The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Q&A

This is based on a guide sent out from Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member – U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Other than the SBA COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN the CARES act provides for the following funding/loan programs: Capital to cover the cost of retaining employees. Then the […]

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”)

Sick Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”), like many other federal employment laws, requires that notice of the Act’s provisions be posted in a conspicuous place on the employer’s premises where notices are customarily posted.  For convenience, I have attached the official poster issued by the Department of Labor. For […]

Paid Sick and FMLA Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and How Employers Can Recover the Cost

Sick Leave Coronavirus

This is an article published by MBAF On Sick Leave.   The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) was signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020. The new legislation addresses the growing health and economic crises and includes provisions for paid sick leave, paid family leave and refundable […]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Coronavirus

This article is very very closely follows an article I received from MBFA. It should be noted that this does not cover what the current Bill in Congress (as of 1:30 PM Eastern Time). Pursuant to the latest guidance from the SBA, small businesses that meet the SBA’s revenue OR the […]

The How to of Disaster Relief

Anchor Business Brokers & Advisors

SBA Disaster Relief This site allows the public to see what relief is available by state and county. https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Declarations/Index/?utm_source=pardot&utm_medium=image&utm_campaign=MC_Partners_SBA_Relief_Assistance_03_17_2020 Apply for a Disaster Relief Loan This file walks you through the steps to apply for a loan, and the documentation that is needed to complete the request. https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Documents/Three_Step_Process_SBA_Disaster_Loans.pdf   SBA Disaster […]

U.S. Senate Passes House’s Emergency Coronavirus Bill. What is the Impact on Employers?

Covad 19 Map

From ADP This morning (3/20/2020), The U.S. Department of Treasury moved Tax Day from April 15th to July 15th – no interest and no penalties for filing! On March 18, 2020 the U.S. Senate passed the revised US House of Representatives’ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). The bill now […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Florida the Sunshine State

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. The application period opened March 17, 2020 and […]

The Corona Virus is taking its toll – SBA Providing Disaster Loan Assistance in Many States Affected

Corona Virus

The U.S. Small Business Administration thru its disaster relief program is offering low-interest coronavirus disaster relief loans for working capital to California, New York, Washington, and dozens of other state’s small businesses that are suffering substantial economic damage as a result of the COVID-19. Not all states have applied for this […]

Questions and Answers: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Rule – From the USCIS

EB-5 Visa

This article is reprinted from the USCIS website. Priority Date Retention Q. Who may benefit from the new EB-5 rule’s priority date retention provision? A. Investors who file a new Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Investor, on or after Nov. 21, 2019, may use the priority date of a previously approved Form I-526 petition, subject to certain conditions. Q. When would USCIS not allow […]

2019 Small Business Market: Uncertainty Creates Opportunity and Risk – Part 2

Presentation - we show you the numbers

This is Part 2 of the Small Business (Sales) Market Place 2019 Top Performing Markets by Sales Among cities with at least 50 transactions, Richmond, VA saw the biggest increase in activity, with 53 percent more businesses changing hands. Other cities that experienced a notable increase in 2019 transactions include Baltimore […]