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Governor Baker Pocket Vetoes Two Key Tenant Protection Provisions Within the New Stimulus Bill

In recently signing legislation providing for $626.5 million to be spread around the Massachusetts economy over the next five years, Governor Baker exercised his pocket veto to strike certain provisions...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.16.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts

PPP Loans and Taxes

The CARES Act provided that PPP loan funds that are forgiven will not be included in gross income for tax purposes (contrary to the general tax rule that forgiveness of...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.11.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts

Small Business Relief Program: Massachusetts Relief Available for Small Businesses Including Restaurants and Bars

Governor Baker has targeted small businesses in Massachusetts since October 2020 with the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation’s initial funding, but previous stimulus money and budget allocations were insufficient to keep...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.05.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Client Alert: Court Orders Owner to Pay its Contractor Over $4.6 Million for Violations of the Massachusetts Prompt Pay Act

In a case of first impression in Massachusetts, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Michael D. Ricciuti has ordered a real estate developer to pay its general contractor $4,600,109.24 within 45 days...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 12.16.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts

Limited Time for Boston Businesses to Apply for $6 Million in Grants

Mayor Marty Walsh has announced three new funds to distribute $6 million of federal aid to small Boston businesses, but the deadline to apply is one week away. This welcomed aid...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.13.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Four Bernkopf Goodman Attorneys Chosen as Rising Stars

Four Bernkopf Goodman attorneys have been named as 2020 Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers recognized Partner Robert Stetson and associate Nicholas Schneider for business litigation, partner Allen Hankins...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.10.2020
Posted In: In The News

Six Bernkopf Goodman Attorneys Recognized on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers has selected six Bernkopf Goodman attorneys for its annual Massachusetts Super Lawyers list. Eric Allon, Lydia Chesnick and Sheryl Starr were recognized for their real estate work, Peter McGlynn...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.10.2020
Posted In: In The News