DHA Office Closure Extended

In compliance with Minnesota's extended Stay-At-Home order, we have extended our temporary office closure through May 1st, 2020.  We look forward to re-opening the office to clients and staff on Monday, May 4th.  During the office closure our entire staff is continuing to work remotely and we remain [...]

April 10th, 2020|

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Legislative Update

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18th 2020, and went into effect on Wednesday, April 1st. The FFCRA requires covered employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

Paycheck Protection Program: Applications Open April 3 for Small Businesses, Sole Proprietorships

The U.S. Treasury Department released information on the assistance available for small businesses through the recently enacted CARES Act. Small businesses and sole proprietorships affected by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program starting April 3. Independent contractors and self-employed individuals can apply [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

IRS Announces People First Initiative

To help people facing the challenges of COVID-19 issues, the Internal Revenue Service has announced a sweeping series of steps to assist taxpayers by providing relief on a variety of issues ranging from easing payment guidelines to postponing compliance actions.  These new changes include issues ranging from postponing [...]

March 27th, 2020|

Filing and Payment Extensions – What You Need To Know

Please note: This blog post supersedes previous blog posts on this topic and the email sent to our clients on 3.20.20 announcing the changes to the filing deadline.  Additional details and changes have since been issued, particularly for Minnesota, those updates are reflected in this post.  We apologize [...]

March 25th, 2020|

Business Exemptions to MN Stay at Home Order

Governor Walz has issued Executive Order 20-20, directing Minnesotans to limit movements outside of their homes beyond essential needs from March 27 at 11:59 p.m. to April 10 at 5:00 p.m. We understand that you may have questions about how this will impact your business. The resources below [...]

March 25th, 2020|