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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

Stock Market Experts

Last Year’s Market Predictions – What was the Final Batting Average? Here’s a look back to see how the experts’ projections stood up in the topsy turvy year of 2020. We unearthed a December 19, 2019 article on Yahoo by Emily McCormick that highlighted the 2020 predictions of 23 Wall Street

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

Robinhood trading

A complaint against Robinhood has been filed by the state of Massachusetts. The action is based on a new state law that it began to enforce in September. This filing comes in the same week that the self-directed brokerage firm settled a suit with the SEC by paying $65 million.

Stock Market Outperform 2021

With the S&P 500 climbing to a new all-time closing high of 3,735.36, what are the stock market valuation indicators tell us? Although 2020 has been an outlier year in many ways, the S&P 500 is up over 70% from its March 23rd pandemic lows, and year-to-date, the index has risen