Latest from Iowa Commercial Litigation Blog - Page 2

Under the recently Coronavirus Relief Bill that was passed by the Senate, and is expected to pass the House and be signed by the President, a new Paycheck Protection Program has been introduced which will provide small businesses (500 or
Continue Reading COVID-19: Paycheck Protection Program – Forgivable Loans for Businesses under SBA 7(a) Program

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many Iowa employers in uncharted waters.

Join Jill Jensen-Welch and Melissa Schilling, two shareholder employment attorneys of Dickinson Law, this Friday, March 27th from Noon to 1:30 p.m. for a webinar on Mandated Emergency Leaves.
Continue Reading Webinar: COVID-19 Mandated Emergency Leaves: Employers with Less Than 500 Employees

Tax Filing Date and Payment Extension

Pursuant to IRS Notice 2020-18, the tax filing deadline and deadline for making individual federal income tax payments has been automatically postponed to July 15, 2020. This means that there is no penalty or
Continue Reading COVID-19: Tax Filing Date & Payment Extension, Tax Credits for Paid Leave, and NEW Stimulus Payments

On Saturday, March, 21, 2020, Iowa was officially designated as a declared disaster area as a result of the current Coronavirus crisis. Now that Iowa has received the designation, small businesses who meet SBA income or employee limits (whether such
Continue Reading SBA Disaster Business Loans – Iowa Now Designated as Disaster Area

On March 19, 2020, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued what it emphasized was an advisory list identifying essential critical infrastructure workers during the COVID-19 response. It specifically disclaimed that “is not, nor should
Continue Reading Identification of Essential Critical Workforce During COVID-19 Response