For Purposes of the Employee Retention Credit, when is a Business Considered “Fully or Partially Suspended Due to a Governmental Order”?

Article effective based on date written: May 12, 2020 For businesses struggling as a result of pandemic-related shutdowns, any form of stimulus may be vital to their continued existence.  When the CARES Act[1] became law, many businesses believed that the employer retention credits authorized by section 2301 would see widespread application.  Unfortunately, those impacted by…

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Have Your Employees Been Misclassified as Independent Contractors?

Now May Be the Perfect Time to Address Compliance in Order to Maximize the
Benefits of the Paycheck Protection Program and the Employee Retention Credit

Whether mandated by the government or as a result of economic factors, many businesses have been forced to either shut down or significantly limit operations as a result of COVID-19. Businesses everywhere are looking for financial assistance in order to survive and many are concerned about retaining their most valuable asset, their employees

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