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CARES Act – Net Operating Losses

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) to provide relief for the acute economic fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The CARES Act, among other things, aims to provide significant aid to businesses and employees. One of the key business [...]

By | 2020-04-09T14:30:27+00:00 April 9th, 2020|

UPDATED Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act  Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act    Last Updated: April 7, 2020  Summary: Starting for any leave on or after April 1, 2020, Employers with fewer than 500 employees are required to provide paid, protected leave to employees who are unable to [...]

By | 2020-04-08T19:00:59+00:00 April 8th, 2020|

Paycheck Protection Program (CARES Act)

Paycheck Protection Program Part of the CARES ACT (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) Enacted Friday, March 27, 2020 Last Updated: April 7, 2020 Summary: Private lenders are offering Small Business Administration (SBA) low interest loans requiring no collateral, no personal guarantees, 6 month to 1 year payment deferrals, and substantial loan forgiveness, [...]

By | 2020-04-09T14:00:04+00:00 April 8th, 2020|

Employee Retention Credit

The IRS has provided advice for employers on how to claim an employee retention credit on quarterly Form 941 under the coronavirus stimulus legislation. The refundable tax credit is equal to 50% of qualified wages paid to employees after March 12, 2020, and before January 1, 2021. If an employer [...]

By | 2020-04-08T16:54:45+00:00 April 7th, 2020|

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Families First Act”)

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Congress enacted a law that applies to most employers with fewer than 500 employees requiring paid, protected leave time for employees needing time off for specific reasons related to the coronavirus pandemic.  This law is called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Families First [...]

By | 2020-03-27T15:18:52+00:00 March 26th, 2020|

Beggs & Lane Seeks Justice For America’s Longest Held Hostage

Robert Levinson is America’s longest held hostage.  He has been held by the Iranian government for almost 13 years.  Iran has held Mr. Levinson incommunicado during that time, allowing no contact with his family or anyone outside of his jailers.  Iranian officials have publicly denied any knowledge of Mr. Levinson’s [...]

By | 2020-01-16T14:39:41+00:00 January 16th, 2020|

Five Things All Clients Businesses Should Know About Cybersecurity

By Jack Zoesch and Matthew Massey Cybersecurity is vitally important to organizations large and small.   Cyberattacks and data leaks can grab headlines, destroy client confidence, and expose a company to civil and criminal liability.  Below are five things every business should know about cybersecurity protection. Assume you are a target. [...]

By | 2019-10-28T12:55:46+00:00 October 28th, 2019|

How to Respond to an Interview Request by Federal Agents

Federal law enforcement agents have tremendous power to investigate a wide variety of cases.  Whether from the FBI, DEA, IRS, or SEC, these agents use many different tools to gather information. A commonly-used tool by these agents is an unscheduled, surprise visit to a person’s home or work.  This is [...]

By | 2019-07-22T13:39:59+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|