COVID-19 Tag

With wide bipartisan support, Congress has approved the "PPP Extension Act of 2021," which extends the Payroll Protection Program. It had been scheduled to expire on March 31, but the application deadline is now May 31. The act further gives the SBA another month, until...

On Wednesday, March 10th, the House will pass the American Rescue Plan and send it to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This comprehensive legislation is the latest effort in defeating the COVID-19 pandemic while providing needed assistance to bolster the U.S. economy. The...

According to Gallup, the number of days employees are working remotely has doubled during the pandemic. Some companies are even considering making a remote work arrangement permanent. While there are no laws that exclusively apply to remote workplaces, remote work does come with additional compliance...

As COVID-19 infection rates continue to climb, it’s imperative that organizations respond quickly when an employee is diagnosed. Here are the steps employers should take:  Notify Employees     Employees should be notified of potential exposure in the workplace, but they should not be told who is sick. Employees...

As homeowners across Texas receive their 2020 property appraisal notices, Reform Austin has launched an online resource to help everyone understand how the property tax system works and how much they can expect to pay. Our calculator provides an estimate of taxes that will be due...

The Department of the Treasury, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service released guidance on the payroll tax deferral executive order from President Trump last Friday. What We Know   In layman's terms, this new guidance defines the following: It allows employers to defer the withholding, deposit, and...