Covid-19

Tax Relief

Employee Retention Tax Credit Expanded for More Business Relief 1.13.21 | Client AlertThe Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was originally included in the CARES Act(original law) passed in March 2020, provided a refundable payroll tax credit of 50% for up to$10,000 in qualifying wages per employee paid by an eligible

Investing, small caps

Is the Post-Pandemic Recovery Move into Small-Cap Stocks? The Russell 1000 Index, a subset of the Russell 3000 Index, represents the top 1000 companies by market capitalization in the United States. The public companies within the measure add about 92% of the total  market capitalization of the full 3000 largest corporations. The market

Stimulus bill, COVID relief

 12.29.20 | Client AlertPresident Trump has signed the $900 billion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 into law, bringing expanded COVID-19 relief to businesses, nonprofits and individual taxpayers.As we previously wrote about, included in the legislation is the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act (“the Act”), which includes

Covid Vaccine

December 22nd, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, COVID-19, EEOC, Employer Liability, Employer Policies, GINA, Title VIIMany Americans have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine since the pandemic began. Employers must strike the balance of maintaining workplace health and safety with considering the individual circumstances of various employees. Below we cover crucial information for

New-COVID-relief-bill

Michels & Hanley CPAs, LLP COVID-19 –12.21.20 | Client Alert Congress leaders announced Sunday night that they reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.One of the biggest questions from small business owners who received PPP funds has (or is expected to) been answered. The provision, part of

Michels & Hanley CPAs, LLP COVID-19 –Paycheck Protection Program: Round 2 for Small Businesses 12.18.20 | Client Alert  Earlier this month, a group of lawmakers revealed the framework for a $908 billion COVID economic relief plan (Senate “Gang of 8” Proposal), which designates $300 billion for support of small businesses,