Q: What is the latest news regarding the Paycheck Protection (loan) Program? In previous weeks, we’ve discussed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the resulting Paycheck Protection (loan) Program. On April 15th, 2020, the SBA announced that…

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Q: As a small business owner, what do I need to know right now regarding COVID-19 and financial relief for small businesses? Small business owners should be aware of the Federal government’s pending Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act…

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Q: What is Google My Business? Do I need to put my business on it? Today, Google and other search engines are more often than not a customer or client’s first step in identifying and evaluating products or services they are seeking. A business’s search result rankings, online content, and customer/client reviews are the main…

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Q. I am a real estate investor. What type of business entity should I form? Real estate investing activities can potentially have mortgage financing, personal injury, workers’ compensation, debt collection, and other business risks that prompt business owners to form a business entity or entities, to hold their properties. Also, properties are often held in…

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Q: I am looking for a basic policy for the use of personal cell phones by employees on company time. This is a major problem affecting productivity in our business.  A: Increasingly, cell phone usage is becoming a problem in the work place. Usage of cellular devices takes focus away from the day-to-day operations of…

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