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Paycheck Protection Program FAQs

The SBA and the US Treasury issued a Frequently Asked Questions document yesterday. Paycheck Protection Program Frequently Asked Questions April 6 2020  This is helpful as many companies and business owners are having trouble filling out the application.  There is also some disagreement among the banks as to what is allowed or not allowed. [...]

COVID-19 Legislative Updates for Plan Administrators

With a new COVID-19 tax law seemingly coming out every couple of days and with guidance on those new laws seemingly being released every few hours, we wanted to keep plan administrators informed of all changes as they stand today.  First though, we want to note that while taxes due April 15, 2020 have been [...]

CARES Act – New Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program

Yesterday afternoon, the US Treasury released official guidance and assistance for implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program as well as the loan application.  UPDATE: SBA PPP Loan Application released April 2, 10 PM. Small businesses and sole proprietorships affected by the coronavirus pandemic can apply for loans beginning this Friday, April 3. Independent contractors [...]

CARES ACT – Retirement Plan Changes

The new stimulus bill that was signed on Friday, March 27, 2020, known as the CARES Act is a massive and far ranging $2+ TRILLION bill, so it is probably best for us to break it down by sections or likely impacted group.  This Act may be cited as the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security [...]

JMF Office and Recent Legislative Updates

Dear JMF Clients and Friends: As we mentioned in our communication on March 14th, we are in unprecedented times. We wanted to share another update of what JMF is continuing to do to serve our clients while maintaining a safe work environment.  This remains a fluid situation and we will continue to communicate with you. [...]