As the United States goes through the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, small businesses are reacting to the changing situation, having learned from the earlier waves. This wave could impact business during the holiday season, and is impacting everything from benefit plans to employee demographics. Learn more in some of our top headlines for…

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Did your business take out a loan as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) earlier this year? Are you eligible to obtain loan forgiveness? The U.S. Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration have put together an explanation of which businesses are eligible for loan forgiveness, and an application process. Learn about the legislation…

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All businesses must stay in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has introduced a lot of changes that have impacted how employees are working. To help you keep up with what is required, the Department of Labor has issued guidance focused on issues like teleworking. Learn more about…

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In the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the issue of masks and other face coverings has been a prominent topic, as both governments and businesses decide whether to implement public mask mandates. If your state or local government requires masks, what are your responsibilities as an employer? And if your state and local governments do not require…

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With many businesses still operating remotely, communication is different than we’re used to. Especially as we enter benefits enrollment season, it is crucial that employers are careful to develop a plan to effectively reach all employees, providing information for their workers to understand the various programs and their options. Learn more about how to identify…

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Business owners are responsible for keeping up with all kinds of regulations and laws that are constantly changing—and more so than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic, as new guidelines and programs are being put into place all the time. Our Eye on Washington series is a monthly look at all the relevant changes that impact…

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So many things have already happened in 2020, and we still have more than 4 months to go. But it’s not too early to look ahead to your year-end reporting, especially since there will be some substantial changes compared to past years. Due to federal legislation associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, state changes, new IRS…

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Employee relocation is an important factor for businesses looking to hire and manage talented employees. But as with so many other things, Covid-19 has caused significant disruption in the relocation industry.  Corporate Relocation International recently completed a large study, surveying more than 700 HR professionals about how the pandemic has impacted relocations, and how those…

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What does a small business owner need to know right now? We’ve got you covered! Here are some of the most important and helpful pieces around the web this week for small business, including discussion about past and present stimulus efforts, anticipated trends in sales through the end of the year, and more! Millennials are…

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Could your business be eligible for a Research & Development tax credit, even a retroactive credit? As businesses look for ways to maximize every dollar in our current crisis, some companies have found that business activities qualified as research and development, potentially yielding substantial savings. Read our full article at https://bit.ly/2P4CUbG to learn more about…

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