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Paid Leave for Employees if School/Daycare/Summer Camps are Closed

Small businesses are required by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to give employees paid leave from work in certain circumstances relating to COVID-19. Employees who cannot work due to very specific reasons related to COVID-19 are entitled to two weeks of paid leave, with an additional 10 weeks of paid leave if they […]

CDC Guidance for Employers with Suspected or Confirmed COVID Cases

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued guidance for employers that have a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 at their workplace. This e-Alert is a summary of the CDC’s information. Details can be found at the CDC’s website. What should I do if an employee comes to work with COVID-19 symptoms? Employees who […]

FUBA’s COVID-19 Update for Small Businesses

New information on how the coronavirus affects small businesses is coming out so often that it can be hard to keep up. But FUBA’s here to help! Our expert staff is staying on top of it all so you don’t miss anything. Here are the most recent developments in Florida on COVID-19:  Economic Injury Disaster […]

Face Coverings Required in Many Florida Cities and Counties

As the number of COVID-19 cases rise in Florida, more and more cities and counties in Florida are passing local ordinances that require masks or face coverings to be worn in public, which includes businesses.  Some of these local laws require employers to post a notice telling their employees and customers that they must wear […]

Reminder: Deadline to File Your Annual Report is June 30th

Under Florida law, all corporations (INCs) and limited liability companies (LLC’s) must file an annual report with the State of Florida to maintain an active status. Usually, these reports are due by May 1st of each year. However, because of the coronavirus pandemic, the deadline for filing annual reports has been extended to June 30, […]

Updated PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

In response to concerns over the strict PPP forgiveness rules, Congress approved the PPP Flexibility Act in early June. This new law relaxes the requirements for PPP loan forgiveness in favor of small businesses.  This article is updated with those changes. Small businesses needing financial assistance due to the coronavirus can apply for a Paycheck […]

Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Application Deadline is June 30, 2020

Small businesses needing financial assistance due to the coronavirus can apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. PPP loans provide cash to cover payroll, rent, utilities, and mortgage interest and don’t have to be paid back if all requirements are met. If you are thinking of applying for a PPP loan and haven’t yet, […]

Reminder: Paid Leave Required Under The FFCRA

Effective April 1, 2020, small businesses are required by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to give their employees paid leave in certain circumstances relating to the coronavirus. Employees who cannot work due to one of the reasons listed below are entitled to two weeks of paid leave, with an additional 10 weeks of […]

New Law Provides Flexibility on PPP Loan Forgiveness

Under a new federal law effective June 5, 2020, the requirements for PPP loan forgiveness have been relaxed in favor of small businesses. The new rules are: More time to use the loan: Instead of having to use your PPP loan in the 8 weeks after you get it, the new law gives you either […]

Governor Moves Florida into Phase 2 of Re-Opening

Effective June 5, 2020, the State of Florida (except for Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties) enters Phase 2 of re-opening the state for business. In Phase 2, additional businesses will be allowed to re-open, but not in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties. Restaurants are still limited to 50% capacity inside, but they now […]