SBA Loan Assistance

Paycheck Protection Program The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan available to small businesses with fewer than 500 employees (including sole proprietors, independent contractors and self-employed persons). Businesses in the…

Massachusetts DOR Update

Sales and Use Tax, Room Occupancy Excise Suspension The MA DOR has adopted emergency regulation that suspends sales and use tax and room occupancy excise tax return filing and payment remittance obligations for certain vendors…

Paid Leave for Workers

On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law by President Trump. The FFCRA becomes effective April 2, 2020 and expires on December 31, 2020 – it is not…

Taxpayer Relief

Yesterday (3/20/20) the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2020-18 which supersedes Notice 2020-17 (regarding a postponement in income tax payments) and which automatically postpones to July 15, 2020 the filing of federal income tax returns…

COVID-19 Workforce Decisions

The national state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many employers to carefully weigh their workforce options. Some employers have been able to continue business operations by implementing remote work arrangements…

SECURE Act Update

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (“SECURE Act”) was signed into law on December 20, 2019, and makes some of the most significant changes to the administration and inheritance of…