The Family Home

April 7th, 2020

Should I Stay or Should I Go in 2020

The lyrics to this popular 1980’s song by The Clash take on new meaning when thinking about Custody Orders and Parenting Agreements during this period of fear and uncertainty. This is an unprecedented time for…

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April 7th, 2020

I Am Not Driving My Car, or Driving It Very Little, What Can My Insurance Company Do For Me?

Due to COVID-19, many of us are not driving , or driving minimally to get food or go to work as an essential employee, first responder or medical provider, many people are asking the logical…

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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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Forbes

April 6th, 2020

Mark Schweighofer interviewed in Forbes on CARES Act

Micah Solomon Senior Contributor with Forbes.com, 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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April 6th, 2020

Stein Sperling, Prominent Montgomery County Law Firm, Joins Business Leaders Fighting Hunger; Pledges Support in Response to Devastating Impact Of COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2020 Rockville, MD – Business Leaders Fighting Hunger, which last week announced $50,000 in new grant support to tackle a growing hunger problem in Montgomery County due to the COVID-19…

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Big Changes to Divorce: Alimony & Taxes

March 27th, 2020

Tax Provisions of the CARES Act

Individuals Creates a credit against 2020 taxes in the form of rebate for U.S. residents with social security numbers and not a dependent of another based on 2019 adjusted gross income (or 2018 if 2019…

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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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COVID employees

March 26th, 2020

What Do You Do If Your Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus or Has Symptoms of the Coronavirus

As an employer, we all want all of our employees, clients and those with whom we do business to be safe. A way to stay safe and healthy is to continue to follow the Centers…

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1040 form

March 26th, 2020

IRS Provides Further Relief to Delinquent Taxpayers During COVID-19 Crisis – People First Initiative

Effective March 25, 2020, the IRS instituted a host of sweeping changes aimed at reducing taxpayers’ compliance burden during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Such changes fall into two broad categories: changes to existing agreements with the…

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Unprepared word written with marker crossing out UN

March 25th, 2020

The Importance of Estate Planning During Uncertain Times

The COVID-19 pandemic drives home how uncertain life can be, creating a pervading tone of anxiety, worry and stress among the very fabric of our culture. This uncertainty has become almost chronic, and our focus…

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