8 Areas Where Small Businesses Should Anticipate Disruption

For more than six decades, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has been a resource for small business owners and entrepreneurs in the U.S. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the bureau created a resource page dedicated to helping small businesses learn to establish safe, secure, and healthy practices in the face of the outbreak.…

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Coronavirus Disaster Assistance

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which has been a resource for small business owners and entrepreneurs in the U.S. since 1953, recently released a list of disaster-relief measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Per the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, which was enacted by the President on March 6th, the SBA…

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Cybercriminals Are Targeting Newly Remote Workers

Around the globe, good Samaritans are rallying together in an effort to stem the tide of the coronavirus. It is an unfortunate reality, though, that some people choose to use crisis situations such as the one we currently face to take advantage of others. With many companies transitioning their staff to remote work, there has…

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Do I Qualify for Paid Sick Leave Under the New Coronavirus Act?

On Wednesday, March 18, President Trump enacted a coronavirus emergency relief package, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The legislation includes relief for American workers required to take time off work because of the coronavirus, the Emergency Paid Leave Act of 2020. The act includes both paid leave benefits for American workers and tax credits…

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Productivity Tips for a Virtual Environment

Social distancing measures imposed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic mean that many teams have suddenly found themselves working virtually for the first time. It is fortunate that modern technology makes this a feasible reality. However, it is still uncharted territory for many. While there are many advantages to virtual workforces, this arrangement also comes…

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What Does Paid Sick Leave Mean for My Organization?

On Wednesday, March 18, President Trump enacted a coronavirus emergency relief package, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The legislation includes relief for American workers required to take time off work because of the coronavirus, the Emergency Paid Leave Act of 2020. In order to help employers manage the cost of paid sick leave, the…

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Tax Payment Deadline Delayed by 90 Days

There has been much speculation surrounding the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the U.S. tax filing deadline. At a Tuesday White House briefing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced new relief measures that are effective immediately. The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has extended the tax payment deadline for 2019 income taxes for individuals who…

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Update on HRC’s COVID-19 Strategy

To our valued clients, On March 11, the World Health Organization characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic. As a result of this, many businesses, including schools, entertainment venues, and restaurants, are closing their doors temporarily. While we technically remain open during this busy time of year, we are severely limiting the number of staff within our…

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