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    Topic: Covid 19

    IRS Issues Additional Guidance on PPP Loan Expenses Deductibility
    By Drew Gieseke on December 3, 2020 | 2 min read time

    In November 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS released guidance that clarified the tax treatment of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)...

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    What is the Proposed Work-From-Home Tax?
    By Lauren Brown on November 25, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With employees forced to work from home in early March, there was no choice other than to quickly adapt to the new normal. Months later, as cases...

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    Corporate Gifting Ideas This Holiday Season
    By Lauren Brown on November 20, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Normally the holidays are synonymous with sending gifts to clients and employees at the office as a sign of appreciation. With most offices...

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    How Can Employers Address Employee Burnout?
    By Lauren Brown on November 13, 2020 | 3 min read time

    It’s no secret that 2020 has presented workforces with unique hurdles due to a global pandemic, both in their profession and personal lives....

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    How Should Employers Plan for Holiday Parties?
    By Lauren Brown on October 9, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The end of the year usually means long-awaited holiday parties and celebrations at the office. However, with COVID-19 still surging across the...

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    Projections Indicate Modest Healthcare Cost Increase in 2021
    By Drew Gieseke on October 8, 2020 | 2 min read time

    The past seven months have been rocky for employer-sponsored health insurance. Between COVID-19 completely upending budgets and many small...

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    COVID-19: Small Businesses Face Tough Decisions on Healthcare Coverage
    By Drew Gieseke on October 6, 2020 | 4 min read time

    The pandemic is still wreaking havoc on employers and workers. As open enrollment and 2021 near, many small businesses may be forced to take...

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    Have You Revisited Your Remote Work Policy?
    By Lauren Brown on October 2, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Since mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced offices across the country to close and many teams continue to work from home months later....

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    What Can HR Do About Holiday Travel During the Pandemic?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 1, 2020 | 3 min read time

    The holiday season will likely look a little different for many families in 2020. Yet while the coronavirus pandemic is still impacting...

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    COVID-19: Lawsuits Against American Employers are Rising
    By Drew Gieseke on September 29, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Coronavirus-related litigation continues to rise against American employers as offices and worksites reopen. The result? Workers may be at...

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