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(JANUARY 13, 2022) UPDATE: The Supreme Court halted OSHA’s emergency temporary standard (or ETS) to enforce COVID-19 vaccination statuses for employees. While there’s a chance new OSHA guidance could emerge at some point, you can disregard the previously announced vaccination mandate deadlines. As always, we’ll keep you in the loop if new legislation emerges. If you […]
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On November 4, the White House announced that OSHA is issuing a COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that applies to employers with 100 or more employees (covered employers*). Below are answers to questions you might have about the OSHA vaccine mandate as an employer.  Please note that a federal appeals court temporarily […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. Updates from the U.S. Department of Treasury and SBA. On June 10, 2020, the U.S. Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) released additional guidance to provide clarity on the recently passed Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA). Here are […]
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On June 5, 2020, the president signed H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, into law. This law clarifies terms of the PPP loan, eligibility, and loan forgiveness. Highlights include: Expanded repayment period There is now an expanded, five-year repayment period for the PPP loan for those who did not receive loan forgiveness, an […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. Updates from the SBA and Department of Treasury On May 22, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of Treasury released two interim final rules for loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). While they clarified parts of the loan forgiveness application, […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. It helps to have experts on your side when it matters most. No one was really prepared for the coronavirus pandemic. For many businesses around the U.S., navigating the legislation changes while managing a newly remote workforce presented a unique challenge. […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. PPP loan forgiveness application and instructions are available On Friday, May 15th, the Treasury and Small Business Administration released an application and instructions for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness, available here. Please note that the SBA has also stated that additional […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. Updated ADA guidelines have been issued in light of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting unique challenges to people from all walks of life. In times such as these, we see people join together to fight for the common good — […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. The president recently released guidelines for reopening the United States. For those who are ready to get back in the office, there’s a light at the end of the COVID tunnel! The Opening Up America Again guidelines include a three-phase plan […]
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As we’ve reported, the CARES Act may provide you with a one-time payment from the government, depending on your income.  Adult taxpayers with an income of $75,000 or less (before taxes or deductions) will each receive $1,200, or couples with a gross income of $150,000 or less will receive $2,400. People with children under 17 […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. The CARES Act provides some relief to people affected by COVID-19 through their 401k plans. The new bill increases retirement plan loans and eliminates the penalty for early withdrawals to certain eligible participants.  All of the retirement relief provisions under the […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. The CARES Act is a $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at providing relief during the COVID-19 crisis.  The bill includes essential info regarding eligible expenses for people with health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), and health reimbursement arrangements (HRA). […]
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