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Helping You Navigate the Complexities of Coronavirus

We created this resource center to help employers cut through the deluge of information and identify what your organization needs to do in both the short and long-term. You’ll find our latest updates, action items and webinar recordings.

The RKL team is here to support your short and long-term needs around COVID-19. To tap into our help in areas like business sustainability, cash flow forecasting, workforce planning and management and more, please contact your RKL advisor.

Weekly Webinar Information

We will hold a webinar each Friday to help our clients understand the impact of coronavirus on their people, processes and profits. We’ll provide the latest updates, answer questions, pinpoint action items and provide one hour of CPE. Recordings of each webinar will be archived on this page.

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May 22 Webinar

Watch Eric Wenger, Tax Partner, Ryan Hurst, Consulting Partner, and Bethany Novis, Consulting Partner,  walk you through the most recent developments stemming from the PPP loan forgiveness application released on May 15th and give you a quick update on pending stimulus legislation.

You’ll learn more about the SBA’s detailed instructions for borrowers to calculate loan forgiveness on the new application form. We’ll help you understand the eligible forgivable costs, provide an overview on forgiveness calculations, clarify the new rules that will answer many commonly asked questions and update you on what still remains unclear.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Medicare portion of employer portion of social security tax included in the "Refundable Tax Credit Offsets"?

Yes, per the final bill, the following are employer taxes are included: Section 3111(a) – 6.2% employer portion of social security tax, Section 3221(a) – Railroad retirement payroll taxes, Section 3111(b) – 1.45% Employer portion of Medicare tax.

What does the enactment date mean? Will this be applied retroactively?

The legislation is not retroactive. The provisions will apply on April 1 and they will expire on December 31, 2020.

If the employer is a health care provider or an emergency responder, does the Emergency Sick and Family Leave not apply?

Currently, they are not considered excluded for purposes of qualified employees. The bill does have a section that allows the Secretary of Labor the authority to issue regulations that would exclude this group, however, no such regulations have been issued at this time. Additionally, if regulations are passed, they would allow the employer to elect out, it would not be an automatically exclusion.