churches, chambers of commerce and other organizations supporting those in need. As always, thank you for helping the world carry on.

Videos and Resources:

Filling out the PPP Loan Application: FAQs for Small Businesses

How to get your IRS stimulus check if you’re not required to file taxes

Sample social media posts for guidance on IRS stimulus checks and PPP applications

Here's how to help non-filers in your community

Want to help eligible American's in need in your commuity gain access to government stimulus checks? This blog post has the details.

Help non-filers claim the IRS stimulus check

Benevolent Fund

If you find that you are impacted by COVID-19, whether medically or by direct loss of income, be informed of the AICPA member benefits that are available to you.