PPP Loan Documents

February 18th, 2021

How do PPP funds affect the sale of your business?

If you are a business owner, received Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) funds under the CARES Act and are now considering selling your business, there are certain key considerations you must be aware of prior to…

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Restaurant after Covid

January 18th, 2021

Business Meals – Now 100% Deductible

Do you remember when business meals were always fully deductible? You would need to look back in time to 1986. However, with the hope of assisting the struggling restaurant industry, Congress included a provision in…

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January 12th, 2021

New COVID-19 Relief Legislation Contains Paycheck Protection Program Modifications

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 27, 2020 as part of the Federal government’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, contains significant modifications to the Paycheck…

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PPP Application

January 6th, 2021

Tax Provisions of the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Legislation

As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021, the lengthiest legislation in U.S. history at more than 5500 pages, Congress enacted further tax relief to those adversely affected by the coronavirus but including additional provisions.…

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Father with kids

August 31st, 2020

Custody Orders and Distance Learning

Normally the return to school is a busy time for families. Students look forward to seeing friends they have not seen over the summer, and parents anticipate a return to routine often absent during summer…

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August 20th, 2020

COVID-19 Lease Amendments

It has been nearly six months since the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia declared states of emergency in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Though local jurisdictions have put in place…

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Signing Contract

August 17th, 2020

Changing Contracts Amid COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 have led to numerous contract disputes in all industries. Contracts often include a Force Majeure (or “Act of God”) provision, which provides for what happens when circumstances beyond a party’s control…

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Payroll tax

August 10th, 2020

Executive Order Suspends Collection of Certain Employee Payroll Taxes

President Trump issued an Executive Order on August 8, 2020, postponing the withholding, deposit and payment of the employee portion of Social Security taxes from September 1, 2020 until after yearend in the case of…

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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 19th, 2020

Navigating the Back-to-School Decision with Your Ex

While school just let out for the summer, many parents are thinking ahead to the fall and whether they will send their children back to school if schools open back up. It is a tough…

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