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CARES Act to Provide Loans to Struggling Small Businesses

Greg CollinsMarch 27, 2020
In reaction to COVID-19, the U.S. Senate and House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). ...

Requirements for Essential Businesses & Operations to Remain Open

Robert ProcterMarch 26, 2020
With all of the government orders, news releases, and postings, it is good to circle back on what is required...

Insurance Coverage for Restaurant Delivery Drivers During the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency

Heath StrakaMarch 26, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) mandated relaxed rules related to insurance...

DOL Releases New FFCRA Employee Rights Poster

Dave McCormackMarch 26, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a new workplace poster covering the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which...

Small Business Administration Announces Loan Program for Struggling Businesses

John G. WalshMarch 25, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has announced a program to provide small...

Federal and State Income Tax Payment and Filing Deadlines Extended to July 15

Judd GendaMarch 25, 2020
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue have postponed the usual April...

Tax Credits for Employers Under FFCRA

Leslie SammonMarch 25, 2020
The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor), announced that covered employers required...

Governor Evers Issues FAQs For Safer At Home Order

Robert ProcterMarch 25, 2020
Governor Evers issued FAQs to clarify portions of the Safer at Home Order that became effective at 8:00 a.m. today,...

What Every Lender Must Know About Forbearance Agreements

David PelletierMarch 24, 2020
There are more uncertainties than certainties regarding the economic outlook in response to COVID-19. One certainty is that loan defaults...