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Posts published in October 2020

Information Regarding Your Employees’ Rights for Time Off to Vote


Do you know the laws on providing time off for your employees to vote? As we approach a major national election, you should review your policy to make sure you are in compliance with the law, as there can be civil and criminal penalties for violations. There is not a federal law on the books, so any time-off policy falls in the hands of the state in which the employee votes. Some states designate an amount of time while others will require paid time off, and just about all prevent you from firing or disciplining an employee for taking time…

SBA Procedural Notice o Sale of Business or Assets and PPP


On October 2, 2020, the Small Business Administration issued a five page Procedural Notice 5000-20057 regarding “change of ownership”.  This is a very concerning topic at this point in the game as many companies have changed ownership in one form or another due to the slow-down, since receiving their PPP funding.  Here is what is considered a change of ownership; 1.      20% or more of the common stock or ownership interest is sold or transferred, including to an affiliate or an existing owner of the entity, 2.      50% or more of the assets (measured by FMV) is sold or transferred, whether in…