Coronavirus Update: Federal CARES Act

March 30, 2020

After a tense week of difficult negotiations, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) on Friday, March 27, 2020.

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Updated: Bloomberg Reports Delayed Tax Deadline

March 20, 2020

Bloomberg has reported that the United States Department of the Treasury is pushing the April 15th filing and payment date back for 90 days.

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New Federal Laws Extend Paid Leave and Job Protection for Employees Affected by COVID-19

March 20, 2020

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which includes two provisions designed to extend job protection and pay for employees affected by COVID-19. Both of these provisions are applicable only to employers with fewer than 500 employees and go into effect on April 2, 2020.

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A Message About COVID-19 from BPJ

March 18, 2020

In the face of the widespread disruption caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, we want to assure you that Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC is taking all steps necessary to assure the continuity of services we offer to our clients and the community we serve. Thanks to technology and advanced planning, the firm is positioned to provide uninterrupted access to our legal services while assuring our lawyers and staff can work in a safe environment.

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