The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act, a stimulus package providing $2 trillion in economic aid to individuals and businesses,… Read more
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This article was last updated on April 3, 2020. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020, by President Trump. The CARES Act, a… Read more
New HIPAA guidance clarifies when healthcare providers may disclose information about patients who may have been infected with or exposed to COVID-19 to law enforcement, paramedics, first responders and public health authorities. The guidance, issued… Read more
Any person owing federal gift tax or generation-skipping transfer tax on April 15 will now have until July 15 to make that payment without interest or penalties. The IRS, in Notice 2020-20 (pdf), released on… Read more
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) increased the incentives for individuals and corporations to donate to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Deductions for Cash Contributions Specifically, Section 2204 provides for a one-time above-the-line… Read more
On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, Gov. Northam announced that he was extending the end-date of Executive Order 53 by two weeks. Initially, EO 53 was effective for 30 days and set to expire on April… Read more
March 27, 2020: Department of Labor published updated FAQs for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a set of FAQs for employers to consider when interpreting their obligations under… Read more
In a news release issued Wednesday, March 25, IR-2020-59, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced it will immediately suspend certain tax payments and compliance programs, and the agency pledged generally to not start new audits… Read more
Recordability on an employer’s OSHA 300 log of an employee’s infection with COVID-19 will, in most cases, depend on whether the employee’s exposure to the virus and subsequent infection are “work-related” within the meaning of… Read more