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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Q: As a small business owner, how should I determine next steps for my business in areas where I am experiencing uncertainty? Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, much uncertainty remains. Rising numbers of confirmed cases in metropolitan areas have forced governments in certain states to order additional business closure requirements, adding to the uncertainty of…

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The employee benefits package is a valuable tool for employers looking to stand out for prospective hires, and to help improve employee retention. But in a world where many of the traditional perks like gym memberships or in-office snacks are no longer available, employers are finding new ways to provide value to their employees. Student…

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Q: When is the new deadline for PPP loan applications? On Saturday July 4, 2020, the President signed the “PPP Extension Act” into law. On Monday, July 6, the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program resumed accepting loan applications. As the program’s initial deadline of June 30 approached, many small business owners wondered if there would be…

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