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

SBA Updates to Payroll Protection Program Rules

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By: Michael L. Iannitti The SBA has continued to issue additional guidance for borrowers and lenders on the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). Since publishing its initial rules in early April, further clarification has slowly trickled out on the often vague provisions of the CARES Act. Perhaps most significantly, the SBA has clarified the circumstances in …Read More

Let’s Get to Work! Workplace considerations with Return-to-Work Plans

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By: Theresa L. Nelson With recent news of easing stay-at-home orders, employers that have been operating with limited employees or that were closed due to COVID-19 need to evaluate the next steps for returning employees to work and opening operations. Any return-to-work plan must comply with all federal, state and local directives to ensure a …Read More

Coronavirus recovery rebates: when is the check in the mail?

Dear Client: You’ve probably heard that IRS will be making millions of ”economic impact payments” (also called ”recovery rebates”) in the coming months to help people stay afloat during this time of economic uncertainty related to the COVID-19 crisis. Here’s what you need to know about this program. Amount of payment. IRS will soon begin …Read More