COVID-19 Updates

SBA Requests Revisions to Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications

May 28 2021

Applicants for the Small Business Administration’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund grant money should quickly get their ducks in a row. The program closed to new applicants this past Monday, and the SBA is currently asking applicants for revision. Applicants nationwide, from …

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SBA Authorizes Restaurant Revitalization Fund

May 27 2021

Registration begins Friday, April 30, 2021. This article was updated on May 288, 2021. Read about Revisions to SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications. The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced $28.6 billion (yes, billion with a B) to …

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Can My Employer Ask if I Received a COVID Vaccine?

Apr 14 2021
woman receiving covid-19 vaccine

  As of April 13, 2021, all adult Pennsylvanians are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. As eligibility requirements and availability of the various vaccines have expanded and as more adults receive the vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and …

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With Emergency Approval of a Vaccine, Will I Have to Vaccinate?

Mar 08 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech (“Pfizer”) and Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines have been authorized for emergency use by the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). Due to the unprecedented speed of the vaccine approvals and release, some people are asking, “is …

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5 Things All Small Businesses Should Know About COVID Relief

Feb 08 2021

Businesses struggling to keep their doors open amid the ongoing public health crisis may not be aware of the financial resources available to them. Here are Five Things Small Businesses May Not, But Should, Know About Available COVID-19 Relief: 1. …

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COVID-19 Deal Impacts

Dec 29 2020

In light of COVID-19, buying and selling a business now looks a little different. While, earlier in 2020, we saw the number of deals plummet as mergers and acquisitions nearly ground to a halt, we have seen a resurgence of …

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Governor Insists Now is the Time to “Mask Up, PA”

Nov 19 2020

Latest COVID-19 Orders In PA Raise Questions For Business Owners, Colleges And Universities With the countdown to Turkey Day at just over one week, the governor has issued new restrictions and requirements following record-breaking daily numbers of COVID-19 cases that …

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Can I Sell My Business If I Have A PPP Loan?

Oct 08 2020
Business Owner and Lender Discuss PPP Loan and Change Of Buiness Ownership

What You Need to Know About PPP and Change of Business Ownership Generally, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) lenders must consent to certain changes in a borrower’s ownership that occur within one year of the …

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Allegheny County Judicial Emergency Extended Until June

May 08 2020

Several General and Practice-Specific Considerations Apply On May 6, 2020, the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County extended its judicial emergency through June 1, 2020, consistent with the authority provided in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Order of April …

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Employees Can’t Choose Unemployment Compensation Over Suitable Work

May 07 2020

Furloughed Workers May Face Fraud Charges For Collecting Unemployment After Receiving Offer to Work As businesses will soon begin to gradually reopen, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Unemployment Compensation’s website  (www.pa.us.gov) tells Employers to notify the …

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