Recent guidance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) is causing some businesses to reconsider whether they are eligible for Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans and to contemplate returning loans they have already received.

The PPP, part of the $2.2 trillion federal stimulus bill enacted in response to COVID-19, was intended to provide low-interest, forgivable

Last Friday, April 24, we had record turnout for the first program in our webinar series with Foundation Software and we look forward to another great program this afternoon! This complimentary series provides guidance on critical issues impacting the construction industry.

You can listen to the recording and download the slides from last week’s topic

The Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“FMLA+”) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Expansion Act (“EPSLEA”), set to take effect on April 1st, authorize the Department of Labor (“DOL”) to issue regulations that exempt small businesses with fewer than 50 employees when providing leave would jeopardize the viability of the business as a going

By now it is clear that the coronavirus outbreak in the United States is negatively affecting many commercial tenants and landlords. One of the clearest examples is Cheesecake Factory’s recent announcement that it’s planning a “rent strike” for April across its restaurants, as forced closures and social distancing measures sharply reduced its revenue.

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The impact of COVID-19 on international travel seems to be changing day-by-day as travel restrictions are announced at the state, federal and international levels. In addition to travel restrictions, the U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) recently announced that it is suspending all routine visa services at U.S. embassies and consulates abroad, in addition to issuing

The IRS is temporarily suspending many collection and enforcement functions through at least July 15, 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The IRS’s “People First Initiative” is intended to provide relief to individuals and businesses facing uncertainty over taxes.  Some of the key provisions of the temporary suspension include the following.

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On March 27, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill 197, which, along with provisions for child care, education, elections, government operations, health care, public retirement systems, and taxation, extended the time period for certain civil, criminal, and administrative actions. On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Ohio House of Representatives and the