On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, which makes additional changes to the loan forgiveness requirements under the original SBA Payroll Protection Program Loan.
Last night the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7010 (Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020) by a vote of 417-1. The Bill proposes to loosen the requirements of loan forgiveness under the Payroll Protection Loan by:
Changes to the FMLA and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Become Effective April 2nd - is Your Business Prepared?
We hope that you and your families are well, and your business is weathering the COVID-19 storm. As part of our goal to help you and your business remain healthy, we want to draw your attention to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act which becomes effective April 2, 2020. To keep you and your employees adequately informed, we advise you to update your company Policy Manual to incorporate the new rules. And, for those that have not yet adopted a formal Policy Manual, now is the time to do so. As always, should you need any assistance, we stand by ready to help.
Many business owners, CFOs, and other persons with authority over payroll, are unaware that failing to properly withhold and deposit payroll taxes for their employees can result in the imposition of personal liability equal to 100% of the uncollected payroll tax deficiency known as the “trust fund recovery penalty.”
For many different reasons, individuals and business entities can find it beneficial to conduct business under a name other than their legal name. Such names are known in Virginia as fictitious or assumed names, and they are often identified with the individual or business entity’s legal name followed by an abbreviation such as “t/a” (“trading as”) or “dba” (“doing business as”).
Many business owners struggle with the dilemma of how to retain their key employees without deluding their stock ownership in the company. This is especially applicable for closely held business owners who want to retain key personnel not only during the term of their ownership, but possibly when the owner turns over control to the next generation.