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Four Ways to Create a Better Home Office Space

The coronavirus pandemic has forced more people than ever before to work from home. For some that might be a dream come true, but not everyone adjusts well to working remotely.  People who work regularly from home might already have an established workspace, but many people during this crisis have had to improvise. Some might […]

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CARES Act: What are the 2020 Recovery Rebates?

When Congress passed the CARES Act (Coronavirus Relief, Aid, and Economic Security), it signaled a landmark piece of legislation that provides over $2 trillion in aid in response to COVID-19. The CARES Act allows businesses and individuals to receive stimulus in the forms of tax incentives, credits, deductions, and recovery rebates.  What is a Recovery Rebate? Recovery […]

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CARES Act: What is the Employee Retention Tax Credit?

In just a short time, the novel coronavirus pandemic forced people and businesses everywhere to make unprecedented decisions. With lockdowns and social distancing, many people can’t work, and many businesses found themselves cut off from their sources of income.  Suddenly, small business owners started needing to make difficult choices about how to plan for the […]

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CARES Act: How to Apply for an Emergency Economic Injury Grant

As the government continues to disperse the funding within the over $2 trillion bill, citizens and employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits, small businesses, and their employees will reap the benefit. The CARES Act contains a section specifically designated for small business grants and loans. These grants and loans are designed to stimulate the economy […]

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CARES Act: How to Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program

Passed nearly two weeks ago, the CARES Act will provide many employees, individuals, and small business owners economic relief. Most of the money in the $2.2 trillion bill is projected to fund hospitals’ nationwide efforts to mitigate COVID-19 pandemic. However, $350 billion of the CARES Act was allocated specifically for small business owners. This will […]

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CARES Act: What is the Economic Injury Disaster Loan?

The novel coronavirus pandemic has changed everything. Conditions are changing from day to day, and business owners don’t know if they’ll have customers or if they’ll even be allowed to operate from one week to the next.  In this time of uncertainty, many businesses are at risk of having to fold or let employees go. […]

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CARES Act: What’s in the New Coronavirus Legislation?

After days of tense Congressional debate, several alternative versions, and a contested vote over a previous package, Congress has agreed on and passed an enormous new emergency economic relief bill. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on Friday, March 27. The bill includes over two trillion dollars in […]