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From the Vermont State House | 4.2.2020

From the Vermont State House | 4.2.2020

Apr 02, 2020
An update from the Vermont State House regarding the CARES Act, privacy issues with Zoom web conferencing, and updates to the Governor's State of Emergency declared on March 13.
CARES Act | Reorganization, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

CARES Act | Reorganization, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

Apr 02, 2020
The CARES Act includes provisions to provide financially distressed consumers and small businesses greater access to bankruptcy relief.
CARES Act | Expansion Of Unemployment Insurance

CARES Act | Expansion Of Unemployment Insurance

Apr 02, 2020
The CARES Act extends Unemployment Insurance benefits by 13 weeks, and includes provisions for an additional $600 per week, with expanded eligibility for the self-employed, gig workers and contractors.
CARES Act | Loans for Small & Midsize Businesses

CARES Act | Loans for Small & Midsize Businesses

Apr 02, 2020
A summary of loan considerations for small and midsize businesses in regards to the CARES Act.
CARES Act | Taxation Considerations

CARES Act | Taxation Considerations

Apr 02, 2020
One of the purposes of the CARES Act is to encourage employers to keep their employees on their payroll, despite economic hardship.
Vermont Remote Notarization Rules

Vermont Remote Notarization Rules

Mar 30, 2020
On March 24, 2020, the Vermont Secretary of State issued emergency administrative rules permitting signers and notaries to satisfy the personal appearance requirement for the notarization of documents through video conference technology.
IRS Tax Relief Overview

IRS Tax Relief Overview

Mar 25, 2020
On March 13, 2020, President Trump instructed the Secretary of Treasury “to provide relief from tax deadlines to Americans who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 emergency, as appropriate, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7508A(a).”
From the Vermont State House | 3.24.2020

From the Vermont State House | 3.24.2020

Mar 24, 2020
Ordered today in Addendum No. 6 a Stay Home/Stay Safe directive effective March 25 at 5:00 pm until April 15 that all businesses and not-for-profit entities in the state shall suspend in-person business operations.
An Employer's Guide to Implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

An Employer's Guide to Implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Mar 23, 2020
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will not take effect until April 1, 2020.
COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Mar 23, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has caused a variety of business disruptions. Our attorneys and specialists will provide regular legal updates and resources here.