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    Topic: Covid 19

    Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Open May 3: How to Apply
    By Drew Gieseke on April 20, 2021 | 6 min read time

    The latest COVID-19 stimulus bill includes a separate relief fund called the RESTAURANTS Act, which sets aside approximately $28 billion for a ...

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    PPP Loan Application Deadline Extended with New 2021 Law
    By Drew Gieseke on April 6, 2021 | 4 min read time

    On March 31, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the PPP Extension Act of 2021, which adjusts the deadline for first- and second-draw...

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    Can Employers Require Employees to Provide Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations?
    By Lauren Brown on March 31, 2021 | 5 min read time

    According to the CDC’s COVID-19 Data Tracker, nearly 146 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered in the United States as of...

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    Defined: ADA Compliance and How it Relates to COVID-19
    By Lauren Brown on March 31, 2021 | 4 min read time

    With vaccinations becoming more available across the United States in the coming weeks, workplaces might be gearing up to return to the...

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    COVID-19: New, Updated Guidelines for FFCRA Leave Requirements
    By Drew Gieseke on March 29, 2021 | 6 min read time

    Now that the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been law for more than a year, a recent COVID-19 stimulus package updated several...

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    Child Tax Credit 2021: Qualifications, Phase-outs, and More Stimulus Updates
    By Drew Gieseke on March 23, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) in early March 2021, implementing dozens of changes to the U.S. economy. Among these...

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    COVID: Congress Passes New, $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package
    By Drew Gieseke on March 10, 2021 | 5 min read time

    On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Congress passed new legislation dedicated to providing relief to Americans and industries during the COVID-19...

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    IRS Clarifies COVID-19 Employee Retention Credits for PPP Recipients
    By Drew Gieseke on March 9, 2021 | 3 min read time

    In a notice issued on March 1, 2021, the IRS announced new guidance for employers that claim the employee retention credit and also participate in...

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    COVID: U.S. Expected to Have Enough Vaccines for All Adults by May 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on March 2, 2021 | 6 min read time

    With President Biden now saying that the U.S. will have enough vaccines for all adults by May 2021, how should employers plan for the next several...

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    COVID-19 Vaccine Template: How to Warn Employees About Fraudulent Schemes
    By Drew Gieseke on February 17, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Coronavirus vaccinations continue to expand across the country. As a result, many employers are already preparing to reopen their offices and...

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