Covid Employment Interview

June 30th, 2020

Andrew Schwartz Speaks on PPP Loan Forgiveness & Legal Considerations as Employees Return to Work

Business attorney Andrew Schwartz joined The Small Business Network and Montgomery Community Media for a recorded presentation on “Payroll Protection Plan: Your Loan Forgiveness Questions Answered!” The presentation covers a range of topics, including answers…

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June 8th, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“Act”), which amends key provisions of the Small Business Act and the CARES Act that relate to the…

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May 22nd, 2020

Making the Leap From a Hobby to a Business: Things to Keep in Mind When Starting a new Work-From-Home Business

From colorful mask-making to distilling hand sanitizer to cooking fresh meals – new work-from-home businesses are cropping up everywhere and providing important products and services to their local communities during the current COVID-19 pandemic. While…

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Money growth

May 22nd, 2020

Business Valuations in COVID-19 World

In a matter of months, COVID-19 has had lasting effects on the economy and businesses requiring business valuators to consider its impact. On January 20, 2020, China recorded the first confirmed case of COVID-19. By…

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May 19th, 2020

Updated PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidance from SBA

On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued much anticipated guidance—in the form of a Loan Forgiveness Application and instructions—to calculate potential forgiveness amounts for loans issued pursuant to the Paycheck Protection Program…

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April 15th, 2020

Tips for Spending PPP Loan Proceeds and Maximizing Loan Forgiveness

The Payroll Protection Program (PPP) has provided a critical lifeline to businesses and their employees. Business owners whose PPP loan applications have been approved now face a new challenge: determining how to properly spend the…

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April 9th, 2020

Rent and Mortgage Payments and Other Real Estate Issues During Covid-19

A Discussion of the Real Estate Landscape during COVID-19. The effects of the COVID-19 outbreak are incredibly far-reaching and have caused many economic hardships, with millions filing for unemployment over the past two weeks. This…

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MSATP Webinar

April 7th, 2020

Recorded Webinar: Andrew Schwartz Presents to MSATP on CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program

Stein Sperling business attorney Andrew Schwartz recently presented on the CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program for the Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals. More on the Paycheck Protection Program can be found here. You…

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April 6th, 2020

Mark Schweighofer interviewed in Forbes on CARES Act

Micah Solomon Senior Contributor with, interviewed Tax and Business attorney Mark Schweighofer on the Paycheck Protection and Economic Injury Disaster Loan programs. In Solomon’s article, “Free Money for Small Business: Two Loans You May…

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March 27th, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program

UPDATED: 4/3/2020: The SBA has issued interim final rules for the Paycheck Protection Program. Based on the Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet for Borrowers issued by the SBA on 3/31/2020, some of the information in this 3/27/2020 article…

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