Kara Stivason

New COVID Relief Bill

A new $900 billion coronavirus relief bill has become law and answers the question of whether federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Emergency…

FFCRA Leave Extended

On Monday, December 21st, the Senate and House of Representatives passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the second COVID-19 relief bill since…

Employee Retention Tax Credit FAQs

If you’re considering the Employee Retention Tax Credits under the CARES Act, we recommend reviewing the newly released FAQS from the IRS, specifically…

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness: What to Know

By now, small businesses across the country have applied and are hopefully starting to receive their funds under the Paycheck Protection Program. This…

What to Do if an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Whether you’re operating an essential business where employees are still showing up for work or managing a remote staff, the fact is there a very real…

IRS Clarifications Regarding Deferral of Employment Tax Deposits

Under the CARES Act, Employers are provided the ability to defer the deposit and payment of the employer’s share of social security tax payments that were…

5 Video Conferencing Fails to Avoid

Most of us are about a month into the “New Normal.” For many organizations that includes a lot more virtual meetings over Zoom, GoToMeeting,…

Paycheck Protection Program Clarifications

The Treasury Department has released FAQs providing further clarification on Paycheck Protection Program loans. Please review this overview carefully to…

COVID-19 Legislation Explained

Please note. COVID-19 legislation is rapidly evolving and things are constantly changing. CTR will do its best to provide the most current information…