ARPA modifications, extension of paid sick leave and family leave credits

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Dear Client: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, extended and significantly modified the payroll tax credits for qualifying sick leave and family leave wages. Below is a summary of the key provisions. Background: Both Covid-19-related credits were initially provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response …Read More

Strauss Troy Attorney Brian Tracy selected for Board Orientation + Leadership Development program

The Leadership Council for Nonprofits has selected Strauss Troy attorney Brian R. Tracy to participate in its upcoming Board Orientation + Leadership Development (BOLD). The program, which helps train professionals to serve on nonprofit boards, serves as Greater Cincinnati’s leading nonprofit board training program with a goal of educating and empowering local leaders to serve boldly.

Open for Business! Web resources for businesses reopening in Ohio or Kentucky

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As businesses such as restaurants, salons, gyms, retail, and more slowly open up after months of being shut down or limited operations due to COVID-19, employers are looking for guidance in navigating the constantly evolving rules for maintaining safe and healthy workplaces. Strauss Troy attorney Theresa Nelson has curated a list of resources that business …Read More