In light of the COVID-19 crisis, restaurants and businesses have shut down their operations. Tenants are struggling to pay their rent and landlords are left bearing the burden of vacancies and non-payment. Many property owners anticipate this will lead to a decrease in property values, and have already begun asking the question: Should I appeal my property taxes?
On March 31, 2020, Mexico’s Ministry of Health issued an order that may require most business operations in Mexico to shut down.
What is the process for obtaining the tax credit for COVID-19 related leave paid under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) recently passed by the U.S. Senate and House and signed by the President creates a specific loan program through the Small Business Administration to help small businesses retain employees and pay critical expenses in this challenging time.
The Minnesota Legislature has extended the deadline to file property tax appeals in connection with 2020 property taxes from April 30, 2020, to May 30, 2020, in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic and related “stay-at-home” directives by the CDC, local departments of health and state executive orders.
I am a covered federal contractor/subcontractor subject to the various federal affirmative action laws. I heard there is an exemption from all OFCCP obligations, and my affirmative action plan year is coming to end. Do I need to update my affirmative action plans this year, or do I qualify for this exemption?
Under the CARES Act, borrowers with an HUD, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage loan on a property with five or more residential units may be eligible for mortgage payment forbearance for a period of up to 90 days if they are experiencing financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 emergency.
Among the bright spots amidst all the bad news lately are the frequent reports of how scientists and engineers have been mobilizing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic with new tests, new treatments and new preventative measures. On March 28, 2020, Abbott Labs announced FDA approval for a new COVID-19 test that can be run in a doctor’s office and return results within 15 minutes.
The SEC issued an updated order regarding a temporary exemption from certain requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
On March 27, 2020, the CARES Act was signed into law. There is a lot to digest and numerous sources of relief for businesses of all sizes, across a wide range of industries. This article highlights a few key sources of relief for our health care clients.