PPP News: “EZ” Forgiveness Application, Transparency and Interim Final Rule

From the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPFA) and the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) “EZ” Forgiveness Application to borrower transparency and the June 22 Interim Final Rule, the Paycheck Protection Program has regularly been...

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Eases Forgiveness and Repayment

On Friday, June 5, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPPFA), a bipartisan bill which modifies certain provisions of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to allow employers more...

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SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Guide for Small Business Owners

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was originally included as part of the CARES Act and provided small businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic $349 billion plus an additional $310 billion...

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Round Two of the Paycheck Protection Program Launched Monday - Here’s What You Should Know

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), originally included as part of the CARES Act, re-launched Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. ET with an additional $310 billion in new funding for forgivable, 1% interest loans...

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State & Federal Compliance: The 8 Most Common Wage & Hour Violations

Between state and federal guidelines, employers and human resources professionals must comply with dozens of wage and hour rules. To add difficulty, employers with employees working across multiple states must comply with the guidelines in each...

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When There’s an Additional Pay Period; It’s Not Just a Leap Year Issue

Throw one extra day into the year and it can create all kinds of payroll confusion for employers. While the headaches an extra pay period can create aren’t exclusive to leap years, many employers run into an extra pay period during leap years,...

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Compliance in 2020: New Year, New Payroll Changes

As we turn the calendar to a new year, we also must understand and ensure compliance with the various new employment laws, including payroll changes, that took effect on January 1, 2020. Here are six changes employers need to know when processing...

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Five Spooktacular Things to Do in Kansas City This Halloween

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It’s a wicked fun time of year in Kansas City — the nighttime air is getting crisp, the leaves are changing colors and our minds are buzzing with ghoulish costumes to wear on the spookiest night of the year — Halloween. From family-friendly...

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IRS Releases Electronic Guide to Help Business Owners Navigate Tax Law Changes

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants small business owners and self-employed individuals to understand how the recent tax law changes may have impacted their bottom line. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was passed in December 2017, and made...

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Wage and Hour Mistakes Prove Costly for U.S. Business Owners

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Most employers mean well and don’t set out to deliberately wrong their employees when it comes to accurately paying earned wages. That said, mistakes happen, and when they aren’t corrected voluntarily and in a timely manner, they can become...

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