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…

New W-4 FAQs

Who doesn’t love paperwork – especially on your first day at a new job? Just us, huh? That’s fair. But seriously, filling out countless forms is no one’s…

Year-End W-2 and ACA Tasks

Over the past month, we’ve been focusing on all of those year-end tasks that seem to pile up. Year-end W-2 and ACA tasks are certainly some of the most…

Should I Pay Employees for Training?

Whether it’s a new initiative started by your organization, an annual compliance, or just good old-fashioned professional development, most members of…