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The DOL Has Withdrawn the Independent Contractor Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it has withdrawn the “independent contractor rule” to maintain workers’ rights to the minimum wage and overtime compensation protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule was enacted by the department under the Trump administration and would have generally considered “gig economy” and certain…

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The American Families Plan: Here’s What You Should Know About President Biden’s Proposal

President Biden has proposed tax legislation which could significantly impact many individuals and businesses if enacted. In his April 28, 2021 address, President Biden discussed some of the proposals in his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan (AFP), which would make sweeping changes to some of the tax provisions enacted in the Tax Cuts and…

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New COVID-19-Relief: The American Rescue Plan

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan (“The Act”) into law. The Act provides $1.9 trillion of relief and is the third COVID-19 bill signed to help Americans since last March. The Act allocates money for stimulus payments and unemployment benefits, vaccines, schools, small businesses, and more. The following is a summary of…

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Upcoming Webinar: 2021 Tax Update

Join MWE Partner Lance Christensen and SALT Director Joseph Pizzimenti on January 26, 2021 for an informative webinar presentation: “2021 Tax Update.” Hear the latest on corporate, individual and state and local taxes, and earn 2 CPE credits. Register today.

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COVID-19-Related Relief Is Signed Into Law

Updated: January 7, 2021 On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (“The Act”). This was the fourth stimulus package passed in 2020 and comes after months of protracted negotiations. The Act contains numerous tax and nontax provisions and includes several extensions of popular provisions of earlier COVID relief…

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Webinar: PPP – Forgiveness, Extensions & More

On June 5th, changes to the Paycheck Protection Program were signed into law by President Trump. Join MWE Partner Paul Becht and Brian Califano, Managing Partner at AcceleratingCFO, on June 10th as they discuss the changes, guidance released on loan forgiveness, and more during their complimentary webinar.

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Webinar: PPP Loan Forgiveness & Beyond – What You Need To Know

Many business owners have received their Paycheck Protection Program loan proceeds, but now what? Join MWE Partner Paul Becht and Brian Califano, Managing Partner at AcceleratingCFO for a complimentary webinar on Tuesday, May 19th. They’ll discuss next steps including the current understanding of loan forgiveness criteria, some best practices in administering the funds, common…

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Significant Tax Provisions of the CARES Act

On March 27, 2020 President Trump signed into Law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. The sweeping legislation gives substantial relief to business owners and individuals. It is the third stimulus package passed this year to help the country recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, which, for some states, has forced…

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New Employment Tax Credits Under Families First Corona​virus Response Act

President Trump has signed into Law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA requires that certain employers provide expanded paid leave and/or emergency family leave to certain employees. The requirements vary based on several factors including the employer’s number of employees, the length of time the employee has been employed by the employer…

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Treasury Grants Tax Relief and Trump Signs FFCRA

On March 18, 2020 the Secretary of the Treasury issued a notice which grants relief with respect to the timing of the payment of Federal Income Tax which would otherwise be due on April 15, 2020. The relief grants taxpayers an extension of time until July 15, 2020 to make the payment and applies to…

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MWE COVID-19 Update

Clients and Friends: MWE is closely monitoring the ongoing developments related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety and well-being of our staff, their families and our clients is our highest priority. We want to reach out to ensure you that we are taking the necessary steps and precautions to maintain a safe and productive work environment…

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