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WISCONSIN ISSUES MASK MANDATE

Authored by Attorney John Rather Starting Saturday August 1st, all Wisconsin residents will be required to wear a mask or other face covering while indoors outside their home. On Thursday July 30th, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued Executive Order # 82, which re-declared a public health emergency, and Emergency Order #1, which requires all individuals […]

Coronavirus-Related Financial Resources:    Main Street Lending Program

By Joseph A. Camilli The Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic has generated numerous federal, state, and local efforts to get financial resources into the hands of businesses and individuals in order to stave off financial ruin.  On July 6, 2020, the federal government, through the Treasury Department, implemented the Main Street Lending Program (the “MSLP”). The MSLP […]

Dane County Businesses:    Do You Have the Required COVID-19 Policies?

Author: Attorney John Rather The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a severe impact on public health and small businesses. In Wisconsin, restrictions on activities and operations have largely been left to individual counties in light of the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s May decision overturning a previous statewide Safer at Home order. Dane County has issued a […]

PPP Application Deadline to be Extended

Author: Attorney John Rather There is still time for qualifying small businesses to apply for forgivable loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). The original deadline to apply for a PPP loan was June 30th. Just hours before the deadline, the U.S. Senate unanimously voted to extend that deadline until August 8th and the House […]

Insurance Coverage and COVID-19

Authors: Attorneys John Rather and Eric Klemm     Businesses big and small are feeling the financial impact of COVID-19 and government orders that required them to cease or severely curtail their business operations.  Some business owners may be asking “what about all those insurance policies I’ve been paying premiums on for years? Shouldn’t they […]

SBA Announces Deadline to Return PPP Loans Extended

By Joseph A. Camilli Originally published: May 6, 2020 What deadline is this? Under the CARES Act’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP), qualifying small business owners and independent contractors are able to apply for forgivable loans through the federal Small Business Administration (SBA).   Applicants for the PPP loans must certify that current economic uncertainty makes the […]

Additional Funding Available under Updated CARES Act and the Interaction between COVID19-Related Tax Credits and Loan Programs

Originally published: April 28, 2020 Authors:  Attorneys Eric Klemm and Joseph A. Camilli   Summary of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act President Trump signed the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act” on April 24, 2020, which primarily increased the funds available for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, adding […]