SBA Provides Rules for Second Draw PPP Loans

Wednesday night, SBA & Treasury released new guidelines for PPP Loans.  The guidance is in two interim final rules. The first is the Business Loan Program…

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…

Pittsburgh Enacts COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On December 9th Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signed a Temporary COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. This gives certain workers in the city an…

Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans up to $50K

This month The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for…

Important Updates to Pennsylvania Overtime Pay Rules

The PA Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) amended the Minimum Wage Act to clarify requirements and update salary thresholds to reflect the current wages…

The IRS Has Extended The ACA Deadlines

On October 2, 2020 the IRS announced that it is extending the ACA deadline again for this year.    Employers were originally required to furnish year 2020…

Emergency Paid Leave Act & Other COVID-19 Legislation Affecting the Workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation that has seen new, emergency legislation rapidly moving through every level of government.…

Santa Claus Issued IRS Penalty

We wanted to pass along some of the breaking news coming from our correspondents up north. Turns out no one is safe from an IRS penalty. Hope you enjoy!