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ERISA 07.14.2020

House Passes PPP Deadline Extension

On July 1st, the House of Representatives gave their stamp of approval to the Senate-backed legislation to prolong the deadline for small businesses impacted by the pandemic to apply for loans under the Paycheck Protection…
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House Passes PPP Deadline Extension
ERISA 06.22.2020

IRS Extends COVID-19 Relief for Plan Participants

The IRS has prolonged relief to plan participants whose significant others are laid off and take COVID-19-related loans or distributions from their retirement accounts, as well as offered novel safe harbors for loan repayments. Per…
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IRS Extends COVID-19 Relief for Plan Participants
License & Permit Bonds 06.19.2020

Utah Provides COVID-19 Relief for Businesses

Utah lawmakers decided to widen access to roughly $122 million in federal coronavirus relief for business owners, residents, and cultural groups throughout the state. Rules were eased for spending up to $20 million in previously…
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Utah Provides COVID-19 Relief for Businesses
ERISA 05.29.2020

House Signs Off on Paycheck Protection Fix Offering More Flexibility

The House of Representatives just approved a stand-alone rule that aims to alleviate snags small business leaders face under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Launched by Representatives Chip Roy (R-TX) and Dean Phillips (D-MN), the…
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House Signs Off on Paycheck Protection Fix Offering More Flexibility
Contract Surety 05.26.2020

NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds

With faculty and students diligently and safely continuing to work from their homes and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the CEO and president of New York City’s School Construction Authority believes it is…
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NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds
ERISA 05.18.2020

New House-Passed HEROES Act Includes Retirement Clarity

The novel $3 trillion stimulus bill, passed on May 15, encompasses retirement initiatives voiced by the American Retirement Association. The House of Representatives signed off on the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions” (HEROES)…
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New House-Passed HEROES Act Includes Retirement Clarity
ERISA 05.06.2020

IRS Answers Common CARES Act Questions

For those who are perplexed about the recent CARES Act legislation, the IRS has some answers for you. The organization laid out 14 common questions and answers to the May 4 Q&As concern Section 2202…
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IRS Answers Common CARES Act Questions
ERISA 03.31.2020

Trump Enacts CARES Act to Combat COVID-19 Crisis

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the ground-breaking CARES Act into law. Supported by the American Retirement Association, this coronavirus rescue package delivers extensive relief to individuals, small and large establishments, hospitals, and…
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Trump Enacts CARES Act to Combat COVID-19 Crisis