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All Employers Must Use Revised I-9 Form by April 30, 2020

By: Melissa Calhoon Jones
April 2, 2020
All employers should take note that United States Citizenship & Immigration Services has issued an updated Form I-9, with an edition date of “10/21/2019.” The use of the new form went into effect on January 31, 2020, and all employers are encouraged to immediately begin using the updated ver... Read more >

COVID-19: Small Business Loans Under the CARES Act

By: Barry Weiskopf and Lauren Ellison
March 31, 2020
The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) provides more than $2 trillion of economic stimulus for the U.S. economy, establishes small business loan programs to help keep workers employed, and covers other business losses related to Coronavirus. Unde... Read more >

COVID-19 Resources

A Message to Our Clients and Friends   Business Operations SBA Releases Guidance for PPP Flexibility Act PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 Eases PPP Burdens New Guidance on Liquidity Requirements for PPP Loans Major Mid-Stream Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program Force... Read more >

COVID-19: Maryland Relief Fund Programs

By: Emerson L. Dorsey
March 23, 2020
Governor Larry Hogan announced the availability of $125 million in loans and grants to small Maryland businesses and tax-exempt organizations through the Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund.  A $75 million loan fund (for “for-profit” businesses only) and a $50 million gra... Read more >