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How to Protect Your Business During a Pandemic

Coronavirus has disrupted markets and roiled small business owners while jeopardizing the world economy. COVID-19 is causing companies to address a host of challenging issues about how they should transact business and manage employees amid a global pandemic. There are a few considerations that businesses may want to consider to help them navigate uncharted waters....

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Can Barter Agreements Help Your Business?

Bartering is the act of trading goods and services for something of value in lieu of money. While it is generally thought of as an extreme, alternative form of payment, it may be an idea that is going to become a reality amid the recent coronavirus outbreak. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic places business owners in...

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Business Relief During the Coronavirus

Every business in the world has been impacted by the worst health crisis since 1918 when the so-called Spanish Flu decimated the planet. Eventually, the pandemic from a century earlier claimed between 50 and 100 million lives. As of March 27th, 2020 the coronavirus has caused almost 30,000 deaths worldwide. These tragic and terrible epidemics...

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Should a Business Furlough or Layoff Employees Amid Covid-19?

Business owners are looking for ways to mitigate revenue losses during the coronavirus pandemic, including how to handle their workforce. Some are considering furloughs and layoffs. It goes without saying that furloughs are the best option for those who have cash flow availability. For others, layoffs are inevitable. However, establishing a practical strategy during the...

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IRS Defers Tax Payments Due to Coronavirus

It’s not often that we receive good news regarding federal income taxes.  In the current state of global pandemic crisis, we all could use a little good news. Thanks to the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Treasury, we are happy to share bit of good news. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the...

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Will Florida Fall Back?

Sunday, November 3 at 2am marks the end of daylight saving time for much of the United States. Will Florida be joining in on the switch? Daylight saving time was originally adopted in 1918 during World War I as an effort to save energy. Forty-eight years later, the Uniform Time Act of 1966 established the...

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Reptile Strategy Awareness

See It Coming, Before It Bites You. Don’t worry, it’s not a new horror movie, it’s just the attorneys in the courtroom practicing the Reptile theory of litigation.  In 2009, David Ball, former theatrical director and jury consultant, and Don Keenan, a plaintiff’s attorney, published Reptile:  The 2009 Manual of the Plaintiff’s Revolution.  They posit...

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Get out there and vote! But first, get out there and register!

Today, the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will recognizes the 7th annual National Voter Registration Day. Now a national holiday, National Voter Registration Day was first observed in 2012 and occurs annually on the fourth Tuesday in September. Largely supported by volunteers, this event will register and re-register voters in all 50 states. Who can vote?...