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May 1, 2020

New Guidance Sheds Light on the Employee Retention Credit

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Joint Committee on Taxation have issued new guidance to help clarify employer requirements for claiming the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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April 21, 2020

DOL Clarifies That Gig Workers Can Qualify for COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits When Their Work Dries Up

The Department of Labor has clarified that gig workers qualify as “unemployed” under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program when they lose a significant amount of business because of COVID-19.

Dear Littler
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April 15, 2020

Dear Littler: Are There Any Tax Implications Now That Our Employees Are Teleworking During The COVID-19 Crisis?

Now that we have employees working from their homes due to COVID-19, will we be required to report them to those states for unemployment tax purposes or withhold income taxes? What about certain business expenses?

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April 2, 2020

IRS Explains How Employers Can Receive Tax Credits under the CARES Act and FFCRA

On March 31, 2020, the IRS published new guidance clarifying how employers can claim tax credits for giving employees paid leave and maintaining their payrolls during the COVID-19 crisis.

Insight
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March 30, 2020

Employee Benefit and Executive Compensation Provisions in the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is intended to stimulate the U.S. economy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act contains a number of provisions relating to employee benefits and executive compensation.

Insight
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March 30, 2020

CARES Act: Implications for Employers

The CARES Act creates a half-dozen new programs to help distressed businesses and workers deal with COVID-19 and related shutdowns. These programs include forgivable loans, tax credits, and expanded unemployment insurance.

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March 30, 2020

Puerto Rico Treasury Department Extends Tax Exemptions for COVID-19 Employer-Provided Payments and Amends Rules for Qualified Retirement Plan and IRA Distributions

In light of the economic impact COVID-19 has had on both the businesses that have been forced to close and their employees, the Puerto Rico Treasury Department is extending certain benefits.

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March 26, 2020

Senate Passes CARES Act with Relief for Businesses and Additional Unemployment Benefits

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) in the late hours of March 25, 2020.

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March 20, 2020

Puerto Rico Government Extends Several Deadlines in Light of COVID-19 Emergency

In light of the State of Emergency declared by Puerto Rico Governor Hon. Wanda Vázquez-Garced, and the closing of most government agencies as a result of Executive Order 2020-023, several employment-related agencies have extended upcoming deadlines.

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March 14, 2020

House Passes COVID-19 Response Legislation Including Numerous Paid Leave, Unemployment Provisions

In the early hours of March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation in response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across the United States.

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