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OPERATING COST REDUCTION STRATEGIES TO CONSIDER DURING CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND RECOVERY

By Ross Forman In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, operational challenges are among the top sources of pressure for businesses. Unforeseen costs, disruptions in services and, for most organizations, significant material hits to revenue are top of mind as you navigate new issues related to maintaining facilities and business functions. For these reasons, identifying and Read More…

HOW MANUFACTURERS CAN NAVIGATE THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS’ SUPPLY CHAIN IMPACTS

By Jeff Pratt, Sean Murphy The novel coronavirus (otherwise known as COVID-19) crisis has struck a serious blow to the manufacturing industry, which was already battling trade policy turbulence, a slowdown in global manufacturing growth and broader economic uncertainty. The virus’ disruptive impacts are rippling throughout global manufacturing supply chains, particularly in the auto sector. Automakers rely Read More…

SMALL BUSINESSES: ACT NOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SBA LOANS AND PAYROLL TAX INCENTIVES

Background In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, many small-to-medium sized businesses are struggling to manage revenue losses amid prolonged economic uncertainty. To offset the pandemic’s financial impacts, Congress has passed several stimulus bills, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes provisions Read More…

BREAKING DOWN SECTION 4001 OF THE CARES ACT

On March 27, Congress passed the $2 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act) in order to provide “emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.” The largest rescue package in American history, this historic piece of legislation includes a number of programs designed to offset the Read More…

2019 TAX EXTENDERS & SECURE ACT

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law, two appropriations bills that extended government funding while also dealing with several of the tax extender provisions and repealing some Obamacare taxes. The most broadly applicable tax law changes in the bills are in connection to the tax extenders provisions.  The bills reinstate many of the Read More…

2019 NJ HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE

Starting in 2019, there is no longer a  Form 1040 penalty for not having health insurance for every month of the year.  However, starting in 2019, New Jersey is now requiring minimum health insurance coverage for NJ residents.  Here are details for the new NJ Health Insurance Mandate: https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/njhealthinsurancemandate/employers.shtml. Read more helpful tax tidbits here. Read More…

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