COVID 19- Coronavirus Resources and Information

As we find ourselves in these unprecedented times, amidst the global Coronavirus pandemic we would like to reassure you that the health and well-being of our members, members’ staff, clients, and our staff, remain our highest priority. Please check our CPE Calendar and Events pages www.arcpa.org periodically for any updates as a result of COVID-19, such as postponements or cancellations. ARCPA strives to maintain normal operating hours; however, many of our staff are working remotely. If needed, please contact us by email

Below are links to helpful sites that may be of guidance to you at this time.   

Treasury and IRS Issue Guidance on COVID-19 Response- IRS 2020-18 Coronavirus Relief  ("This notice restates and expands upon the relief provided in Notice 2020-17).

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by COVID-19.  This page will be updated as new information is available. https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus

United States Treasury steps to keep yourself protected and secure. https://home.treasury.gov/coronavirus

U.S. Small Business Administration provides information on SBA loans https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://www.coronavirus.gov for health information.

U.S. Department of Labor guidance for employees and employers https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/whd/whd2020032

American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants AICPA COVID 19 Resource Center 

AICPA Benevolent Fund provides short-term assistance for members More Information

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's resources to keep Arkansans protected https://arkansasag.gov/

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson website for latest orders and news on state cases .https://govstatus.egov.com/ar-covid-19 

Arkansas Dept. of Finance and Administration (DFA) Office of Income Tax Administration https://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/

Arkansas State Chamber provides updates on everything related to COVID-19 https://www.arkansasstatechamber.com/covid-19-coronavirus-and-arkansas/

Small Business Administration (SBA) for assistance with small business loans www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

Arkansas Economic Development Commission helping Arkansas businesses and employees combat effects of COVID-19 https://www.arkansasedc.com/covid19

United Way worldwide COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund supports communities by helping local United Ways respond.