Password or Passphrase, Two Sides of the Same Coin

As discussed in the previous post below, we determined that the average user of technology is required to memorize many different login credentials and a helpful tool is a password manager. In this post I will discuss the somewhat controversial topic, at least in...

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RECRUITING NEWSLETTER JULY 2021

NEW OPPORTUNITIES: McConnell Jones is looking for talented individuals in: Washington DC:Auditors, Staff to Senior Manager Texas Preferred, Open to Nationwide:IT SOX Auditors Cyber Security Auditor Penetration Tester For more openings, please visit LinkedIn and our...

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RECRUITING NEWSLETTER JUNE 2021

NEW OPPORTUNITIES: McConnell Jones is looking for talented individuals in: Washington DC:Auditors, Staff to Senior Manager Texas Preferred, Open to Nationwide:IT SOX Auditors For more openings, please visit LinkedIn and our websiteTHOMAS JONES APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF...

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Juneteenth Recognized as National Holiday

On Thursday, June 17th, President Joe Biden signed a bill to recognize Juneteenth as a Federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in Texas and has been celebrated since 1886. Throughout history, Juneteenth has been known by many names: Jubilee Day,...

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Recruiting Newsletter May 2021

New Opportunities: McConnell Jones is looking for talented individuals in: Washington DC:Auditors, Staff to Senior Manager Texas Preferred, Open to Nationwide:IT SOX Auditors For more openings, please visit LinkedIn and our websiteThomas Jones Appointed President of...

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Introducing McConnell Jones’ New Hashtags

As McConnell Jones rebrands with a new website, graphics, and color scheme, we have also made changes to our social media pages. MJ connects with nearly 3000 followers on LinkedIn, including most of our employees and it is our most used platform. Because of this, we...

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Accounting Support During Remote Work Orders

COVID-19 has presented challenges that many businesses and organizations never contemplated. Bookkeeping and accounting functions,while working remotely, may be one of the many critical tasks you’re struggling to figure out. In this time of crisis, keeping your...

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New Employer Tax Credits Under CARES Act

Many businesses that have been severely impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) will qualify for two new employer tax credits – the Credit for Sick and Family Leave and the Employee Retention Credit, both a result of the new CARES Act.   McConnell & Jones is keeping a...

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Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Grants

These grants provide an emergency advance of up to $10,000 to small businesses and nonprofits harmed by COVID-19 within three days of applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).    To access the advance, you first apply for an EIDL and then request...

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Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is an SBA Loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis.  The government will forgive all PPP loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll,...

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Small Business Debt Relief Program

This program will provide immediate relief to small businesses with non-disaster SBA loans, in  particular 7(a), 504, and microloans. Under it, SBA will cover all loan payments on these SBA loans, including principal, interest, and fees, for six months. This relief...

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Benefit Plan Provisions in the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a $2.3 trillion aid package designed to help the economy as it suffers from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, contains several provisions that affect employee benefit plans. Key provisions as...

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Upcoming Events

A Review of Changes of Employee Benefit Plans

Lessons Learned in 2020- A Review of Changes of Employee Benefit Plans The CPAs of McConnell & Jones invite you to a complimentary webinar to review the significant employee benefit plan changes that transpired in 2020. During this informative seminar, a panel of benefit plan experts will highlight tips and advice to help navigate the […]

Year End Tax Planning

Year End Tax Planning: What You Need to Know for 2021 Join McConnell & Jones as we walk through year end tax planning and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Our webinar will discuss: Year-End Tax Tips Paycheck Protection Program and Taxes Paycheck Protection Program Overview and Forgiveness Qualifies for 1 Hour of CPE Credit Registration: […]